Staying Power - How to Get the B.S.* Out of College (or the B.A. or the degree of your choice)
“…for students who aren’t sure what they want, who need help ferreting
out hidden fees and requirements and reading between the lines of
college catalogs… includes suggestions—and work sheets—to help in
deciding where to go, plan a year-by-year course of study, pick
electives, study more effectively and use the library well… also
useful for high school juniors and seniors.” —Dallas Morning News
“…for students who are preparing to attend college, for college
students who are floundering in the academic seas, and for older
students who are trying to get in the groove again.” —Thriving in
Academe, NEA Higher Education Advocate
“…should be required homework… after reading this go-get-‘em manual,
I’m ready to go back and try it again.” —San Antonio
Q. What is harder than getting into college?
A. Getting out—With a degree
Registrars and Deans of Students have judged this book extremely useful
for their offices as well as counseling and testing centers, reading and
study skills classes and athletic departments. This book contains exact
instructions on how to earn the diploma you want—avoiding delays and
following the quickest route to your goal.
Who Needs This Book?
Freshmen or returning students needing to learn their way around the
college maze. Sophomores trying to complete the hazardous “foundation
years” filled with required courses and tempting electives. Juniors
who have managed to survive the “flunk ‘em out” years, and now must make
final choices in their majors and minors. Seniors who need to get
their credit hours and college deadlines in proper order so they can
amaze their families by graduating on time.
“Perpetual Seniors” who need to identify their mistakes and find the
direct route to the bachelor’s degree. Students With Families who need
help managing their time and resources. Friends and Relatives of
students in any of the above categories, who want to give the “key to
success” as a gift.