Cornerstones for Career College Success

ISBN-10: 0132789353

ISBN-13: 9780132789356

Edition: 3rd 2013 (Revised)

Authors: Robert M. Sherfield, Patricia G. Moody

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The Third Edition is written specifically for the career college student focusing on their unique needs with financial aid, study tips, motivation, learning strategies, and technology.  Cornerstones for Career College Success will help career college students adjust to life in higher education, become self-motivated, master technology, use study strategies successfully, communicate more effectively, and create a dynamic job-search plan. Every student story is written by a student who graduated from a career college. New to this edition is the addition of Bloom's Taxonomy (critical thinking) integrated throughout and the total incorporation of SQ3R (reading comprehension).  New chapters include,Connect, that focuses on using technology in the educational setting, Prosper, which offers updated financial management strategies such as information about student loans, scholarships, and managing debt, andPlan, the career planning chapter has been completely revised with many sample cover letters and resumes including scannable and electronic resume preparation.  
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List price: $86.60
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 1/24/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 408
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.024
Language: English

Preface BEGIN: The Goal of Cornerstones for Career College Success and Our Commitment to You
THRIVE: Creating Success, Guiding Change, and Setting Goals
PROSPER: Managing Your Money and Debts Wisely
ENGAGE: Developing Your Personal and Academic Motivation
PERSIST: Understanding the Culture of Your Institution
CONNECT: Connecting with Technology, Research, and Information Literacy
READ: Building Successful Reading Strategies for Print and Online Material
PRIORITIZE: Managing Your Time, Stress, and Health Wisley
LEARN: Discovering Your Learning Style, Dominant Intelligence, and Personality Type
RECORD: Cultivating Your Listening Skills and Developing a Note-Taking System that Works for You
STUDY: Developing Your Memory, Study, and Test-Taking Skills
THINK: Building Critical Thinking, Emotional Intelligence, and Problem-Solving Skills
COMMUNICATE: Communicating, Appreciating Diversity, and Managing Conflict
PLAN: Creating a Dynamic Employment Package and Job Search Plan
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