How to Get A's in College: Hundreds of Student-Tested Tips [NOOK Book]

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These days college is not a luxury but a necessity. With four (or more) long years of college life ahead of them, it's essential that students have some help to make the most of their time. This book explains how, featuring peers who talk directly and personally to students. Here, hundreds of successful college grads explain how to get top grades, find the right major, manage time, stay motivated, avoid stress, seek out the best teachers and courses, form important relationships, and graduate — happily — at the ...
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How to Get A's in College: Hundreds of Student-Tested Tips

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Overview

These days college is not a luxury but a necessity. With four (or more) long years of college life ahead of them, it's essential that students have some help to make the most of their time. This book explains how, featuring peers who talk directly and personally to students. Here, hundreds of successful college grads explain how to get top grades, find the right major, manage time, stay motivated, avoid stress, seek out the best teachers and courses, form important relationships, and graduate — happily — at the top of the class. Short, pithy chapters cover such topics as writing a good paper, research and the college library, taking advantage of college support services, balancing athletics and academics, navigating modern college technology, and more.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781933512389
  • Publisher: Hundreds of Heads Books
  • Publication date: 3/1/2009
  • Series: Hundreds of Heads Survival Guides
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 891,714
  • File size: 2 MB

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Table of Contents


Introduction     vii
The Difference: You're Not in High School Anymore     1
Course Smarts: Choosing and Registering for Classes     13
The Printed Word: Buying Books & the College Bookstore     31
Class Time: Lectures, Discussions & Taking Notes     41
Get Set: Preparing for Class & Managing Your Time     65
A Sense of Place: Where to Study & What to Eat     87
Going the Distance: Tips on Writing a Good Paper     111
You're Up: Studying for & Taking Exams     129
Brainbusting: On Cramming & All-Nighters     151
Zoom In: Choosing a Major     175
One to One: Relationships with Your Professors     195
Making the Grade (or Not): Failure, Stress & Coping     221
Through the Lean Times: Support Services & Staying Motivated     243
Do It! Expectations & Imperatives in College     269
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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 25, 2008

    ¿Great Advice From Those Who Have Already Been There¿

    What a great graduation gift! Going to college right out of high school is one of the biggest transitions one can make. This book is filled with practical advice that is given in short blurbs. You can read it in one setting or just a few minutes at a time. The only point that I did not see in this book is that it is wise to not have roommates¿even if you have to spend extra money. Get this book for your graduate. I recommend this!

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