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The Kids' College Almanac , 4th Edition by Barbara C. Greenfield, Robert A. Weinstein

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How Will I Learn at College?

You will learn in all sorts of ways! Chapter 5 describes the many different subjects you can choose from when you attend college. But it’s not only the subjects you study that vary. In this chapter, we look at the different ways you can learn—in and out of the classroom.

We’ll start by looking at how colleges set up their school year. We’ll take a look at the different ways you can attend class. We will then look at the tools you can use to study—the library, books, computers, and multimedia tools among them. You’ll find that college is much more than just sitting in a classroom and listening to a professor talk!

The College Calendar

Colleges do not all use the same school year. They have different starting and ...

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