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Title College success for adults : insider tips for effective learning / C.M. Gill.
Imprint New York, NY : Routledge, 2021.


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Description 1 online resource (xi, 237 pages) : illustrations
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Bio/Hist Note C.M. Gill is on the faculty at Austin Community College in Austin, TX, where she enjoys teaching adult students in her College Success, English, and math courses. As the Supervisor of ACC's College Prep Program for seven years, she helped thousands of adult students transition successfully into college.
Note Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on August 10, 2020).
Subject Adult college students -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
College student orientation -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Adult learning -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
United States.
Genre Handbooks and manuals.
Contents Develop the mindset of a successful college student -- The top 10 myths about college you must not believe -- Choose the best major and degree or certificate for you -- Find funds to pay for your college education -- What your professors expect you already know, but you probably don't -- Select your classes and professors wisely -- Master work/life/school balance -- Take notes like a pro -- Study smarter, not harder -- Ace tests and conquer test anxiety -- Understand, and master, college technology -- Where to find help -- Steps to take now to secure a job after graduation -- Keep moving on up -- Appendix A: College vocabulary glossary -- Appendix B: Scholarships for adult students : apply now -- Appendix C: Beware the bureaucracy of higher education! -- Appendix D: How to transfer to a four-year university -- Appendix E: College knowledge quiz! -- Appendix F (for instructors): Sample college success course syllabus.
Summary "College Success for Adults: Insider Tips for Effective Learning is a concise, user-friendly guide to college success for the adult college student. In it, readers learn to master the rules, vocabulary, and expectations of the college environment. They'll discover how to balance their work and personal lives with college-level study, develop the mindset of the successful college student, take notes effectively, conquer testing anxiety, win over their professors, and much more.."-- Provided by publisher.
Other Title Print version: Gill, C. M. (Charlene M.). College success for adults New York, NY : Routledge, 2021. 9780367466800