ERIC Number: ED371659
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Staying Power--How To Get the B.S.* out of College *or the B.A. or the Degree of Your Choice. Volume 2: Practical Guide Series.
Murray, Thom; Wiley, Linda
This book is designed to help college students (and prospective college students) prepare themselves to meet and complete the requirements of their college or university and obtain a bachelor's degree. Individual chapters offer advice on: (1) the enhanced earning power of a college degree; (2) deciding whether to attend a four-year college or a community college; (3) understanding college rules and regulations; (4) general education requirements, prerequisites, fees, and important dates; (5) freshman obstacles to avoid and lower division degree requirements; (6) upper division degree requirements; (7) how to choose electives; (8) the keys to effective studying for students with different learning styles; (9) effective time management; (10) classroom behavior, including note taking, speaking in class, interacting with professors, and test taking; (11) using the library; (12) utilizing student support services and applying for financial aid; (13) preparing for graduation; and (14) creating a college scrapbook. Most chapters contain worksheets that students can use to plan their college career and suggestions for further reading. (MDM)
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Academic Standards, Bachelors Degrees, College Choice, College Environment, College Students, Degree Requirements, Elective Courses, Graduation Requirements, Guidelines, Higher Education, Library Skills, Required Courses, School Catalogs, Study Skills
University of North Texas Press, P.O. Box 13856, Denton, TX 76203 ($18.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Books
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