From the Back Cover
THIS IS IT. THE ANSWERS TO ALL YOUR QUESTIONS. [about college anyway] College. The utopian playground with no curfews, endless dating possibilities, and a blank check to write your own future. Complete freedom. But then you wake up and discover you've traded your private room at home for a 12x12 cinder-block cell with a stranger. No more free meals. No personal laundry service. Trips to the shower now require flip-flops. Wait, why are you doing this again? Never fear, we're here to help. Everything You Need to Know Before College is a definitive, one-stop survival guide to the opportunities, challenges, and potential pitfalls of college life. More than just an introduction to university living, this book leaves no collegiate stone unturned as we explore: Being on your own for the first time Adapting to different personalities Dating smart in a no-rules environment Finding crucial friendships and Christian support How to make the most of your money Matthew Paul Turner turns the standard collegiate guide inside out, sharing insight with his unique twist of irreverent humor and bold honesty that will help you make the best choices for your life after high school.
About the Author
Matthew Paul Turner is the author of The Christian Culture Survival Guide (Relevant), The Coffeehouse Gospel (Relevant), Mind Games: Advice, Stories and Truth For Thinking Free (Tyndale), and Provocative Faith: Walking Away From Ordinary (Revell). Formerly the editor of CCM magazine and the music and entertainment editor of Crosswalk.com, Matthew is known for his shockingly honest portraits of culture, sidesplitting humor, and uncompromising passion. He and his wife, Jessica, live in Nashville.