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    DescriptionAre you finding student life stressful? Does the pressure get you down sometimes? Do other people seem to be coping much better than you? Could you use some friendly advice? This book will help you by showing how to beat twenty of the most common causes of student stress. It describes the symptom, gives a diagnosis and offers tried and tested remedies. It covers such features of student life as: The culture shock facing new students Reading and note-taking and monster reading lists Writing under pressure Finding a dissertation subject and reviewing the literature The lack of constructive feedback The plagiarism police Pressure on your time Counselling services Exams


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    Title
    Conquer Study Stress!
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Peter Levin
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 136
    Width: 144 mm
    Height: 208 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 181 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780335228652
    ISBN 10: 0335228658
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27240
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: EDU
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.9
    BIC subject category V2: JNZ, JNM
    Ingram Subject Code: ED
    DC22: 371.30281
    B&T General Subject: 340
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 378.170281
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 24
    BISAC V2.8: PSY007000, STU000000
    DC22: 371.3028/1
    B&T Approval Code: H37484400, A12281000
    B&T Merchandise Category: NUS
    BISAC V2.8: EDU028000
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: LB3430 .L48 2007
    Thema V1.0: JNM, JNZ
    Edition
    1
    Illustrations note
    black & white tables
    Publisher
    OPEN UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    OPEN UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    19 April 2008
    Publication City/Country
    Milton Keynes
    Author Information
    DR PETER LEVIN worked until recently as an educational developer, specializing in providing one-to-one study support for students, at the London School of Economics and Political Science, UK. Originally trained as a physicist, he was previously a lecturer in social policy at LSE, and is the author of Making Social Policy (Open University Press, 1997).
    Table of contents
    Preface Stressed out by induction Intimidated by monster reading lists Reading takes forever On a different planet from your teachers Knee-deep in notes Suffering from writer's block Mystified by essay topics Demoralized by 'negative feedback' Let down by poor spelling Stumped for a dissertation subject Bored with reviewing the literature Feeling your opinion is worthless Spooked by the plagiarism police Getting good marks for coursework, poor marks in exams Terrified by the prospect of exams In a project group sabotaged by a 'free-rider' Hopeless at time management Tongue-tied in seminars Unsure about the quality of counselling Feeling like dropping out Notes and references