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Student's Guide to Succeeding at Community College

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ISBN-10: 0618903763

ISBN-13: 9780618903764

Edition: 11th 2007

Authors: Dorothy Lehman Hoerr

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Community college students face a unique range of challenges. This supplement, which can be packaged with any Houghton Mifflin Student Success program, serves as a guide for community college students as they deal with issues such as returning to school after a long time off, balancing a full-time job and family with the demands of a college education, or coping with learning disabilities.Developed to be flexible and user friendly, the text allows students to pick and choose articles and topics that address their own personal challenges in beginning their education. Articles--covering topics such as finding your way around campus or telling your boss that you've decided to return to…    
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Edition: 11th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 1/16/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 64
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.198
Language: English

Introduction Welcome to Community College
Why This Book Is for You What's the Value of a College Degree
What Makes Community College Special
What Are Your Goals for Attending Community College
Getting Started Differences Between High School and College Am I Ready for This
Everything You Ever
Wanted to Know About Placement Testing
Breaking the News
Rising to the Challenge
Students with Special Concerns
Finding Your Way Around Campus
A Dozen Places to Find Before You Need Them
What Financial Aid Is and How to Get It Spotlight
Before You Drop a Course Who Will Watch the Kids
Spotlight: Taking the Kids with You Exercise in Success
Find That One Person
Tips for Success A Vision of the Future
FAQ About Your Academic Plan
Four Things You Should Know About Registering for Classes
Contribute to Your Campus
How Well Do You Use Your Time
Simple Solutions for Organizing Succeeding with Technology
Spotlight: Help! I Can't Type!
Exercise in Success: One Day at a Time
Making the Grade What the Syllabus
Can Do for You Success in the Classroom
If You Have to Miss a Class Knowing
Where You Stand Spotlight: Goal-Setting for Success
Putting Your Heads Together: How to Use a Study
Group Spotlight: What Study
Groups Shouldn't Do Keeping Tests in Perspective
Play By the Rules: Academic Honesty
Exercise in Success: Change Your Perspective on Class
When the Going Gets
Tough Good Stress vs. Bad Spotlight
How to Cut Back Ten Ways to Stay Healthy
When You Don't Have Time
Where Did My Social Life Go
The Juggling Act: Balancing Work, Home, and School
When and Where to Find Help Remember
Why You're Here: Strategies for Staying
Motivated Exercise in Success: If a Friend Wanted to Drop Out
Successful Transitions
What's Next: Transitioning to a New School or Job Starting
Over Again: The Transition to a Four-Year School
Spotlight: Learn to Self-Advocate
Getting Down to Business: The Transition to Work
The Journey Has Just Begun Exercise in Success
Find That One Person
Again Appendix: A Student's Guide to Creating an Academic Plan
Tips for Starting Your Academic Plan
My College Advisor Visits with My College
Advisor My Academic Plan