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What the best college students do

Author: Ken Bain
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, [2012]
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author of the book What the Best College Teachers Do is back with more humane, doable, and help, this time for students who want to get the most out of college, and every other educational enterprise, too. The first thing they should do? Think beyond the transcript. The creative, successful people profiled in this book, college graduates who went on to change the world we live in, aimed higher than straight A's.  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Bain
ISBN: 9780674066649 0674066642
OCLC Number: 783170375
Description: 289 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The roots of success --
What makes an expert? --
Managing yourself --
Learning how to embrace failure --
Messy problems --
Encouragement --
Curiosity and endless education --
Making the hard choices.
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The author of the best-selling What the Best College Teachers Do is back with humane, doable, and inspiring help for students who want to get the most out of their education. The first thing they  Read more...
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The experiences of successful students are certainly burnished by exposure to the length and breadth of a liberal curriculum, but they are spurred by awe and fascination. The best students seek the Read more...

 
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