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Thriving in College & Beyond: Research-Based Strategies for Academic Success and Personal Development covers the full range of topics and issues that impact student success. Content is delivered through multiple formats and learning modalities, including snapshot summary boxes, concept maps, content-relevant cartoons, inspiring quotes from successful students and famous people, and poignant personal stories from the authors.
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This invaluable resource guides middle school students into their high school years and equips them with success skills for high school, college, and career. It is completely customizable to fit each state’s unique requirements. A highly interactive text, the book features numerous places for self-reflection in each chapter to help students fully process and apply what they are learning.
Additionally, the text includes access to AchieveWORKS Personality assessments to build and reinforce students’ self-awareness as they begin to make life-changing educational decisions.
This book is designed to help students make a smooth transition to college and equip them with strategies for success that can be used throughout the college experience and in life beyond college. Its goal is to promote academic excellence and personal development among all students—whether they be students (a) transitioning to college directly from high school or from full-time employment, (b) living on or off campus, or (c) attending college on a full-time or part-time basis.
Peer-to-Peer Leadership: Research-Based Strategies for Peer Mentors and Peer Educators is designed to help student leaders navigate each step in the process of leadership development. It touches all the bases of effective leadership, equipping students with an arsenal of powerful leadership practices. The book is infused with the following features:
Strategies: A Research-Based Approach for Academic Success, Personal Development and Spiritual Growth is designed to help you make a smooth transition to college as well as equip you with strategies for success that you can use throughout college and beyond. Its aim is to promote the academic excellence and personal development of all students. Whatever your previous educational record may have been, college is a new ballgame played on a different field with different rules and expectations.
Thriving in High School and Beyond: Strategies for Academic Success & Personal Development supplies students with the resources to make a smooth transition from middle school to high school and equips them with skills for success in high school, college and career. This book enables students to demonstrate career readiness and develop work-ethic competencies, including problem-solving, teamwork, time management, and money management.
Summer reading programs for first-year students should be focused on the needs of those students. This book moves away from the paradigm of using general audience novels for summer reading programs. It is a high-impact book written by experienced first-year educators for this specific student audience.