October Recommended Reading: Academic Success

Know someone who needs help with study skills? The library’s October Recommended Reading – Academic Success – may be of use.

Check them out — leave a comment and tell us which resource is most helpful for you.

Books

Back to school at my age? : a guide for both the returning student and the college administrator / [edited by] Del Witherspoon, Eugenie Nickell ; introduction by Guinevera A. Nance ; includes personal stories by Angie Eason & Gail Hood.
374 B126

Becoming a master student : tools, techniques, hints, ideas, illustrations, examples, methods, procedures, processes, skills, resources, and suggestions for success / Ellis.
378.170281 E47b 1994

College 101 : making the most of your freshman year / Ronald T. Farrar.
378.198 F243c 1988

College rules! : how to study, survive, and succeed in college / Sherrie Nist-Olejnik, and Jodi Patrick Holschuh.
378.198 N727c 2007

How to study / by Ron Fry.
371.30281 F947h 1996

Keys to success : how to achieve your goals / Carol Carter, Joyce Bishop, Sarah Lyman Kravits ; editorial consultant, Richard D. Bucher.
378.198 C323k 2001

On course : strategies for creating success in college and in life / Skip Downing.
378.198 D751o 1999

Procrastination : why you do it, what to do about it / Jane B. Burka & Lenora M. Yuen.
158.1 B959p

The psychology of study [by] C. A. Mace.
153.15 M141p

Smart moves : how to succeed in school, sports, career, and life / Dick DeVenzio.
158.1 D489s 1989

Testmanship; seven ways to raise your examination grades [by] J. N. Hook.
371.30281 H781t

Test wiseness : test-taking skills for adults / the American College ; [Katheryn K. Woodley, project director].
378.17 T342

Time management from the inside out : the foolproof system for taking control of your schedule–and your life / Julie Morgenstern.
650.11 M851t 2004

The thinker’s guide to college success / John Chaffee.
370.1523 C433t 1999

Time for college : the adult student’s guide to survival and success! / Al Siebert & Bernadine Gilpin ; contributing editor, Samuel Kimball ; foreword and comments by Mary Karr ; illustrations by Teresa Rosen.
378.17 S571t 1992

Your memory : a user’s guide / Alan Baddeley.
153.12 B132y 2004

Ebooks

The 26-hour day [electronic resource] : how to gain at least two hours a day with time control / by Vince Panella.
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The art of learning [electronic resource] : a self-help manual for students / Katherine M. Ramsland.
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The complete idiot’s guide to college survival [electronic resource]
/ by Laurie Rozakis.
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How to study [electronic resource] : and other skills for success in college / Allan Mundsack, James Deese, Ellin K. Deese.
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Ready for anything [electronic resource] : 52 productivity principles for work and life / David Allen.
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Study skills strategies [electronic resource] : accelerate your learning / Uelaine A. Lengefeld.
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Test taking strategies and study skills for the utterly confused [electronic resource] / Laurie Rozakis.
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Time management [electronic resource] / Marc Mancini.
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Media

College success skills [videorecording] : all you really need to know. Essay tests and educated guessing / Coast Telecourses ; producers, Patricia Moyer, Lisa Faas ; director, Lisa Faas.
371.30281 C697e 1995

College success skills [videorecording] : all you really need to know. The guaranteed way to study for an exam / Coast Telecourses ; producers, Patricia Moyer, Lisa Faas ; director, Lisa Faas.
371.30281 C697g 1995

Efficient time management [videorecording] / Educational Video Network ; written, produced & created by Christina Vuckovic.
378.17 E27

How to conquer test-taking anxiety [videorecording] / the Guidance Club for Teens ; written and directed by Richard Arsenault.
371.26019 H847 1993

Test taking techniques [videorecording] / written by Johanna Pomeroy ; produced and directed by Denise Welborn ; script adaptation by Denise Welborn.
371.30281 T342 1994

There’s an A in your day [videorecording] / developed and written by Darrel Montero.
371.30281 T398

Websites

Highline Community College Tutoring Center
http://tutoring.highline.edu/home.htm

Howtostudy.org
http://www.howtostudy.org/

Study Guides and Strategies
http://www.studygs.net/

Study Skills (Sweet Briar College)
http://www.arc.sbc.edu/study.html

Study Skills Library (California Polytechnic State University)
http://sas.calpoly.edu/asc/ssl.html

Study Skills Self Help Information (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University)
http://www.ucc.vt.edu/stdysk/stdyhlp.html

University of Minnesota Libraries Assignment Calculator
http://www.lib.umn.edu/help/calculator/

Web Links: Essential Study Skills, 4th Edition
http://college.hmco.com/collegesurvival/wong/essential_study/4e/students/weblinks.html

Recommended Reading: Academic Success (Word Document)

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  1. I found the site linked to my name useful for the most part. It has a page on reading test books. But the test taking tips were the most helpful for me in school as I have bad test anxiety.

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