College Survival & Success Skills 101

Keys to Avoiding Pitfalls, Enjoying the Life, Graduating, & Being Successful

Author: Marianne Ragins

Publisher: Advantage Media Group

ISBN: 1599320762

Category: Education

Page: 280

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This invaluable guide, complete with tips from students across the nation, is essential for any student who wants to improve time-management and study skills, boost a college GPA, get along with roommates, stay on track to graduate, become a world traveler with opportunities such as study abroad, and find scholarships and awards to shrink the tuition bill. Not only does College Survival & Success Skills 101 show you how to pack your college years with career-building experiences that can lead to graduate and professional schools clamoring to admit you and employers offering multiple job opportunities; this easy-to-use resource also shows you how to avoid many of the pitfalls on a college campus and still have fun. Whether you're a college bound high school student, an interested parent, or a currently enrolled college student, College Survival and Success Skills 101 is a navigational tool you can't do without.

Winning Scholarships for College, Fourth Edition

An Insider's Guide

Author: Marianne Ragins

Publisher: Holt Paperbacks

ISBN: 0805099948

Category: Study Aids

Page: 464

View: 4743


An updated and revised edition of this comprehensive guide to finding and winning scholarships for your education Marianne Ragins, the publisher of The Scholarship Workshop and winner of more than $400,000 in scholarship money, presents the fully revised and updated Winning Scholarships for College, Fourth Edition. Containing the most up-to-date scholarship grant resources, this classic guide will show you the path to scholarship success. This is one of the most comprehensive books on winning scholarships on the market, revealing where and how to search for funds, and containing step-by-step instructions for the application process. The fourth edition has information on hundreds of academic scholarships—from the most well-known resources to smaller, more localized funds; guides readers through the use of the Internet and social media in their scholarship search; and gives detailed suggestions for essays with examples from the author's own highly successful scholarship search. With special chapters focusing on helping middle class scholarship seekers, home schooled students, those without an A average and even students as young as age six, this guide is a must have tool for students bound for university. Whether you're in high school, enrolled in or going back to college, studying abroad, or pursuing a postgraduate degree, this book is an invaluable resource for helping you to avoid leaning too heavily on student loans and effectively finance the education you want.

Successful Online Learning

Managing the Online Learning Environment Efficiently and Effectively

Author: Theresa A. Middleton Brosche

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 9780763776190

Category: Education

Page: 205

View: 3032


Successful Online Learning: Managing the Online Learning Environment Efficiently and Effectively is a neccessary resource for students who are new to the online learning environment or for students who are already in the online learning environment and are seeking additional strategies or tips to help them manage the online environment more effectively. This handbook includes real-life scenarios, effective strategies, tips for success, and a checklist at the end of each chapter to assist students to function efficiently and effectively in the online learning environment.

Higher Education: Handbook of Theory and Research

Author: John C. Smart

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9789048185986

Category: Education

Page: 586

View: 2602


Published annually since 1985, the Handbook series provides a compendium of thorough and integrative literature reviews on a diverse array of topics of interest to the higher education scholarly and policy communities. Each chapter provides a comprehensive review of research findings on a selected topic, critiques the research literature in terms of its conceptual and methodological rigor, and sets forth an agenda for future research intended to advance knowledge on the chosen topic. The Handbook focuses on twelve general areas that encompass the salient dimensions of scholarly and policy inquiries undertaken in the international higher education community. The series is fortunate to have attracted annual contributions from distinguished scholars throughout the world.

The Scholarship Monthly Planner

Author: Marianne Ragins

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781973888932


Page: 28

View: 1779


The Scholarship Monthly Planner includes: - A full-color 12 month planning calendar with August 2017 through July 2018 scholarship and award deadlines - Help with organizing and scheduling major activities for your college money search - Deadlines for nearly 100 different scholarship and award sources The Scholarship Monthly Planner identifies scholarships and awards available to students as young as age 6 as well as students returning to college after many years. This valuable and easy-to-use resource can be used by the following: - High school students including seniors, juniors, sophomores, and freshman - Middle school students - College students - Graduate school students - Adult & return to college students - Minority students - Students with disabilities - Parents and youth leaders who want to help their students with scholarship deadline reminders The Scholarship Monthly Planner Helps You Get Prepared Months in Advance for Available Scholarships & Awards!

Course manual for Becoming a master student

tools, techniques, hints, ideas, illustrations, examples, methods, procedures, processes, skills, resources, and suggestions for designing and delivering a college or university college survival course

Author: Houghton Mifflin Company

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780618232789

Category: College student orientation

Page: 439

View: 4439


How to Survive Your Nursing Or Midwifery Course

A Toolkit for Success

Author: Monica Gribben,Stephen McLellan,Debbie McGirr,Sam Chenery-Morris

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1526412292

Category: Medical

Page: 296

View: 7830


A guide to balancing academic work, placements and home life to help students to stay the course and succeed at their studies!

Senior Year Headstart

For 9th, 10th and 11th Graders

Author: Marianne Ragins

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781537201825


Page: 88

View: 6479


Can you imagine winning a scholarship or an award you can use for college even before you become a high school senior? Parents, can YOU envision this for your son or daughter? In Senior Year Head Start, you'll go beyond imagining into actual reality by reviewing scholarships, awards, and prize money available to students early in their high school career or even as young as age 6. So if you want to learn about how you can shrink future tuition bills NOW, read Senior Year Head Start. For those who are also wondering about getting help with private school tuition, Senior Year Head Start includes tips for you too! Not only does this resource include actual programs with money that students can win starting in kindergarten, it also discusses strategies to help students be successful with their applications or entries, no matter what age they happen to be.

How to Survive Your Freshman Year

Fifth Edition

Author: Mark W. Bernstein,Yadin Kaufmann

Publisher: Hundreds of Heads Books, LLC

ISBN: 193351230X

Category: Education

Page: 464

View: 8882


How to Survive Your Freshman Year offers incoming college freshmen the experience, advice, and wisdom of their peers: hundreds of other students who have survived their first year of college and have something interesting to say about it. Based on interviews with hundreds of college students at every type of higher-learning institution across the country, this book has insights on every aspect of college life, including, what to take to the dorm, living with roommates, Facebook and other social networks, extracurricular activities, choosing classes, studying, going abroad, finances, food, the social scene, doing laundry, staying in touch with friends and family, and much more. Highly readable, much of the book consists of short snippets with some interesting insight and advice from the college students interviewed. The book also includes expert input from college advisors and officers.

Higher Education Equal Opportunity Act

Act 101 Guidelines, 1977-78 ; Application Information and Program Manual

Author: Pennsylvania. Dept. of Education Bureau of Equal Opportunity

Publisher: N.A


Category: Education and state

Page: 19

View: 4075


Are community colleges underprepared for underprepared students?

Author: Pam Schuetz,Jim Barr

Publisher: Jossey-Bass Inc Pub

ISBN: 9780470461471

Category: Education

Page: 119

View: 4253


This volume steps outside entrenched habits of viewing the underprepared student as the central problem in improving student outcomes and highlights new questions and approaches that focus on addressing the reality of student needs. Chapters discuss: OL {list-style:disc} P:{margin-left 60px} Overview of Foundational Issues Developing a Theory-Driven Model of Community College Student Engagement Focus on the Front Door of the College Organizational Culture as a Hidden Resource Tiered Mentoring to Leverage Student Body Expertise Do Institutional Attributes Predict Indidivuals' Degree Success at Two-year Colleges? Information Networks and Integration: Institutional Influences on Experiences and Persistence of Beginning Students The California Basic Skills Initiative Institutional Efforts to Address Disadvantaged Students: An "Up-So-Down" View Transmuting Resistance to Change If community colleges can find the courage and willingness to appreciate that they are as underprepared for their students as these students are for the college-level curriculum, it would signal the beginning of a major paradigm shift and a new universe of possibilities. This is the 144th volume of the Jossey-Bass higher education quarterly report series New Directions for Community Colleges. Essential to the professional libraries of presidents, vice presidents, deans, and other leaders in today's open-door institutions, New Directions for Community Colleges provides expert guidance in meeting the challenges of their distinctive and expanding educational mission.