First Year University Survival Guide

From Stress to Success

Author: Prof David W. Wang

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780993813306

Category:

Page: 108

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In recent years, the number of students who struggle or fail in their first year of university has climbed. Professor David Wang uses his varied background as an educator, researcher, coach, musician and father of nine to give useful advice to help the stressed-out freshman navigate the transition from secondary school to successful undergrad! From putting setbacks into perspective to increasing work ethic (grit) to practical hints for study effectiveness, this book is full of suggestions and stories to inspire the student. This is a highly recommended book for in-coming first year students as well as for parents who are concerned about the transition from high school to university.

First Year University

Author: Dennis Field,Nancy Gray

Publisher: Cssp

ISBN: 9780969313717

Category: Education

Page: 148

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UPDATE: Finalist, 2012 Readers' Choice Awards, in its category. Going to College or University? First Year? Want to know what to expect? A quick search on Google or Amazon will reveal plenty of material, mostly written by profs, or deans, or counselors, or trusted experts, or graduating students. Not this book. Here, you'll find hundreds of students, mostly in their first year, telling stories about how it feels, as it happens. Some wise, some crazy. Some funny, some serious. Some sad, some scary. Advice: well yes, but like everything in this book, actually written by students for students, from their own experiences. Hundreds of stories in their own words. More than 200 voices. A worthwhile read for students, parents, teachers, counselors. The accompanying website has 130 more pieces, accessible from inside the book.

A Freshman Survival Guide for College Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders

The Stuff Nobody Tells You About!

Author: Haley Moss

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 0857009222

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 160

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How do you know which college is right for you? What happens if you don't get on with your roommate? And what on earth is the Greek system all about? As a university student with High-Functioning Autism, Haley Moss offers essential tips and advice in this insider's guide to surviving the Freshman year of college. Chatty, honest and full of really useful information, Haley's first-hand account of the college experience covers everything students with Autism Spectrum Disorders need to know. She talks through getting ready for college, dorm life and living away from parents, what to expect from classes, professors and exams, and how to cope in new social situations and make friends. This book is a must-read for all students on the autism spectrum who are about to begin their first year of college, parents and teachers who are helping them prepare, and college faculty and staff.

How to Survive Your Freshman Year

Author: Yadin Kaufmann,Mark W. Bernstein

Publisher: Hundreds of Heads Books, LLC

ISBN: 193351261X

Category: Education

Page: 434

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"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"--

Surviving First Year Uni

Author: Lauren Williams,John Germov

Publisher: Allen & Unwin

ISBN: 9781865084275

Category: Education

Page: 162

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A user-friendly and up to date guide for all new university students

Your First Year of Varsity

A Survival Guide for College and University

Author: Shelagh Foster,Lehlohonolo Mofokeng

Publisher: Bookstorm

ISBN: 9781928257219

Category: Education

Page: 168

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About to start varsity? Just started college? Then this book is for you! Beginning academic life after high school is exciting - a fresh start that will set foundations for the rest of your life. You'll discover new ideas, meet new people and try new things. You'll also have to become an independent adult, and that can be scary. Shelagh Foster and Lehlohonolo Mofokeng will lead you through all the rules, demands, behaviours, skills and culture shifts that will turn you from a schoolkid into a viable player in higher education. Learn how to: · Write clearly and study smartly · Have safe relationships · Balance your responsibilities, your health and your social life · Manage your time, your money and all those academic demands · Not get kicked out! Let Shelagh and Lehlohonolo help you understand this new world, and how to adapt, grow - and graduate. Ignorance is not bliss. Being prepared is.

Making Your First Year a Success

A Classroom Survival Guide for Middle and High School Teachers

Author: Robert L. Wyatt,J. Elaine White

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 151070101X

Category: Education

Page: 152

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You’ve completed the course work, student teaching, and interviewing. The job is yours. Now what? The first weeks and months of a new teaching position can be the most demanding of your entire career. In this new edition of their bestseller, veteran educators Robert L. Wyatt III and J. Elaine White share a combined 50 years of teaching experience as well as insight and advice from hundreds of teachers in the field they have personally trained. Comprehensive yet concise, Making Your First Year a Success is expressly tailored to assist secondary teachers. Updated topics in this thoroughly revised second edition include: • Integrating technology into classroom activities • Connecting lesson planning and standards • Incorporating differentiation into the secondary classroom • Dealing with stress and nurturing yourself emotionally and physically Whether starting fresh with your first group of students or revitalizing your commitment to the profession you entered many years ago, this handbook will easily become the well-worn reference you turn to again and again for quick tips, practical applications, and words of encouragement.

The Medical Student's Survival Guide: Going clinical

Author: Elizabeth Cottrell

Publisher: Radcliffe Publishing

ISBN: 1846192137

Category: Medical

Page: 154

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To the unsuspecting, wearing a stethoscope could not be more easy. You pick it up, place it around your neck and.hey presto. you look like you know what you are doing and people think you are a doctor. This is the no-nonsense guide to the reality of medical student life. Everything you need to know is here. What are my chances of delivering a baby? How many questions should I ask? How do I insert a nasogastric tube without the patient knowing it's my first time? Where will I live when I'm on clinical rounds? Why can't I wear trainers? Will patients like me? What is a patient's pack year' history? How do I break bad news? How can I get more sleep? and much, much more.

The Freshman Survival Guide

Soulful Advice for Studying, Socializing, and Everything In Between

Author: Nora Bradbury-Haehl,Bill McGarvey

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1599953439

Category: Education

Page: 288

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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 Virgin University Survival Guide

Author: Karla Fitzhugh

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448132789

Category: Education

Page: 176

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University can be a bit of a jungle - student loans, essay deadlines and 'Freshers Week' are just a few hazards. But with the Virgin University Survival Guide you'll never be lost again. This unique university guide provides practical advice on all aspects of university life, including: Getting ready to go - what to take and what to leave behind Freshers Week - what to do and what definitely not to do Your course - studying, coursework and exams Housing, house hunting and dealing with difficult landlords Money - everything you need to know about fees, loans and debt Health and stress Campus crime and safety Work and careers - when to start thinking about the future Graduation and beyond - job, gap year or a post-graduate course? And, of course, how to make the most of your new-found social life. After all, it's not all about studying....

Your First Year of Work

A Survival Guide

Author: Shelagh Foster

Publisher: Bookstorm

ISBN: 9781920434519

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 180

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Are you in your first job? Are you trying to find your first job? Are you stressing about entering the workplace? Are your parents stressing about you finding your first job? Shelagh Foster has seen so many people just like you, battling to get ahead once they've finished matric, college or university. This is a daunting time, but you don't need to go it alone -- let Shelagh guide you through the do's and don'ts of entering the workplace. This survival guide will give you answers to your workplace questions, and to questions you didn't even know to ask! - Write the email that gets you an internship interview - Make a great impression in an interview - Crack the unwritten codes of office culture - Know how your body language impacts on your colleagues' impressions of your performance - Win respect in written and spoken communication - Be professional, no matter how humble your role might be - Interpret the office dress code ... Shelagh will show you the ropes and set you on the road to career success.

Diversity University (Survival Guide for College/Higher Ed. Students)

Author: Vanessa P. Girard, D.M.,Vanessa P., DM Girard

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 055756428X

Category:

Page: 120

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Insights on diversity contained in this book will lessen the stress and anxiety that pave the road to higher education. Pragmatic, comprehensive tips for success ensure that you have all the tools you need to complete your journey thru academia and life!

The International Student's Survival Guide

How to Get the Most from Studying at a UK University

Author: Gareth Davey

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1446245659

Category: Education

Page: 200

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The International Student's Survival Guide is a comprehensive and easy-to-use guide to studying and living in the UK. It will be invaluable in preparing international students for the inevitable differences in culture, customs, and academic life, and helps to ensure they get the most out of their time at University. Gareth Davey provides students with all the information needed to make the right choice about where to study and provides valuable advice on how to settle into your new surroundings, including guidance on: Choosing and applying for a course Leaving home and arriving in the UK Managing finances and living costs Academic culture Teaching and assessment methods Health and welfare Life after graduation Throughout the guide there are checklists and self-evaluation forms to help the reader chart their progress. A glossary is included to aid understanding of the topics covered, and directories of additional sources of information make it easy to find out more where necessary. This guide will be a useful resource for students coming to the UK to embark on either undergraduate or graduate study in any subject.

The Canadian Student Financial Survival Guide

A Comprehensive Handbook on Financing Your Education, Managing Your Expenses & Planning for a Debt-Free Future

Author: Graham McWaters,Winthrop Sheldon

Publisher: Insomniac Press

ISBN: 1897415079

Category: Education

Page: 246

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Students today are faced with ever-rising costs of tuition, and the decisions made as to how to pay for school can be some of the most important a young person makes. The costs for college or university are prohibitive to some and very intimidating to others. It is critical for students to have a handle on their finances, have a plan to eliminate these fears and embark on a life of financial freedom. The Canadian Student Financial Survival Guide will show them how to do this. The Canadian Student Financial Survival Guide covers topics such as student loan applications, financing their education, credit-card issues, car leasing vs. car buying, accommodation and many other issues for students faced with their first major financial decisions.

The Medical Student's Survival Guide: The early years

Author: Elizabeth Cottrell

Publisher: Radcliffe Publishing

ISBN: 184619086X

Category: Medical

Page: 217

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You have to realise early on that you are no longer the best. Whereas in your A level classes you will have been within the top one or two students, now you are not. You are in a room FULL of top one or two' students. Laura Stevens, 1st year Dundee medical student Due to the graphic nature of many of the presentations, subjects of a weak disposition should look away... or definitely not attempt to stuff yourself until you are well accustomed to images that are about to be unleashed onto your brainstem vomiting centre. Elizabeth Li, 2nd year Manchester medical student Okay - you got in. Now what do you do? This is the no-nonsense guide to the reality of medical student life. Everything you need to know is here. How do I find my way to lectures? Can I live on hamburgers? How do I give effective presentations? How much can I drink without vomiting in Freshers week? What about student loans? How should I prepare for exams? Exactly how much work should I be doing? What if I faint in dissection class? and much, much more

Making your first year a success

the secondary teacher's survival guide

Author: Robert Lee Wyatt,J. Elaine White

Publisher: Corwin Pr

ISBN: 9780761978565

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 120

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In this easy-to-follow handbook, Wyatt and White rely heavily upon their more than 50 years of combined teaching experience to share valuable solutions and insights into the issues and concerns that have traditionally baffled beginning teachers. This inspiring survival guide expressly tailored to secondary teachers includes: Time-tested advice that can be implemented easily Assessment techniques specifically designed for high school educators A comprehensive orientation for the new teacher, including important information about professional development, parent-teacher relationships, and interaction with students Simple tactics for effective lesson planning and maximizing technology tools