Conquer Study Stress!

Conquer Study Stress! : 20 Problems Solved

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Are 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 Examsshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 136 pages
  • 144 x 208 x 10mm | 181.44g
  • OPEN UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
  • English
  • black & white tables
  • 0335228658
  • 9780335228652
  • 1,025,716

About Peter Levin

Dr Peter Levin is an educational developer at LSE. One of his roles is that of 'teamwork tutor' for students working on group projects. Prior to taking up his present position he lectured in social policy at LSE. He is author of Making Social Policy (Open University Press, 1997).show more

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 referencesshow more