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How to Study in College

3.85  ·  Rating details ·  82 ratings  ·  12 reviews
This best-selling text has helped over a million students transform adequate work into academic success. The Ninth Edition maintains the straightforward and traditional academic format that have made it the leading study skills text in the market. Based on widely tested educational and learning theories, How to Study in College teaches study techniques such as visual think ...more
Paperback, Ninth Edition, 368 pages
Published March 1st 2007 by Houghton Mifflin (first published 1974)
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Yousif Al Zeera
Aug 21, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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This book is just great. Forget the title, it is actually more than just "studying in college". It gives you impressive science into things like memory, handwriting, data collecting, health, nutrition, etc even things like your room lightning and posture and enhanced sleeping.

So it is sort of looking "comprehensively" into your studying ways/techniques AND lifestyle to convey in a scientific way how you can excel in your studies so this book is beneficial even to post-college life.
Barrie Evans
Apr 15, 2009 rated it it was amazing
I have a previous edition of this book. I had to add my rating to it because it gave me a direction to go in when I was in grad school. I thought that being a good student depended upon talent. Pauk teaches usable skills, not gimmicks. I wish I had had this book when I went to college for my undergrad. It would have saved me a lot of anxiety and wasted hours.
Aug 19, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This was a very helpful book, particularly addressing study and note-taking habits. I also benefited from the sections on scheduling and foreign language study. The author's writes clearly and concisely with a humorous tone.
Sarezh kamla
how to study in college ! this was a question i needed it is answer ..
i found the book with more than 400 pages , and i started before college will be open ..
so this book was talked in very wide rang that doesn't leave any any points you need during full year of studying , i gave 2 stars ( it was ok ) yes it was ok for me , .
i am not blaming the writers this is fault of our system and my college that some rules and in some point the book say some thing that you can apply or follow up here in ,
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i actually have the 2nd edition of this book, printed in 1974. my mom found it at her friends garage sale and it's actually still pretty useful.
Duke Silver
A few very good points, a lot of useless stuff.
Llorón De icamole
Jan 13, 2014 rated it really liked it
as other people said, this book gives you a direction to go when you're a student, i wish to have it before...
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Was seriously one of the most helpful books I ever read in college!
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Walter Pauk, Cornell University's reading and study center director, is author of the best-selling How To Study In College. Pauk has been lauded as "one of the most influential professors in the field of developmental education and study skills". He created Cornell Notes. In 1997, Pauk was recognized for his work with the Pearl Anniversary Award by The College Reading and Learning Association.