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Avoiding Conflict: What you can learn from the syllabus

As a college student, you'll spend a lot of time trying to figure out what the world expects of you. Such mysteries can drive you crazy. Luckily, a lot of the answers are provided in the form of a syllabus, which is created for each course offering. Read it thoroughly and refer to it throughout the semester. Too many students embarrass themselves in class by asking questions that the syllabus has already answered. Don't be one of them. Here is the information you'll routinely find:

Choron, Sandra and Harry. College in a Can. New York: Houghton Mifflin, New York, 2004.