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A PROFESSOR'S INSIDE GUIDE TO COLLEGE SUCCESS

Format: Trade Paperback, 162 pages

Publisher: Ten Speed Press

On Sale: 04/06/2010

Price: $14.99

ISBN: 978-1-580-08754-4

“College is hard, but the rules for college success are simple. The trick is, even though they are simple in theory, they are often very difficult in practice. But here’s my college professor’s guarantee: If you consistently and conscientiously follow these rules, you will ace your courses, impress your friends and family, and have prospective employers or graduate schools begging you to walk through their doors.” So begins Philip Mitchell Freeman’s Lecture Notes, a practical primer from a...

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MAKE COLLEGE EASIER, FIRE UP YOUR DREAMS, AND GET A GREAT JOB
Written by PATRICK COMBS
Foreword by JACK CANFIELD

Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages

Publisher: Ten Speed Press

On Sale: 08/01/2007

Price: $14.99

ISBN: 978-1-580-08865-7

With so much at stake during college, students need smart and inspiring advice to help them excel. Now in its fifth edition, MAJOR IN SUCCESS reaches out to undecided freshmen and sophomores in search of a major that suits their interests and career ambitions; shows near-graduation students how to bolster their résumé and ace the interview to land their first real job; and presents innovative strategies for tackling the six biggest fears that hold students back.

•Revised edition of the...

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THE UNCONVENTIONAL STRATEGIES REAL COLLEGE STUDENTS USE TO SCORE HIGH WHILE STUDYING LESS
Written by CAL NEWPORT

Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages

Publisher: Three Rivers Press

On Sale: 12/26/2006

Price: $13.99

ISBN: 978-0-767-92271-5

As Cal Newport discovered the hard way during his first year at Dartmouth, straight As are not achieved through all-night study sessions. Rather, most straight-A students study fewer hours than their peers and still get top-tier results because they employ unconventional strategies that streamline their study time. Based on Newport’s experiences and those of the exceptional students he interviewed across America, How to Become aStraight-A Student is the first comprehensive study guide,...

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A GUIDE FOR THE BEGINNING WRITER
Written by STEVEN FRANK

Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages

Publisher: Anchor

On Sale: 09/14/2004

Price: $15.00

ISBN: 978-1-400-03229-7

Thou Shalt Honor Thy Reader, Thou Shalt Not Waste Words, Thou Shalt Not Kill Thy Sentences—these are three of the “pen” commandments through which, with humor and an engaging sense of purpose, Steven Frank inspires his readers not just to write but to write well.

Thou Shalt Take Pleasure in Thy Pen: As Frank watches a group of students huddle around a boy who is gleefully explaining a mysterious scar, an infallible writing topic emerges—describe the grossest thing that’s ever happened to you....

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