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The study skills book

The study skills book

McMillan, Kathleen; Weyers, Jonathan D. B; McMillan, Kathleen

An essential handbook every student needs to survive at university, this title provides essential practical advice on everything from financial tips and dealing with stress, to discovering how to get the best out of tutorials, how to write and present assignments, and what to do when up against an assessment crunch-point. Is there a secret to successful study? The answer is 'yes'! There are some essential skills and smart strategies that will help you to improve your results at university . Using proven techniques and tips to help you focus your efforts and develop successful study skills and strategies, THE STUDY SKILLS BOOK provides practical answers to questions such as: What do lecturers expect from you in a tutorial? What's the best way to plan an essay or dissertation? Where should you concentrate your efforts for maximum impact? This book is an essential practical resource for all students who want to improve their performance and succeed in their studies: All key study skills are covered including essay writing, revision and exams, tutorials, and dissertations Practical solutions are presented for the most common problems A common-sense, no-nonsense approach is offered using practical checklists and tips This handbook has been written by experts and extensively tested on students to help you focus your efforts, troubleshoot your problems and thrive at university. "Every aspect of university life is covered - my tip to other students is to have this book on their desk and use it - (it) has been a great help", Sarah Scott, Student "This book really is a must have for any first year student!! Easy to read, intelligent and the best help a first year could ever want!", Alastair Ross, Amazon reviewer "This book really will be a godsend to you during your time at university. It's like my bible now - I'm so glad I bought it!", Fi Wordsworth, Amazon reviewer

eBook, Electronic resource, Book. English.
3rd ed.
Published Harlow: Pearson Education, 2012.
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Statement of responsibility: Kathleen McMillan and Jonathan Weyers
ISBN: 0273773348, 9780273773344
Note: Previous ed.: published as The smarter study skills companion. Harlow: Prentice Hall, 2009.
Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Physical Description: 1 online resource (xi, 450 p.) : ill.
Series: Smarter study skills
Subject: College student orientation Great Britain.; Education.; Study skills.
Reproduction: Electronic reproduction. Askews and Holts. Mode of access: World Wide Web.