College Success

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Connections

Bedford/St. Martin’s
Paperback
416 pages • $60.00 (net)
ISBN: 978-1-4576-2840-5
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Connections

Empowering College and Career Success
First Edition

Paul A. Gore, Wade Leuwerke, A. J. Metz

Are you looking for a college success resource that speaks to the all aspects of a student’s college experience? Connections is an innovative new text that offers the ideal balance of motivation, academics, and life skills. It starts with comprehensive coverage of the topics typically covered in the introductory course but has a unique emphasis on goal-setting, life skills and career planning. In every chapter, students are encouraged to take a positive, success-oriented approach to this course—and to life in general—by working to strengthen their strengths, celebrate progress, and use setbacks as opportunities for growth.


Your College Experience, 12e

Bedford/St. Martin’s
Paperback
400 pages • $63.00 (net)
ISBN: 978-1-4576-9966-5
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Your College Experience

Strategies for Success
Twelfth Edition

John N. Gardner and Betsy O. Barefoot

Your College Experience by John Gardner and Betsy Barefoot offers today’s diverse students the practical help they need to make the transition to college and get the most out of their time there. While maintaining its hallmark theme of goal setting, the new edition provides practical strategies across all topics of the book to help students be successful from the start. The book features a fresh new design and a strong new emphasis on the ten research-based High Impact Practices suggested by the American Association of Colleges and Universities. Chapters on Emotional Intelligence, Thinking, and Wellness have all been thoroughly updated with tools and strategies students use on campus right now.


Your College Experience - Two-Year College Edition

Bedford/St. Martin’s
Paperback
400 pages • $56.00 (net)
ISBN: 978-1-4576-6576-9
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Your College Experience

Strategies for Success
Two-Year College Edition

John N. Gardner, Betsy O. Barefoot, and Negar Farakish

An authoritative, research-driven guidebook for two-year students.

This new textbook has been built from the ground up to offer today’s diverse students the practical help they need to make the transition to college and get the most out of their time there. Authors John N. Gardner (founding executive director of the National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition at the University of South Carolina) and Betsy O. Barefoot (co-director and senior scholar in the Policy Center on the First Year of College) are joined by Negar Farakish, Provost at Union County College.

Each new copy of the text can be packaged with LearningCurve, a new adaptive, online assessment tool.

John N. Gardner is the founding executive director of the National Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition at the University of South Carolina.

Betsy O. Barefoot is co-director and senior scholar in the Policy Center on the First Year of College and Vice President of the John N. Gardner Institute for Excellence in Undergraduate Education.

Negar Farakish is the Provost and Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs at Union County College in New Jersey. She has served in various administrative and faculty positions at a number of community colleges and understands the academic and non-academic needs of the student population at these institutions.


Step by Step

Bedford/St. Martin’s
Paperback
208 pages • $37.00 (net)
ISBN: 978-1-4576-7251-4
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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 and beyond. This edition covers pressing topics that affect students’ lives and how they learn, with a particular focus on technology and how students can use technology to learn while avoiding its distractions and dangers.

John N. Gardner is the founding executive director of the National Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition at the University of South Carolina.

Betsy O. Barefoot is co-director and senior scholar in the Policy Center on the First Year of College and Vice President of the John N. Gardner Institute for Excellence in Undergraduate Education.


Your College Experience - Concise 11th Edition

Bedford/St. Martin’s
Paperback
256 pages • $52.50 (net)
ISBN: 978-1-4576-7252-1

Your College Experience

Strategies for Success
Concise Eleventh Edition

John N. Gardner and Betsy O. Barefoot

A concise edition of the popular guidebook by the leading authorities on college success.

This less expensive, streamlined edition of Your College Experience presents a straightforward, realistic, and intelligent review of the skills students need to succeed in college. The text focuses on the academic skills taught in college success courses, providing students with tools and strategies for building a solid base of critical thinking, time management, research, study, and test-taking skills. Additional coverage of emotional intelligence, learning styles, diversity, and money help students get off to a great start.

John N. Gardner is the founding executive director of the National Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition at the University of South Carolina.

Betsy O. Barefoot is co-director and senior scholar in the Policy Center on the First Year of College and Vice President of the John N. Gardner Institute for Excellence in Undergraduate Education.


A Pocket Guide to College Success

Bedford/St. Martin’s
Paperback
256 pages • $25.00 (net)
ISBN: 978-1-4576-1981-6

A Pocket Guide to College Success

Jamie Shushan

“The text is an accessible, concise answer to a first-year student’s most pressing concerns.”—Joanna Kourtidis, University of St. Francis, Illinois

Short and to-the-point, A Pocket Guide to College Success offers practical coverage on the topics typically covered in a full-size college success text, from academic skills like managing time, critical thinking, note taking, and college technology to life skills such as health, stress reduction, and money management.

Rather than include too much content, Jamie Shushan focuses on helping students ask the right questions of the right people so that they drive their own college success.

Jamie Shushan ‎is the Associate Director at Crimson Summer Academy at Harvard University.


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