Table of contents for The college awareness guide : what students need to know to succeed in college / Bruce M. Rowe.

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Contents
Dedication
Preface
Acknowledgments
1	PREPARING TO GO TO COLLEGE
A Checklist of Things to Do
Choosing a College
Choosing a Place to Live
2	STARTING OUT
The Importance of a Positive Attitude
Setting Realistic Goals
Choosing a Major and a Career
The Catalog and Schedule of Classes
The College Website and University Email Accounts
College Bulletins, Newspapers, and Flyers
Blogs and Electronic Bulletin Boards
Choosing Classes
Dropping Classes
Choosing Instructors
Alternatives to the Usual Way of Getting Credit
Credit/No Credit Option
Auditing Classes
Seeing a Counselor or an Advisor
The Consequence of Low Grades
Getting the Most Out of College Life
College Life is Not for Everyone
Dangers of College Life
Obtaining Financial Support
The First Day of Class
Getting In Touch with a Professor
Student to Instructor Etiquette
Textbooks
Creating a Textbook Library
Computers
The Internet
Why Do I Have to Take This Course? The Goals of Liberal Studies.
A Note to Foreign Students and Nontraditional College Students
A Note to Students with Disabilities
3	DEVELOPING COLLEGE SURVIVAL SKILLS
Stress Management
Time Management
Using Study Skills Centers and Taking Study Skills Courses
Taking Notes
Participating in Class
Using Tape Recorders and Other Recording Devices
Professional Lecture Notes
The Importance of Reading Skills	
Reading a Textbook
Concentration
Remembering What You Hear and Read
Studying for and Taking Exams
	Test Anxiety.
 Studying for Exams.
 Taking the Exam
Sample Essay Tests
Analysis of Sample Essay Tests
Using the Library
How to Search an Electronic Database or Search Engine
Writing Reports and Papers
A Note on Plagiarism
Critical Thinking
4	OUTSIDE THE COLLEGE ¿WALLS¿
Education and Travel
Career Planning and Getting a Job
Giving Out Your Personal Information
APPENDIX A VOCABULARY BUILDING
APPENDIX B ADDITIONAL SOURCES OF INFORMATION
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

College student orientation -- United States.
Academic achievement -- United States.