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Every teacher, every school, and every class is unique, but there are certain things that successful students have in common no matter where they are. Everyone needs to prioritize well, stay organized, and know how to study for different topics, but actually managing to achieve those goals isnt easy or straightforward. Make the Grade dissects the school week as students actually experience it—and offers realistic solutions to common problems, from difficult teachers and over-booked schedules to boring homework and the endless variety of (more enjoyable) distractions. Inside youll also find:
Tips, tricks, and advice for students looking to get organized, study better, and gain more control over their academic lives.
In high school, students have lots of safety nets. In college, they sink or swim. This completely revised guide to college success educates students in the basic college survival skills that professors don't teach, such as how to study, take tests, balance school and social life, and more. Filled with advice on how to hit the campus running, this fun-spirited crash course in the rules of college provides tools to equip students for a lifetime of learning. A thorough revision of the popular guide to all things college, with three completely new chapters on research papers, theories of learning, and Q&As. Includes helpful sidebars, such as sad-but-true student stories, study tips, and info for nontraditional students, as well as special coaching for struggling students. Previous edition has sold 40,000 copies.Reviews"Worth a look, if you're headed for college or getting ready to apply."-San Diego Union Tribune
Targeting students who are making the transition to college, this helpful--and humorous--guide covers the practical, emotional, and academic aspects of the challenges that they will face. Now completely revised and expanded.
About the Author
JODI PATRICK HOLSCHUH, PhD, is an award-winning associate professor in the Division of Academic Enhancement at the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia.
SHERRIE NIST-OLEJNIK, PhD, has been teaching for 23 years and is a professor emeritus in the Division of Academic Enhancement at the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia.
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