College Success - A Focus on the First Year

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College Success: A Focus on the First Year Spi Edition by Sally A. Lipsky (Author), Stacey Winstead (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important.

ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. The digit and digit formats both work. College Success is a comprehensive, user friendly manual on how to navigate through the first year of college.

There are 12 chapters ranging from developing study strategies such as note taking and test taking, improving one’s organizational skills, creating personal and financial wellness, and understanding how to become a critical thinker. focus on college success (university your first year experience) Ring-bound – January 1, by constance staley (Author) out of 5 stars 32 ratings/5(32).

Tom Lochhaas (MFA University of Arizona; ABD Washington University) is a teacher, professional writer, editor, and consultant. Tom has taught at the University of Arizona, Otterbein College, Washington University, and UCLA.

His teaching focus has been on first-year courses with an emphasis on reading, writing, and study and communication skills.

Because of its engaging, relevant style that speaks to readers directly, 97% of students surveyed recommended that their professor use this book again with next year's first-year students. While college success strategies may seem like common sense (after you read about them), many are not.

In a recent survey of students using FOCUS, 97 % would recommend that their professor use this book again with next year's first year students.

Many students today are over-optionalized and over-obligated. FOCUS ON COLLEGE SUCCESS addresses those issues head-on, creating teachable moments--and concrete results--in every class period.

: FOCUS on College Success (): Staley, Constance: Books 97% of students surveyed recommended that their professor use this book again with next year's first-year students. While college success strategies may seem like common sense (after you read about them), many are not.

Written by a leader in the field of Reviews:   Step by Step to College and Career Success. Sixth Edition. John N. Gardner and Betsy O. Barefoot. An essential toolkit for college success.

In this new edition, the authors have focused on the most crucial skills and the most important choices students make in order to succeed in college. Book Description. College Success is adapted from a work produced by a publisher who has requested that they and the original author not receive attribution.

This adapted edition is produced by the University of Minnesota Libraries Publishing through the eLearning Support Initiative. Steve Staley and Constance Staley's FOCUS ON COLLEGE AND CAREER SUCCESS is uniquely equipped to turn the tides with regard to retention among first year college students.

Visually appealing, research-based, and highly motivational, this text thoroughly engages students with direct applications and immediate results. Constance Staley, one of the best-known names in the field of.

FOCUS on College Success, Concise Edition (Cengage Learning’s FOCUS Series) - Kindle edition by Staley, Constance. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading FOCUS on College Success, Concise Edition (Cengage Learning’s FOCUS Series).Reviews: 7.

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In a recent survey of students using FOCUS, 97% would recommend that their professor use this book again with next year's first-year students. Many students today are over-optionalized and over-obligated. FOCUS ON COLLEGE SUCCESS addresses those issues head-on, creating teachable moments—and concrete results—in every class period.

In a recent survey of students using FOCUS, 97% would recommend that their professor use this book again with next year's first-year students. Many students today are over-optionalized and over-obligated.

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FOCUS ON COLLEGE SUCCESS addresses those issues head-on, creating teachable moments--and concrete results--in every class period. Success in college requires more than just intellect. Motivation, focus, and discipline are key.

And one book shows you how to use that key to drive your personal success in college--and beyond. Research-based and highly motivational, FOCUS ON COLLEGE SUCCESS thoroughly engages you with direct applications and immediate results/5(2).

Because of its engaging, relevant style that speaks to readers directly, 97% of students surveyed recommended that their professor use this book again with next year's first-year students.

While college success strategies may seem like common sense (after you Reviews: 7. In a recent survey of students using FOCUS, 97 % would recommend that their professor use this book again with next year's first year students. Many students today are over-optionalized and over-obligated. FOCUS ON COLLEGE SUCCESS addresses those issues head-on, creating teachable moments--and concrete results--in every class period.

Hazard and Carter () believe there are six adjustment areas that first-year college students experience: academic, cultural, emotional, financial, intellectual, and social.

Of course, you won’t go through these adjustments all at once or even in just the first year. Some will take time, while others may not even feel like much of a. I am confident I can earn the grades I need to achieve success in my college courses.

I know the first year of college will be the most difficult, but I am fully prepared and take responsibility for my own success. I am taking steps every day to ensure I am successful in every aspect of the college.

With increased attention to diversity, mindfulness, resilience, grit, financial literacy, technology and productivity, college-related "life hacks," alternative presentation e-tools, and the newest strategies in career planning, the fifth edition of FOCUS ON COLLEGE SUCCESS recognizes the varied experiences of today's students and guides them to be more mindful, motivated, productive, and focused.

CSFI for FOCUS on College Success, 1 term Instant Access ISBN The College Success Factors Index (CSFI) is an online survey that assesses your patterns of behavior and attitudes in areas that have been proven by research to affect student outcomes for success.

Learn college success with free interactive flashcards. Choose from different sets of college success flashcards on Quizlet. Written by Steve and Constance Staley, two of the best-known names in the field of first-year student motivation, it increases the credibility of college success courses by providing tools that help students succeed.

In a survey of students using FOCUS, 97% recommended that. All-You-Can-Learn Access with Cengage Unlimited.

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Students get unlimited access to a library of more t products for $ per term. This book is premised on a very powerful social/educational concern about college retention rates: one-third of first-year students seriously consider leaving college during their first term, and only half of all students who start college ultimately graduate.

This book examines the first year of college from a variety of perspectives to paint. Motivation, focus, and discipline are key. And one book shows you how to use that key to drive your personal success in college--and well beyond.

Research-based and highly motivational, FOCUS ON COLLEGE SUCCESS thoroughly engages you with direct applications and immediate results.

While college success tactics may seem like common sense, many. College can be one of the most exciting times in your life and with our field guide in hand, you’re already well on your way to going from first-year student to first year success.

BOOK. In a recent survey of students using FOCUS, 97% would recommend that their professor use this book again with next year's first-year students. Many students today are over-optionalized and over-obligated. FOCUS ON COLLEGE SUCCESS addresses those issues head-on, creating teachable moments-and concrete results-in every class period.

Writing, Reading, and College Success: A First-Year Composition Course for All Learners (Kashyap and Dyquisto) and made reading and writing the focus of the book, a process which entailed a thorough restructuring of the book.

Many students taking first-year composition in their very first semester lack college success skills. To help these. Purpose First is designed to help college students maximize first-year success and like focus on enabling students to students in their first year of college.

Although focused on a First-Year Experience Program, there are implications for institution-wide practices that have the potential to improve student success for all first-year students. Article: This article draws from a larger mixed-methods study that analyzed student success in a First-Year Experience Program at an urban community college.

Doing More to Focus on Outcomes. Cost and debt are only part of the story – we need increased focus on student success. Addressing growing college costs and debt is absolutely critical.

Many more students need access to vastly more affordable and quality higher education opportunities – including tuition- and debt-free degree options.If you liked the tips in this blog, you’ll love the tips in our new book, The Secrets of College Success.

You can write us at [email protected] We’d love to hear from you.Attempting to find the 15 best books for college students is an impossible task from the start. It’s so subjective that you could argue 15 other books would better represent this list. However, the word best means “excellent quality” and all of the books listed are excellent.