Goodnight Dorm Room

All the Advice I Wish I Got Before Going to College

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Author: Samuel Kaplan,Keith Riegert

Publisher: Ulysses Press

ISBN: 1612435793

Category: Humor

Page: 64

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A BITTERSWEET AND HUMOROUS GUIDE TO COLLEGE LIFE FEATURING PRACTICAL TIPS COMBINED WITH FUNNY, FULL COLOR ILLUSTRATIONS You're off to college—it's gonna be life-changing! Follow this book's advice to make it amazing! • What to pack, what to leave behind • Which classes to pick • How TAs can save your brain • Why flip flops are a must • How often to change your sheets • Where to make new friends • How to balance class and fun • And more!!!

The Best College Student Survival Guide Ever Written

The One Book All Students Should Own Before Starting Or Finishing Their College Experience

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Author: Dr. Deign,M. J. Wilson

Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub

ISBN: 9781482021943

Category: Education

Page: 190

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In this guide MJ Wilson explains to students (and parents!): 1) How to choose the right major and school 2) How to deal with bad professors and impossible exams 3) How to keep from changing your major (again and again, and again!) 4) How to reduce test stress, improve your G.P.A. and graduate on time 5) How to handle being homesick, lovesick and lonely 6) How to leave a legacy, improve your resume and make a grand exit!

The Roommate Book

Sharing Lives and Slapping Fives

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Author: Becky Murphy Simpson

Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing

ISBN: 1449480632

Category: Study Aids

Page: 160

View: 8098

The Roommate Book is all about celebrating this short season of life. It’s the time between parental curfews and settling down with a significant other. It is for the single and proud, silly and crafty, witty and thrifty. It’s a non-serious look at how to live with a friend (or total stranger). Nuggets of wisdom are included, but so are comical pie charts, hypotheticals, illustrations, and brief essays. This book invites passersby to thumb through and stay a while. Meet your roommate: The Random, The BFF, The Bra-less & Lawless, The "I've never actually seen my roommate," The "We get along but we're not really friends," The Enemy, The Frenemy, The Platonic Opposite Sex, or The Faux Partner. Use the "Should I Live with This Person" flow chart to help you choose. This fun and functional book also includes: The "Should I eat this without asking?" flow chart, the top 10 reasons it's awesome to have a roommate, the pet peeve awareness illustrated guide, the Eisenhower matrix for chores (important, urgent, not important, not urgent), the guide to creating nicknames, party and prank ideas, and so much more!

Confessions of a College Freshman

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Author: Zach Arrington

Publisher: Riveroak Pub

ISBN: 9781589196605

Category: Religion

Page: 253

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Just about the time you get high school completely figured out-your principal hands you a diploma and you have to move on!

The Naked Roommate

And 107 Other Issues You Might Run Into in College

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Author: Harlan Cohen

Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

ISBN: 1492645974

Category: Study Aids

Page: 560

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For 10 years (and counting), The Naked Roommate has been the #1 go-to guide for your very best college experience! From sharing a bathroom with 40 strangers to sharing lecture notes, The Naked Roommate is your behind-the-scenes look at EVERYTHING you need to know about college (but never knew you needed to know). This essential, fully updated edition is packed with real-life advice on everything from making friends to managing stress. Hilarious, outrageous, and telling stories from students on over 100 college campuses cover the basics, and then some, including topics on College Living •Dorm dos, don'ts, and dramas •Lying, noisy, nasty roommates Finding People, Places, & Patience •Social network dos and don'ts •Friend today, gone tomorrow Classes •To go or not to go? •How to get an A, C, or F Dating •17 kinds of college hookups •Long distance = BIG concerns The Party Scene •The punch in the "fruit punch" •Sex, drugs, and safety first Money •Grants, loans, and loose change •Credit cards and campus jobs In college, there's a surprise around every corner. Luckily, The Naked Roommate has you covered!

The Freshman Survival Guide

Soulful Advice for Studying, Socializing, and Everything In Between

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Author: Nora Bradbury-Haehl,Bill McGarvey

Publisher: Center Street

ISBN: 1455567035

Category: Education

Page: 400

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A 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. In the four years since its initial publication, THE FRESHMAN SURVIVAL GUIDE has helped thousands of first year students make a successful transition to college life. However, much has changed on campuses. 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. THE FRESHMAN SURVIVAL GUIDE's updated edition features new research and advice on issues such as mental health, sexual assault, and finding balance. It also features 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.

Dorm Room Feng Shui

Find Your Gua, Free Your Chi

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Author: Margaret M. Donahue,Elizabeth MacCrellish,Katherine Olaksen

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1612122019

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 144

View: 576

Cramped quarters, homesick roommates, and endless hours of schoolwork are just some of the challenges that can make living in a college dorm a stressful experience. Transform your small, concrete block of a room into a comfortable and productive living space using the ancient Chinese art of feng shui. Offering a variety of quick and inexpensive solutions, this guide will help you prioritize your most pressing problems, enhance your dorm room’s chi, and create a living arrangement that encourages positivity.

The Her Campus Guide to College Life

How to Manage Relationships, Stay Safe and Healthy, Handle Stress, and Have the Best Years of Your Life

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Author: Stephanie Kaplan Lewis,Annie Chandler Wang,Windsor Hanger Western,Her Campus Editors

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1440585121

Category: Study Aids

Page: 304

View: 425

From dating to internships--everything you need to know about college Get ready for the best years of your life! Written by the experts behind Her Campus, this college guide is bursting with insider tips to help you navigate classes, relationships, and all your extracurriculars--including parties and Greek life. Whether you're a seasoned upperclassman or are starting freshman year in just a few months, you'll learn how to: Bond with your roommate and set ground rules for your new space Beat the Freshman 15 without having to give up dessert Snag a date with the cutie from your Lit class Cope with stress and anxiety--even during finals week! Score jobs and internships that will help you transition into post-collegiette life You'll also get the lowdown on campus safety so you can enjoy all that college has to offer while avoiding the unfortunate scary parts that sometimes come with it. Complete with fun checklists and worksheets to help you carry out HC's essential advice, The Her Campus Guide to College Life shows you how to make the most out of your experience--in and outside the classroom.

College Hacks

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Author: Keith Bradford

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1440590044

Category: Reference

Page: 302

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Hacks every college student needs to know! Want to ace your next exam? Claim victory as a beer pong champ? Remove that gross stain from your shirt before your interview? College Hacks gives you the tricks and tips you need to get ahead in life without breaking a sweat. Filled with hundreds of ways to simplify nearly every college situation, this guide tells you just what to do when your professor assigns you a twenty-page paper or you run out of clean dishes in your dorm room (chip bag bowl, anyone?). So stop making college harder than it should be! With these everyday hacks, you'll breeze through each semester as you finish assignments and tasks quicker than ever before!

U Chic

The College Girl's Guide to Everything: Dealing with Dorms, Classes, Sororities, Social Media, Dating, Staying Safe, and Making the Most Out of the Best Four Years of Your Life

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Author: Christie Garton

Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

ISBN: 1492646008

Category: Study Aids

Page: 464

View: 3036

Want to know a secret about life in college? Everyone—from the social butterfly in freshman orientation to the top student in Bio 101—feels a little unsure about the college experience. And that's completely normal! In fact, everyone could use a little help sometimes, especially in their first year. We know, because we've been there. But don't worry: We have you covered! From the day you set foot on campus until the day you wear a cap and gown, get advice from a source you can trust: the expert and diverse team of all—star college students and recent grads behind U Chic. Campus Living — managing roommate relationships, and settling in that first semester Academics — schedules, majors, academic resources, and strategies for staying on top of your studies Social Life — tips and tricks on making friends, getting involved, and finding love in the age of apps Health & Safety — partying smart, coping with the winter blues, and knowing when to ask for help College Perks — internships, study abroad, spring break, and more! Plus! A brand new chapter on being a non—traditional student—its challenges, its joys, and how you can take charge of your college experience. We've got answers to your most burning college questions and tons of practical tips to ensure that you have the best four years of your life. We Are Supporting 1,000 Dreams: Every copy of UChic sold helps fund scholarships for high school— and college—aged women with big dreams. Learn more about UChic's 1,000 Dreams mission at UChic.com.

101 Lessons They Never Taught You in High School about Going to College

Practical Advice for High Schoolers Crowdsourced from College Students and Recent Graduates

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Author: Mark Beal

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781986410083

Category:

Page: 132

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In 101 Lessons They Never Taught You In High School About Going To College, Mark Beal provides actionable insights to current high school students and recent graduates to help make their transition to a college a more informed and rewarding experience.

1001 Things Every College Student Needs to Know

(Like Buying Your Books Before Exams Start)

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Author: Harry Harrison

Publisher: Thomas Nelson

ISBN: 1418580562

Category: Self-Help

Page: 304

View: 2213

Students entering college may think they know just about everything, but... Whether it's their first year or fourth, college students (who think they already know everything) can always use powerful and proven tips on how to make the most of their experience. In 1001 Things Every College Student Needs to Know, Harry H. Harrison Jr.'s latest dose of trademark wit and wisdom provides practical advice ranging from class enrollment, living on campus, study habits and more, that every student-and parent-will benefit from...like buying their books before exams start!

College 101

A Girl's Guide to Freshman Year

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Author: Julie Zeilinger

Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

ISBN: 161821215X

Category: Study Aids

Page: 200

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College 101: A Girl's Guide to Freshman Year is a comprehensive and authentic guide for girls to everything related to the college process. Unlike other college guides, College 101 is written from the honest, humorous, and relatable first-person perspective of a young woman who recently experienced the process, while also offering the advice of experts and unique experiences of other college-aged women. This guide shows girls what to really expect from the college planning process as well as their first year of college, including pro tips and common pitfalls to avoid. From test-taking tips, to finding the right college for you, to how to make the most of your freshman year, this book answers all young women's questions, including those they didn't even know they had! Presented in a dynamic and varied format, College 101 imparts seriously valuable information and secrets about the process in an extemporaneous and entertaining way.

Going Off to College

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Author: Jeremy Meyer

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781542304467

Category:

Page: 28

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Kids...they grow up so fast. This humorous and heartwarming book offers advice for your children as they leave their nest and go off to college.

Dorm Room Essentials Cookbook

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Author: Gina Meyers

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781502486998

Category:

Page: 66

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You are getting ready to go off to college, congratulations! Now you can impress the girl or boy down the hall as she or he walks by your door, they will smell a wonderful aroma, what are you cooking? Inside Dorm Room Essentials Cookbook, a college cookbook, you will find gluten-free recipes, vegetarian specialties, gourmet recipes, desserts; appetizers just to name a few. How else do you expect to stay energized for early-morning classes and late-night study sessions? With Dorm Room Essentials Cookbook as your guide, you will find great resources that will help the beginning cook understand cooking abbreviations and terms, make substitutions in recipes, and convert to and from the metric system. There is even a Cooking Essentials Guide to the best products on the market as well as The Well-Stocked Dorm Room Pantry Checklist. To assist the budding dorm room chef in determining the level of skill involved in preparing each dish, the recipes are labeled "easy", "medium", or "hard". Bachelor's Degree means "easy", Master's Degree, "medium", and Doctorate Degree, "hard". Most recipes found in Dorm Room Essentials Cookbook are Bachelor's Degree Level, or "easy". With Dorm Room Essentials Cookbook, you not only get well balanced meals that are easy to prepare in your dorm room, but you also get a bonus: there are Holistic Healing Exercises, and a section on How to Make a Dreamboard. These are perfect for the dorm room resident who wants to be able to create a well-rounded lifestyle.

Everything You Need to Know Before College

A Student's Survival Guide

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Author: Matthew Paul Turner

Publisher: Tyndale House

ISBN: 1617472336

Category: Religion

Page: 224

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This survival guide to college explores topics like dating smart, finding friendships, adapting to different personalities, and making the most of your money.

The College Bucket List

101 Fun, Unforgettable and Maybe Even Life-Changing Things to Do Before Graduation Day

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Author: Kourtney Jason,Darcy Pedersen

Publisher: Ulysses Press

ISBN: 1612436536

Category: Study Aids

Page: 216

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THE IDEAL GIFT FOR HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES AND COLLEGE FRESHMEN, THIS BOOK IS PERFECT FOR STUDENTS LOOKING TO MAKE MEMORIES AND GRADUATE WITHOUT REGRETS Are you ready to experience the best four years of your life? Take a shot at half of the exciting ideas in The College Bucket List, and your first years of freedom will be absolutely legendary. • Go on an epic road trip • Throw an ugly sweater party • Organize a student protest • Buy your professor a drink • Kiss someone you just met • Audit a cool class just for fun • Find the best late night taco truck • Do a summer internship • Visit friends at other colleges

The Freshman Fabulous

The Girl's Guide to College

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Author: Jess Ekstrom

Publisher: Headbands of Hope

ISBN: 9781941536674

Category: Self-Help

Page: 154

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The Freshman Fabulous: The Girl's Guide to College is a humorous, helpful and honest interactive guide written by a recent grad, for the future grad. As a college student, Jess secured an internship all four years with companies like Disney World, Make-A-Wish and the TODAY Show. She gave campus tours every Tuesday and taught fitness classes every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. She played intramural coed flag football and got a stage three concussion. As a sophomore, she made it on CNN running the Krispy Kreme Challenge (eating a dozen donuts and then running 5 miles). Her junior year, she ended up starting my own company, Headbands of Hope, which gives headbands to children with cancer. By the time she graduated in May 2013, it was her full-time job and in over 100 stores in the US and Canada. Being fresh out of college, Jess decided to put all of her tips and tricks (and mistakes) into a guide to help others who are about to embark on their college journey. The Freshman Fabulous: The Girl's Guide to College isn't filled with statistics and studies about college. It's filled with real and honest stories and advice from Ekstrom as well as other anecdotes from female grads. Topics range from what to wear on your first day of class, what to do if you fail a test, how to land internships, studying abroad, what to eat (and what not to eat) at the dining halls, dating, what to do when you have roommate troubles, joining clubs, picking electives and important topics like safety on campus and alcohol. One of the most unique parts about this book is the interactive opportunity. Readers will be encouraged to map out their own college career and goals along the way by using helpful guides. This book isn't a "how to book" to live a college experience like Jess did. But rather, a compilation of lessons learned in college. Through this book, readers will be able to use her stories as a foundation to map out their own college journey.

The Third Wave

An Entrepreneur's Vision of the Future

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Author: Steve Case

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1501132598

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 272

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The #1 New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller from Steve Case—the co-founder of AOL—presents “a compelling roadmap for the future…that can help us make sense of the technological changes reshaping our economy and the world. A fascinating read” (Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook COO and founder of LeanIn.org). Steve Case—a pioneer who made the Internet part of everyday life—was on the leading edge of a revolution in 1985 when he co-founded AOL, the first Internet company to go public and the most successful business of the 1990s. Back then Case was an entrepreneur in an industry that hadn’t really been invented yet, but he had a sense how dramatically the Internet would transform business and society. In The Third Wave, he uses his insights garnered from nearly four decades of working as an innovator, investor, and businessman to argue the importance of entrepreneurship and to chart a path for future innovators. We are entering, as Case explains, the “Third Wave” of the Internet. The first wave saw AOL and other companies lay the foundation for consumers to connect to the Internet. The second wave saw companies like Google and Facebook build on top of the Internet to create search and social networking capabilities, while apps like Snapchat and Instagram leveraged the smartphone revolution. Now, Case argues, we’re entering the Third Wave: a period in which entrepreneurs will vastly transform major “real world” sectors such as health, education, transportation, energy, and food—and in the process change the way we live our daily lives. Part memoir, part manifesto, and part playbook for the future, The Third Wave explains the ways in which newly emerging technology companies will have to rethink their relationships with customers, with competitors, and with governments; and offers advice for how entrepreneurs can make winning business decisions and strategies—and how all of us can make sense of this ever-changing digital age.

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

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Author: Ken Kesey

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0143129511

Category: FICTION

Page: 304

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"Boisterous, ribald, and ultimately shattering, Ken Kesey's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest is a seminal novel of the 1960s. Here is the unforgettable story of a mental ward and its inhabitants--a counterculture classic that inspired the 1975 film adaptation, widely considered one of the greatest movies ever made"--