"Note to parents: Slip this helpful book into your kid's dorm room and hope he or she doesn't realize you put it there."
The Hartford Courant
, Carole Goldberg, Sunday, August 26, 2007
From the Inside Flap
(back cover): Parties, sex, drugs, roommates who never sleep, reading assignments--
Welcome to college. How will you survive?
READ THIS BOOK FIRST!
You'll learn how to Cope with that less-than-perfect roommate Balance between study, work, and down time Handle a culture of alcohol and drugs Face up to the Freshman 15 Deal with homesickness and new friends Beat deadlines and study smart Handle heavy course loads
Tips, lists, and stories to help you deal with every challenge, such as . . .
"Your roommate doesn't always end up being your bridesmaid."
"Don't think of college as a party place away from home; think of it as the place where you get ready for the rest of your life."
. . . and dozens more secrets that will help you survive and flourish in college