The College Experience Compact

Paperback | December 29, 2014

byAmy Baldwin, Brian Tietje, Paul G. Stoltz

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For courses in First-Year Experience/University Studies/University Perspectives, Student Success/College Success/Study Skills, and Student Development offered in one credit or blended/online student success programs.
 
Combines student success skills with the world’s leading method for growing greater GRIT (Growth, Resilience, Instinct and Tenacity)
Part of the Experience Series for college students in a 1-credit or blended/online student success program, The College Experience Compact, Second Edition incorporates the GRIT framework, supplying learners with powerful success strategies and tools for college completion and career success—get in, get through, get out, and get paid. The authors recognize that understanding what it takes to succeed in college is one thing, but having the personal GRIT to make it happen is what makes the difference. Framed in a practical, situational manner, the book helps students navigate what to do, when do it, and where to go for support. It provides scientifically grounded yet practical tips and tools students need to grow greater GRIT, which research shows as the most powerful predictor of success in school and beyond. Students ‘Get in, Get through’ using a firm foundation of distinctive features to stay in, and get through, college with academic, social, and transitional skills. In order to ‘Get out, Get paid’ it equips students with ablend of professional and GRIT-based mindset required to successfully graduate and enter a career that fulfills their educational and personal goals.
                       
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Pearson’s MyStudentSuccessLab™   IMPROVING RESULTS For over 10 years, instructors and students have reported better grades through increased engagement and real-time insights into progress.   ENGAGING EXPERIENCES MyLab is designed to reach students in a personal way. engaging learning and practice opportunities lead to a...

Amy Baldwin, M.A. is a pioneering educator and educational entrepreneur. She wrote the first, groundbreaking student success textbook for community colleges and for first-generation students. In response to nationwide demand, in 2011 she founded Educational Frontiers Group (EFG), which provides educational services, such as consulting...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 10.7 × 8.3 × 0.3 inPublished:December 29, 2014Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Preface

Lesson 1: Your Mission Statement and Goals

Lesson 2: Time Management

Lesson 3: Money Management

Lesson 4: Critical and Creative Thinking

Lesson 5: Learning Preferences

Lesson 6: Listening and Note-Taking

Lesson 7: Reading and Note-Taking

Lesson 8: Studying and Note-Taking

Lesson 9: Communication and Diversity

Lesson 10: Information Literacy

Lesson 11: Managing Stress

Lesson 12: Career Exploration

Glossary 

Index