New college students face many challenges, including procrastination, meeting deadlines, test anxiety, and developing relationships with professors. This unique reader, now in its third edition, will students overcome these possible pitfalls by offering practical suggestions for achieving academic and personal success. Students will benefit from innovative chapters on critical thinking and listening written in a brief, straightforward format. The new material on improving reading speed and comprehension and the Enrichment Activities at the end of each chapter will help students develop their pathway to success. Features include: Illustrative examples Enrichment activities for group discussion Skills strategies relevant to career Vocabulary development Memory enhancement skills Additional Support - in and out of the classroom: For instructors and students alike, we encourage you to visit our Student Success Supersite. The valuable resource is at www.prenhall.com/success .Hamachek, Alice L. is the author of 'Coping With College A Guide For Academic Success', published 2006 under ISBN 9780131706927 and ISBN 0131706926.