What the Best College Students Do by Ken Bain

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The author of the best-selling What the Best College Teachers Do is back with humane, doable, and inspiring help for students who want to get the most out of their education. The first thing they should do? Think beyond the transcript. Use these four years to cultivate habits of thought that enable learning, growth, and adaptation throughout life.
 

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Ken Bain is Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at the University of the District of Columbia.
 
Published July 16, 2012 by Harvard University Press. 300 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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Bain (History and Academic Affairs/Univ. of the District of Columbia; What the Best College Teachers Do, 2004, etc.) taps into the experiences of dynamic, innovative individuals to tease out how their college experience shaped them.

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Bain (What the Best College Teachers Do), the provost and vice president for academic affairs at the University of the District of Columbia, weaves a narrative from a series of interviews with a group

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Good students often look for shortcuts by taking easy courses or teachers to get their required courses out of the way;

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