Choices For College Success

Paperback | January 10, 2014

bySteve Piscitelli

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For courses in Student Success or First Year Experience.

 

The activities and strategies in this book focus on three core principles—critical thinking, priority management, and personal well-being. These form the foundation for academic, career, and life success.

 

Choices for College Success emphasizes the power of personal choice and responsibility to help students maximize their talents and minimize their anxiety by building successful habits. MyStudentSuccessLab (www.mystudentsuccesslab.com) helps students to 'Start strong, Finish stronger' by acquiring the skills they need to succeed for ongoing personal and professional development.

 

Teaching & Learning Experience: Power of Personal Choice and Responsibility

Choices for College Success demonstrates how organized action and critical thinking will help students achieve academic success, create a healthy and balanced life, and realize their dreams. This program provides:

· Personalized Learning with MyStudentSuccessLab: Whether face-to-face or online, MyStudentSuccessLab helps students build the skills they need through peer-led video interviews, interactive practice exercises, and activities that provide academic, life, and professionalism skills.

· Critical Thinking: The RED Model for critical thinking presents an eloquently simple and practical model to carefully analyze and address school and life challenges.

· Priority Management:Provides personal assessments and activities for students to reflect and apply the strategies introduced around the “choices they make”—and take responsibility for their journey using key principles underlying student success.

· Personal Well-being: A multi-dimensional model for personal well-being and balance helps students navigate the transitions and adjustments to college life and is critical to their overall sense of balance in life. 

 

 Note: This is a standalone book, if you want the book/access card order the ISBN below:

 

0321952502 / 9780321952509 Choices for College Success Plus NEW MyStudentSuccessLab 2013 Update -- Access Card Package

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0321908694 / 9780321908698 Choices for College Success

0321943252 / 9780321943255 NEW MyStudentSuccessLab 2013 Update -- Valuepack Access Card

 

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For courses in Student Success or First Year Experience.   The activities and strategies in this book focus on three core principles—critical thinking, priority management, and personal well-being. These form the foundation for academic, career, and life success.   Choices for College Success emphasizes the power of pers...

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  Start strong. Finish stronger. www.MyStudentSuccessLab.com

Steve Piscitelli understands, applies, and builds upon basic principles of student success. He helps students visualize their dreams and prioritize their resources on the way to a life of well-being and balance. In addition to this third edition of Choices for College Success , Pearson published Study Skills: Do I Really Need This Stu...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 10.8 × 8.3 × 0.6 inPublished:January 10, 2014Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0321908694

ISBN - 13:9780321908698

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Table of Contents

Introduction: YOU CAN MAKE IT HAPPEN! 

TOPIC 1: TRANSITIONS, BALANCE, AND ORGANIZATION

TOPIC 2: CRITICAL THINKING

TOPIC 3: PRIORITY MANAGEMENT

TOPIC 4: INFORMATION LITERACY

TOPIC 5: MOTIVATION AND GOAL ACHIEVING

TOPIC 6: LEARNING STYLES

TOPIC 7: CLASS TIME LISTENING AND NOTE-TAKING

TOPIC 8: MEMORY AND STUDYING

TOPIC 9: READING

TOPIC 10: TEST PREPARATION AND TEST TAKING

TOPIC 11: CIVILITY    

TOPIC 12: TREATING YOURSELF WITH RESPECT

TOPIC 13: FINANCIAL LITERACY

TOPIC 14: EXPLORATION OF MAJORS AND CAREERS

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Editorial Reviews

"A robust textbook with plenty of details to support class discussions." -- Sara Marchessault, Tallahassee Community College   "Overall, I think this is a wonderful book for first year students and students embrace the book as well. The topics and chapters are relevant to today's college students." -- Carolyn D. Sotto, University of Cincinnati   "Material is written on a level that is challenging as well as inviting to students." --Eunice Evelyn Walker, Southern Arkansas University   "For those who work within a developmental model, this text offers the opportunity to focus on concepts which help develop self-sustaining, independent learners." -- Paul Donaldson, Tulane University (To read the full review provided by NACADA, click here.)