The Freshman Survival Guide

Author: Nora Bradbury-Haehl
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781599953434
Release Date: 2011-04-07
Genre: Education

A values-based guide to navigating that critical first year of college that speaks to college students in their own language and offers practical tools that readers need to keep from drinking, sleeping or skipping their way out of college. There are numerous guides for choosing a college, paying for college and getting good grades in college But THE FRESHMAN SURVIVAL GUIDE is the first to offer advice on academics, relationships and lifestyle and combine it with guidance on how to cope with the spiritual, emotional and ethical questions and issues that confront young adults. Divided into five sections (Relationships, Identity &Spirituality, Academics, Risk, Balance), the book tackles issues that include: Homesickness * Learning Who You Are * Real Stats on Mental Health * 10 Reasons to Show Up to Class * Are Your Earning Your BA or Your IM * Safety: Don't Be Paranoid, Just be Smart * Doritos Is Not A Food Group * and 19 other equally pertinent areas that other college guides don't address. This is one college guidebook that freshman won't be ashamed to read and keep in their backpacks.

The Freshman Survival Guide

Author: Nora Bradbury-Haehl
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781455567034
Release Date: 2016-04-05
Genre: Education

A completely revised and updated values-based guide to navigating the first year of college that speaks to college students in their own language and offers practical tools that readers need to keep from drinking, sleeping, or skipping their way out of college. In the four years since its initial publication, THE FRESHMAN SURVIVAL GUIDE has helped thousands of first year students make a successful transition to college life. However, much has changed on campuses. The explosion of technology, ubiquity of social media, and culture changes have all added new layers of complexity to the leap from high school to college. THE FRESHMAN SURVIVAL GUIDE's updated edition features new research and advice on issues such as mental health, sexual assault, and finding balance. It also features expanded sections on dating, money management, and an increased focus on how the over 1.5 million incoming freshman can prepare themselves for the biggest change they've encountered in their lives: heading off to college.

The Freshman Survival Guide

Author: Nora Bradbury-Haehl
Publisher: Center Street
ISBN: 9781455567034
Release Date: 2016-04-05
Genre: Education

A completely revised and updated values-based guide to navigating the first year of college that speaks to college students in their own language and offers practical tools that readers need to keep from drinking, sleeping, or skipping their way out of college. In the four years since its initial publication, THE FRESHMAN SURVIVAL GUIDE has helped thousands of first year students make a successful transition to college life. However, much has changed on campuses. The explosion of technology, ubiquity of social media, and culture changes have all added new layers of complexity to the leap from high school to college. THE FRESHMAN SURVIVAL GUIDE's updated edition features new research and advice on issues such as mental health, sexual assault, and finding balance. It also features expanded sections on dating, money management, and an increased focus on how the over 1.5 million incoming freshman can prepare themselves for the biggest change they've encountered in their lives: heading off to college.

How to Survive Your Freshman Year

Author: Mark W. Bernstein
Publisher: Hundreds of Heads Books, LLC
ISBN: 9781933512617
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Education

"The work is a compilation of advice and stories from hundreds of students at more than 100 colleges across the US, regarding all the important aspects of life as a first-year college student, based on interviews with those students. Topics covered include: leaving home, dormitory life, studying, choosing classes and majors, fraternities, extra-curricular activities, campus food, etc. The work also includes short "expert articles" written by professionals who work with college students. This is the 5th edition of How to Survive Your Freshman Year"--

College 101

Author: Julie Zeilinger
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 9781618216281
Release Date: 2017-04-01
Genre: Study Aids

College 101: A Girl's Guide to Freshman Year is a comprehensive and authentic guide for girls to everything college. Unlike other college guides, College 101 is written from the honest, humorous, and relatable first-person perspective of a young woman who recently experienced her freshman year, while also offering the advice of experts and unique experiences of other college-aged women. This dynamic guide shows girls what to really expect from their first year of college, including pro tips and common pitfalls to avoid. From managing academics and navigating frat culture on campus, to avoiding debt and getting enough sleep, this book answers all girls' questions about university life, including those they didn't even know they had! Presented in a dynamic and varied format, College 101 imparts seriously valuable information and secrets about the freshman year that every girl needs to make sure she survives (and actually enjoys) her first college experience.

College Hacks

Author: Keith Bradford
Publisher: "F+W Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781440590047
Release Date: 2015-08-01
Genre: Reference

Hacks every college student needs to know! Want to ace your next exam? Claim victory as a beer pong champ? Remove that gross stain from your shirt before your interview? College Hacks gives you the tricks and tips you need to get ahead in life without breaking a sweat. Filled with hundreds of ways to simplify nearly every college situation, this guide tells you just what to do when your professor assigns you a twenty-page paper or you run out of clean dishes in your dorm room (chip bag bowl, anyone?). So stop making college harder than it should be! With these everyday hacks, you'll breeze through each semester as you finish assignments and tasks quicker than ever before!

The Naked Roommate

Author: Harlan Cohen
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 9781492645979
Release Date: 2017-04-04
Genre: Study Aids

For 10 years (and counting), The Naked Roommate has been the #1 go-to guide for your very best college experience! From sharing a bathroom with 40 strangers to sharing lecture notes, The Naked Roommate is your behind-the-scenes look at EVERYTHING you need to know about college (but never knew you needed to know). This essential, fully updated edition is packed with real-life advice on everything from making friends to managing stress. Hilarious, outrageous, and telling stories from students on over 100 college campuses cover the basics, and then some, including topics on College Living •Dorm dos, don'ts, and dramas •Lying, noisy, nasty roommates Finding People, Places, & Patience •Social network dos and don'ts •Friend today, gone tomorrow Classes •To go or not to go? •How to get an A, C, or F Dating •17 kinds of college hookups •Long distance = BIG concerns The Party Scene •The punch in the "fruit punch" •Sex, drugs, and safety first Money •Grants, loans, and loose change •Credit cards and campus jobs In college, there's a surprise around every corner. Luckily, The Naked Roommate has you covered!

The Skinny on Your First Year in College

Author: Sean Heffron
Publisher: RAND Media Co
ISBN: 9780984441839
Release Date: 2011-04-01
Genre: Education

When you arrive on campus, spread out in front of you are literally thousands of new things to learn. For most students, it takes months to discover how to successfully navigate in their new environment. Nine months, in fact. September to May: Freshman Year. Now you can have the answers that all freshmen wish they had from the beginning, and you can have them in about an hour. The Skinny on Your First Year in College follows a college freshmen through a series of obstacles - some he was prepared for, others he was not. Navigating the challenges of college becomes difficult as he watchs how other freshmen try to handle the stress of this new enviroment, but understanding is just outside his window.

Goodnight Dorm Room

Author: Samuel Kaplan
Publisher: Ulysses Press
ISBN: 9781612435794
Release Date: 2016-02-22
Genre: Humor

A BITTERSWEET AND HUMOROUS GUIDE TO COLLEGE LIFE FEATURING PRACTICAL TIPS COMBINED WITH FUNNY, FULL COLOR ILLUSTRATIONS You're off to college—it's gonna be life-changing! Follow this book's advice to make it amazing! • What to pack, what to leave behind • Which classes to pick • How TAs can save your brain • Why flip flops are a must • How often to change your sheets • Where to make new friends • How to balance class and fun • And more!!!

The College Dorm Survival Guide

Author: Julia DeVillers
Publisher: Three Rivers Press
ISBN: 0307555275
Release Date: 2010-04-07
Genre: Education

The Ultimate Guide to Surviving and Thriving in the Dorm Dorm life offers you a great chance to meet new people and try new things. But leaving the comforts of home for the first time to enter the roommate-having, small-room-sharing, possibly-coed-bathroom-using world of the dorms can be overwhelming and intimidating. The College Dorm Survival Guide offers expert advice and the inside scoop on: • Choosing the right residence hall for you • Getting along with your roommate (and handling conflict) • Bathroom, laundry, and dining hall survival • Dealing with stress, depression, and safety issues From avoiding the dreaded Freshman 15 to decorating your space, this informative and funny guide gives experts' advice on everything you need to know to enjoy dorm living to the fullest. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Out to Sea

Author: Kelly Radi
Publisher: Beaver's Pond Press
ISBN: 1592987265
Release Date: 2016-08-19
Genre: Education

All aboard, parents! It's time to see your child off on the voyage of a lifetime: the first year of college. The college transition is a stressful and emotional time for both students and parents. ...How do parents survive back on shore when they send their child out to sea? Here is your survival guide! ''Out to Sea: A Parents' Survival Guide to the Freshman Voyage'' will help you navigate the emotional and practical aspects of the freshman year. This easy-to-read, informative guidebook is swimming with helpful tips, organized checklists, and real-world advice from parents and experts alike. ''Out to Sea'' will keep your sanity afloat and ensure smoother sailing for you and your student as you embark on this grand voyage. Anchors aweigh! You'll learn all about: * Packing--with handy checklists * Staying connected * Mentorship parenting * Money matters * Orientation * Academic expectations * Roommate relations * Health and wellness * What to expect when the ship returns Much more!

Off to College

Author: Roger H. Martin
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226295633
Release Date: 2015-08-04
Genre: Education

What should parents expect during their child's first year of college? Roger Martin, double president emeritus of two colleges, spent a year visiting five diverse collegespublic and private, large and small, elite and non-elitein order to offer the parents of college-bound seniors a comprehensive overview of the first-year college experience. In addition to a stint with dorm life and time with students and professors, Martin draws from conversations with a wide variety of campus administrators and staff membersin financial aid, campus police, sports, health care, and disabilities accommodations. We join Martin, for example, as he and a campus safety officer walk around campus on a busy Saturday night. WhileOff to College deals with more traditional topics such as the financial challenges of college, homesickness, and time management, it also tackles more complex, contemporary issues that college freshman may encounter. There are sections devoted to date rape, drinking, campus shootings, and depression, as well as chapters targeted at athletes, minorities, and first generation students. We can boast in this book not only a most appropriate and uniquely positioned author, but also one full of information and good advice from campus sources. Off to College promises to be an encouraging and extremely well-informed guide for any parent sending their child off to a four-year residential college.

Navigating Your Freshman Year

Author: Natavi Guides (Firm)
Publisher:
ISBN: 073520392X
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Study Aids

Written by students, for students, this guide shows freshmen how to get through their first year with flying colors.

College Rules 3rd Edition

Author: Sherrie Nist-Olejnik
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
ISBN: 9781607740179
Release Date: 2011-04-26
Genre: Education

And You Thought Getting into College Was Hard . . . Students who assume they can figure out college on the fly often learn things the hard way—they look back and think, “If only I’d known this from the start!” College Rules! will save you the time and trouble, setting you up for academic success from the get-go. Lesson #1: College is different from high school, and even those who were at the top of their class will need practical advice on how to successfully transition to college life. This updated and expanded third edition of College Rules! reveals strategies that aren’t taught in lectures, including how to: Study smarter—not harder Plan a manageable course schedule Master e-learning technologies Interact effectively with profs Become a research pro—at the library and online Organize killer study groups Feel engaged—even in “yawn” courses Survive the stresses of exam week Succeed even as an alternative or adult student Set yourself up for stellar recommendations Saving time, energy, and aggravation by doing everything right the first time will free you up for that pizza break, ultimate frisbee game, or ski trip even quicker. Why? Because College Rules! From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Freshman Fabulous

Author: Jess Ekstrom
Publisher: Headbands of Hope
ISBN: 1941536670
Release Date: 2015-02-01
Genre: Self-Help

The Freshman Fabulous: The Girl's Guide to College is a humorous, helpful and honest interactive guide written by a recent grad, for the future grad. As a college student, Jess secured an internship all four years with companies like Disney World, Make-A-Wish and the TODAY Show. She gave campus tours every Tuesday and taught fitness classes every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. She played intramural coed flag football and got a stage three concussion. As a sophomore, she made it on CNN running the Krispy Kreme Challenge (eating a dozen donuts and then running 5 miles). Her junior year, she ended up starting my own company, Headbands of Hope, which gives headbands to children with cancer. By the time she graduated in May 2013, it was her full-time job and in over 100 stores in the US and Canada. Being fresh out of college, Jess decided to put all of her tips and tricks (and mistakes) into a guide to help others who are about to embark on their college journey. The Freshman Fabulous: The Girl's Guide to College isn't filled with statistics and studies about college. It's filled with real and honest stories and advice from Ekstrom as well as other anecdotes from female grads. Topics range from what to wear on your first day of class, what to do if you fail a test, how to land internships, studying abroad, what to eat (and what not to eat) at the dining halls, dating, what to do when you have roommate troubles, joining clubs, picking electives and important topics like safety on campus and alcohol. One of the most unique parts about this book is the interactive opportunity. Readers will be encouraged to map out their own college career and goals along the way by using helpful guides. This book isn't a "how to book" to live a college experience like Jess did. But rather, a compilation of lessons learned in college. Through this book, readers will be able to use her stories as a foundation to map out their own college journey.