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Study Your Way to Your Perfect Career

Study Your Way to Your Perfect Career
How to Become a Successful Student, Fast, and Then Make It Count

September 2019 | 264 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

New to university and not sure what you should be doing, or when? This book shows you how to make university work for you.

Taking into account academic, personal, and practical experiences, it helps you make the most of all the opportunities your course has to offer:

  • Offers savvy insider hints to help you prepare yourself for university ‘firsts’, like tutorials, lectures, group projects and dissertations
  • Encourages you to think about how your achievements and experiences help you curate the skills and qualities future employers want to see
  • Demonstrates how making the right choices at university can be a springboard into professional and personal development.

With a confidence-building tone, helpful tips and a host of relatable examples, this book doesn't just help you get started at university - it helps you make it count. 

Part I: Getting Started
Chapter 1: Your first week
Chapter 2: Your first course/module choices
Chapter 3: Getting involved in university life
Chapter 4: Your first personal tutorial
Chapter 5: Your first lectures
Chapter 6: Your first seminars
Chapter 7: Extending your reach
Chapter 8: What graduate attributes have you now acquired?
Part II: Effective studying
Chapter 9: Reading lists
Chapter 10: Your first sets of notes
Chapter 11: Your first presentation
Chapter 12: Study groups
Chapter 13: Your first doubts
Chapter 14: Managing your time
Chapter 15: Shaping your professional development
Part III: Successful assessment
Chapter 16: Your first assessed essay/report
Chapter 17: Your first marks/grades
Chapter 18: Your first marking tutorial
Chapter 19: Your first research project
Chapter 20: Group projects
Chapter 21: Your first placement
Chapter 22: Your first exams
Part IV: Making it count
Chapter 23: If you have not chosen a career by your final term
Chapter 24: If you have chosen a career by your final term
Chapter 25: Things to do before you graduate
Chapter 26: Graduation day


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