Book Title: NSCC College Guide 101

Author: Nova Scotia Community College

Book Description: NSCC College 101: Study Strategize Succeed helps you to create a foundation for post-secondary studies by learning how to learn.  By taking the time to read this book and work through the exercises included, you are investing in the skills that will support you in all of your classes and future learning.  Successful students share a set of skills and habits in common. 

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Welcome to college! Whether this is your first time in post-secondary education, or whether you are returning to studies, you’re arriving with some goals you want to achieve. Perhaps you are taking a focused program to lead you into your desired career.  Perhaps you are exploring courses in different areas, providing a foundation for future specialization.  Wherever you are in your journey, you find yourself in a learning environment that is different from one you have experienced before.

A good foundation for college is learning how to learn.  By taking the time to read this book and work through the exercises included, you are investing in the skills that will support you in all of your classes and future learning.  Successful students share a set of skills and habits in common.  The good news is that these skills are not a secret; anyone can learn the skills that support successful learning. By taking some time to learn proven study strategies, you will be able to reach your learning goals, and avoid the pitfalls that can take you off-track.

Who is this book for?

This book focuses on the skills you’ll need to be successful in undergraduate courses or other adult education classes. If you are:

  • new to college studies
  • returning to college after some time away
  • a mature student
  • an international student
  • or a continuing student who wants to improve their current skills and strategies

this book is meant to support you in your journey.

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This book was cloned from a source that is no longer available. The source URL was https://pressbooks.library.upei.ca/collegeguide. This book may differ from the original.

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Nova Scotia Community College

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NSCC College Guide 101 by NSCC & Kwantlen Polytechnic University is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

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Study and learning skills: general

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Title
NSCC College Guide 101
Author
Nova Scotia Community College
License

Icon for the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License

NSCC College Guide 101 by NSCC & Kwantlen Polytechnic University is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

NSCC College 101: Study, Strategize and Succeed is adapted from University 101: Study, Strategize and Succeed by Kwantlen Polytechnic University Learning Centres licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

The original book, University 101 can be downloaded for free from the B.C. Open Textbook Collection.

NSCC College 101 can be downloaded for free from NSCC Libraries Open Textbook  Collection.

Primary Subject
Study and learning skills: general
Publisher
NSCC
Publication Date
June 30, 2019