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Making College Count A Real World Look at How to Succeed in and after College

ISBN-10: 061539440X
ISBN-13: 9780615394404
Edition: 12th 2010
Authors: Patrick O'Brien
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Description: A practical "how to" book for students heading off to college. Making College Count will show them the steps to take for success in and out of the classroom to position themselves for a great job or graduate school admission upon graduation.

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Book details

List price: $16.95
Edition: 12th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Patrick O'Brien Enterprises, LLC
Publication date: 9/1/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 250
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.616
Language: English

A practical "how to" book for students heading off to college. Making College Count will show them the steps to take for success in and out of the classroom to position themselves for a great job or graduate school admission upon graduation.

Introduction
Necessary Thanks
So Who is This Guy?
The Rules of the Game
Why Are You Going to College?
The Cold Hard Facts
Building Your Future
If You're Not There Yet
Choosing Your Major
Picking Your School
The Winning Characteristics
Career Commonalities
What Your Future Employer is Looking For
What Your Grad School is Looking for
Some Basics
Work Versus Play
Paying Your Dues
Setting Some Goals
Managing Your Time
Surviving Year One
Getting the Grades
How Good Do Your Grades Have To Be?
Understanding Professors
Class Selection Strategy
Listening Up
Notes-notes and Other Study Secrets
Power Studying: When To Do It
Power Studying: Where To Do It
Taking Tests
Final Week(s)
The Winning Edge: Extracurriculars
Making Your Mark
Clubs and Honoraries
Organized Sports
Personal Fitness
Expanding Your World
Working Toward Success
Jobs During College
Summer Jobs
Internships
Putting It All Together
How Long It Should Take
A Simplified Look at What It Takes
Your Semester-by-Semester Guide

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