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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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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.