Summary: For courses in First-Year Orientation, Student Success, Study Skills, Extended Orientation, Freshman Year Experience.
Filled with stories of inspiration, this book is founded on the hope that comes with education, goal-setting and determination and thus motivates students by concentrating on concrete academic and personal strategies which will help them navigate the changes they face. Utilizing Bloom's Taxonomy and SQ3R throughout, it is a text that actually ...show more uses reading and critical thinking strategies rather than just talking about them. This edition reflects a deeper focus on self-responsibility and active learning which is reinforced by its interactive design. Thoroughly updated, it now includes new chapters on money and debt management, and self-engagement. As suggested by it's new subtitle, this edition also contains a wealth of activities to help students discover their potential, learn actively, and live well. ...show less