Your Guide to College Success: Strategies for Achieving Your Goals / Edition 6

Your Guide to College Success: Strategies for Achieving Your Goals / Edition 6

by John W. Santrock, Jane S. Halonen
     
 

YOUR GUIDE TO COLLEGE SUCCESS: STRATEGIES FOR ACHIEVING YOUR GOALS, 6th Edition, enables student self-awareness and facilitates active learning strategies in pursuit of college success goals. This practical, experiential textbook presents a six-step model that focuses students on achievable goals: "Know Yourself," "Clarify Your Values," "Develop Your

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YOUR GUIDE TO COLLEGE SUCCESS: STRATEGIES FOR ACHIEVING YOUR GOALS, 6th Edition, enables student self-awareness and facilitates active learning strategies in pursuit of college success goals. This practical, experiential textbook presents a six-step model that focuses students on achievable goals: "Know Yourself," "Clarify Your Values," "Develop Your Competence," "Manage Your Life," "Expand Your Resources," and "Build a Bright Future." These themes are consistently applied to such practical topics as goal setting, learning styles, time management, thinking and study skills, communication, relationships, money management, physical and mental health, and career planning. Self-assessments and exercises give students the chance to record their reflections, apply the strategies, and track their success throughout the course.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781428231122
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
12/30/2008
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Prologue: Commit to College Success. 1. Make Connections. 2. Master Communication Skills and Build Relationships. 3. Be a Great Time Manager. 4. Diversify Your Learning Style. 5. Expand Your Thinking Skills. 6. Take It In: Notes and Reading. 7. Enhance Your Study Skills and Memory. 8. Succeed on Tests. 9. Express Yourself. 10. Take Charge of Your Physical and Mental Health. 11. Be a Great Money Manager. 12. Explore Careers.

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