"Knowing how to study... doesn't come naturally" (Deese & Deese 1994, v).
"Many students have difficulty making a successful transition from high school to college" (Kornhauser 1993).
"Many students have difficulty making a successful transition from high school to college" (Kornhauser 1993).
Therefore, to be successful...
Like athletics, academic skills have to be built up... no one can run a marathon without preparation (Kornhauser 1993).
Risko, Alvarez, & Fairbanks (1991) state that "college students are expected to be self-directed and to use available resources effectively" (195). They discuss the necessity of the student knowing how to manage time, how to organize their study environment, and how to use the library.
Every one of these areas--and more--will be covered in this tutorial. Right now, please notice that references are given for statements, and that citations for the references are listed at the end of this article. Much information on the Web is difficult to judge. Is it legitimate? Can you trust it?
Like any other information, you should expect, even demand, an explanation of why you should believe the information or conclusions being offered. The traditional approach is to give references to research like you will find in this tutorial.
If you wish to continue with this series of reading, go now to a discussion of why you should go to college.
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