ERIC Number: ED243394
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
How to Get the Most Out of Your College Education.
Advice for students entering college is provided. Overall topics include the challenges presented by college, the new freshman's interest in learning and study habits, course selection, class attendance, time management, and note taking. Specific topics that are briefly discussed are as follows: adjusting to many new experiences, the independence and maturity required in college, the resources of the college library, extracurricular activities, goal setting, the environment needed to study and read, grades, appraising one's strengths and weaknesses, sources of information about courses, scheduling classes, being prompt and prepared for classes, listening skills and asking questions during the class, relying on textbooks, making a personal work schedule, study time before and after each class, hours budgeted for each class, students with paid jobs, being organized, the style of writing notes from lectures, review of class notes, and doing textbook or reading assignments before class to minimize notetaking in class. (SW)
Descriptors: Attendance, College Freshmen, Courses, Decision Making, Higher Education, Learning Motivation, Notetaking, Student Adjustment, Student Attitudes, Study Habits, Time Management
Association of American Publishers, Inc., One Park Avenue, New York, NY 10016
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association of American Publishers, New York, NY.