(Like Buying Your Books Before Exams Start)

Author: Harry Harrison

Publisher: Thomas Nelson

ISBN: 1418580562

Category: Self-Help

Page: 304

View: 2032

Students entering college may think they know just about everything, but... Whether it's their first year or fourth, college students (who think they already know everything) can always use powerful and proven tips on how to make the most of their experience. In 1001 Things Every College Student Needs to Know, Harry H. Harrison Jr.'s latest dose of trademark wit and wisdom provides practical advice ranging from class enrollment, living on campus, study habits and more, that every student-and parent-will benefit from...like buying their books before exams start!
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Author: Blair Thornburgh

Publisher: Stuff You Should Know

ISBN: 1594747105

Category: Education

Page: 143

View: 8384

Filled with tips, tricks and handy lists, this pocket-sized guide to campus life gives college kids the lowdown on everything from pulling all-nighters to navigating dorm-room drama.
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Author: Mark W. Bernstein,Yadin Kaufmann

Publisher: Hundreds of Heads Books, LLC

ISBN: 193351261X

Category: Education

Page: 434

View: 2545

"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"--
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The One Book All Students Should Own Before Starting Or Finishing Their College Experience

Author: Dr. Deign,M. J. Wilson

Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub

ISBN: 9781482021943

Category: Education

Page: 190

View: 9291

In this guide MJ Wilson explains to students (and parents!): 1) How to choose the right major and school 2) How to deal with bad professors and impossible exams 3) How to keep from changing your major (again and again, and again!) 4) How to reduce test stress, improve your G.P.A. and graduate on time 5) How to handle being homesick, lovesick and lonely 6) How to leave a legacy, improve your resume and make a grand exit!
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Author: Keith Bradford

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1440590044

Category: Reference

Page: 302

View: 1544

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!
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And 107 Other Issues You Might Run Into in College

Author: Harlan Cohen

Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

ISBN: 1492645974

Category: Study Aids

Page: 560

View: 1937

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!
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Author: Halley Bondy

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 1936976005

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 191

View: 649

Covering everything from negotiating the terms of an apartment rental to attending school-sponsored lectures, a guide to enhancing a college career through strategic life-skill and cultural activities shares related advice for staying on a budget. Original. 15,000 first printing.
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Author: Harry H. Harrison Jr.

Publisher: Thomas Nelson

ISBN: 9781404175037

Category: Self-Help

Page: 304

View: 5392

Think final exams are stressful? Wait until you graduate. Then you'll know stress. Transforming yourself from a high school senior to a college freshman is stressful enough to cause heart palpitations. Going straight to full-time employment will have you living on Excedrin. You many think you're ready to blow out of the hosue, but you're not ready for what awaits. You need to learn a few things. Well, maybe a thousand or so things. The fact is, 50 percent of high school graduates who leave home come back sooner or later without a degree, and weighted down by heftly credit-card balances. So start here. 1001 Things Every Graduate Should Know is jarringly honest, cliché-free, and bitingly funny. A lot like life. Don't leave high school without it.
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A Visual Reference for Everything You Need to Know

Author: Adams Media

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1507204833

Category: Education

Page: 128

View: 2531

For fans of the popular Show Me How series, this illustrated guide to college life has everything a student needs to excel in their first year, from tips on getting involved around campus to advice about applying for loans and studying for exams. College survival just got graphic! Get a head start at school with this infographic guide to college life, with colorful descriptions of all the skills you need to survive and thrive in college, and advice about how to: -Avoid the Freshman 15 -Declare a major -Get around town -Apply for a loan -Ace your exams -Master study habits -Stay healthy -And so much more! With over fifty colorful, easy-to-read infographics, you’ll know how to make the most of your time in college and be fully prepared for the next step in your education.
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Soulful Advice for Studying, Socializing, and Everything In Between

Author: Nora Bradbury-Haehl,Bill McGarvey

Publisher: Center Street

ISBN: 1455567035

Category: Education

Page: 400

View: 1628

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.
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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

View: 8668

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.
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How to Manage Relationships, Stay Safe and Healthy, Handle Stress, and Have the Best Years of Your Life

Author: Stephanie Kaplan Lewis,Annie Chandler Wang,Windsor Hanger Western,Her Campus Editors

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1440585121

Category: Study Aids

Page: 304

View: 1150

From dating to internships--everything you need to know about college Get ready for the best years of your life! Written by the experts behind Her Campus, this college guide is bursting with insider tips to help you navigate classes, relationships, and all your extracurriculars--including parties and Greek life. Whether you're a seasoned upperclassman or are starting freshman year in just a few months, you'll learn how to: Bond with your roommate and set ground rules for your new space Beat the Freshman 15 without having to give up dessert Snag a date with the cutie from your Lit class Cope with stress and anxiety--even during finals week! Score jobs and internships that will help you transition into post-collegiette life You'll also get the lowdown on campus safety so you can enjoy all that college has to offer while avoiding the unfortunate scary parts that sometimes come with it. Complete with fun checklists and worksheets to help you carry out HC's essential advice, The Her Campus Guide to College Life shows you how to make the most out of your experience--in and outside the classroom.
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Because the Most Important Lessons You Learn Happen Outside the Classroom

Author: Antonio Neves

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781523954940

Category: College students

Page: 92

View: 9621

Many of the most powerful lessons that happen during the pivotal college years don't take place in the classroom -- they happen in the world outside it. 50 Things Every College Student Should Know is the go-to book for all college students on the brink of entering the real world. This best-selling guide helps students get the most out of their college experience from day one by teaching them those simple yet critical lessons that can truly lead to a brighter future. Written by college leadership and millennial workplace expert Antonio Neves with college students in mind, this book gets straight to the point in bite sized chapters and helps students get the most out of their college experience from day one on campus. This book is the perfect high school graduation gift, college orientation guide, and conversation starter for students.
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A Totally Honest Guide to Life on Campus

Author: Jennifer Hanson

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780618163427

Category: Education

Page: 241

View: 6660

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.
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Author: Ken Bain

Publisher: Harvard University Press

ISBN: 0674070380

Category: Education

Page: 299

View: 3378

The author of the best-selling What the Best College Teachers Do is back with humane, doable, and inspiring help for students who want to get the most out of their education. The first thing they should do? Think beyond the transcript. Use these four years to cultivate habits of thought that enable learning, growth, and adaptation throughout life.
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All You Need to Know to Get It Together (Sort Of)

Author: Arden Rose

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 0062574124

Category: Young Adult Nonfiction

Page: 208

View: 4784

For fans of Grace Helbig and Alexa Chung comes a fresh, hilarious guide to growing up your way from social media influencer and lifestyle vlogger Arden Rose. In Almost Adulting—perfect for budding adults, failing adults, and eaters of microwave mug brownies—Arden tells you how to survive your future adulthood. Topics include: Making internet friends who are cool and not murderers Flirting with someone in a way to make them think you are cool and not a murderer Being in an actual relationship where you talk about your feelings in a healthy manner??? To the other person??????? Eating enough protein Assembling a somewhat acceptable adult wardrobe when you have zero dollars Going on adventures without starting to smell How sex is supposed to feel, but, like, actually though By the end of the book—a mash-up of essays, lists, and artwork—you'll have learned not only how to dress yourself, how to travel alone, how to talk to strangers online, and how to date strangers (in PERSON!), but also how to pass as a real, functioning, appropriately socialized adult.
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Author: Harry H. Harrison

Publisher: J. Countryman

ISBN: 9781404104327

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 302

View: 1672

Provides a list of over one thousand things young adults should know before they move out--in order to keep them from returning home, including both practical and philosophical information.
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Life Lessons on Raising a Girl

Author: Harry H. Harrison, Jr.

Publisher: Workman Publishing

ISBN: 0761174893

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 374

View: 5375

Warm and fuzzy, anchored in values, and filled with simple words of wisdom, this beloved, bestselling book for parents speak to the important business of raising daughters, and distill their timeless lessons into one nugget of wisdom per page—some lighthearted, some serious, some practical, and some intangible, and all supported by a strong moral backbone. Freshly updated, the book begins with the Five Keys of Parenting, a guide to navigating the extraordinary, even if sometimes exasperating, journey of parenthood. It's filled with helpful reassurance: Tickle her, play with her, give her piggyback rides. She's not breakable. And accepting bittersweet reality: Prepare for the day when you're not the most important man in her life.
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