ISBN-10:
0321952553
ISBN-13:
9780321952554
Pub. Date:
01/27/2014
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Keys to Community College Success Plus NEW MyStudentSuccessLab Update -- Access Card Package / Edition 7

Keys to Community College Success Plus NEW MyStudentSuccessLab Update -- Access Card Package / Edition 7

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Start strong. Finish stronger.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780321952554
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication date: 01/27/2014
Series: Keys Franchise Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Carol Carter has spent her entire career in the business world, where she has a track record of success in corporate America, entrepreneurship, and non-profit. Her student success work is driven by firsthand knowledge of what employers expect and demand from today’s graduates. As President of LifeBound, an academic and career coaching company, she drives the company’s goal to help middle school and high school students become competitive in today’s world, and she teaches study, interpersonal, and career skills to students as well as training and certifying adults in academic coaching skills. Carol speaks on educational topics nationally and internationally and is an expert blogger for the Huffington Post under “Impact,” “College,” and “Business.” Carol is a co-author on many books for Pearson including the Keys to Success series as well as Keys to Business Communication and the Career Tool Kit. She has also published a series of books for K-12 students through LifeBound, including Dollars and Sense: How To Be Smart About Money and Majoring In the Rest of Your Life: Career Secrets for College Students.

Sarah Kravits teaches student success at Montclair State University and has been studying and writing about student success for over 15 years. She is a co-author on the Keys to Success series, including Keys to College Success, Keys to Community College Success, Keys to Success, Keys to Effective Learning, Keys to Online Learning, and Keys to Success Quick. Sarah has given workshops and trainings on student success topics such as critical thinking, risk and reward, and time management at schools all over the country.

Table of Contents

Quick Start to College: Helpful Information and Advice as You Begin

1. The Rewards of College: Taking Risks that Move You Toward Success

2. Values, Goals, and Time: Managing Yourself

3. Learning How You Learn: Making the Most of Your Abilities

4. Critical, Creative, and Practical Thinking: Solving Problems and Making Decisions

5. Reading and Information Literacy: Learning from Print and Online Materials

6. Listening and Note Taking: Taking In and Recording Information

7. Memory and Studying: Retaining What You Learn

8. Test Taking: Showing What You Know

9. Diversity and Communication: Making Relationships Work

10. Wellness and Stress Management: Staying Healthy in Mind and Body

11. Managing Money: Living Below Your Means

12. Careers and More: Building a Successful Future

Appendix: Writing

Appendix: Social Networking and Media

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