First Year University


Author: Dennis Field,Nancy Gray
Publisher: Cssp
ISBN: 9780969313717
Category: Education
Page: 148
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UPDATE: Finalist, 2012 Readers' Choice Awards, in its category. Going to College or University? First Year? Want to know what to expect? A quick search on Google or Amazon will reveal plenty of material, mostly written by profs, or deans, or counselors, or trusted experts, or graduating students. Not this book. Here, you'll find hundreds of students, mostly in their first year, telling stories about how it feels, as it happens. Some wise, some crazy. Some funny, some serious. Some sad, some scary. Advice: well yes, but like everything in this book, actually written by students for students, from their own experiences. Hundreds of stories in their own words. More than 200 voices. A worthwhile read for students, parents, teachers, counselors. The accompanying website has 130 more pieces, accessible from inside the book.

Your First Year of Varsity

A Survival Guide for College and University
Author: Shelagh Foster,Lehlohonolo Mofokeng
Publisher: Bookstorm
ISBN: 9781928257219
Category: Education
Page: 168
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About to start varsity? Just started college? Then this book is for you! Beginning academic life after high school is exciting - a fresh start that will set foundations for the rest of your life. You'll discover new ideas, meet new people and try new things. You'll also have to become an independent adult, and that can be scary. Shelagh Foster and Lehlohonolo Mofokeng will lead you through all the rules, demands, behaviours, skills and culture shifts that will turn you from a schoolkid into a viable player in higher education. Learn how to: · Write clearly and study smartly · Have safe relationships · Balance your responsibilities, your health and your social life · Manage your time, your money and all those academic demands · Not get kicked out! Let Shelagh and Lehlohonolo help you understand this new world, and how to adapt, grow - and graduate. Ignorance is not bliss. Being prepared is.

A Freshman Survival Guide for College Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders

The Stuff Nobody Tells You About!
Author: Haley Moss
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 0857009222
Category: Family & Relationships
Page: 160
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How do you know which college is right for you? What happens if you don't get on with your roommate? And what on earth is the Greek system all about? As a university student with High-Functioning Autism, Haley Moss offers essential tips and advice in this insider's guide to surviving the Freshman year of college. Chatty, honest and full of really useful information, Haley's first-hand account of the college experience covers everything students with Autism Spectrum Disorders need to know. She talks through getting ready for college, dorm life and living away from parents, what to expect from classes, professors and exams, and how to cope in new social situations and make friends. This book is a must-read for all students on the autism spectrum who are about to begin their first year of college, parents and teachers who are helping them prepare, and college faculty and staff.

First Year University Survival Guide

From Stress to Success
Author: Prof David W. Wang
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780993813306
Category:
Page: 108
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In recent years, the number of students who struggle or fail in their first year of university has climbed. Professor David Wang uses his varied background as an educator, researcher, coach, musician and father of nine to give useful advice to help the stressed-out freshman navigate the transition from secondary school to successful undergrad! From putting setbacks into perspective to increasing work ethic (grit) to practical hints for study effectiveness, this book is full of suggestions and stories to inspire the student. This is a highly recommended book for in-coming first year students as well as for parents who are concerned about the transition from high school to university.

First Year Teacher's Survival Guide

Ready-To-Use Strategies, Tools & Activities for Meeting the Challenges of Each School Day
Author: Julia G. Thompson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118429710
Category: Education
Page: 464
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Making Your First Year a Success

A Classroom Survival Guide for Middle and High School Teachers
Author: Robert L. Wyatt,J. Elaine White
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 151070101X
Category: Education
Page: 152
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You’ve completed the course work, student teaching, and interviewing. The job is yours. Now what? The first weeks and months of a new teaching position can be the most demanding of your entire career. In this new edition of their bestseller, veteran educators Robert L. Wyatt III and J. Elaine White share a combined 50 years of teaching experience as well as insight and advice from hundreds of teachers in the field they have personally trained. Comprehensive yet concise, Making Your First Year a Success is expressly tailored to assist secondary teachers. Updated topics in this thoroughly revised second edition include: • Integrating technology into classroom activities • Connecting lesson planning and standards • Incorporating differentiation into the secondary classroom • Dealing with stress and nurturing yourself emotionally and physically Whether starting fresh with your first group of students or revitalizing your commitment to the profession you entered many years ago, this handbook will easily become the well-worn reference you turn to again and again for quick tips, practical applications, and words of encouragement.

Your First Year of Work

A Survival Guide
Author: Shelagh Foster
Publisher: Bookstorm
ISBN: 9781920434519
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 180
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Are you in your first job? Are you trying to find your first job? Are you stressing about entering the workplace? Are your parents stressing about you finding your first job? Shelagh Foster has seen so many people just like you, battling to get ahead once they've finished matric, college or university. This is a daunting time, but you don't need to go it alone -- let Shelagh guide you through the do's and don'ts of entering the workplace. This survival guide will give you answers to your workplace questions, and to questions you didn't even know to ask! - Write the email that gets you an internship interview - Make a great impression in an interview - Crack the unwritten codes of office culture - Know how your body language impacts on your colleagues' impressions of your performance - Win respect in written and spoken communication - Be professional, no matter how humble your role might be - Interpret the office dress code ... Shelagh will show you the ropes and set you on the road to career success.

The Everything Father's First Year Book

A survival guide for the first 12 months of being a dad
Author: Vincent Iannelli
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1440506019
Category: Family & Relationships
Page: 304
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Change a diaper? Soothe a crying baby? Function on just a few hours of sleep? Anything moms can do, dads can do--with a little help! Becoming a father is a colossal event in a man's life. For nine months, he thought about, worried about, and dreamed about his new child, and finally his little bundle of joy is here. So, now what? This all-in-one guide shows new dads how to: Bond with their new baby Interpret baby's cries Be supportive to their partner Handle the changes to their relationship and sex life Childproof the house Plus, this new edition features updated advice on safety issues like vaccinations, financial issues like health insurance and retirement, and cool high-tech gadgets to track and treasure each moment of their new baby's life. Complete with medical advice and practical information, this is the new dad's key to raising a happy and healthy baby.

Surviving First Year Uni


Author: Lauren Williams,John Germov
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781865084275
Category: Education
Page: 162
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A user-friendly and up to date guide for all new university students

The International Student's Survival Guide

How to Get the Most from Studying at a UK University
Author: Gareth Davey
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1446245659
Category: Education
Page: 200
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The International Student's Survival Guide is a comprehensive and easy-to-use guide to studying and living in the UK. It will be invaluable in preparing international students for the inevitable differences in culture, customs, and academic life, and helps to ensure they get the most out of their time at University. Gareth Davey provides students with all the information needed to make the right choice about where to study and provides valuable advice on how to settle into your new surroundings, including guidance on: Choosing and applying for a course Leaving home and arriving in the UK Managing finances and living costs Academic culture Teaching and assessment methods Health and welfare Life after graduation Throughout the guide there are checklists and self-evaluation forms to help the reader chart their progress. A glossary is included to aid understanding of the topics covered, and directories of additional sources of information make it easy to find out more where necessary. This guide will be a useful resource for students coming to the UK to embark on either undergraduate or graduate study in any subject.

The Freshman Survival Guide

Soulful Advice for Studying, Socializing, and Everything In Between
Author: Nora Bradbury-Haehl,Bill McGarvey
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1599953439
Category: Education
Page: 288
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A values-based guide to navigating that critical first year of college that speaks to college students in their own language and offers practical tools that readers need to keep from drinking, sleeping or skipping their way out of college. There are numerous guides for choosing a college, paying for college and getting good grades in college But THE FRESHMAN SURVIVAL GUIDE is the first to offer advice on academics, relationships and lifestyle and combine it with guidance on how to cope with the spiritual, emotional and ethical questions and issues that confront young adults. Divided into five sections (Relationships, Identity &Spirituality, Academics, Risk, Balance), the book tackles issues that include: Homesickness * Learning Who You Are * Real Stats on Mental Health * 10 Reasons to Show Up to Class * Are Your Earning Your BA or Your IM * Safety: Don't Be Paranoid, Just be Smart * Doritos Is Not A Food Group * and 19 other equally pertinent areas that other college guides don't address. This is one college guidebook that freshman won't be ashamed to read and keep in their backpacks.

A Survival Guide for New Faculty Members

Outlining the Keys to Success for Promotion and Tenure
Author: Jeffrey P. Bakken,Cynthia G. Simpson
Publisher: Charles C Thomas Publisher
ISBN: 039808629X
Category: Education
Page: 244
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The "Survival Guide for New Faculty Members: Outlining the Keys to Success for Promotion and Tenure" provides new faculty members with practical, down-to-earth wisdom and suggestions for successfully working through to tenure and promotion. The authors--both successful and experienced administrators and experts in higher education--have provided an extremely well-organized and useful guide for new faculty members. It focuses on all aspects of becoming a new faculty member including the various expectations in completing a successful journey toward promotion and tenure. The book underscores the importance of recognizing the three facets of faculty life of teaching, research, and service. This volume clearly sets out, compares, and separates those three components with clarity and provides very useful advice for putting the three together. Taken together with the chapters on "Documenting Your Progress" and "Promotion and Tenure," new faculty are provided with a solid, practical introduction to building a foundation for success in higher education. Feedback and tips are also provided within each chapter. It is written in a style that readers will be able to easily comprehend and understand and is supported with many examples. In addition, the information can be easily applied to new faculty at various types of institutions of higher education. A foreword by Charles R. McGuire, a preface, seven appendices, and an index are included.

Your Freshman Is Off to College

A Month-By-Month Guide to the First Year
Author: Ed D Laurie L Hazard,M a Stephanie K Carter
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781537682341
Category:
Page: N.A
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Your Freshman is Off to College offers a handy month-by month guide for parents as the first year of college naturally unfolds. This book, dealing with serious topics, reflects a fun, informative look at the first year for parents of new college students, making "tongue-in-cheek" connections between a child's first months of life to this newest important stage of development - freshman year. Early Praise for Your Freshman is Off to College "As the parent of a brand-new college freshman, I am thrilled to have received Your Freshman Is Off to College. The fears and anxiety of dropping off my child are gone after reading this book, which provides realistic scenarios, advice and problem solving solutions. It is organized, informative and on target, addressing many facets of college life. The month-by-month timeline and 'real-time' advice is essential insight into where my child is at in each stage, and how/when/if to help. This book has helped me to help my child help himself." -Shannon McAloon Merkler of Belmar, NJ, parent of a college freshman "This book is a must read for every parent and family member of a college-bound student. It is helpful, witty and engaging. Hazard and Carter provide excellent insight on how families can assist their student successfully navigate the transition into college and throughout the first year." -Krystal L. Ristaino, expert in university parent and family relations "Hazard and Carter have taken an adolescent development approach to help parents understand what's happening to their sons and daughters when they begin their college careers. With humor and compassion, the writers describe a variety of scenarios and offer important insights to parents. A highly instructive manual, it offers guidance to parents to help them transition from a hovering role to one that truly supports their young adult in the best and most productive ways possible. The authors' collective wisdom provides parents with the tools they need to facilitate their sons' and daughters' successful transition from high school to college." -Toby Simon, Former Vice President of Student Affairs, Marymount Manhattan College and Associate Dean of Student Life, Brown University

From best intentions to best practices

the first-year experience in Canadian postsecondary education
Author: Judy Chapman,Sid Gilbert
Publisher: National Resource Center for the Freshman Year Experience & Students in Transition
ISBN: N.A
Category: Education
Page: 152
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The Canadian Student Financial Survival Guide

A Comprehensive Handbook on Financing Your Education, Managing Your Expenses & Planning for a Debt-Free Future
Author: Graham McWaters,Winthrop Sheldon
Publisher: Insomniac Press
ISBN: 1897415079
Category: Education
Page: 246
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Students today are faced with ever-rising costs of tuition, and the decisions made as to how to pay for school can be some of the most important a young person makes. The costs for college or university are prohibitive to some and very intimidating to others. It is critical for students to have a handle on their finances, have a plan to eliminate these fears and embark on a life of financial freedom. The Canadian Student Financial Survival Guide will show them how to do this. The Canadian Student Financial Survival Guide covers topics such as student loan applications, financing their education, credit-card issues, car leasing vs. car buying, accommodation and many other issues for students faced with their first major financial decisions.

Maths: A Student's Survival Guide

A Self-Help Workbook for Science and Engineering Students
Author: Jenny Olive
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521017077
Category: Mathematics
Page: 634
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First published in 1998.

The Medical Student's Survival Guide: Going clinical


Author: Elizabeth Cottrell
Publisher: Radcliffe Publishing
ISBN: 1846192137
Category: Medical
Page: 154
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To the unsuspecting, wearing a stethoscope could not be more easy. You pick it up, place it around your neck and.hey presto. you look like you know what you are doing and people think you are a doctor. This is the no-nonsense guide to the reality of medical student life. Everything you need to know is here. What are my chances of delivering a baby? How many questions should I ask? How do I insert a nasogastric tube without the patient knowing it's my first time? Where will I live when I'm on clinical rounds? Why can't I wear trainers? Will patients like me? What is a patient's pack year' history? How do I break bad news? How can I get more sleep? and much, much more.

A Mathematician's Survival Guide

Graduate School and Early Career Development
Author: Steven George Krantz
Publisher: American Mathematical Soc.
ISBN: 082183455X
Category: Mathematics
Page: 222
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When you are a young mathematician, graduate school marks the first step toward a career in mathematics. During this period, you will make important decisions which will affect the rest of your career. Here now is a detailed guide to help you navigate graduate school and the years that follow. In his inimitable and forthright style, Steven Krantz addresses the major issues of graduate school, including choosing a program, passing the qualifying exams, finding an advisor, writing a thesis, and getting your first job. As with his earlier guide, How to Teach Mathematics, he avoids generalities, giving clear advice on how to handle real situations. The book also contains a description of the basic elements of a mathematical education, as well as a glossary and appendices on the structure of a typical department and university and the standard academic ranks. Steven G. Krantz is an accomplished mathematician and an award-winning author. He has published 130 research articles and 45 books. He has worked in many different types of mathematics departments, supervised both masters and doctoral students, and is currently the Chair of the Mathematics Department at Washington University in St. Louis.