Posts Tagged "low-cost textbooks"

Freshmen: Wondering About Textbooks & What To Call Your Prof? Just Ask!

Posted by on Aug 28, 2012 in Communicating with Professors, General, General College Success/Responses to Other College Entities | 13 comments

I think I’m going to pop an artery by the time I go back to school in late September. I already wrote about five college success tips that you don’t have to take. This was in response to college success advice that concerned me… remember? Now I’m seeing article after article of even more success tips for freshmen (and students in general) that I find incredibly overcomplicated. Why? Because the advice tells students what they should do six ways from Sunday… research this, look up that. The advice so rarely tells students to simply talk to people… to just ask questions! Should I be surprised? This piece in USA Today College about “what makes...

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Talk About This Today: Was Your Last Textbook $30? Your Next One Could Be!

Posted by on Mar 27, 2012 in Communicating with Professors, General | 18 comments

(Welcome to my first post here in WordPress! I hope you enjoy the new space and I just have to offer “huge-mongous”–new word compliments of my 4-year-old Scott–abundant thanks to Christian Hollingsworth, Smart Boy Designs, for creating this presence for me and mentoring me completely through the process. This professor knows when she needs an adept, patient teacher! The universe gave me a gift! Second note: Remember, only this space has changed, but students, I’m still available 24-7 for questions at and you can “Like” The Chatty Professor on Facebook and the blog will come right to you. I mentioned ramping...

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