Table of contents for College rules! : how to study, survive, and succeed in college / Sherrie Nist-Olejnik, and Jodi Patrick Holschuh.

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@T1:Introduction. . . . . 000
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Chapter 1 You're in the Big Time Now. . . . . 000
Doing College. . . . . 000
But What If I Wasn't the World's Greatest High School Student?. . . . . 000
Six Ways College Differs from High School. . . . . 000
Don't Mess Up. . . . . 000
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Chapter 2 Where to Find the Help You Need. . . . . 000
I Need Help!. . . . . 000
Getting Hassle-Free Help. . . . . 000
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Chapter 3 A Few Words about Professors. . . . . 000
Just What the Heck Do Professors Do?. . . . . 000
I Have an Appointment with One of "Them"Now What?. . . . . 000
Hangin' with Your Profs. . . . . 000
What Do Your Profs Think about You?. . . . . 000
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Chapter 4 Zen and the Art of Course Selection. . . . . 000
Racking Up the Credits: How Many Courses Should You Take?. . . . . 000
Ohmmmm: Creating a Balance. . . . . 000
Working with Your Advisor. . . . . 000
Choosing Your Professors. . . . . 000
Making a Plan. . . . . 000
Withdrawal Symptoms. . . . . 000
Know Thy GPA. . . . . 000
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Chapter 5 Major Decisions: Selecting a Field of Study. . . . . 000
Help! I Don't Know What I Want to Do When I Grow Up. . . . . 000
So Many Choices!. . . . . 000
Double (or Even Triple) Majors . . . . . 000
Major Assistance Is Out There. . . . . 000
Why Choosing a Major _ Choosing a Career. . . . . 000
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Chapter 6 Classes, Work, and Play: Adjusting to the Demands of College. . . . . 000
Lots of Changes. . . . . 000
Characteristics of Well-Rounded Students. . . . . 000
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Chapter 7 Timely Tips: The ABC(& D)s of Time Management. . . . . 000
The Forty-Hour Mindset. . . . . 000
The Alphabet Approach: ABC(& D)s of Managing Your Life. . . . . 000
The Advantages of Excelling at Time Management. . . . . 000
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Chapter 8 I Think I Can, I Think I Can: Getting and Staying Motivated. . . . . 000
Setting Goals You Can Accomplish. . . . . 000
Getting Motivated. . . . . 000
And Staying Motivated. . . . . 000
Reviving Your Motivation. . . . . 000
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Chapter 9 Arrrrrrrgh! and Other Ways to Handle Stress. . . . . 000
Good Stress/Bad Stress. . . . . 000
What Causes College Stress?. . . . . 000
Academic Stress. . . . . 000
Nonacademic College Stress. . . . . 000
What Does Stress Do to You?. . . . . 000
Reducing Stress Levels. . . . . 000
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Chapter 10 What's It All About? Understanding How You Learn. . . . . 000
Profiles of Amazing Students. . . . . 000
Learning Matters. . . . . 000
What You Already Know, and You Do Know Lots. . . . . 000
How the Learning Thing REALLY Works. . . . . 000
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Chapter 11 Can You Believe That?. . . . . 000
How Certain Are You?. . . . . 000
Is It Really That Simple?. . . . . 000
How Quick Should Learning Be?. . . . . 000
Who's in Charge?. . . . . 000
Are You Math-Brained or English-Brained?. . . . . 000
Transforming Your Beliefs. . . . . 000
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Chapter 12 A Moment of Silence, Please: Concentrating While You Study. . . . . 000
Creating a First-Rate Learning Environment. . . . . 000
Getting Rid of Distractions. . . . . 000
Six Ways to Improve Concentration. . . . . 000
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Chapter 13 Your Course Syllabus Is Your Friend. . . . . 000
Anatomy of a Syllabus. . . . . 000
What Can Your Syllabus Do for You?. . . . . 000
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Chapter 14 What's Up, Doc? Understanding Your Prof's Expectations. . . . . 000
Why Bother Figuring Out the Tasks?. . . . . 000
Figuring It Out. . . . . 000
Computer Tasks in Your Classes. . . . . 000
But What If You Still Don't Get It?. . . . . 000
Smart Strategy Selection. . . . . 000
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Chapter 15 Take Note!. . . . . 000
Write On: Some Terrific Note-Taking Tips. . . . . 000
Be Creative: Use the Split-Page Method of Note Taking. . . . . 000
You're Almost There: Self-Testing Using the Split-Page Method. . . . . 000
Different Strokes for Different Folks: Modifying the Split-Page Method. . . . . 000
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Chapter 16 Getting in Gear: Preparing to Read Your Texts. . . . . 000
Get to Know Your Textbooks. . . . . 000
Warming Up. . . . . 000
Ready . . . Set . . . Read!. . . . . 000
Reading on the Computer. . . . . 000
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Chapter 17 Active Reading. . . . . 000
Reading for Learning. . . . . 000
Strategies for Active Reading. . . . . 000
The Nuts and Bolts of Annotation. . . . . 000
Review Your Work. . . . . 000
Studying Your Annotations. . . . . 000
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Chapter 18 Three Rs and an M: Remembering What You Have Read and Heard. . . . . 000
Reflecting: Thinking about Information. . . . . 000
Rehearsing: Getting Information into Your Memory. . . . . 000
Reviewing: Keeping Information in Memory. . . . . 000
Monitoring Your Learning. . . . . 000
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Chapter 19 Studying Smarter. . . . . 000
Being Flexible: Selecting and Modifying Strategies. . . . . 000
Acting Like Einstein: Studying in the Sciences. . . . . 000
Beyond Freud and Mead: Studying in the Social Sciences. . . . . 000
The Art of the Dance: Studying in the Humanities. . . . . 000
Parlez-Vous Fran¿ais? Studying Foreign Languages. . . . . 000
X + Y = What? Studying Mathematics. . . . . 000
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Chapter 20 Everything You Wanted to Know about Research and Presentations but Were Afraid to Ask. . . . . 000
The Basics of Doing Research. . . . . 000
Finding Resources in the Library and on the Web. . . . . 000
Forget the Five-Paragraph Essay. . . . . 000
The Confusing World of Plagiarism. . . . . 000
Creating First-Rate Presentations. . . . . 000
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Chapter 21 It's More Than Multiple-Guess: Prepping for and Taking Objective Exams. . . . . 000
Studying for Objective Exams. . . . . 000
Tips for Taking Objective Exams. . . . . 000
Eenie, Meenie, Minie, Moe . . . If You Have to Guess. . . . . 000
An A+ for You: Evaluating Your Test Performance. . . . . 000
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Chapter 22 Bluebook Blues: Prepping for and Taking Essay Exams. . . . . 000
Studying for Essay Exams. . . . . 000
It's All in the Way It's Worded. . . . . 000
Elements of a Good Essay. . . . . 000
Put It in Writing. . . . . 000
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Chapter 23 Is That Your Final Answer?. . . . . 000
Smart Exam Prep. . . . . 000
Taking Exams on Computer. . . . . 000
A Word about Cramming. . . . . 000
Acing Exams. . . . . 000
Surviving Midterms and Finals. . . . . 000
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Chapter 24 Just the FAQs: Frequently Asked Questions. . . . . 000
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About the Authors. . . . . 000
Index. . . . . 000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

College student orientation -- United States.
Study skills -- United States.
College students -- United States -- Conduct of life.