For Freshman Orientation, Introduction to College, College Survival, and College Seminar courses. The first book on the market written with the first-time community college student in mind, this text provides basic information as well as encouragement for the non-traditional student—it shows that going to college and balancing work and family can be accomplished without compromising students’ success.
The Community College Experience Brief covers a range of topics from making the transition into college culture, to practicing active learning and study skills, and preparing for a degree and a career. Each chapter, including the return of the time and energy management chapter, explores a major “college survival” topic in depth and provides a wealth of information for anyone who has stepped onto campus for the first time, all in a straightforward, easy-to-read format. The third edition now offers exciting new features such Tech Tactics, using technology and websites to further understanding, and Emotional Intelligence Check-Up, which allows students to explore four key emotional intelligence characteristics that can help them succeed.