Going to University: The secrets of Success

Going to University: The secrets of Success

by Kevin B. Bucknall
     
 

Going to University: the Secrets of Success provides the information that you need to get to university, to settle down quickly, and do well there. University life is wonderful and exciting but many students find it mysterious and a little frightening at first. It can be hard to adjust to the high degree of academic freedom. This book will help to banish fears by… See more details below

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Going to University: the Secrets of Success provides the information that you need to get to university, to settle down quickly, and do well there. University life is wonderful and exciting but many students find it mysterious and a little frightening at first. It can be hard to adjust to the high degree of academic freedom. This book will help to banish fears by explaining how to adapt to the pressures of your new course. You will learn what is expected of you and how to meet these demands. The skills you need are best learned in your first year or earlier but the information in this book will be of constant value during your entire time at university.

Some reviews of earlier books:

"How to Succeed as a Student". Four Star Rating: This fabulous guide is a must for students from year 10 on. It addresses a wide range of issues and advice. (Four Star Australian webs targeted to support students and schools)

"How to Succeed as a Student" Written by Kevin Bucknall, really interesting ....take a look" (Dr Clive Buckley, North East Wales Institute)

Kevin Bucknall's "How to Succeed as a Student" is very helpful for college life.. (GettingReal.com)

How to Succeed as a Student. Excellent book by Kevin Bucknall. (Dr. Donald Simanek, Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania) "How to Succeed as a Student" ..Written for students.One of my personal favorites! (Penn State University)

For a good general resource for student entering college, visit "How to Succeed as a Student".Many of the chapters are relevant for college freshmen-to-be anywhere.. (Institute for Learning Technologies, Columbia University)

This book ["Studying at University"]is obviously for someone planning to study or already studying at university. Some of the chapters deal with preparing for university life but the majority will be of interest to every one..this book is easy to read, to the point and easy to dip into." (Sheffield Hallam University)

Dr. Kevin Bucknall has over 30 years experience in tutoring and university teaching in the UK and Australia. He is the author of 5 books and 30 articles. He has been a Visiting Fellow at the London School of Economics, as well as the University of British Columbia, and a Visiting Associate Member of St. Antony's College, Oxford.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781846856600
Publisher:
Meadow Books
Publication date:
04/28/2007
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.45(d)

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