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The Gay and Lesbian Guide to College Life (College Admissions Guides) [Kindle Edition]

Princeton Review
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Featuring advice from students and administrators at more than seventy of the nation’s top colleges, the Gay and Lesbian Guide to College Life lets you know how to how to thrive on campus as a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and/or questioning student. Including tons of student testimonials and dozens of parent tips, the Gay and Lesbian Guide to College Life offers no-nonsense guidance to LGBT students, their families, and allies on how to make the most of their college experience. Learn how you can:

·Find an LGBT-friendly school
·Evaluate administrative policies related to LGBT student life
·Deal with homo/bi/transphobia on campus
·Participate in LGBT student activism
·Get support for your health and safety needs
·Fully integrate yourself into the campus community

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The face and experience of GLBTQ college students is dramatically different than 10—or even 5—years ago, the authors of this latest Princeton Guide argue. And the wealth of resources they offer appears to prove the point. At the same time, however, they admit that there are still challenges to being out in college, and, indeed, a recurring theme is the need for prudence in an environment that can still turn hostile—and even dangerous. That said, most GLBTQ readers will be delighted by the extraordinary number and range of services, organizations, and enlightened attitudes that await them in the college of their choice (and here they'll find sensible guidance on choosing that college, too). Though prospective college students are the principal audience for this encyclopedic guide, concerned parents and counselors will also find much of interest as well. While some topics are more generic than gay-specific (leisure activities, career planning), most remain focused on the principal readership (coming out, dealing with homophobia, financial assistance for GLBTQ students, etc.). Numerous quotes from those already in college further enhance the immediacy and authenticity of the advice offered. Cart, Michael

Product Details

  • File Size: 828 KB
  • Print Length: 416 pages
  • Publisher: Princeton Review; 1 edition (November 23, 2011)
  • Sold by: Random House LLC
  • Language: English
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Indeed, things are changing! Thank you to the Princeton Review and to the authors of the Gay & Lesbian Guide to College Life. More resources are needed to help prospective college students to find the best campus and to be successful once they are on campus. As the Executive Director of Campus Pride, the leading national nonprofit organization for LGBT & ally student leaders, we recommend this book as an excellent companion to The Advocate College Guide for LGBT Students and our national online LGBT-Friendly Campus Climate Index for colleges and universities ([...] Definitely a resource you must-have!
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