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College Success Guide, 2nd Edition by Patricia Weiss, Dr. Karin Blackett

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CHAPTER 3Perception, LearningStyles, and Personality

“Preconceived notions are the locks on the door to wisdom.”

Merry Browne

We all go through life being told how we are and why we do the things we do. These preconceived ideas can keep us from being successful. In this chapter, we look at how identifying your learning style and personality type can change how you see yourself. This chapter also shows you how not knowing these two things can affect your academic success. By the end of this chapter, you will come to understand how knowing yourself better and getting rid of some of those preconceived notions you have about yourself can help you on your road to success.

Perception

Your perception of yourself comes from conditioning, from statements ...

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