ERIC Number: ED468115
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
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College Rules! How To Study, Survive, and Succeed in College.
Nist, Sherrie; Holschuh, Jodi Patrick
This book provides a crash course on college success and advice to maximize the college experience, including studying smarter but not harder, staying motivated, preparing for examinations, and balancing work and play. The chapters are: (1) Youre in the Big Time Now; (2) Where To Find the Help You Need; (3) A Few Words about Professors; (4) Zen and the Art of Course Selection; (5) Major Decisions: Selecting A Field of Study; (6) Classes, Work, and Play: Adjusting to the Demands of College; (7) Timely Tips: The ABC(&D)s of Time Management; (8) I Think I Can, I Think I Can: Getting and Staying Motivated; (9) Arrrrrrrrrgh! And Other Ways To Handle Stress; (10) Whats It All About? Understanding How You Learn; (11) A Moment of Silence, Please: Concentrating While You Study; (12) Your Course Syllabus Is Your Friend; (13) Whats Up, Doc? Understanding Your Profs Expectations; (14) Take Note; (15) Getting in Gear: Preparing To Read Your Texts; (16) Active Reading; (17) Three Rs and an M: Remembering What You Have Read and Heard; (18) Studying Smarter; (19) Getting the Most from Computers; (20) Its More than Multiple-Guess: Prepping for and Taking Objective Exams; (21) Bluebook Blues: Prepping for and Taking Essay Exams; and (22) Is That Your Final Answer? (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, College Students, Higher Education, Quality of Life, Satisfaction, Success
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
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