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How to Get a First: The Essential Guide to Academic Successby Thomas Dixon
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In this informative guide, Thomas Dixon argues that you do not have to be a genius to get a first at university. He sets out to de-mystify first-class degrees in the arts, humanities and social sciences, clearly articulating the difference between the excellent and the merely competent in undergraduate work.
This concise, no-nonsense guidebook will give prospective and current students advice on teaching and learning styles that prevail in university and on how to manage their two most important resources - their time and their lecturers. In an accessible and entertaining style, the author looks at subjects such as:
Illustrated with many examples from a range of academic disciplines, How to Get a First is an all-purpose guide to success in academic life. Visit the companion website www.getafirst.com
In an accessible, and entertaining style, this concise, no-nonsense guidebook gives prospective and current students advice for achieving success in academic life. Includes subjects such as making the transition from high school to college; making use of lectures and seminars; using libraries and the internet; note-taking, essays, seminars, and presentations; common mistakes to avoid; writing with clarity and style; and how to take exams.
The essential guide to academic success.
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