A. Jerome Jewler is a best-selling author, educator, and lecturer. He has contributed his expertise and guidance to college success education and training since 1972. Jewler is currently a distinguished professor emeritus of the College of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of South Carolina. In addition, he served as the co-director for the campus-wide University 101 program from 1983 to 1989 and was responsible for planning and conducting faculty development workshops focusing on teaching first-year students. He received the Mortar Board award for teaching excellence in 1993 and 1997 and, in 1996, was named the University of South Carolina's Faculty Advisor of the Year.Gardner, John N. is the author of 'Step by Step to College and Career Success (Thomson Advanatage Books Series)' with ISBN 9780534646738 and ISBN 0534646735.