The Everything College Survival Book: All you need to get the most out of college life

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College . . . Will your classes be as fun and exciting as they sound in the course catalog? Or will you find that you need to take advantage of your professors' office hours in order to keep up? Will ramen become your only meal? Will you get along with your roommate? From handling studying and dorm life to parties and campus safety, this guide gives you straight answers to help you survive college life.

Experts Susan Fitzgerald and J. Lee Peters show you how to:
  • Ace your papers and exams
  • Deal with loud, rude, or eccentric roommates
  • Prepare for financial shock--and manage student loans
  • Plan an incredible study abroad experience
  • Take care of yourself and keep your sanity
You will also find tips for packing for the big move, managing your money, making new friends, and balancing academics and your social life. With The Everything College Survival Book, 3rd Edition, you'll arrive on campus less stressed, ready for fun--and poised for success!
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About the author

Susan Fitzgerald, MA has nearly twenty years of experience in the Office of Student Affairs at the University of Hartford. She served as Assistant Vice President for Student Health and Wellness, and was responsible for counseling services, health services, health education, student activities, students with physical and psychiatric disabilities, and Greek life. She currently serves as Senior Advisor to the President and Associate Secretary of the University, in addition to teaching undergraduate courses.

J. Lee Peters, EdD is the Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students at the University of Hartford. He is also a faculty member in the Johnson & Wales Educational Leadership Doctoral Program. Prior to his appointment in Hartford, Dr. Peters was Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs at Montana State University–Billings. Dr. Peters has served in various student-life positions at Weber State University, Montana State, the University of Alaska–Fairbanks, and others.

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Simon and Schuster
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Mar 18, 2011
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Education / General
Education / Student Life & Student Affairs
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