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Claiming Your Victories: A Concise Guide to College Success / Edition 2
     

Claiming Your Victories: A Concise Guide to College Success / Edition 2

by Linda Stevens Hjorth
 

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ISBN-10: 0618233644

ISBN-13: 2900618233648

Pub. Date: 10/09/2002

Publisher: Cengage Learning


CLAIMING YOUR VICTORIES mentors students in their journey through the world of higher education. Its workbook format gives students easy access to strategies that support college success. It provides easy-to-read suggestions that inspire student motivation, goal setting, critical thinking, and time management. Suggestions are provided within a concise format so

Overview


CLAIMING YOUR VICTORIES mentors students in their journey through the world of higher education. Its workbook format gives students easy access to strategies that support college success. It provides easy-to-read suggestions that inspire student motivation, goal setting, critical thinking, and time management. Suggestions are provided within a concise format so that students can quickly read, practice, and assimilate the skills that are essential for college success.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900618233648
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
10/09/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
222

Table of Contents

Contents

Note: Each chapter concludes with an Information Literacy Exercise, a Case for Critical Analysis, a Writing Assignment, and a Review.

  • 1. Victories in College
    Okay, But Why Did You Come to College?
    Embrace Diversity
    Learning Styles: How Do You Learn Best?
    Take Charge of Your Education
    The College Challenge
    Step Inside...Your College Campus
  • 2. Setting Goals and Managing Time and Money
    Setting Goals
    Managing Time
    Money Management
  • 3. Study Strategies
    Improve Your Reading Study Strategies with PQ4R
    Study Tips
  • 4. Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
    Becoming a Critical Thinker
    Be Aware of Errors in Judgment
    Errors of Perception
    What Is Problem Solving?
    Steps to Effective Problem Solving
    Failure Is Okay Sometimes
  • 5. Test-Taking and Memory
    Preparing for Tests
    Preparing for Specific Testing Formats
    Studying for Final Exams
    Strategies to Combat Test Anxiety
    Memory
  • 6. Note-Taking
    Examining Your Current Note-Taking Style
    Recording Notes from Lectures
    Note-Taking Formats
    Tape Recorders in the Classroom
    Recording Lab Notes
    Recording Notes from Readings
  • 7. Writing
    Clarify the Assignment
    Writing Guidelines
    Writing Steps
    Manage Your Attitude
    Combat Writer's Anxiety
  • 8. Relationships
    Group Interactions
    Effective Communication
    Conflict Resolution
    Date Rape Can Be Prevented
  • 9. Staying Healthy
    Emotional Health
    Physical Health
  • 10. The Job Search
    Who Are You?
    Gaining Experience
    Locating Employment
    Telephone Etiquette
    Research Companies
    Applications
    Tests to Get a Job
    Drug Abuse Tests
    DevelopingRésumés
    Format for Creating Résumés
    Examples of Action Verbs for Résumés
    Writing Cover Letters
    How Cover Letters Differ from Résumés
    References
    The Interview

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