The Freshman Survival Guide

Soulful Advice for Studying, Socializing, and Everything In Between

Author: Nora Bradbury-Haehl,Bill McGarvey

Publisher: Hachette UK

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.

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.

High School 101

Freshman Survival Guide

Author: Dawn Burnette

Publisher: G-Ride Press

ISBN: 9780976082453

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 146

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Provides high school freshman a guide to coping with issues in school, including studying, peer pressure, friends, dating, time management, activities, health, and dealing with embarrassing moments.

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 Freshman Year

Author: Mark W. Bernstein,Yadin Kaufmann

Publisher: Hundreds of Heads Books Incorporated

ISBN: 9781933512044

Category: Education

Page: 244

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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.

The Real Freshman Handbook

A Totally Honest Guide to Life on Campus

Author: Jennifer Hanson

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780618163427

Category: Education

Page: 241

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Draws on the real-life experiences of twelve college students to present a survivor's guide to freshman life on campus, offering advice on such topics as roommates, papers, exams, avoiding pitfalls, and partying.

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"--

Your College Survival Guide

How to Have a Great Freshman Year

Author: Arielle Stratton

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781944662127

Category:

Page: 50

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our College Survival Guide is an interactive book designed to help graduating high school seniors transition into the college environment successfully.After reading and using this guide, Arielle hopes that future college freshmen feel more at ease when making the transition from high school to college. It will get easier, and she hopes that college truly is the best four years of your life!

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.

The College Dorm Survival Guide

How to Survive and Thrive in Your New Home Away from Home

Author: Julia DeVillers

Publisher: Three Rivers Press

ISBN: 9780307555274

Category: Education

Page: 304

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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.

The High School Survival Guide

Your Roadmap to Studying, Socializing & Succeeding

Author: Jessica Holsman

Publisher: Mango Media Inc.

ISBN: 1633533956

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 179

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How to Study Do you want to develop great study skills, learn how to study smarter, and reach your full potential as a student? How to study “We are always told to study for exams and assignments but I can't remember a time when I was instructed on how to study!” Study tips: Jessica Holsman of YouTube’s Study With Jess and Nickelodeon’s AwesomenessTV is changing the way teens feel about school. In her debut book, The High School Survival Guide, Holsman shares exclusive study tips and tricks to help you with how to get better grades! You will learn good study habits and tips, including: • How to get better grades • How to study better • How to study for a test • How to be a better student • How to study smarter High School Survival Guide: Beyond the classroom, Holsman, who has a degree in Psychology, helps you understand your social skills as you grow from a Freshman to a Senior. From your first year orientation to applying for college and graduation, Holsman provides the best study tips and tricks to help you stay organized, write assignments, complete exams, manage stress and live a well-balanced life! Maximize your full potential, ace your next test, and become an A+ student!

Life Hacks

1000 Tricks, die das Leben leichter machen

Author: Keith Bradford

Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 3644553017

Category: Computers

Page: 320

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Das nützlichste Buch der Welt! Mundgeruch loswerden, sich vor Gewittern retten, Glasscherben gefahrlos aufheben, Wespenstiche behandeln und Bier in zwei Minuten kühlen: alles kein Problem mit den «Life Hacks». Keith Bradford sammelt die 1000 lustigsten und cleversten Tricks, die das Leben erleichtern – und erstaunlich einfach sind. Sie bekommen Antworten auf Fragen, die Sie sich schon immer gestellt haben, und Hilfe für jede Lebenslage. Die verblüffendsten Ideen und originellsten Tipps für den Alltag.

Simple Rules

Einfache Regeln für komplexe Situationen

Author: Donald Sull,Kathleen Eisenhardt

Publisher: Ullstein eBooks

ISBN: 384371150X

Category: Psychology

Page: 336

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Geld, Gesundheit, Partnersuche oder der eigene Betrieb: Manche Probleme und Handlungsoptionen wachsen einem leicht über den Kopf. Nun ist erstmals wissenschaftlich erwiesen: Mit einfachen Regeln kann man die meisten noch so komplexen Probleme effizient angehen und erfolgreich lösen – vom individuellen Diätplan bis zu unternehmerischen Weichenstellungen. Die Wirtschaftsprofessoren Donald Sull und Kathleen M. Eisenhardt zeigen, wie wir uns bei der Entscheidungsfindung an wenige wirklich wichtige Kriterien halten können.

Die Erde, mein Hintern und andere dicke runde Sachen

Author: Carolyn Mackler

Publisher: CARLSEN Verlag

ISBN: 3646921056

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 256

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Virginia hat es wirklich nicht leicht. Alle aus ihrer Familie sehen umwerfend aus, sind erfolgreich, sportlich, überall beliebt und sprechen außerdem noch fließend französisch. Mit anderen Worten, sie sind einfach perfekt. Nur sie selbst fällt leider völlig aus dem Rahmen mit ihrem viel zu großen Hintern und ihrem viel zu kleinen Selbstbewusstsein. Doch als auf einmal der von ihr so sehr bewunderte, große Bruder vom College fliegt, erfährt Virginia, dass sich hinter einer perfekten Fassade auch dunkle Geheimnisse verbergen können. Erst stürzt eine Welt für sie ein, aber dann erkennt sie die Chancen dieser Veränderung. Und mit einem Flugticket in der Hand macht sie sich auf den Weg, auch sich selbst neu zu entdecken.

College Survival

Author: Greg Gottesman,Daniel Baer

Publisher: Boom Koninklijke Uitgevers

ISBN: 9780768914443

Category: Education

Page: 246

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Offers survival tips on adjusting to college life, roommates, the Greek scene, choosing classes, studying, exams and papers, finances, partying, and balancing work and leisure time.