If they offer this class at your college, take it! If not, the book should still be a big help. The Eleventh Edition of the bestselling Becoming a Master Student continues to lead the way in meeting the changing needs of today's first-year students. Through interactive journaling, a motivational writing style, and hands-on activities that students can apply right away, this text helps students succeed in college and in life. The Eleventh Edition's clean, sophisticated interior design appeals to both traditional students and adult learners. Tools like the Discovery Wheel, Discovery and Intention Journal, Power Process articles, Master Student Profiles, and the Kolb Learning Styles Inventory (LSI) deepen students' knowledge of themselves and the world around them.In addition to the traditional print format, the Eleventh Edition offers a new Multimedia version, which brings together all of the tools instructors have come to rely on--such as videos, quizzes, and journal entries--and delivers them in a single, seamless format. Also look for a more concise length; a completely revised Diversity Chapter; a new Money Chapter; additional strategies for choosing a major; Mastering Technology boxes, skillfully connecting each chapter's topic with applicable technology; an updated Communication chapter with new coverage on analyzing your audience and overcoming the fear of public speaking; and expanded coverage of planning for the next semester and for a career in the What's Next chapter.