B's and A's in 30 Days: Strategies for Better Grades in College

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Barron's Educational Series, 1997 - Education - 277 pages
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Thirty short, entertaining, instructive chapters-one for each day of the program-advise students on how to set goals they can reach, study more efficiently in less time, take better classroom notes, develop speed-reading techniques, improve their memory, and tackle tough subjects with confidence. Amusing cartoon illustrations keep the mood appropriately light.
 

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Contents

How to Get Started Right Away
3
Setting Goals
9
How to Accelerate Learning
19
Study Skills That Work
33
Super Note Taking
49
Total Recall
57
Speed Reading Part II
76
Amazing Memory Power
94
Keep Your SelfEsteem Sky High
160
Handle Personal Problems
180
TestTaking Strategies
187
Review and Sneak Preview
202
Free Day
204
Just Show Up
219
Eight Ways to Be Smart
236
How to Write a Research Paper
244

Letting Go of the Past
107
Math Science
119
Review and Preview
132
Locate Resources
154
Flashback and Flashforward
255
Reality Check
265
Bibliography and Suggested
272
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About the author (1997)

Eric Jensen is an internationally recognized educator known for his translation of neuroscience into practical classroom applications. A former teacher, he is the author of over twenty books, including the widely acclaimed Teaching with the Brain in Mind. He is a longtime member of the Society for Neuroscience and the New York Academy of Sciences. Jensen is currently a staff developer and is completing his Ph.D. in psychology.

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