Al Siebert received his MA and PhD in psychology from the University of Michigan. He authored The Resiliency Advantage and The Survivor Personality. Articles quoting his resiliency research and his quiz "How Resilient Are You?" have been featured in many national publications. He co-authored Student Success. More information about Al's resiliency work can be found at ResiliencyCenter.com. Mary Karr received a BS in Speech Communication and Psychology, and her MS in Speech Communication from Portland State University. Currently, Mary evaluates essays and awards prior learning credit for Marylhurst University. Mary co-wrote Teaching College Success to Adult Learners, the instructor's manual for ASG. Kristin Pintarich worked as Dr. Al Siebert's assistant and personal editor for nearly twenty years prior to his passing in 2009. Previously edited works include the 2010 re-issue of The Survivor Personality and The Resiliency Advantage.