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Book Summary: Fight the Freshman Fifteen, Sleepless Nights, and Other Pitfalls of College Life Welcome to college life. It's full of possibilities -- and pitfalls. Cafeteria food is awful, but there sure is a lot of it. And you can eat as much (or more) of anything -- and everything -- as you want. And in a single year of study, you can grow a gut that will haunt you for the rest of your life. No one in the dorm is going to tell you when to go to bed, and you can wear each all-night cram session like a badge of honor. But on two hours of sleep a night, the circles underyour eyes will make you look like a raccoon before midterms -- which you'll then probably fail. And exercise -- what's that? Say hello to thunder thighs and saggy bat-wing arms. Sound awful? Good. It's supposed to. But take heart: With the simple advice you'll find in this book, you can eat right and get the sleep and exercise you need to excel academically and creatively. You'll get the straight story on how to avoid the freshman fifteen, and learn how to make good choices in the cafeteria and make smart snacks on those few useless appliances they allow you to keep in your room. You'll get tips on fitting regular exercise into a busy class schedule and getting enough sleep without being the only one who never -- NEVER -- makes it to the latest of the late-night parties. Eat smart to fight the freshman fifteen, food allergies, and fatigue Prepare smart snacks right in your dorm room -- without burning the place down! Get enough sleep without missing out on too much late night fun Build the body of your dreams with smart exercise tips Make the grade without succumbing to stress Includes delicious dorm-room snack recipes The Smart Student's Guide to Healthy Dorm Living is a must for any parent sending their student off to college. The book is packed with practical tips for healthy eating. It helps answer the questions I hear from college students every day. This book is the answer to helping teens stay healthy and fit as they transcend the college years into adulthood. Hats off to M.J. and Fred Smith for giving students and easy-to-read survival guide to healthy eating at college. -Ann Blocker, RD, LD, CDE, director of nutrition at Veterans Memorial Hospital and nutrition consultant to Luther College, in Decorah, IA A great book, so practical and useful-fantastic! -Jane Hasek, MSN, Ed.D., chancellor emerita and distinguished professor at Allen College in Waterloo, IA I've lost another two pounds this week. I know that I'm losing it through exercise and diet. My stamina in exercising is increasing while my appetite is decreasing...I feel that I am working harder and longer without being any more tired. I really enjoy exercising and feel great doing it. My mood is better because I feel better about myself. -Andy Wannigman, student I have been using the tips in the book and have a success story. I feel great! It's that plain and simple. I feel better about myself. I'll continue this plan next semester. I liked the results a lot and I hope to get more of the same the longer I participate... -Dana Roberts, student
Book Summary: How do smart students succeed? How do they crack exams and come out on top? What tricks do they have up their sleeves? How do they succeed in life? Find all the answers here in 6 Secrets Smart Students Don't Tell You! A book that tries to answer the pressing question asked by students and parents alike: how to study better and have a successful academic career. Based on his extensive research of smart students, Chandan Deshmukh enumerates the six secrets that will ensure success for all students. Conversational, funny and insightful, this book is a compilation of useful advice, tips and tricks, and anecdotes that not only help answer these all-important questions but also provide a clear and concise guide to how students can pass their exams with flying colours. Simply put, this book is what you need to succeed!
Book Summary: Outlines seven principles to allow readers to increase their learning power, providing practical exercises and advice related to time management, study reading, lectures, memory devices, and examination and essay preparation.
Peter C. Brown,Henry L. Roediger III,Mark A. McDaniel
Author : Peter C. Brown,Henry L. Roediger III,Mark A. McDaniel
Publisher : Harvard University Press
Release : 2014-04-14
Category : Education
ISBN : 9780674729018
File Size : 45,8 Mb
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Book Summary: Discusses the best methods of learning, describing how rereading and rote repetition are counterproductive and how such techniques as self-testing, spaced retrieval, and finding additional layers of information in new material can enhance learning.
Book Summary: Is graduate school right for you? Should you get a master’s or a Ph.D.? How can you choose the best possible school? This classic guide helps students answer these vital questions and much more. It will also help graduate students finish in less time, for less money, and with less trouble. Based on interviews with career counselors, graduate students, and professors, Getting What You Came For is packed with real-life experiences. It has all the advice a student will need not only to survive but to thrive in graduate school, including: instructions on applying to school and for financial aid; how to excel on qualifying exams; how to manage academic politics—including hostile professors; and how to write and defend a top-notch thesis. Most important, it shows you how to land a job when you graduate.
Book Summary: A guide to helping students learn to study more efficiently, discussing the basic requirements a student must bring to the endeavor, explaining the tools of the business of study, and looking at the habits of accomplished studiers.
Book Summary: Looking to jumpstart your GPA? Most college students believe that straight A’s can be achieved only through cramming and painful all-nighters at the library. But Cal Newport knows that real straight-A students don’t study harder—they study smarter. A breakthrough approach to acing academic assignments, from quizzes and exams to essays and papers, How to Become a Straight-A Student reveals for the first time the proven study secrets of real straight-A students across the country and weaves them into a simple, practical system that anyone can master. You will learn how to: • Streamline and maximize your study time • Conquer procrastination • Absorb the material quickly and effectively • Know which reading assignments are critical—and which are not • Target the paper topics that wow professors • Provide A+ answers on exams • Write stellar prose without the agony A strategic blueprint for success that promises more free time, more fun, and top-tier results, How to Become a Straight-A Student is the only study guide written by students for students—with the insider knowledge and real-world methods to help you master the college system and rise to the top of the class.