To the Student

Guide to Success

Success can be planned. Combine goals and good study habits to create a plan for success that works for you. The following list contains study tips that your authors consider most helpful.

Skills for Success

  • Set goals and expect success. Approach this class experience with a positive attitude.

  • Communicate with your instructor when you need extra help.

  • Take your text with you to class and lab. Each section in the text is designed with headings and boxed information that provide an outline for easy reference.

  • Ask questions in class, lab, and tutoring sessions. Instructors encourage them, and other students probably have the same questions.

  • Begin each homework assignment as soon as possible. If you have difficulty, ...

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