The Adult Student's Guide to Survival & Success

The Adult Student's Guide to Survival & Success

eBook - 2008
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Siebert, director of the Resiliency Center, and Karr (Marylhurst University) offer advice and encouragement for adult students considering college, whether enrolling for the first time or returning after an absence. They provide essential information on financing education through loans, grants, and scholarships, and give practical tips for managing time, preparing for tests, writing papers, taking notes, and using Internet resources. They also cover non-academic challenges such as balancing work and school, gaining support from family, creating support groups, and working in teams. This sixth edition emphasizes that the skills needed for succeeding in college are the same skills most employers want. Numerous self-assessments and action review checklists are included. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Independent Publishing Group
Whether enrolling in college for the first time or returning after an extended absence, this motivational guide provides adult students with a wealth of practical guidance. This thorough handbook explores not only how to succeed academically while balancing family, work, and other important responsibilities, but also addresses how students can learn to confront their fears, increase their self-confidence and resiliency, and create support groups. Containing essential information on financing education through loans, grants, and scholarships as well as practical tips for managing time, preparing for tests, taking effective notes, and using internet resources, this one-stop reference also includes action review checklists.


Publisher: Portland, Or. : Practical Psychology Press, [2008]
Edition: Sixth edition
Copyright Date: ©2008
ISBN: 9780944227404
0944227406
Branch Call Number: EBOOK
Characteristics: 159 pages ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Karr, Mary 1938-

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