P. O. W. E. R Learning Strategies For Success And Life

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It kills me every day to see young men and women not going to college after high school. College is a great life experience, further expanding your knowledge and preparing you for your career. Life can be a whole lot harder for some people without it. The level of degree you need for jobs is going up. Why not go to College? College offers more benefits then just making more money, College offers: Communication, Diversity, and New life experiences. One benefit of attending college is to learn to think critically and communicate. According to Robert Feldman, Author of P.O.W.E.R Learning Strategies for Success and Life, “It’s not about what you major in or which classes you take….it’s really about learning to think and communicate.” Where ever you end up you’ll need to be able to analyze and solve problems- to figure out what needs to be done and how to do it. There are three types of college learners: Surface, strategic, and deep learners. Surface learners are students who do only enough to get by. Strategic learners are students who aim for top grades and honors with little understanding of what they learned. Deep learners are students who leave college with rich education and higher level learning. Another Benefit of college is the different types of people and cultures you see. You will be better prepared to live in a world of diversity.…show more content…
College is a different world from high school. It brings on new experiences and challenges. College can be stressful there are counselors and programs willing to bolster you through the college experience. College is a place to make new friends, learn, and experience new things. College is a building block for your career and life. “Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.”-Winston Churchill College is great and builds lots of careers, students and people just has to be willing to enjoy it no matter how hard it may
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