Chapter 2 - Study and Critical Thinking Skills in College Part One College Strategies for Success Chapter 2 Taking Charge of Your College Career

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Part One: College: Strategies for Success Chapter 2: Taking Charge of Your College Career Coping with New Expectations Set Your Own Operating Rules Examples of rules: Study at least three hours each day or evening. Start studying for a major examination at least a week ahead. Complete all homework assignments regardless of whether you get credit for them. Make review a part of each study session. Read all assigned chapters before the class in which they will be discussed. Take Responsibility for Your Own Learning Develop New Approaches to Learning Focus on Important Concepts Focus on Ideas, Not Right Answers Evaluate New Ideas Taking Charge Accept Responsibility for Grades Don’t Make Excuses Develop Essential, Marketable Skills Early Warning Signals of Academic Difficulty Questions That Predict Academic Difficulty Are you calling behind on assignments? Have you missed several classes recently? Do you feel lost or confused in any course? Are you relying heavily on a friend for help in completing assignments? Do you feel restless and listless, as if something is wrong but you’re not sure what? Do you feel constantly tired or spend a lot of time sleeping? How to Handle Academic Problems Maintain your self-confidence. Remember you are not alone.
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This note was uploaded on 05/30/2008 for the course HUM 100 taught by Professor Labairon during the Fall '06 term at South Central College: Faribault Campus.

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Chapter 2 - Study and Critical Thinking Skills in College Part One College Strategies for Success Chapter 2 Taking Charge of Your College Career

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