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You2Uni

Decide. Prepare. Apply.

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 328
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Macmillan Study Skills

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24 July 2012

$26.99

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16 September 2017

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07 August 2012

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• Is Uni right for you – and which subject and Uni would suit you best?
• What do Unis look for - and how can you impress them in your application?
• And how do students survive at Uni? How do they end up where they should...

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• Is Uni right for you – and which subject and Uni would suit you best?
• What do Unis look for - and how can you impress them in your application?
• And how do students survive at Uni? How do they end up where they should be, fed and watered, with money in their pockets?

You2Uni is the ideal book for those thinking about going to university after school or college. Through illustrations of student life and practical activities and discussion points, You2Uni helps you to make informed decisions about what is right for you, improve your academic skills, and develop skills for independent everyday life. It covers every aspect of transition to university life, from choosing a subject to managing your money, and from writing essays to looking after yourself.

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  • Supports students through the many stages of making decisions about going to uni, helping them to think through the relevant issues for themselves
  • Suitable for use as a stand alone text, to support school and college teachers and careers advisers in helping individuals and groups, or for class-based activities

Acknowledgements
Introduction
Getting Started
Is Uni for Me?
You2Uni Quiz
PART A: CHOICES AND DECISIONS When is the Best Time?
Be Fully Informed
Employability and Life Chances
Choosing Your Uni
Choosing Your Subject and Programme
Teaching and Assessment
Money Decisions and Choice of Uni
Making Your Decisions
Making Your Application
A Picture of Uni
PART B: ACADEMIC SKILLS FOR UNI Reading: the Need for Speed
Developing Reading Strategies for Uni
Build Your Word Power
Making Effective Notes
Writing Essays at Uni
Critical Analysis at Uni
Time Management at Uni
What's Different about Study at Uni?
Uni-Facts
PART C: UNI-LIFE Fantasy and Reality of Life at Uni
Managing Your Money
Shopping for Food
Food at Uni: Famine or Feast?
Get on the Move
Finding the Real You
Looking After Yourself
Appendix 1: Timeline for Applications
Appendix 2: Countdown to Uni: Action Plan
Appendix 3: Costs, Financial Support and Repayments
Appendix 4: Where to Get More Information
Answers and Feedback
Glossary of Terms and Acronyms
References
Index.
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Stella Cottrell is an international bestselling author, with over a million sales worldwide. Her other titles include The Study Skills Handbook, Critical Thinking SkillsSkills for Success, The Macmillan Student PlannerThe Exam Skills Handbook and Mindfulness for Students. Stella was formerly Director of Lifelong Learning at the University of Leeds, and Pro Vice-Chancellor for Learning and Teaching at the University of East London.


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Stella Cottrell is an international bestselling author, with over a million sales worldwide. Her other titles include The Study Skills Handbook, Critical Thinking SkillsSkills for Success, The Macmillan Student PlannerThe Exam Skills Handbook and Mindfulness for Students. Stella was formerly Director of Lifelong Learning at the University of Leeds, and Pro Vice-Chancellor for Learning and Teaching at the University of East London.


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