Conquer Study Stress! by Peter LevinConquer Study Stress! by Peter Levin

Conquer Study Stress!

byPeter Levin

Paperback | December 16, 2007

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Are you finding student life stressful? Does the pressure get you down sometimes? Do other people seem to be coping much better than you? Could you use some friendly advice?

This book will help you by showing how to beat twenty of the most common causes of student stress. It describes the symptom, gives a diagnosis and offers tried and tested remedies. It covers such features of student life as:

  • The culture shock facing new students
  • Reading and note-taking and monster reading lists
  • Writing under pressure
  • Finding a dissertation subject and reviewing the literature
  • The lack of constructive feedback
  • The plagiarism police
  • Pressure on your time
  • Counselling services
  • Exams
Dr Peter Levin is an educational developer at LSE. One of his roles is that of ‘teamwork tutor’ for students working on group projects. Prior to taking up his present position he lectured in social policy at LSE. He is author of Making Social Policy (Open University Press, 1997).
Title:Conquer Study Stress!Format:PaperbackDimensions:136 pages, 8.27 × 5.87 × 0.35 inPublished:December 16, 2007Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0335228658

ISBN - 13:9780335228652

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Table of Contents


Stressed out by induction
Intimidated by monster reading lists
Reading takes forever
On a different planet from your teachers
Knee-deep in notes
Suffering from writer's block
Mystified by essay topics
Demoralized by 'negative feedback'
Let down by poor spelling
Stumped for a dissertation subject
Bored with reviewing the literature
Feeling your opinion is worthless
Spooked by the plagiarism police
Getting good marks for coursework, poor marks in exams
Terrified by the prospect of exams
In a project group sabotaged by a 'free-rider'
Hopeless at time management
Tongue-tied in seminars
Unsure about the quality of counselling
Feeling like dropping out

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