Dr. Ruth's Guide to College Life: The Savvy Student's Handbook

Overview

Tackling everything from leaving home to roommate relations to campus dating, this is an entertaining and practical guide to handling one of life's most exciting and momentous transitions.

Read More Show Less
... See more details below
Paperback
$17.90
BN.com price
(Save 10%)$19.95 List Price
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (38) from $1.99   
  • New (13) from $1.99   
  • Used (25) from $1.99   
Sending request ...

Overview

Tackling everything from leaving home to roommate relations to campus dating, this is an entertaining and practical guide to handling one of life's most exciting and momentous transitions.

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

Library Journal
Dr. Ruth, America's leading psychosexual therapist, whose career spans print, radio, television, and video, is known for using explicit language while giving advice on sex. In this book, written with the coauthor of Dr. Ruth Talks About Grandparents, she provides many helpful tips on drugs, alcohol, sex, eating disorders, loneliness, religion, and sexual orientation. Some readers may be offended by Dr. Ruth's explicit vocabulary, but her frank and approachable method will ease prospective college students' anxiety about leaving home for the first time and prepare them for what lies ahead. The book's entertaining format is perfect for bus and train commuters looking for light but engaging reading. And with Dr. Ruth's name on the book cover, it is sure to attract attention. Recommended for public libraries.--Samuel T. Huang, Univ. of Arizona Libs., Tucson Copyright 2000 Cahners Business Information.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781568331713
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 8/28/2000
  • Pages: 208
  • Product dimensions: 5.98 (w) x 9.02 (h) x 0.62 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

1     Leaving Home Unscathed
2     Your Roomate
        From Peoria or Mars
3     Dorm Life 101
4     Alone in a Sea of 20,000 People
5     Your Friendly Faculty and Administrators
6     The Dating Scene in the New Millennium
7     Sex
       Need I Say More? Yes!
8     You Will Go Home Again
       How Not to Regret It
9     Breaking Out Into the World Wide World

Conclusion
Index
About the Authors

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)