Straight A's : if I can do it, so can you / John C.Stowers.Material type: TextPublication details: New York : McGraw-Hill, c1996. ISBN: 0070618232; 0070618240Subject(s): College student orientation -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Study skills -- Handbooks, manuals, etcDDC classification: 378.1/7/02812 LOC classification: LB2343.3 | .S76 1996
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Ch. 1. If I Can Do It, So Can You -- Ch. 2. You're the Boss on This Job -- Ch. 3. Use Not Just Common Sense, But All Your Sense -- Ch. 4. Giving Yourself the Best Shot: Registering for Classes -- Ch. 5. The Instructor Is Your Most Valuable Resource -- Ch. 6. Classmates Provide Competition and Companionship -- Ch. 7. Let's Go to Class -- Ch. 8. Making a Pearl from an Irritation: Studying Effectively -- Ch. 9. Hitting the Target: Tailoring Your Study to Specific Courses -- Ch. 10. Time Waits for No Student: Sample Study Schedule and a Guide to Managing Your Time -- Ch. 11. The Relativity of Grades -- Ch. 12. While Others Sweat (or, Seven Days before the Exam) -- Ch. 13. No Man - or Woman - Is an Island until It's Time for an Exam -- Ch. 14. Going to School Part-time -- Ch. 15. Student Stress -- Ch. 16. Now You Know the Secrets -- 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.
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.