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The freshman survival guide : soulful advice for studying, socializing, and everything in between

Author: Nora Bradbury-Haehl; Bill McGarvey
Publisher: New York : Center Street, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First revised and updated editionView all editions and formats
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"This book offers you the tools and accumulated wisdom of hundreds of students, administrators, professors, counselors, and campus ministers to help you take advantage of the options in front of you and make good decisions in the years ahead. ... Ultimately ... [this book] has been generated for students by students."--Introduction, p. xi-xiv.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nora Bradbury-Haehl; Bill McGarvey
ISBN: 9781455539000 1455539007
OCLC Number: 918994918
Notes: Ealier edition entered under title.
Description: xxi, 369 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: That was high school... This is COLLEGE --
Be generous with your friendship but stingy with your trust --
Living with a weirdo and other roommate issues --
For the first few weeks, live like a monk --
I miss my old life! --
Dealing with differences --
Save the date? Is dating dead on campus? --
Sex and the university --
Who are you? --
Real stats and strategies on mental health --
Being a seeker --
Go to class! --
How to be a college student --
Thrill seekers, avoiders, and other procrastinators --
The care and feeding of the college professor --
The fastest way to get an A --
Online is forever --
Get involved... but not too involved --
"Growing up" your religion --
When you're the first: first-generation students --
Come early, stay late: how to do college as a commuter --
Help is all around --
Am I safe? --
Too much of a dangerous thing --
To keep your act together, HALT --
How not to be gross --
There's no vitamin C in orange soda, and doritos aren't a food group --
Is this really where I belong? --
In case of emergency --
Overwhelmed yet? Don't despair.
Responsibility: Nora Bradbury-Haehl and Bill McGarvey.

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"This book offers you the tools and accumulated wisdom of hundreds of students, administrators, professors, counselors, and campus ministers to help you take advantage of the options in front of you and make good decisions in the years ahead. ... Ultimately ... [this book] has been generated for students by students."--Introduction, p. xi-xiv.

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