The Everything College Survival Book : From Social Life to Study Skills--all You Need to Fit Right in (Everything: School and Careers) (Updated)

The Everything College Survival Book : From Social Life to Study Skills--all You Need to Fit Right in (Everything: School and Careers) (Updated)

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  • 製本 Paperback:紙装版/ペーパーバック版/ページ数 289 p.
  • 言語 ENG
  • 商品コード 9781593373344
  • DDC分類 378.198

Full Description


Readers learn to- Pack for the big move away from home- Manage their money- Make new friends- Balance academic and social life

Table of Contents

Top Ten Things to Do During Your First Year of     x
College
Introduction xi
Financing Your Education 1 (12)
Financial Aid Offices and Forms 2 (1)
Searching for Grants and Scholarships 3 (1)
Maintaining Grants and Scholarships 4 (1)
Leadership Development Awards 5 (1)
Community Group Awards 6 (1)
Work-Study Aid 7 (1)
Loans 8 (2)
Cost Versus Value 10 (3)
Before Heading to Campus 13 (10)
Bills and Financial Materials 14 (1)
Insurance and Health Information 15 (1)
Housing Decisions 16 (2)
Orientation Materials 18 (2)
Who to Call with Questions 20 (1)
Friends and Family 21 (2)
Taking Control of Personal Finances 23 (16)
Cash, Credit, or Check 24 (1)
Credit Cards: Pros and Cons 25 (1)
Finding a Local Bank 26 (2)
ATMs 28 (1)
Living on a Budget 29 (1)
Big Purchases 30 (5)
The Important Details 35 (4)
So Much Stuff, So Little Space 39 (12)
Packing for a College Room 40 (1)
Toiletries and Medications 41 (2)
Clothing 43 (2)
Music, Movies, and Equipment 45 (2)
A Touch of Home 47 (1)
Bringing It Back Again 48 (3)
Choosing Courses and a Major 51 (12)
Advisement 52 (1)
A Balanced Schedule 53 (1)
Personal Patterns and Preferences 54 (1)
Core Requirements 55 (1)
When and How to Declare a Major 56 (2)
Minors and Dual Majors 58 (1)
Study Abroad Opportunities 59 (4)
Traveling to and from Campus 63 (12)
Your Car, Your Responsibility 64 (2)
Ride Boards 66 (1)
Airlines 67 (2)
Trains and Buses 69 (1)
Academic and Holiday Calendars 70 (1)
Staying Late on Campus 71 (4)
Establishing Residence in a New Place 75 (14)
Residence Halls 76 (1)
Apartments 77 (3)
Getting Around Town 80 (2)
Campus Safety 82 (1)
Homesickness and Stress 83 (2)
Depression 85 (1)
A New Relationship with Your Parents 86 (3)
Roommates 89 (12)
Roommate Selection 90 (2)
Initial Expectations 92 (1)
Making Contact 93 (2)
Roommate Agreements 95 (1)
Managing Conflicts 96 (2)
Room Changes 98 (1)
Lasting Relationships 99 (2)
Clean Room, Clear Mind 101(12)
Keeping a Clean Room 102(1)
College Clothing 103(1)
Laundry Basics 104(3)
Laundry Security 107(2)
Stains and Other Crises 109(2)
Ironing 111(2)
The Freshman Fifteen 113(12)
A Healthy Diet 114(2)
Frugal Eating 116(2)
Eating Disorders 118(2)
Smart Snacks 120(1)
Resisting Temptation 121(1)
Healthy Exercise 122(3)
Time Management 125(14)
Start with the Big Stuff 126(2)
Wants Versus Needs 128(4)
Trading Time Blocks 132(1)
Combining Tasks 133(1)
Planners and Calendars 134(2)
Cramming Warning 136(3)
New Friends and Activities 139(14)
Where to Meet People 140(4)
The Activities Fair 144(1)
How to Choose 145(2)
Local Attractions 147(1)
A Relationship with Your RA 148(1)
Avoiding the Extremes 149(4)
Athletics 153(12)
Varsity Level 154(3)
Intramurals 157(1)
Clubs 158(1)
Physical Education Classes 159(1)
Going Solo 160(2)
Spectator Sports 162(3)
Winter and Spring Breaks 165(12)
Returning to Your Old Job 166(1)
Visiting New Friends 167(2)
Spring Break Packages 169(1)
Read the Fine Print 170(2)
Alternate Spring Break Experiences 172(1)
Why Study During Break? 173(1)
Quick Trips 174(3)
Campus Involvement 177(16)
Student Governance 178(1)
Programming and Activities Boards 179(1)
Religious and Cultural Organizations 180(2)
Service Organizations 182(1)
Greek Life 183(4)
Learning Communities 187(1)
Special Interest Groups 188(2)
Finding Your Place 190(3)
A Safe and Successful Social Life 193(18)
Parties 194(3)
Personal Safety 197(2)
Finding Love 199(2)
Dating 201(2)
Sex 203(2)
Alcohol and Other Drugs 205(6)
The Art and Science of Studying 211(16)
Preparation from Day One 212(1)
Attendance and Seating 213(2)
Lectures and Note-Taking 215(2)
Effective Reading 217(1)
Study Groups 218(2)
Flashcards, Mnemonics, and Other Tricks 220(1)
Talking to Professors 221(2)
Taking Tests 223(4)
Research and Term Papers 227(12)
Choosing a Topic 228(1)
Outlines 229(1)
Getting Help from Your Professor 230(1)
Research 231(3)
Where to Start Writing 234(1)
Saving Your Work 235(1)
Polishing a Rough Draft 236(1)
Writing Centers and Proofreaders 236(3)
Final Exams 239(12)
Exam Format 240(4)
A Quick Guide to Studying 244(1)
Review Sessions 245(1)
Study Blocks 246(2)
Practice Tests 248(1)
Physical Preparation 249(2)
Internships and Summer Jobs 251(10)
Make Meaningful Money 252(1)
Professors as Resources 253(1)
Career Center 254(1)
Alumni Office 255(2)
Professional Organizations 257(1)
Reflections on Your Experience 258(3)
Right Plan, Wrong School? 261(10)
Why Transfer 262(1)
How to Transfer 263(2)
Keeping Grants and Scholarships 265(1)
Starting Anew with an Advantage 266(1)
Staying in Touch with Professors 267(1)
Maintaining Friendships 268(3)
Happily Ever Alumni 271
Lifelong Affiliation 272(1)
Continuing Career Services 273(1)
Making Donations 274(1)
Providing Internships 275(1)
Alumni Clubs 276(1)
Class Reunions and Alumni Publications 277(2)
Appendix Internet Resources for College 279(5)
Students
Index 284