Making the Grade with ADD: A Student's Guide to Succeeding in College with Attention Deficit Disorder

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In college, independence, fun activities, and new friendships abound. But if you have attention deficit disorder (ADD), these new opportunities also present new challenges. To adjust to college life, you'll need to learn to harness your disorder in new ways in order to plan your time effectively, become a successful student, make friends, and take advantage of everything campus life has to offer.

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Overview

In college, independence, fun activities, and new friendships abound. But if you have attention deficit disorder (ADD), these new opportunities also present new challenges. To adjust to college life, you'll need to learn to harness your disorder in new ways in order to plan your time effectively, become a successful student, make friends, and take advantage of everything campus life has to offer.

This easy-to-use guide will help you create study habits that work with your ADD in productive and positive ways. You'll learn how to:

  • Set up a class schedule with your ADD in mind
  • Get along with roommates and establish a comfortable living situation
  • Stay focused, take notes, and study when surrounded by distractions
  • Get help at your campus health center when you need it
  • Make time for socializing and extracurricular activities

Written by a licensed mental health counselor who has ADD herself, this guide will be a valuable resource through your college years and beyond. Visit the author at her web site: www.stephaniesarkis.com.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781572245549
  • Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
  • Publication date: 7/2/2008
  • Series: Unassigned Series
  • Pages: 200
  • Sales rank: 253,764
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Stephanie Moulton Sarkis, PhD, is adjunct assistant professor at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, FL, and author of 10 Simple Solutions to Adult ADD, Making the Grade with ADD, and ADD and Your Money. She is a nationally certified counselor and a licensed mental health counselor, and has a private counseling practice where she specializes in ADD/ADHD counseling and coaching. Sarkis won an American Psychological Association Outstanding Dissertation Award in 2001, and has been published in the Journal of Attention Disorders. She has made media appearances on CNN's Health Minute, Fox News, ABC News, Sirius Satellite Radio, First Business Television, and numerous other networks and stations. She was also featured in the book The Gift of Adult ADD. Visit her online at www.stephaniesarkis.com.

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