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From the Publisher"If I had my way, I’d give this book to every single collegestudent, of any age, and make them read it. A book that moves from‘How to Turn a B into an A’ to ‘10 Surefire Waysto Piss Off Your Professor,’ is beyond just‘helpful.’’ It is ‘the MissingManual’ for turning a merely ‘okay’ collegeexperience into a delicious adventure. I laughed, I took notes, Iloved every page. And I’m not even in college. If you are,don’t even think about not buying this book. It will be thebest thing you ever did for yourself."
—Richard Bolles, author of What Color Is YourParachute?
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—Marjorie Savage, parent program director, University ofMinnesota and author of You’re on Your Own (But I’mHere If You Need Me): Mentoring Your Child During the CollegeYears
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—Chuck Snowden, director of honors program, University ofWisconsin
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—Judy Genshaft, president, University of South Florida andpast president, American Council on Education
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—Scott H. Reikofski, director, fraternity/sorority affairs,University of Pennsylvania
"The Secrets of College Success needs to be required reading foranyone starting college, regardless of age. A great source ofpractical advice that could mean the difference between success andfailure."
—Eduardo J. Padrón, president, Miami Dade College
"The students who are most successful in college are those who aremost prepared. The Secrets of College Success reveals what studentsneed to know from the perspective of the professors who teach them.It pays to know the rules of the game before you play."
—George R. Boggs, president and CEO, American Association ofCommunity Colleges
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—Sharon J. Hamilton, professor and former director, IndianaUniversity Faculty Colloquium on Excellence in Teaching
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—Peter H. Quimby, deputy dean, Princeton University
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—Martha O’Connell, executive director, Colleges thatChange Lives
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—Keith W. Frome, chief academic officer, College SummitInc.
"The Secrets of College Success is an easy-to-read, highlyinformative book. In my experience, many students come in toStanford unprepared for the realities of college life. Withbite-sized and digestible tips, this book provides substantialadvice applicable to any college student."
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