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College rules! : how to study, survive, and succeed in college

Author: Sherrie Nist-Olejnik; Jodi Holschuh
Publisher: Berkeley : Ten Speed Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fourth editionView all editions and formats
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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"--
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sherrie Nist-Olejnik; Jodi Holschuh
ISBN: 9781607748526 1607748525
OCLC Number: 920469750
Description: xiv, 321 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: You're in the big time now --
Where to find the help you need --
A few words about professors --
Major decisions: selecting courses and a major --
Classes, work, and play : adjusting to the demands of college --
Learning 2.0: technology, college, and you --
Timely tips: the ABC(& D)s of time management --
"I think I can, I think I can" : getting and staying motivated --
Igniting the fire: discovering your inner learner --
Arrrrrrrgh!: and other ways to handle stress --
What's it all about? : understanding how you learn --
Can you believe that? --
Shhhhh- a moment of silence, please : concentrating while you study --
Your course syllabus is your friend --
What's up, doc?: understanding your prof's expectations --
Take note! --
Words! words! words! --
Active reading --
Three Rs and an M : remembering what you have read and heard --
Studying smarter --
Everything you wanted to know about research and presentations but were afraid to ask --
It's more than multiple guess : prepping for and taking objective exams --
Bluebook blues : prepping for and taking essay exams --
Is that your final answer? --
Just the FAQs : frequently asked questions.
Responsibility: Sherrie Nist-Olejnik, PhD, and Jodi Patrick Holschuh, PhD.

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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"--
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