How to Survive Your Freshman Year By Hundreds of College Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors Who Did (and some things to avoid, from a few dropouts who didn't) is the #1 best selling college guide, selling out of three printings within just five ...
st five months of being published and has over 60,000 copies in print.
How to Survive Your Freshman Year is more highly demanded than the College Board's College Handbook, The Worst Case Scenario-College, and The Fiske Guide to Colleges. With over 800 pieces of straight-on advice and funny stories from hundreds of students nationwide who survived their freshman year, this unique book quickly rose to the top of its class and was this year's hit high school graduation gift.
The hundreds of college students interviewed give the low-down about the realities of freshman yearthe good, the bad, and the unforeseen. They come from big schools, small schools, Ivies, and state universities across the country. They are Greeks, geeks and jocks; men and women. The students are extraordinarily honest about the realities of being a freshman. What they tell about their college experienceswhether satisfied, relieved or regretfulis remarkably insightful.
How to Survive Your Freshman Year is jammed-packed with fun tips and short, entertaining stories from student peers on everything from what to take to college, the pros and cons of living on campus and off, best times and places to study, getting along with roommates, dating, partying, and making friends for life. The book's short and funny, real-world tips from other college students makes it an entertaining and quick read for teens. In addition, the book helps parents better understand how their teens can survive and thrive in college, and makes for a great high school graduation gift.