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College Survival: Get the Real Scoop on College Life from Students Accross the Country

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Current and former college students reveal their thoughts on the ups and downs offreshman year. The book contains much helpful advice on academics and testing, but really focuses on the important stuff, like dating, parties, and getting along with roommates, that can make for a great?or not so great?first year. Written in candid, casual style, this book is light on the tongue-in-cheek humor that can easily turn off anxious high school students?not to mention their parents. And its well-organized format makes for ...
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2004 Trade paperback 7th ed. New. New Soft Cover print: 7.1.12 Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 246 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade.

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Overview

Current and former college students reveal their thoughts on the ups and downs offreshman year. The book contains much helpful advice on academics and testing, but really focuses on the important stuff, like dating, parties, and getting along with roommates, that can make for a great?or not so great?first year. Written in candid, casual style, this book is light on the tongue-in-cheek humor that can easily turn off anxious high school students?not to mention their parents. And its well-organized format makes for easy reading. Readers will discover inside advice on all-nighters, dating, laundry, computers, travel, banking, credit cards, and more.
  • Up-to-date news on the best computer to bring
  • A tear-out checklist of survival tips and essentials
  • The latest information on surfing the Internet for research and fun
  • Information on the necessities of college life
  • Tips on dating, dorm life, Greek life, surviving the unbearable roommate, and how to handle the morning following a big party
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780768914443
  • Publisher: Peterson's
  • Publication date: 4/15/2004
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 254
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Table of Contents

About the Authors vii
Acknowledgments ix
Preface xi
Chapter 1 Clothing: What to Bring 1
Chapter 2 Your Room: What to Bring 7
Chapter 3 Packing and Sending 17
Chapter 4 Planes: Flying the Collegiate Skies 23
Chapter 5 Cars: Driving To and Around Campus 31
Chapter 6 Orientation 39
Chapter 7 Roommates 45
Chapter 8 Choosing Classes 57
Chapter 9 Time Management and Study Tactics 65
Chapter 10 Setting Goals for Success 75
Chapter 11 Getting Involved 81
Chapter 12 Computers at College 87
Chapter 13 The Internet 97
Chapter 14 The Minority Experience 115
Chapter 15 Greek Versus Dorm Life 123
Chapter 16 Laundry and Ironing 135
Chapter 17 Athletics and Exercise: Varsity to Intramural 145
Chapter 18 Dating 153
Chapter 19 Partying and Alcohol 159
Chapter 20 Prepare To Be Sick: Medical, Dental, and Psychological Care 165
Chapter 21 Nutrition: You Are What You Eat 177
Chapter 22 Campus Safety 185
Chapter 23 Banking at College 193
Chapter 24 Community Colleges 205
Chapter 25 Working at School 211
Chapter 26 Commuting 223
Epilogue 229
College Survival Checklist 231
Contributors 241
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