Foundations of Academic Success: Words of Wisdom

Foundations of Academic Success: Words of Wisdom

By Thomas C. Priester
Book Description

Foundations of Academic Success: Words of Wisdom (FAS: WoW) introduces you to the various aspects of student and academic life on campus and prepares you to thrive as a successful college student (since there is a difference between a college student and a successful college student). Each section of FAS: WoW is framed by self-authored, true-to-life short stories from actual State University of New York (SUNY) students, employees, and alumni. The advice they share includes a variety of techniques to help you cope with the demands of college. The lessons learned are meant to enlarge your awareness of self with respect to your academic and personal goals and assist you to gain the necessary skills to succeed in college.

Table of Contents
  • Preface
  • YOUR Solid Foundation
  • The Student Experience
    • Kristen Mruk
  • Practice, Practice, Practice
    • Dr. Kristine Duffy
  • Why So Many Questions?
    • Fatima Rodriguez Johnson
  • These Are the Best Years of Your Life
    • Sara Vacin
  • With A Little Help From My Friends
    • Paulo Fernandes
  • YOU Are the President and CEO of YOU
  • Can You Listen to Yourself?
    • Yuki Sasao
  • Failure Is Not an Option
    • Nathan Wallace
  • Thinking Critically and Creatively
    • Dr. Andrew Robert Baker
  • Time Is on Your Side
    • Christopher L. Hockey
  • What Do You Enjoy Studying?
    • Dr. Patricia Munsch
  • The Future YOU
  • Fighting for My Future Now
    • Amie Bernstein
  • Something Was Different
    • Jacqueline Tiermini
  • Transferrable
    • Vicki L. Brown
  • It’s Like Online Dating
    • Jackie Vetrano
  • Learn What You Don’t Want
    • Jamie Edwards
  • Conclusion
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