College Survival & Success Skills 101

Author: Marianne Ragins

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781491080566

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Page: 246

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This fully updated and revised version of College Survival & Success Skills 101, rich with anecdotes from students across the nation, is essential for any student who wants to improve time-management and study skills, boost a college GPA, get along with roommates, stay on track to graduate, become a world traveler with opportunities such as study abroad and find scholarships and awards to shrink the tuition bill. Not only does College Survival & Success Skills 101 show you how to pack your college years with career-building experiences that can lead to graduate and professional schools clamoring to admit you and employers offering multiple job opportunities; this easy-to-use resource also shows you how to avoid many of the pitfalls on a college campus and still have fun. Whether you're a college bound high school student, an interested parent or a currently enrolled college student, College Survival & Success Skills 101 is a navigational tool you can't do without. College Survival & Success Skills 101 includes: *Easy-to-follow guidelines for succeeding in your classes and how to get help when you're not *No-fail techniques for securing high powered internships, co-ops, and summer jobs with a contact list for the top forty opportunities *An in-depth look at the top ten pitfalls to avoid in college *Step-by-step suggestions for building your credit responsibly and minimizing student loans *Ingenious strategies for combating loneliness and managing your social life *Little-known methods for winning scholarships and awards as a college student *Sure-fire ways to help high school students prepare to enter college including a "What I Wish I Knew Before . . . " section from college students*Useful tips for making social media an asset and not a liability in your college life.

Winning Scholarships for College, Fourth Edition

An Insider's Guide

Author: Marianne Ragins

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 0805099476

Category: Study Aids

Page: 439

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An updated and revised edition shares up-to-date information on how and where to search for college funds, providing step-by-step instructions for applying to hundreds of well-known and specialized programs.

Winning Scholarships for College, Fourth Edition

An Insider's Guide

Author: Marianne Ragins

Publisher: Holt Paperbacks

ISBN: 0805099948

Category: Study Aids

Page: 464

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An updated and revised edition of this comprehensive guide to finding and winning scholarships for your education Marianne Ragins, the publisher of The Scholarship Workshop and winner of more than $400,000 in scholarship money, presents the fully revised and updated Winning Scholarships for College, Fourth Edition. Containing the most up-to-date scholarship grant resources, this classic guide will show you the path to scholarship success. This is one of the most comprehensive books on winning scholarships on the market, revealing where and how to search for funds, and containing step-by-step instructions for the application process. The fourth edition has information on hundreds of academic scholarships—from the most well-known resources to smaller, more localized funds; guides readers through the use of the Internet and social media in their scholarship search; and gives detailed suggestions for essays with examples from the author's own highly successful scholarship search. With special chapters focusing on helping middle class scholarship seekers, home schooled students, those without an A average and even students as young as age six, this guide is a must have tool for students bound for university. Whether you're in high school, enrolled in or going back to college, studying abroad, or pursuing a postgraduate degree, this book is an invaluable resource for helping you to avoid leaning too heavily on student loans and effectively finance the education you want.

How to Survive Your Freshman Year

Author: Mark W. Bernstein,Yadin Kaufmann

Publisher: Hundreds of Heads Books, LLC

ISBN: 193351261X

Category: Education

Page: 434

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"The work is a compilation of advice and stories from hundreds of students at more than 100 colleges across the US, regarding all the important aspects of life as a first-year college student, based on interviews with those students. Topics covered include: leaving home, dormitory life, studying, choosing classes and majors, fraternities, extra-curricular activities, campus food, etc. The work also includes short "expert articles" written by professionals who work with college students. This is the 5th edition of How to Survive Your Freshman Year"--

Orientation to College Learning

Author: Dianna L. Van Blerkom

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133712436

Category: Education

Page: 384

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ORIENTATION TO COLLEGE LEARNING, Seventh Edition takes students on a specific path to help them to be motivated, and to surround themselves with the resources they need to set goals and celebrate accomplishments. The text emphasizes well-defined goals, regular class attendance, good work habits, sufficient background knowledge, appropriate study strategies, time management, and motivation as the key factors that contribute to college success. It strengthens the connection between motivation and the strategies that are presented, so that students continue to increase their motivation throughout the course and enhance their commitment to being a successful student. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

On Course

Strategies for Creating Success in College and in Life, Study Skills Plus

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781337060547

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Page: N.A

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College Knowledge

101 Tips for the College-bound Student

Author: David Louis Schoem

Publisher: University of Michigan Press

ISBN: 9780472030354

Category: Education

Page: 229

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Practical advice on every aspect of campus life for students headed off to college What educators and students have to say about David Schoem's College Knowledge: "David Schoem is a devoted teacher. He recognizes the challenges of preparing to be a responsible, compassionate, successful adult in the twenty-first century. He has written a book that can make a meaningful difference in the lives of its readers." ---Jeffrey Lehman, President, Cornell University "College Knowledge is full of wise, straight-to-the-point guidance for success both in and out of the classroom. Every first-year student should read-a--nd heed---David Schoem's advice. Though written for students, parents of first-year students can learn from it, too!" ---Beverly Daniel Tatum, President, Spelman College "College Knowledge is a deceptively straightforward guide appropriate for any student entering higher education. As both a parent and an educator, I highly recommend this sage, yet easy-to-digest guide as a must for the college-bound young adult." ---Pamela Horne, Director of Admissions, Michigan State University "Professor Schoem's insights and encouragement helped me to create many of my most satisfying and lasting experiences during college. This book captures his infectious enthusiasm and will inspire readers to take risks in exploring all that college has to offer." ---Miriam Vogel, former Schoem student

The High School Survival Guide

Your Roadmap to Studying, Socializing & Succeeding

Author: Jessica Holsman

Publisher: Mango Media Inc.

ISBN: 1633533956

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: N.A

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How to Study Do you want to develop great study skills, learn how to study smarter, and reach your full potential as a student? How to study “We are always told to study for exams and assignments but I can't remember a time when I was instructed on how to study!” Study tips: Jessica Holsman of YouTube’s Study With Jess and Nickelodeon’s AwesomenessTV is changing the way teens feel about school. In her debut book, The High School Survival Guide, Holsman shares exclusive study tips and tricks to help you with how to get better grades! You will learn good study habits and tips, including: • How to get better grades • How to study better • How to study for a test • How to be a better student • How to study smarter High School Survival Guide: Beyond the classroom, Holsman, who has a degree in Psychology, helps you understand your social skills as you grow from a Freshman to a Senior. From your first year orientation to applying for college and graduation, Holsman provides the best study tips and tricks to help you stay organized, write assignments, complete exams, manage stress and live a well-balanced life! Maximize your full potential, ace your next test, and become an A+ student!

Life Skills 101

A Practical Guide to Leaving Home and Living on Your Own

Author: Tina Pestalozzi

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780970133496

Category: Reference

Page: 183

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Offers a guide to moving out and becoming independent, with advice on finding an apartment, managing one's finances, and handling day-to-day occurrences such as car maintenance, laundry, housekeeping, and time management.

Step by Step to College and Career Success

Author: John N. Gardner,Betsy O. Barefoot

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 0312638019

Category: Education

Page: 208

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User-friendly, class tested and authoritatively research-based, Step by Step to College and Career Success offers students proven information and straightforward strategies that they can apply toward their success. The briefest title in the Gardner family of books, the authors have pared away extras and have focused on the most crucial skills and the most important choices students have to make in order to succeed in college and beyond. Step by Step is an accessible text that can be useful to all students at any institution whatever their background or goals. In the fourth edition pressing topics that affect students' lives and how they learn--such as money management, emotional intelligence, technology, and diversity--have been added and expanded within a vibrant, easy-to-navigate new design.

College 101

The Book Your College Does Not Want You to Read

Author: Guy Stevens,Enrique Savory, Jr.

Publisher: The Back Alley Media LLC

ISBN: 0966412214

Category: Reference

Page: 136

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A tongue-in-check, yet informative guide for the college-bound student. No student should be without a copy of this "George-Carlinesque" swipe at the college industry.

The Secrets of Top Students

Tips, Tools, and Techniques for Acing High School and College

Author: Stefanie Weisman

Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

ISBN: 1402280807

Category: Education

Page: 288

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Straight talk and tips from top students to help make academic excellence a lifestyle. Getting a passing grade is one thing—cramming to memorize facts, knowing what's on the test, finishing a paper just before the deadline—but being a top student is something else entirely. So what makes the difference between a good student and a top student? Being a top student is a lifestyle, not just an A on your transcript. The Secrets of Top Students: Tips, Tools, and Techniques for Acing High School and College offers advice from lifelong top student, Stefanie Weisman, to help you learn the keys to studying smart, staying motivated, and making academic excellence a part of your life. Tips from 45 Top Students Learn strategies on making the grade with first-hand advice from valedictorians, Rhodes scholars, Fulbright scholars, Intel Science Fair finalists, a National Spelling bee champion, and more! Lifestyle Tips and Techniques Discover tips and mantras that will keep you on the road to academic success. Helpful Exercises Practice makes perfect. Put what you've learned to the test with easy exercises on taking notes, staying motivated, and more.

College Rules!, 4th Edition

How to Study, Survive, and Succeed in College

Author: Sherrie Nist-Olejnik,Jodi Patrick Holschuh

Publisher: Ten Speed Press

ISBN: 1607748533

Category: Study Aids

Page: 320

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This updated classic gives students the tools they need to successfully transition from high school to college, avoid rookie mistakes, and set themselves up for academic success from day one. College can be the most exciting time in your life, but it also throws you into the deep end, with new academic and social responsibilities often seeming impossible to juggle. College Rules! will save you time and trouble, setting you up for academic success from the get-go. Whether you’re graduating at the top of your high school class or returning to college as an adult, this updated and expanded edition offers practical advice on how to successfully transition into college. Including tips and strategies that won’t ever be taught in lectures, you’ll learn how to: - Study smarter—not harder - Use technology in the classroom - Choose an app for every occasion - Excel at time management [Read: Balance homework and parties] - Stay motivated—even in those “yawn” classes - Plan a manageable course schedule - Interact effectively with profs - Become a research ace—online and at the library - Survive the stress of exam week - Set yourself up for stellar recommendations With sad but true stories that teach tough lessons the easy way and inside scoops that provide advice based on actual research, College Rules! will help you make the most of your college years. From the Trade Paperback edition.

How to Succeed at Medical School

An Essential Guide to Learning

Author: Dason Evans,Jo Brown

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118703405

Category: Medical

Page: 272

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Can you adapt to the wide variety of learning environments in medicine? Can you show your best abilities in the exams at the same time as learning to be a doctor? Can you balance your studies with an enjoyable social life? Can you develop your professionalism and manage your 'digital footprint'? How to Succeed at Medical School will help you learn these vital skills, and much more. Written by experienced medical school teachers and packed full of case studies, illustrations, quotes from other students, tip boxes, exercises, portfolios and learning techniques to help you communicate, study and revise - it’s an essential resource to help you thrive at medical school. This thoroughly updated second edition includes new chapters on Professionalism and Teaching, and provides invaluable insight into what to expect from the start of medical school right through to the start of your medical career.

101 Lessons They Never Taught You in College

The Essential Guide for Students and Recent Graduates to Launch Their Careers

Author: Mark Beal

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781545362754

Category: Career development

Page: 148

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In 101 Lessons They Never Taught You In College, Mark Beal provides actionable insights to current college students and recent graduates to help make their transition to a career a more informed and rewarding experience.

How to Survive University

An Essential Pocket Guide

Author: Tamsin King

Publisher: Summersdale Publishers LTD

ISBN: 1783728833

Category: Humor

Page: 128

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Tips and ideas from freshers week to final exams. Whether your passion is society life, drinking shots, or studying, your university experience will hold both new adventures and fresh challenges. This guide is packed with tips to help you survive and thrive at uni, from pulling an all-nighter in the library to an all-nighter at the club.

U Thrive

How to Succeed in College (and Life)

Author: Dan Lerner,Alan Schlechter,

Publisher: Little, Brown

ISBN: 0316311634

Category: Education

Page: 304

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From the professors who teach NYU's most popular elective class, "Science of Happiness," a fun, comprehensive guide to surviving and thriving in college and beyond. Every year, almost 4,000,000 students begin their freshman year at colleges and universities nationwide. Most of them will sleep less and stress out a whole lot more. By the end of the year, 30% of those freshmen will have dropped out. For many, the unforeseen demands of college life are so overwhelming that "the best four years of your life" can start to feel like the worst. Enter Daniel Lerner and Dr. Alan Schlechter, ready to teach students how to not only survive college, but flourish in it. Filled with fascinating science, real-life stories, and tips for building positive lifelong habits, U Thrive addresses the opportunities and challenges every undergrad will face -- from finding a passion to dealing with nightmarish roommates and surviving finals week. Engaging and hilarious, U Thrive will help students grow into the happy, successful alums they all deserve to be.