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10 books about college
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1001 Things Every College Student Needs to Know: Like Buying Your Books Before Exams Start by Harry H. Harrison
This book was published 13 years ago by Thomas Nelson Inc and takes approximately 10.1 hours to read.
Harrison's latest dose of trademark wit and wisdom provides practical advice ranging from class enrollment and living on campus to study habits and more, that every student--and parent--can benefit from.
Fiske Guide to Colleges 2021 by Edward Fiske
Category: Bibliographies & Indexes
This book was published last year by Sourcebooks and takes approximately 28.8 hours to read.
"The best college guide you can buy."--USA Today Every college and university has a story, and no one tells those stories like former New York Times education editor Edward B. Fiske. That's why, for more than 35 years, the Fiske Guide to Colleges has been the leading guide to 320+ four-year schools, including quotes from real students and information you won't find on college websites. Fullyupdated and expanded every year, Fiske is the most authoritative source of information for college-bound students and their parents. Helpful, honest, and straightforward, the Fiske Guide to Colleges delivers an insider's look at what it's really like to be a student at the "best and most interesting" schools in the United States, plus Canada, Great Britain, and Ireland--so you can find the best fits for you. In addition to detailed and candid stories on each school, you will find: A self-quiz to help you understand what you are really looking for in a college Lists of strong programs and popular majors at each college "Overlap" listings to help you expand your options Indexes that break down schools by state, price, and average debt Exclusive academic, social, and quality-of-life ratings All the basics, including financial aid stats, SAT/ACT scores, and acceptance rates Plus a special section highlighting the ## public and private Best Buy schools--colleges that provide the best educational value
How to Survive Your Freshman Year: By Hundreds of Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors Who Did (Hundreds of Heads Survival Guides) by Mark W. Bernstein
Category: College Guides
This book was published 2 years ago by Hundreds of Heads Books and takes approximately 16.5 hours to read.
"Advice on surviving -- and thriving in -- all aspects of one's first year in college, from hundreds of college students and graduates (as well as several experts)"--
The Naked Roommate: And 107 Other Issues You Might Run Into in College (An Essential Survival Guide and Graduation Gift for First-Year College Students) by Harlan Cohen
Category: Health, Fitness & Dieting
This book was published 4 years ago by Sourcebooks and takes approximately 18.7 hours to read.
New York Times bestselling advice on everything you ever needed to know about college College can be the best time of your life and the worst time of your life, all in the same day - and everyone needs a little help along the way. Covering everything from sharing a bathroom with forty people to sharing lecture notes, this fully updated edition is packed with expert advice, plus candid, eye-opening tips and stories that could only come from students who've been there.Practical, funny, and always authentic, this must-have guide from the most-trusted expert on college life is just the help students need to have their very best college experience.
The Freshman Survival Guide: Soulful Advice for Studying, Socializing, and Everything In Between by Nora Bradbury-Haehl
This book was published 5 years ago by Center Street and takes approximately 13.3 hours to read.
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Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life...And Maybe the World by Admiral William H. McRaven
This book was published 4 years ago by Grand Central Publishing and takes approximately 4.8 hours to read.
If you want to change the world, start off by making your bed. On May 21, 2014, Admiral William H. McRaven addressed the graduating class of the University of Texas at Austin on their Commencement day. Taking inspiration from the university's slogan, "What starts here changes the world," he shared the ten principles he learned during Navy Seal training that helped him overcome challenges not only in his training and long Naval career, but also throughout his life; and he explained how anyone can use these basic lessons to change themselves-and the world-for the better. Admiral McRaven's original speech went viral with over 10 million views. Building on the core tenets laid out in his speech, McRaven now recounts tales from his own life and from those of people he encountered during his military service who dealt with hardship and made tough decisions with determination, compassion, honor, and courage. Told with great humility and optimism, this timeless book provides simple wisdom, practical advice, and words of encouragement that will inspire readers to achieve more, even in life's darkest moments.
The Truth about College Admission: A Family Guide to Getting In and Staying Together by Brennan Barnard
This book was published 2 years ago by JHUP and takes approximately 8.0 hours to read.
The Truth about College Admission is the practical and inspiring guidebook your family needs, an essential companion along the path to college acceptance.
The Complete Book of Colleges, 2021: The Mega-Guide to 1,349 Colleges and Universities (2021) (College Admissions Guides) by The Princeton Review
Category: Catalogs & Directories
This book was published last year by Princeton Review and takes approximately 38.4 hours to read.
The MEGA-GUIDE to 1,349 COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES! Kick off your college search with this comprehensive guidebook to public and private schools, offering profiles with crucial info on admissions, academics, financial aid, and more! No one knows colleges better than The Princeton Review! Inside The Complete Book of Colleges, 2021, you'll find meticulously researched information that will help you narrow the search for the best college for you. Each of the 1,349 user-friendly profiles answers your questions, including: * How much are tuition and other student fees and costs? * What types of financial aid are available, and when are the applications due? * What do admissions officers look for most in test scores and recommendations? * Which majors are the most popular and have the highest enrollment? * What is housing like, and how accessible is technology on campus? * What are the key campus organizations, athletics, and student activities? * How selective is the school? * Plus! Indexes based on cost, selectivity, and size that will help you narrow your search Get a leg up on your college search with this easy-to-use, comprehensive, and savvy guidebook from the experts at The Princeton Review.
College Hacks by Keith Bradford
This book was published 6 years ago by Adams Media and takes approximately 10.1 hours to read.
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!
The Best 385 Colleges, 2020 Edition: In-Depth Profiles & Ranking Lists to Help Find the Right College For You (College Admissions Guides) by The Princeton Review
Category: College Entrance
This book was published 2 years ago by Princeton Review and takes approximately 29.3 hours to read.
The Best 384 Colleges is a comprehensive guide with reviews and rankings based on responses from 138,000 college students. Written for students or parents mystified by the confusing college admissions process, it provides the essential facts about the best schools in the country, popular college ranking lists, and all the information needed to make a smart decision about which schools to consider. Plus, direct quotes from students throughout the book provide unique insight into each school's character.
We estimate total reading time by multiplying a book's page count by an average reading speed of 2 minutes per page. Summaries sourced from Google Books.
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