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Doing Honest Work in College:
How to Prepare Citations, Avoid Plagiarism, and Achieve Real Academic Success, Second Edition

Charles Lipson

“Georgetown’s entering class of undergraduates will discover that we actually have given them what we expect will be a very useful book, Doing Honest Work in College. It will be one of the first things students will see on their residence hall desks when they move in.… We like this book because it presents a clear discussion of core principles of academic honesty and how these principles inform all aspects of academic work.”—James J. O’Donnell, Provost, Georgetown University
Paper $14

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The Thinking Student’s Guide to College:
75 Tips for Getting a Better Education

Andrew Roberts

“I want to nominate a book for this summer’s college reading lists that I think represents the best possible selection: The Thinking Student’s Guide to College: 75 Tips for Getting a Better Education. Andrew Roberts, an assistant professor of political science at Northwestern University, wrote this great book that can help students squeeze far more value out of their college years than any other book that I’ve read.”—Lynne O’Shaughnessy, U.S. News and World Report
Paper $14

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How to Succeed in College (While Really Trying):
A Professor's Inside Advice

Jon B. Gould

How to Succeed in College is the best book I have ever read about the student experience and how to navigate academic life in any college or university.… If we could somehow get every high school senior and college freshman, guidance counselor, and parent in the country to read this book, our college students would make the most out of their education, one of the most important investments they will ever make.”—Susan Herbst, president, University of Connecticut
Paper $14

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Succeeding as an International Student in the United States and Canada
Charles Lipson

“As a former international student, I find this work to be very helpful. It covers many topics that prospective international students will face as they embark on a new academic journey. I wish I had read something like this when I came to the United States.”—Rodolfo R. Altamirano, director, Office of International Programs, the University of Pennsylvania
Paper $17