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University 101: Study/ Strategize and Succeed

Author: Kwantlen Polytechnic University Learning Centres
Subject: Student Success
Source: Open Textbook Library
Publisher: Kwantlen Polytechnic University
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Welcome to university! Whether this is your first time in post-secondary education/ or whether you are returning to studies/ you’re arriving with some goals you want to achieve. Perhaps you are taking a focused program to lead you into your desired career. Perhaps you are exploring courses in different areas/ providing a foundation for future specialization. Wherever you are in your journey/ you find yourself in a learning environment that is different from one you have experienced before. A good foundation for university is learning how to learn. By taking the time to read this book and work through the exercises included/ you are investing in the skills that will support you in all of your classes and future learning. Successful students share a set of skills and habits in common. The good news is that these skills are not a secret; anyone can learn the skills that support successful learning. By taking some time to learn proven study strategies/ you will be able to reach your learning goals/ and avoid the pitfalls that can take you off-track. Who is this book for? This book focuses on the skills you’ll need to be successful in undergraduate courses or other adult education classes. If you are: new to university studies returning to university after some time away a mature student an international student or a continuing student who wants to improve their current skills and strategies this book is meant to support you in your journey.

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