Total College Success

What You Absolutely Need to Know BEFORE Starting College
Academic Architects (Verlag)
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  • erschienen am 5. November 2019
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  • 168 Seiten
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978-1-7333956-1-8 (ISBN)

Total College Success provides the information you need to make a sound judgment on selecting and pursuing a degree program. Unlike other books that give you a cookie-cutter, "one size fits all" approach to these subjects, the approach of this book is to educate you about the various aspects of choosing a college major, selecting a school, financing your education, and planning and pursuing your education. You will be able to effectively research schools, ask the right questions, develop your own thoughts, and make the right decisions that will benefit your career. This book provides insight and information that you won't find in other books.

1. Auflage
  • Englisch
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978-1-7333956-1-8 (9781733395618)
Professor Gary Harris has an Education Specialist degree and currently teaches for two state universities. He is an instructional designer and has over forty years of "real-world" industry experience, to include University Dean, teaching at four other universities, and being retired from the U.S. Air Force.

Preface Why I Wrote This Book Approach of the Book Conventions Used in this Book

Section 1 - About College

Chapter 1 - Introduction Main Benefits of a College Education Alternatives Very Important Suggestion

Chapter 2 - Terms and Credits College Terms College Credits

Chapter 3 - About College Courses Types of Courses General Education Courses Core Courses Electives Course Focus Course Levels Transfer Courses College Credit through Testing Grade Point Average (GPA) Withdrawals and Incompletes Transcripts

Chapter 4 - About College Degrees College Majors and Minors Types and Levels of Degrees The Associate Degree The Bachelor Degree The Masters Degree The Specialist Degree The Doctorate Degree Doctorate Degree Tip Additional Degree Types Certificate and Diploma Programs

Chapter 5 - About Colleges and Universities Public Colleges and Universities Private Colleges and Universities Ivy League Universities Government Study Sub-Categories of Colleges and Universities Political Bias

Chapter 6 - Accreditation Regional Accreditation National Accreditation Specialized (Programmatic) Accreditation Other Accreditation Caution about Accreditation Other Acceptability Considerations Degree Mills

Chapter 7 - About Online Education Types of On-Line Learning Activities Two Specialized Teaching Approaches

Chapter 8 - Cost Tuition In-State Tuition versus Out-of-State Tuition Special In-State Tuition Programs for Non-Residents Additional Fees Large State Universities As Seen on TV A Financial Comparison of Public and Private Institutions Financing Your Education

Chapter 9 - School and Course Quality

Chapter 10 - Final Thoughts about College

Section 2 - Selecting a College and Degree Major

Chapter 11 - Picking Your Degree Major Some Real-World Stories Government Study Four Ideas Final Thoughts

Chapter 12 - Selecting Your School and Getting In College Admissions Research the Schools Research the Programs Research the Instructors Aggressive Admissions Tactics Entrance Exams Red Flags Final Thoughts

Section 3 - In College and Beyond

Chapter 13 - Planning Your Degree Degree Plan Sequencing Your Courses Course Load

Chapter 14 - In College Tips for Writing Projects and Papers Plagiarism Internet Research and Computer Literacy Netiquette, Email, and Respect Additional Suggestions

Chapter 15 - After College Continuing Education Professional Development Courses Continuing Education Courses Professional Certifications Professional Associations Books and Periodicals Consider Another Degree The Bottom Line

Chapter 16 - Conclusion

About the Author

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