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The Adult Student's Guide to Survival & Success

by Al Siebert Mary Karr

Whether enrolling in college for the first time or returning after an extended absence, this motivational guide provides adult students with a wealth of practical guidance. This thorough handbook explores not only how to succeed academically while balancing family, work, and other important responsibilities, but also addresses how students can learn to confront their fears, increase their self-confidence and resiliency, and create support groups. Containing essential information on financing education through loans, grants, and scholarships as well as practical tips for managing time, preparing for tests, taking effective notes, and using internet resources, this one-stop reference also includes action review checklists.

The Adult Student's Guide to Survival & Success

by Al Siebert Mary Karr Kristin Pintarich

Whether enrolling in college for the first time or returning after an extended absence, this one-stop reference provides adult students with a wealth of practical guidance once they hit campus--either brick and mortar or online. This thorough guide explores not only how to succeed academically while balancing family, work, and other important responsibilities, but also addresses how students can learn to confront their fears, increase their self-confidence and resiliency, and create learning support groups. The handbook contains essential information on financing education through loans, grants, and scholarships, as well as practical tips for managing time, preparing for tests, taking effective notes, and using internet resources. Now in its seventh edition, The Adult Student's Guide to Survival & Success has both stood the test of time and evolved with it.

The Adult Student's Guide to Survival & Success

by Al Siebert Mary Karr Kristin Pintarich

Whether enrolling in college for the first time or returning after an extended absence, this one-stop reference provides adult students with a wealth of practical guidance once they hit campus--either brick and mortar or online. This thorough guide explores not only how to succeed academically while balancing family, work, and other important responsibilities, but also addresses how students can learn to confront their fears, increase their self-confidence and resiliency, and create learning support groups. The handbook contains essential information on financing education through loans, grants, and scholarships, as well as practical tips for managing time, preparing for tests, taking effective notes, and using internet resources. Now in its seventh edition, The Adult Student's Guide to Survival & Success has both stood the test of time and evolved with it.

The Adult Student's Guide to Survival & Success

by Al Siebert Mary Karr Kristin Pintarich

Whether enrolling in college for the first time or returning after an extended absence, this one-stop reference provides adult students with a wealth of practical guidance once they hit campus--either brick and mortar or online. This thorough guide explores not only how to succeed academically while balancing family, work, and other important responsibilities, but also addresses how students can learn to confront their fears, increase their self-confidence and resiliency, and create learning support groups. The handbook contains essential information on financing education through loans, grants, and scholarships, as well as practical tips for managing time, preparing for tests, taking effective notes, and using internet resources. Now in its seventh edition, The Adult Student's Guide to Survival & Success has both stood the test of time and evolved with it.

The Resiliency Advantage

by Al Siebert

Resiliency--the ability to adapt to life's changes and crises--is key to a healthy, productive life. Based on his deep knowledge of the new science of resiliency, Dr. Al Siebert explains how and why some people are more resilient than others and how resiliency can be learned at any age. Through anecdotes, exercises, and examples, Dr. Siebert details a unique five-level program for becoming more resilient.

The Resiliency Advantage: Master Change, Thrive Under Pressure, and Bounce Back from Setbacks

by Al Siebert

"The Resiliency Advantage" is the first book based in the emerging new "science" of resiliency. It shows people in all occupations and circumstances how to become skilled at bouncing back quickly from setbacks, making difficult challenges turn out well, and converting misfortune into good fortune. Dr. Al Siebert is Director of The Resiliency Centre and author of "The Survivor Personality". He is an ex-paratrooper with a Ph.D. in psychology.

Survivor Personality

by Al Siebert

"As a survivor, I am impressed with this valuable tool for those who look for hope in hopelessness. Dr. Siebert provides a practical guide for anyone who chooses to be a survivor rather than a victim. "-Edith Eva Eger, Ph. d. , Auschwitz survivor.

The Survivor Personality: Why Some People Are Stronger, Smarter, & More Skillful at Handling Life's Difficulties...And How You Can Be, Too

by Al Siebert

"If you have yet to discover within yourself those qualities that seem evident in survivors...this book will...show you what they are..., how you can access and use them for yourself." from Foreword

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