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This Book Will Not Be on the Test: The Study Skills Revolution (Hardcover)

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The problem with higher education today is that colleges are not transparent about their students' academic lives, so families don't know what their students should experience or accomplish in college. This book is part on-the-ground college insider tell-all memoir and part study skills bible. It's brutally honest, relatable, entirely free of jargon, and alerts parents to a huge problem in American education today--high school doesn't prepare students to thrive in college. Offering explicit study skills solutions for the academic, financial, and mental health problems caused by this unfortunate reality, This Book Will Not Be on the Test helps students, parents, teachers, and administrators have more rewarding experiences in schools, to the great benefit of themselves and their school communities. It shows students how to learn more and earn better grades in less time so that they can make the most of their college investment; it shows what parents can expect from their kids' college experiences; and it shows administrators what the schoolwork is really like at the level below or above their current professional context. Every parent will recognize their college-bound children somewhere in this book.

About the Author

Paul Smith Rivas is the director of Smith Rivas Study Skills & Academic Coaching. He studied literature in Mexico City, backpacked from Spain to Syria via Morocco and Wales, performed stand-up comedy in Spanish in Buenos Aires, and traveled from Argentina to the United States by bus.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781475845594
ISBN-10: 1475845596
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Publication Date: February 15th, 2019
Pages: 156
Language: English