The Adult Student's Guide to Survival and Success / Edition 5 by Al Siebert | 9780944227299 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
The Adult Student's Guide to Survival and Success / Edition 5

The Adult Student's Guide to Survival and Success / Edition 5

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by Al Siebert
     
 

ISBN-10: 0944227295

ISBN-13: 9780944227299

Pub. Date: 03/01/2003

Publisher: Practical Psychology Press

The Adult Student's Guide gives you practical guidelines on how to study efficiently, get financial help, gain family support, study at home, increase your self-confidence, create a support group, write papers and pass tests, use Internet resources, get excellent grades, work in learning teams, improve communication skills, hold up under pressure, succeed in a new

Overview

The Adult Student's Guide gives you practical guidelines on how to study efficiently, get financial help, gain family support, study at home, increase your self-confidence, create a support group, write papers and pass tests, use Internet resources, get excellent grades, work in learning teams, improve communication skills, hold up under pressure, succeed in a new career, create an "Accomplishments Portfolio," and be resilient in a world of nonstop change. Plus, we've created the Adult Student Success website to supplement the book and provide updated information valuable to adult students.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780944227299
Publisher:
Practical Psychology Press
Publication date:
03/01/2003
Edition description:
Subsequent
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents


Lots of Help is Available     1
Fears and Concerns: How to Confront and Overcome Them     9
How to Choose Your Program, Get Financial Help, and Become Oriented     19
Actions That Lead to Success in College     33
Online Learning     41
The Best Way to Study     48
How to Get High Grades on Tests     65
How to Write Excellent Papers     81
Learning Styles and Teaching Styles: How to Influence Instructors     91
How to Gain Support and Encouragement from Your Family     103
How to Balance Going to College with Working     113
How to Handle Pressure Well     119
Resiliency in a World of Non-Stop Change     128
Resources and Selected Reading     144
Online Resources     149
Index     154

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The Adult Student's Guide to Survival and Success 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I am a career counselor for adults, and refer this book to every adult who is returning to school. It has excellent pointers for success in school, and is easy to read.