A Concise Guide to College Success

A Concise Guide to College Success : Carpe Diem

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For Student Orientation classes.This well-written text started as a professor's advice to help his own students succeed in and out of the classroom. This brief text serves as a reference tool to improve writing, grammar, and punctuation, as well as gives information about studying, exam taking, classes, and "the care and feeding of professors." Also includes a short introduction to critical thinking and logic with exercises.show more

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  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 170.18 x 226.06 x 5.08mm | 226.8g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 0131129341
  • 9780131129344

Table of contents

I. GETTING THE MOST OUT OF COLLEGE. 1. The Value of an Education. 2. How to Succeed in the Classroom. 3. The Care and Feeding of Professors. 4. The Tools of the Trade: Logic and Critical Thinking. 5. How to Read (and Understand What You Are Reading). 6. How to Do Well on Exams. 7. How to Write a Good Paper. II. THE RULES OF THE ROAD. 8. Cheating and Academic Honesty. 9. Language Use. 10. Grammar. 11. Punctuation. Appendix I: Additional Resources. Appendix II: Review Questions and Exercises. "Grammar and Other Diseases," Anna Feigenbaum. Index.show more