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1001 Things Every College Student Needs to Know: (Like Buying Your Books Before Exams Start) Paperback – Bargain Price, March 18, 2008
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About the Author
Harry H. Harrison, Jr. is a nationally acclaimed author appearing on the NY Times and Booksense lists of best-selling non-fiction trade paperback and parenting books. He has over 1.8 million books in print featuring titles such as Father to Son, Father to Daughter, Life Lessons on Raising a Boy, Mother to Daughter, plus five titles in his 1001 Things series. He's been interviewed on 22 television programs and featured on over 50 local and syndicated radio programs coast to coast. His books are sold throughout Western Europe, Norway, South America, and the Far East. He and his wife, Melissa, have two boys.--This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
Top Customer Reviews
The fresh advice covers topics today's high school students probably haven't though about, and it may surprise them to learn that there are often a variety of ways to address a problem.
The format invites scanning, and that approach will provide insight into issues that weren't encountered at home or in local schools. All the rumors about the freshman fifteen, roommate problems, teachers' expectations, being home sick, making new friends are covered. The advice is to the point and worthy of consideration.
1001 Things Every College Student Needs to Know is a great gift to a grandchild who will soon be attending college.
Orders from Amazon come quickly, and the books are available as needed.
Parents may especially appreciate his blunt advice, such as: "You need to know to not listen to all that nonsense about college being a time of 'personal exploration.' At up to $50,000 a year, it's job training."
-- Phyllis Zimbler Miller