Great advice from real students who survived and thrived at college fills this book: get to know future classmates before you arrive on campus, try new things (but not everything!), stay hydrated, stay healthy, and remember that the dorm staff is there to help you.
What advice would you share with someone going to college or another new situation?
Book info: Now You Tell Me! 12 College Students Give the Best Advice They Never Got / Sheridan Scott, Nancy Allen, and Anya Settle. Arundle Publishing, 2012. [publisher site] [book trailer] Review copy and cover image courtesy of the publisher.
My book talk: Who better to tell you the real story about college life than recent graduates? This Now You Tell Me title can help you enjoy the good life at college while avoiding major pitfalls.
Whether at a small college or large university, several folks recommend waiting until the end of your first semester (or first year) to declare a major.
Read on for advice about dealing with difficult professors, your roommate’s dating and housekeeping habits, and other common situations of college life.
A dozen different experiences fill this book, so it’s no surprise that some advice contradicts what someone else earlier (join/don’t join a sorority/fraternity, etc.).
So put back half of the stuff you’d planned to take, bring your adventurous spirit, and learn from these 12 varied experience to make your college time the best it can be.