College Rules!, 3rd Edition

How to Study, Survive, and Succeed in College

By Sherrie Nist-Olejnik; Jodi Patrick Holschuh
(Ten Speed Press, Paperback, 9781607740018, 352pp.)

Publication Date: April 26, 2011

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback

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And You Thought Getting into College Was Hard . . .

Students who assume they can figure out college on the fly often learn things the hard way—they look back and think, “If only I’d known this from the start!” College Rules! will save you the time and trouble, setting you up for academic success from the get-go. Lesson #1: College is different from high school, and even those who were at the top of their class will need practical advice on how to successfully transition to college life. This updated and expanded third edition of College Rules! reveals strategies that aren’t taught in lectures, including how to:
 
Study smarter—not harder
Plan a manageable course schedule
Master e-learning technologies
Interact effectively with profs
Become a research pro—at the library and online
Organize killer study groups
Feel engaged—even in “yawn” courses
Survive the stresses of exam week
Succeed even as an alternative or adult student
Set yourself up for stellar recommendations
 
Saving time, energy, and aggravation by doing everything right the first time will free you up for that pizza break, ultimate frisbee game, or ski trip even quicker. Why? Because College Rules!




About the Author

Sherrie Nist-Olejnik, PhD, is a professor emeritus at the University of Georgia who lives with her husband in Athens, Georgia. 
 
Jodi Patrick Holschuh, PhD, is an associate professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at Texas State University who lives with her husband and two children in Austin, Texas. Together they have helped thousands of students transition to college successfully.

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