There is more to college than just learning, a lot more. You are in a new place, new people, new schedules, and fewer boundaries. This sounds great on the surface, but can prove to be overwhelming to many. The new college student is sure to have experiences of a life time, these five books will provide survival basics to help guide in being successful.
Must-Read College book #1
The Naked Roommate…And 107 others issues may run into in College. In this book by public speaker and syndicated columnist Harlan Cohen you will find helpful information to deal with almost any situation you may encounter in college. It is presented in a witty and entertaining read, it will be enjoyable for students and parents to come.
Must-Read College book #2
How to Survive your Freshman Year: By Hundreds of Sophomore, Juniors, and Seniors Who Did. This book is a compilation of hundreds of pieces of advice from real college students. It cover a broad scale of topics offering advice on things they wish others had told them.
Must-Read College book #3
Been There Should’ve Done That is similar in it approach of offering 995 tips on how to have a successful college experience. The author Suzette Tyler heard from too many students that by the time they figured out what to do they were getting ready to graduate. So she complied this easy read with interesting chapter titles as a helping tool for other students to come.
Must-Read College book #4
Rules for Roommates: The Ultimate Guide for Reclaiming your Space and your Sanity by Mary Lou Podlasiak. Moving into the dorm and sharing living space with a stranger is one of the biggest adjustments a new college student will have to make. The author attempts to teach conflict resolution skills and other character building attributes that will make the experience easier to cope with.
Must-Read College book #5
This book comes from a different perspective, the Worst Case Scenario Survival Handbook. The author has taken a tongue and cheek style to address some of the issues any new college student is sure to face. Some good and practical tips are offered for students and even their parents.
Parents while your helping your son or daughter pack for the next chapter in life, throw one of more these reads in for some interesting reading.