The transition to college is full of new and exciting opportunities! But with those opportunities also comes significant change. Living away from friends and family, making new connections, ensuring your personal safety, and making healthy decisions are just a few of the challenges you’ll face as you transition to college life.
A Student’s Guide to College Success: Personal Safety, Relationships, and Transitions provides you with all the practical advice you’ll need to address the physical, social, and psychological challenges associated with becoming a college student. In this guide, you’ll learn basic skills for living on your own, managing your money, asserting yourself, establishing boundaries, and keeping yourself safe in new social situations.
This guide will help you approach your new college lifestyle with confidence, self-awareness, and the tools you need to take care of yourself and succeed throughout your college career.
A Student’s Guide to College Success is part of the Cognella Series on Student Success, a collection of books designed to help students develop the essential life and learning skills needed to support a happy, healthy, and productive higher education experience.
Koreem R. Bell is an adjunct professor of counselor education at West Chester University, and a school counselor for the West Chester Area School District.
Carol K. Rothera is currently the supervisor of Student Services for the West Chester Area School District and an adjunct professor in counselor education department at West Chester University. She was an intervention specialist for 20 years.