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College rules! : how to study, survive, and succeed in college
Nist-Olejnik, Sherrie, 1946-
Third edition.
Publication Information:
Berkeley, Calif. : Ten Speed Press, [2011]

Physical Description:
x, 342 pages ; 21 cm
An updated and expanded edition of a college survival primer by two college professors shares essential advice and strategies on topics ranging from stress management and test preparation to staying motivated and balancing academics with a social life.
General Note:
Includes index.
You're in the big time now -- Where to find the help you need -- A few words about professors -- Zen and the art of course selection -- Major decisions: selecting a field of study -- Classes, work, and play : adjusting to the demands of college -- Timely tips: the ABC(&D)s of time management -- "I think I can, I think I can" : getting and staying motivated -- Igniting the fire: discovering your inner learner -- Arrrrrrrgh! and other ways to handle stress -- What's it all about? : understanding how you learn -- Can you believe that? -- Shhhhh-- a moment of silence, please : concentrating while you study -- Your course syllabus is your friend -- What's up, doc? : understanding your prof's expectations -- Take note! -- Words! words! words! -- Active reading -- Three Rs and an M : remembering what you have read and heard -- Studying smarter -- Learning 2.0 : technology, college, and you -- Everything you wanted to know about research and presentations but were afraid to ask -- It's more than multiple guess : prepping for and taking objective exams -- Bluebook blues : prepping for and taking essay exams -- Is that your final answer? -- Just the FAQs : frequently asked questions.
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