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The Freshman Survival Guide by Nora Bradbury-Haehl; Bill McGarveyA completely revised and updated values-based guide to navigating the first year of college that speaks to college students in their own language and offers practical tools that readers need to keep from drinking, sleeping, or skipping their way out of college. The explosion of technology, ubiquity of social media, and culture changes have all added new layers of complexity to the leap from high school to college. Includes new research and advice on issues such as mental health, sexual assault, and finding balance and expanded sections on dating, money management, and an increased focus on how the over 1.5 million incoming freshman can prepare themselves for the biggest change they've encountered in their lives: heading off to college.
Call Number: LB2343.32 .F74 2016
Publication Date: 2016
What the Best College Students Do by Ken BainThe creative, successful college graduates who went on to change the world we live in, aimed higher than straight A's. They use their four years to cultivate habits of thought that would enable them to grow and adapt throughout their lives. These individuals started out with the belief that intelligence and ability are expandable, not fixed. That leads them to make connections across disciplines, to develop a "meta-cognitive" understanding of their own ways of thinking, and to find ways to negotiate ill-structured problems rather than simply looking for right answers.
Publication Date: 2012
Welcome to Adulting: Navigating Faith, Friendship, Finances, and the Future by Jonathan "JP" Pokluda; Kevin McConaghy (As told to)Every day, another Millennial becomes an adult. For many young people, the transition is a bumpy one, fraught with opportunities to make mistakes and bad choices. The clear expectations they had at home or in school are gone, and they may feel unprepared to face what comes next. But sometimes we make it harder than it has to be. Combining entertaining stories from his own experience, insights from the Bible, and compelling evidence from research, "JP" Pokluda lays out a roadmap for how to navigate life as an adult, addressing topics like - friendships and dating - career and money management - interpersonal conflict - controlling anxiety - recovering from addiction - and discovering your purpose on this earth Anyone struggling to find a footing in the world of adult life will welcome this witty, non-patronizing guide.
College Success Guaranteed by Malcolm GauldMalcolm Gauld has watched thousands of kids go off to college, some return to visit after their first year exuding the vibe of conquering heroes while others look pretty bummed out. This book offers a plan to help the new college student complete Year #1 as a member of the first group. Includes anecdotes from current college students and recent graduates, the book presents five simple rules.
Publication Date: 2011
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