Lecture Notes A Professor's Inside Guide to College Success

ISBN-10: 158008754X
ISBN-13: 9781580087544
Edition: 2010
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Book details

List price: $18.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony
Publication date: 4/6/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 162
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.418
Language: English

A friendly, practical primer for incoming college students on how to successfully transition from high school to the halls of academe by the professor everyone wishes they could have as their faculty advisor. As freshmen face the culture shock of campus life and reel under the weight of overwhelming scholastic expectations, Professor Philip Freeman counters the confusion with an insider's perspective on navigating these challenges early on with the help of a well-chosen faculty advisor. Freeman outlines the benefits of developing appropriate mentoring relationships with teachers, explains how to foster these crucial relationships, suggests how to use - not abuse - them to academic advantage, and demystifies faculty hierarchy by revealing who makes a good choice, who is a waste of time, and why. In addition, straight-forward, no-nonsense study strategies, including how to read a book, when to start a paper, why it's smart to show up for class, and what not to call your professor round out this little gem of a book. Professor Freeman's timeless advice is applicable whether the reader is attending a small-town junior college, a sprawling mega-campus, or an ivy-league university that will set the student up for four years of success - and beyond.

preface
the three rules for college success
high school versus college
types of professors
colleges and professors
how to find the best teachers
good relations
advising
the classroom
taking notes
how to read a book
writing great papers
research papers
how to study for a test
recommendations
the top ten ways to annoy your professors
handling problems
international and nontraditional students
conclusion
index

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