The Community College Experience

The Community College Experience

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For Freshman Orientation, Introduction to College, College Survival, and College Seminar courses.

The only book on the market written with the first-time community college student in mind, this text provides basic information as well as encouragement for the non-traditional student-it shows that going to college and balancing work and family can be accomplished. It covers a range of topics, examining the reasons for attending college, how to study effectively, and life after community college. Each chapter explores a major "college survival" topic in depth and provides a wealth of information for anyone who has stepped onto campus for the first time.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 208.3 x 271.8 x 12.7mm | 476.28g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 0131172972
  • 9780131172975

Table of contents


1. Who Are You and What Do You Know?
2. Understanding College Culture and Your Campus.
3. Stress and Time Management.

4. Campus Communication.
5. Forging Relationships.
6. Listening and Taking Notes Effectively.
7. College Reading Skills.
8. Study Skills and Test-Taking Strategies.
9. Writing Effectively.
10. Critical Thinking and Information Literacy.

11. Setting New Educational and Financial Goals.
12. Preparing for Life After a Community College.
Appendix A: Resources on Learning Styles.
Appendix B: Taking an Online Course.
Appendix C: Glossary of Terms.
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