How to Survive Your Freshman Year

Author: Mark W. Bernstein,Yadin Kaufmann

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"--

How to Survive Your Freshman Year

Fifth Edition

Author: Mark W. Bernstein,Yadin Kaufmann

Publisher: Hundreds of Heads Books, LLC

ISBN: 193351230X

Category: Education

Page: 464

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How to Survive Your Freshman Year offers incoming college freshmen the experience, advice, and wisdom of their peers: hundreds of other students who have survived their first year of college and have something interesting to say about it. Based on interviews with hundreds of college students at every type of higher-learning institution across the country, this book has insights on every aspect of college life, including, what to take to the dorm, living with roommates, Facebook and other social networks, extracurricular activities, choosing classes, studying, going abroad, finances, food, the social scene, doing laundry, staying in touch with friends and family, and much more. Highly readable, much of the book consists of short snippets with some interesting insight and advice from the college students interviewed. The book also includes expert input from college advisors and officers.

How to Survive Your Freshman Year

Author: Mark W. Bernstein,Yadin Kaufmann

Publisher: Hundreds of Heads Books, LLC

ISBN: 9781933512266

Category: Education

Page: 382

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How to Survive Your Freshman Year offers incoming college freshmen the experience, advice, and wisdom of their peers: hundreds of other students who have survived their first year of college and have something interesting to say about it. Based on interviews with hundreds of college students at every type of higher-learning institution across the country, this book has insights on every aspect of college life, including, what to take to the dorm, living with roommates, Facebook and other social networks, extracurricular activities, choosing classes, studying, going abroad, finances, food, the social scene, doing laundry, staying in touch with friends and family, and much more. Highly readable, much of the book consists of short snippets with some interesting insight and advice from the college students interviewed. The book also includes expert input from college advisors and officers.

How to Survive Your Freshman Year

Author: Mark W. Bernstein,Yadin Kaufmann

Publisher: Hundreds of Heads Books, LLC

ISBN: 1933512148

Category: Education

Page: 302

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Provides college freshmen with advice on such topics as dorm life, roommates, choosing classes, studying, working, laundry, dating, free time, and fraternities and sororities.

Off to College

Now What? a Practical Guide to Surviving and Succeeding Your First Year of College

Author: Jessica Linnell

Publisher: Atlantic Publishing Company

ISBN: 1601383142

Category: Education

Page: 288

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According to the US Census Bureau's report on the number of college students in the United States, more than 500,000 high school seniors pack up and leave their homes for college each year, intent on starting the next level of their education. The freshman year of college is an initiation into independent living, but it can be incredibly stressful on someone who is not prepared. It is estimated that almost 150,000 students will dropout before starting their second year, and it is not always because of the angry professor or sub-par living conditions. Everything from the cost of living on your own to the stress of trying to balance a job, school, and a completely new kind of social life will weigh heavily on you. The key to being successful in your first year of college is to be prepared for anything that might arise, maintaining a strict, well-organized schedule, balancing your free time and new found social freedom, and putting the right amount of energy into your studies. This unique, groundbreaking book will provide you with a milestone from which to set forth in your new college career. You will learn how you can transition from the rigid daily rules of life with your parents to a rule-free environment, without giving up the education you have worked so hard for. You will learn the four essential cornerstones of a healthy, successful college career: Study, Friends, Health, and Involvement. Many hours of interviews have helped to compile a comprehensive list of studying and living habits and also routines that will keep you locked in and on target throughout your college career. The Freshman 15 is not a simple joke. According to Kidshealth.org, the average college freshman actually gains ten pounds in their first year away from home. You will learn how to balance your small budget with a healthy lifestyle and maintain the weight and health you enjoyed when you left home using the resources every major college provides its students. You will also learn how to balance your classes and choose a schedule that will help you in the arduous process of selecting your major and minor. In addition, learn how to deal with your first college roommate, decide whether you want to join a fraternity or sorority, and decide how to handle parties on campus. An entire section is included on how to make extra money while in college by working part-time on- and off-campus. The chapter on college dating will help you decide when and how you should dip into the massive college dating pool. For any college freshman who wants to learn the best tips and tricks to staying organized, acing that first semester, and being the life of the campus, all without losing focus, this book is for you. Atlantic Publishing is a small, independent publishing company based in Ocala, Florida. Founded over twenty years ago in the company presidentâe(tm)s garage, Atlantic Publishing has grown to become a renowned resource for non-fiction books. Today, over 450 titles are in print covering subjects such as small business, healthy living, management, finance, careers, and real estate. Atlantic Publishing prides itself on producing award winning, high-quality manuals that give readers up-to-date, pertinent information, real-world examples, and case studies with expert advice. Every book has resources, contact information, and web sites of the products or companies discussed.

The Skinny on Your First Year in College

Author: Sean Heffron

Publisher: RAND Media Co

ISBN: 0984441832

Category: Education

Page: 264

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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.

Been There, Survived that

Getting Through Freshman Year of High School

Author: Karen Macklin

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780979017377

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 96

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Four teens offer advice on how to get through the first weeks of high school, offering tips on such topics as surviving the lunchroom, dealing with failure, and meeting new people.

Surviving Your First Year of College

Author: Michael A. Kipp,Sandy Kipp

Publisher: Beacon Hill Press

ISBN: 9780834150638

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 121

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Surviving Your First Year of College covers everything from roommate troubles to class attendance to cash flow to visiting the campus nurse. Whatever you've got a question about, this book covers it-- because nobody wants more than us (except your parents, maybe) to see you not only survive college but actually thrive during your first year. So put down that summer reading, take a break from packing, get your mind off that upcoming goodbye to your significant other, and settle in for a few laughs and a lot of great tips about Surviving Your First Year of College.

Out to Sea

A Parents' Survival Guide to the Freshman Voyage

Author: Kelly Radi

Publisher: Beaver's Pond Press

ISBN: 9781592987269

Category: Education

Page: N.A

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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!

How to Survive Your Teenager

By Hundreds of Still-Sane Parents Who Did

Author: Beth Reingold Gluck,Joel Rosenfeld

Publisher: Hundreds of Heads Books, LLC

ISBN: 9781933512174

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 256

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How to Survive Your Teenager offers words of wisdom and entertaining stories on teenagers from the real 'pros' — everyday parents across the country who have raised a teenager and survived to tell their story. A fun and quick read for harried parents on the go, the book is jam-packed with hundreds of quick tips and great advice on a variety of subjects, including home life, school, friends and peer pressure, media and entertainment, sex, and drinking and drugs.

U Thrive

How to Succeed in College (and Life)

Author: Dan Lerner,Alan Schlechter,

Publisher: Little, Brown

ISBN: 0316311634

Category: Education

Page: 304

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From the professors who teach NYU's most popular elective class, "Science of Happiness," a fun, comprehensive guide to surviving and thriving in college and beyond. Every year, almost 4,000,000 students begin their freshman year at colleges and universities nationwide. Most of them will sleep less and stress out a whole lot more. By the end of the year, 30% of those freshmen will have dropped out. For many, the unforeseen demands of college life are so overwhelming that "the best four years of your life" can start to feel like the worst. Enter Daniel Lerner and Dr. Alan Schlechter, ready to teach students how to not only survive college, but flourish in it. Filled with fascinating science, real-life stories, and tips for building positive lifelong habits, U Thrive addresses the opportunities and challenges every undergrad will face -- from finding a passion to dealing with nightmarish roommates and surviving finals week. Engaging and hilarious, U Thrive will help students grow into the happy, successful alums they all deserve to be.

Surviving High School

Author: M. Doty

Publisher: Poppy

ISBN: 0316220167

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 224

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What's the secret to surviving your freshman year of high school? Emily Kessler thinks she has it all figured out. She eats, sleeps and trains for competitive swimming. All she has to do is keep her grades high and swim times short -- short enough to live up to her sister Sara's. But walking the crowded maze of unfamiliar high school hallways is like diving headfirst into shark-infested waters. Shark #1: Dominique, her biggest competition on the swim team and all-around mean girl. Shark #2: The adorable and popular Ben Kale... Emily can't resist his smile no matter how hard she tries. When the pressure builds to the point where Emily isn't sure she can stay afloat, she begins to question the strict path her life has always followed. Maybe there is more to life than studying and swimming. Maybe the secret to surviving high school is just to have a little fun. The hit mobile game Surviving High School comes to life in an original novel about perfection, failure, and following your dreams.

A New Beginning

A Survival Guide for Parents of College Freshmen

Author: Kaye Bernard McGarry

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780966120103

Category: College freshmen

Page: 44

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Kaye McGarry has written just the book to help parents of college freshmen and prospective parents of college freshmen understand the college transition process. Her book "A New Beginning...A Survival Guide for Parents of College Freshmen" gives parents help, advice and inspiration as they "let go" and cross that bridge towards a new beginning for their life as well as the lives of their students. This is a delightful book that will surely bring peace of mind to those parents, who after reading it, will begin to change from 'governing their kids' to 'talking with their young adults. They will understand the challenges and opportunities both they and their students will face in this process and learn how to show support to their students in helpful and meaningful ways.

Navigating Your Freshman Year

How to Make the Leap to College Life and Land on Your Feet

Author: Natavi Guides (Firm)

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780735203921

Category: Study Aids

Page: 155

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

The Naked Roommate

And 107 Other Issues You Might Run Into in College

Author: Harlan Cohen

Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

ISBN: 1492645974

Category: Study Aids

Page: 560

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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!

Sleeping Freshmen Never Lie

Author: David Lubar

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101554894

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 288

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Starting high school is never easy. Seniors take your lunch money. Girls you’ve known forever are suddenly beautiful and unattainable.The guys you grew up with are drifting away.And you can never get enough sleep. Could there be a worse time for Scott’s mother to announce she’s pregnant? Scott decides high school would be a lot less overwhelming if it came with a survival manual, so he begins to write down tips for his new sibling. Scott’s chronicle of his first year of bullies, romance, honors classes, and brotherhood is both laugh-out-loud funny and touchingly wise.

The Freshman Survival Guide

Soulful Advice for Studying, Socializing, and Everything In Between

Author: Nora Bradbury-Haehl,Bill McGarvey

Publisher: Center Street

ISBN: 1455567035

Category: Education

Page: 400

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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.

That Book about Harvard

Surviving the World's Most Famous University, One Embarrassment at a Time

Author: Eric Kester

Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

ISBN: 1402267517

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 352

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"Eric Kester has written the kind of book I wish I had the courage and insight to write. His illuminations on everything from Larry Summers to the Harvard football team to cheating, tourists, and competitiveness are dead–on. His writing has also provided me with some of the best laugh–out–loud moments I've had in recent years. God knows Harvard could use some humor!" —PETER OLSON, FORMER CEO OF RANDOM HOUSE, HARVARD GRADUATE, AND CURRENT HARVARD PROFESSOR One of the most thrilling and terrifying days of your life is the first day of college, when you step onto campus filled with the excitement of all the possibilities ahead—and panic about if you'll make it and how you'll fit in. Now imagine that same feeling, but you're in the middle of the lawn at the world's most prestigious university. In your underwear. Thus begins one of the craziest years ever at Harvard, in which Eric Kester finds himself in a cheating scheme, trying to join a prestigious Finals Club, and falling for a stunning type-A brunette...who happened to be standing there in shock that first day when he made his red-faced stroll across the Harvard Yard. That Book about Harvard is the hilarious and heartwarming story of trying to find your place in a new world, the unending quest to fit in, and how the moments that change your life often happen in the most unexpected ways. Eric Kester graduated from Harvard in 2008, where he wrote a popular column for the undergraduate newspaper, the Crimson. Now a featured writer for CollegeHumor.com, Eric has also contributed to the Boston Globe, someEcards.com, and Dorkly.com.

U Chic

The College Girl's Guide to Everything: Dealing with Dorms, Classes, Sororities, Social Media, Dating, Staying Safe, and Making the Most Out of the Best Four Years of Your Life

Author: Christie Garton

Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

ISBN: 1492646008

Category: Study Aids

Page: 464

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Want to know a secret about life in college? Everyone—from the social butterfly in freshman orientation to the top student in Bio 101—feels a little unsure about the college experience. And that's completely normal! In fact, everyone could use a little help sometimes, especially in their first year. We know, because we've been there. But don't worry: We have you covered! From the day you set foot on campus until the day you wear a cap and gown, get advice from a source you can trust: the expert and diverse team of all—star college students and recent grads behind U Chic. Campus Living — managing roommate relationships, and settling in that first semester Academics — schedules, majors, academic resources, and strategies for staying on top of your studies Social Life — tips and tricks on making friends, getting involved, and finding love in the age of apps Health & Safety — partying smart, coping with the winter blues, and knowing when to ask for help College Perks — internships, study abroad, spring break, and more! Plus! A brand new chapter on being a non—traditional student—its challenges, its joys, and how you can take charge of your college experience. We've got answers to your most burning college questions and tons of practical tips to ensure that you have the best four years of your life. We Are Supporting 1,000 Dreams: Every copy of UChic sold helps fund scholarships for high school— and college—aged women with big dreams. Learn more about UChic's 1,000 Dreams mission at UChic.com.