The Everything College Survival Book

Author: Michael S Malone
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1440523231
Format: PDF
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Starting college can be an intimidating step in anyone’s life, and The Everything College Survival Book is here to get you right into the swing of things. From deciding on a major and succeeding in your academics to joining clubs and socializing, this updated guide will keep you stress-free and ready for anything! This completely revised book shows you how to: • Pack for the residence halls and live in peace with your roommate • Beat the Freshman 15 and stay healthy • Manage your study time and social life • Avoid common pitfalls—such as drugs and alcohol • Land a rewarding internship No matter what stage of college you’re in, The Everything College Survival Book helps you overcome the challenges and appreciate the joys of this once-in-a-lifetime experience!

The Everything College Survival Book 2nd Edition

Author: Michael S. Malone
Publisher: JG Press
ISBN: 9781572158078
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Starting college can be an intimidating step in anyone's life, and The Everything College Survival Book is here to get you right into the swing of things. From deciding on a major and succeeding in your academics to joining clubs and socializing, this updated guide will keep you stress-free and ready for anything! This completely revised book shows you how to: Pack for the residence halls and live in peace with your roommate. Avoid common pitfalls-such as drugs and alcohol. Beat the Freshman 15 and stay healthy. Land a rewarding internship. Manage your study time and social life. No matter what stage of college you're in, The Everything College Survival Book helps you overcome the challenges and appreciate the joys of this once-in-a-lifetime experience!

The Everything College Survival Book

Author: Jason Rich
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781558507203
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Provides advice on such things as budgeting money, managing time, choosing a course of study, and other essential skills of survival for someone leaving home for the first time and venturing off to college. Original. IP.

The College Roommate from Hell

Author: Linda Fiore
Publisher: Atlantic Publishing Company
ISBN: 1601382766
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This comprehensive guide to everything bad in a roommate is designed to show you how to do just that, providing you with a detailed plan to take on, confront, and handle your problem roommate. You will learn what you should honestly expect from a roommate on the first day and how to tell if part of the problem might arise from you. Learn how to know if your personality types are too different and what you can do to alleviate the stress this might cause. Outlined in detail are common cultural and social differences and multi-step plans for handling each one of them. For those that have issues with confrontation, a special chapter designed to walk you through a calm conversation will help you bring up those concerns that have been nagging at you for weeks. Information on the biggest problems you might encounter with your roommate have been gathered through hours of interviews with college students both new and graduated. Topics such as a roommate using your personal stuff, not cleaning their share, staying up too late, making too much noise, being rude or moody, neglecting to pay their share of the bills, bringing over too many house guests, and dozens more of the most common problems college students encounter with their roommates every year are discussed in this book. Tips for each and every one of these issues and a special chapter on successful communication with a stubborn friend will help guide you through the harrowing maze of trying to fix your roommate from hell. You will learn when a problem roommate may actually have a real problem and how you can help them deal with it. Finally, if things just are not working out, you will learn how you can get help dealing with your roommate and even how you can move out if necessary. If you are pulling out your hair and agonizing over one too many late nights or moldy quarts of milk kicked under your bed, this book is exactly what you have been looking for.

Dean s List

Author: John Bader
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421422379
Format: PDF, Kindle
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All of your hard work in high school has paid off: you have a solid GPA, numerous extracurricular achievements to your name, and an acceptance letter from an excellent college. Now what? What can you expect from the college experience, and how can you get the most out of it? This book will answer your questions and help you find real and lasting success in college. Deans at America’s top institutions—including Harvard, Princeton, Stanford, Yale, and Columbia—join John Bader to tell you what you need to know to have a rich and rewarding college experience. With wisdom, reassurance, and an insider’s perspective, this lively and timely guide will help you develop strategies such as: • Focus on learning, not on grades• Build a new relationship with your parents• Explore your academic choices• Learn from diversity at home and abroad• Cope with failure• Plan boldly for life after college A complete reworking, this second edition includes information on managing workloads and faculty relationships, as well as new material focused on first-generation challenges and international students. Dean’s List offers a thoughtful, commonsense approach to higher education that allows students to make the most of their four years on campus—and beyond.

Getting Ready for College

Author: Polly Berent
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1588363228
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Getting Ready for College is the ultimate easy-to-use guide to success for college-bound seniors, first-years, and their parents. Polly Berent answers the questions you didn’t know you would need to ask: • What’s the deal on financial aid and cash management? • Should I bring a flashlight to school? Do I really need a microwave and a vacuum cleaner? • Should I call Mom every time I’m homesick? Will my boyfriend/girlfriend wait for me? • Will having a credit card help me? Do I need quarters for the laundry? • When should I lock my room? Where can I fill my prescriptions in my new town? • Should I take intro classes or harder classes? Should I join a frat/sorority? • How could I possibly have time to figure all this out and keep in touch with my old friends? This essential manual includes day planners, notes on how to take notes, tips on how to make a “real life” file, and advice from scores of college students in the trenches as well as campus health-care professionals, college counselors, administrators, and financial-aid advisers. This is everything you need to know about getting ready for college, from students and parents just like you.

This Book Is Not Required

Author: Inge Bell
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1483321150
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This Fifth Edition of the underground classic This Book Is Not Required: An Emotional and Intellectual Survival Manual for Students, by Inge Bell, Bernard McCrane, John Gunderson, and Teri Anderson, breaks new ground in participatory education, offering insight and inspiration to help undergraduates make the most of their college years. This edition continues to teach about the college experience as a whole—looking at the personal, social, intellectual, technological, and spiritual demands and opportunities—while incorporating new material highly relevant to today’s students. The material is presented in a personable and straightforward manner, maintaining Dr. Inge Bell’s illuminating writing style throughout, and inviting students to take responsibility for, and make the most of, their educational experiences.

How To Win At College

Author: Cal Newport
Publisher: Three Rivers Press
ISBN: 0767917871
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Draws on firsthand interviews with outstanding students at universities across the country to examine the secrets of a successful college career, introducing seventy-five simple rules designed to assist students ace their classes, assume leadership positions, build a superb résumé, define their life goals, and have fun at the same time. Original. 17,500 first printing.

Don t Tell Me What to Do Just Send Money

Author: Helen E. Johnson
Publisher: Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 9781429948203
Format: PDF
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This completely revised and updated edition of Don't Tell Me What To Do, Just Send Money prepares parents for the issues that they will encounter during their children's college years. Since our original publication over ten years ago, there has been a dramatic increase in the use of cell phone and internet technology. The birth of the term ‘helicopter parent' is, in part, due to the instant and frequent connectivity that parents have with their children today. Parents are struggling with the appropriate use of communicative technology and aren't aware of its impact on their child's development, both personally and academically. With straightforward practicality and using humorous and helpful case examples and dialogues, Don't Tell Me What To Do, Just Send Money helps parents lay the groundwork for a new kind of relationship so that they can help their child more effectively handle everything they'll encounter during their college years.