Chapter 2. Succeeding in College

Transitions, Strategies, and Resources

  1. Dr. Jeffrey L. Helms Associate Professor specialist psychologist member and
  2. Dr. Daniel T. Rogers Assistant Professor psychologist member

Published Online: 28 JUN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444320718.ch2

Majoring in Psychology: Achieving Your Educational and Career Goals

Majoring in Psychology: Achieving Your Educational and Career Goals

How to Cite

Helms, J. L. and Rogers, D. T. (2010) Succeeding in College, in Majoring in Psychology: Achieving Your Educational and Career Goals, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444320718.ch2

Author Information

  1. Kennesaw State University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JUN 2010
  2. Published Print: 16 JUL 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405190640

Online ISBN: 9781444320718

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Keywords:

  • succeeding in college - transitions, strategies and resources;
  • steps students take - in helping ensure success in college;
  • understanding how college differs from high school - how changes impact on academic performance;
  • experience of adjusting to college life;
  • college, exciting and formative periods of life;
  • transition to college - a reflection;
  • academic work difficulty - increasing significantly in college;
  • students' responsibility for their learning;
  • students encountering difficulties - when making the college transition;
  • reading course material for comprehension

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Experience of Adjusting to College

  • Academic Strategies

  • Conclusion

  • Suggested Exercises

  • Suggested Readings

  • References