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Achieve College Success: Learn How in 20 Hours or Less, Brief Fifth Edition

Achieve College Success: Learn How in 20 Hours or Less, Brief Fifth Edition

by Raymond GersonRaymond Gerson
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Want to have a career you love and do well?


You spend years studying different subjects in school, but not yourself. Self-knowledge is power and leads to wise choices. You need to know how to: study effectively, learn to learn, use your natural abilities and talents, identify majors and careers that are a good match for you and create a successful life. And this book can help.

Here is professional guidance to help you:

• Determine and accomplish your goals

• Discover and use your best learning styles and types of intelligence

• Make the best use of your time

• Study, learn, understand and succeed in school

• Take great notes and write excellent papers

• Develop memory and test taking strategies for great success

• Identify your college major, your skills and matching careers

• Create the life you want and make a positive difference

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780998622309
Publisher: Upbeat Press, LLC
Publication date: 06/19/2017
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 186
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Raymond Gerson is the author of several books including a series on college and career readiness and success. He was an adjunct professor of college and career success courses for Austin Community College from 2006-2019. He is the owner of Upbeat Press, LLC and provides training to high school teachers and college professors who are interested in adopting his books for their courses.

Table of Contents

About the Author VII

Foreword IX

Preface XI

Acknowledgments XV

Student Testimonials XVI

Comments by Educators XVII

Pre-Course Assessment XIX

Campus Resources XXIII

Introduction XXV

Chapter 1 How to Turn Your Dreams into Goals to Achieve The Success You Want 2

Chapter 2 How to Use Learning Styles and Types of Intelligences to Perform at Your Best 20

Chapter 3 To Students Who Want to Manage Their Timebut Can’t Get Started 36

Chapter 4 Make Learning Easier … Discover How to Read, Study, and Understand Textbooks 54

Chapter 5 How to Take Good Notes and Write Well to Maximize Your Performance 70

Chapter 6 What Students Ought to Know about Memory and Test-Taking Strategies 88

Chapter 7 Preparing for Career Success . . . Discover Your Skills, Values, and Interests 102

Chapter 8 How to Create the Life You Want and Make a Positive Difference in the World 120

Post-Course Assessment 136

Conclusion 139

Appendix A: Examples of Student Papers 140

Appendix B: Distance Learning/Distance Education 142

Appendix C: Your College Library: A Great Resource 144

Notes 145

Bibliography 149

Index 151

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