What the Best College Students Do

What the Best College Students Do

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by Ken Bain
     
 

The author of the best-selling What the Best College Teachers Do is back with humane, doable, and inspiring help for students who want to get the most out of their education. The first thing they should do? Think beyond the transcript. Use these four years to cultivate habits of thought that enable learning, growth, and adaptation throughout life.See more details below

Overview

The author of the best-selling What the Best College Teachers Do is back with humane, doable, and inspiring help for students who want to get the most out of their education. The first thing they should do? Think beyond the transcript. Use these four years to cultivate habits of thought that enable learning, growth, and adaptation throughout life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674066649
Publisher:
Harvard
Publication date:
08/27/2012
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
31,365
Product dimensions:
5.88(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.02(d)

Table of Contents

1 The Roots of Success 1

2 What Makes an Expert? 32

3 Managing Yourself 64

4 Learning How to Embrace Failure 99

5 Messy Problems 133

6 Encouragement 164

7 Curiosity and Endless Education 199

8 Making the Hard Choices 221

Epilogue 258

Notes 263

Acknowledgments 281

Index 283

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