How to Succeed in College and Beyond by Daniel R. SchwarzHow to Succeed in College and Beyond is an inspired guide to the undergraduate experience that helps students balance the joy of learning with the necessities of career prep. Includes a wealth of advice for getting the most of their undergraduate education and covers everything from high school prep, applications, financial aid, freshmen to senior year, juniors abroad, course selection, and extra-curricular activities. This is an indispensable resource for students and parents.
Publication Date: 2015
Make It Stick by Peter C. BrownDrawing on cognitive psychology and other fields, Make It Stick offers techniques for becoming more productive learners, and cautions against study habits and practice routines that turn out to be counterproductive.
Publication Date: 2014
Studying at University by David McllroyStudying at University includes strategies for making the most out of every experience. Addressing key issues like adjusting to University, working in small groups, library and computer resources, making the most out of lectures, and statistics. Includes tips on ways to develop memory techniques, coping skills and test anxiety.
The Secrets of College Success by Lynn F. Jacobs; Jeremy S. HymanThe Secrets of College Success combines easy-to-follow tips that really work with insider information that few professors are willing to reveal. With over 800 tips, this book will show you how to pick courses and choose a major, manage your time and develop college-level study skills, get on top of the core requirements, get good grades and avoid stress Interact effectively with the professor, match college and career and more.
Publication Date: 2013
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