The most thoroughly revised edition yet! Featuring extensive revisions to the Learning chapters and a new chapter on memory, YOUR COLLEGE EXPERIENCE, 7e continues its 20-year tradition of providing straightforward, intelligent coverage of the skills students need to succeed in college today. New co-author Betsy Barefoot has updated and added new research materials throughout, and worked to streamline the text. Now only 16 chapters, the book presents more current information in fewer chapters than ever before. Also new to this edition: iLrn College Success! Available with new copies of the book, this innovative teaching tool lets instructors create assignments that students can use to assess their mastery of topics covered in the book. Assignments are automatically graded, providing instructors and students with immediate feedback on student performance. iLrn gives students the power to prioritize and strategically use their study time, while it gives instructors the power to tailor their in-class time to meet their students' most pressing needs. Author John Gardner is a well-known proponent of the first-year seminar and was instrumental is creating the National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition at the University of South Carolina. He and co-authors Jewler and Barefoot continue to write, research, and travel to support the First-Year Experience.Gardner is the author of 'Your College Experience: Strategies for Success', published 2006 under ISBN 9781413030167 and ISBN 1413030165.