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Straight A's,9780070618244

Straight A's

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Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 7/1/1996
Publisher(s): McGraw-Hill
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Summary

Written by a student for students, Straights A's is a guide for helping you develop the study habits, knowledge, and attitude necessary for success in college. The only book of its kind, Straight A's was written by a medical student who achieved success in college after an average high-school experience. John Stowers offers straightforward advice on time management, study habits (never study past 7 P.M.!), stress control, preparing for and taking exams, and special tips for returning and part-time students.

Table of Contents

Introduction xi
Acknowledgments xii
If I Can Do It, So Can You
1(6)
You're the Boss on This Job
7(6)
Use Not Just Common Sense, But All Your Senses
13(3)
Giving Yourself the Best Shot: Registering for Classes
16(6)
The Instructor Is Your Most Valuable Resource
22(8)
Classmates Provide Competition and Companionship
30(5)
Let's Go to Class
35(15)
Making a Pearl from an Irritation: Studying Effectively
50(10)
Hitting the Target: Tailoring Your Study to Specific Courses
60(10)
Time Waits for No Student: Sample Study Schedule and a Guide to Managing Your Time
70(10)
The Relativity of Grades
80(8)
While Others Sweat (or, Seven Days before the Exam)
88(6)
No Man---or Woman---Is an Island until It's Time for an Exam
94(17)
Going to School Part-time
111(7)
Student Stress
118(7)
Now You Know the Secrets
125(18)
Special Topics: Student Rights, When You and Your Instructor Disagree about Grades, Tips for Commuters, Extra Help for Everyone, Extra Credit Work, Financial Aid and Beyond
135(8)
Index 143

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