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ERIC Number: ED360479
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Pages: 168
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-944227-03-1
Time for College: The Adult Student's Guide to Survival and Success! Second Edition.
Siebert, Al; Gilpin, Bernadine
This guide is designed to help adult students survive and succeed in their college studies. Its 15 chapters contain practical advice on the following topics: obtaining the help available to adult students, confronting and overcoming fears and concerns, enrolling in a program and financing its costs, getting acquainted with the campus during orientation, gaining the support and encouragement of family and friends, balancing going to college with working, succeeding in college, managing available time and studying efficiently, learning the best way to study, getting high grades on tests, writing excellent papers, learning about one's own writing style, influencing instructors and salvaging poor grades; thriving under pressure, and learning in the school of life and developing a survivor's personality. An appendix on career choice and change, a list of 35 sources and suggested readings, a sample weekly schedule grid, and an index are also included. (MN)
Practical Psychology Press, P.O. Box 535, Portland, OR 97207 ($12.95 plus $1.25 postage and handling; 5 or more: 20% discount).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A