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A Beginner's Guide to College Success

(First Edition)
Jonathan Golding, Philipp Kraemer, and David Royse
©2018, 178 pages

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A Beginner's Guide to College Success

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    A Beginner’s Guide to College Success is designed to address a wide range of topics that are of interest to aspiring or new college students, including financial decisions, choosing an area of study, adapting to new responsibilities, managing time wisely, and more.

    The guide begins by introducing the reader to the way college is structured and walking the reader through the preparations required to embark upon a college career. Preliminary chapters help the reader explore the value of a college education, begin to consider a major, and better understand the role credits, grades, and degrees play in the higher education system. Later chapters address the challenges different types of students—military veterans, those with disabilities, and student athletes, to name a few—may face as they transition from high school to college. These chapters also cover best practices for communicating with faculty members, succeeding in large lecture classes, dealing with reading assignments, how to get the most out of online learning, and more. The guide closes with a collection of chapters dedicated to studying, preparing for exams, and taking advantage of campus resources, including the library, to bolster personal learning.

    Full of tips and practical advice, A Beginner’s Guide to College Success is a useful resource for any student considering college and wondering how it differs from high school.

    Cognella Active Learning is available for this title! Adopting instructors can provide students with dynamic online learning activities that reinforce key concepts from the text, provide engaging educational experiences, support various learning styles, and make coursework fun. Please note: students must purchase the Cognella Active Learning component to access the course activities online.

    Cognella Active Learning activities for this title include:

    • 44 original videos featuring interviews with students and faculty, each addressing chapter topics related to student success in college
    • 24 chapter reflection reviews, each including a short student assessment related to student preparedness when attending college
    • 24 pages of additional web information and outside resources related to each chapter’s content
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