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.
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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.
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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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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Making your first year a success

the secondary teacher's survival guide

Author: Robert Lee Wyatt,J. Elaine White

Publisher: Corwin Pr

ISBN: 9780761978565

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 120

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In this easy-to-follow handbook, Wyatt and White rely heavily upon their more than 50 years of combined teaching experience to share valuable solutions and insights into the issues and concerns that have traditionally baffled beginning teachers. This inspiring survival guide expressly tailored to secondary teachers includes: Time-tested advice that can be implemented easily Assessment techniques specifically designed for high school educators A comprehensive orientation for the new teacher, including important information about professional development, parent-teacher relationships, and interaction with students Simple tactics for effective lesson planning and maximizing technology tools
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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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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How to Survive Your Freshman Year

Author: Yadin Kaufmann,Mark W. Bernstein

Publisher: Hundreds of Heads Books, LLC

ISBN: 193351261X

Category: Education

Page: 434

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"The work is a compilation of advice and stories from hundreds of students at more than 100 colleges across the US, regarding all the important aspects of life as a first-year college student, based on interviews with those students. Topics covered include: leaving home, dormitory life, studying, choosing classes and majors, fraternities, extra-curricular activities, campus food, etc. The work also includes short "expert articles" written by professionals who work with college students. This is the 5th edition of How to Survive Your Freshman Year"--
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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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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The Medical Student's Survival Guide: The early years

Author: Elizabeth Cottrell

Publisher: Radcliffe Publishing

ISBN: 184619086X

Category: Medical

Page: 217

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You have to realise early on that you are no longer the best. Whereas in your A level classes you will have been within the top one or two students, now you are not. You are in a room FULL of top one or two' students. Laura Stevens, 1st year Dundee medical student Due to the graphic nature of many of the presentations, subjects of a weak disposition should look away... or definitely not attempt to stuff yourself until you are well accustomed to images that are about to be unleashed onto your brainstem vomiting centre. Elizabeth Li, 2nd year Manchester medical student Okay - you got in. Now what do you do? This is the no-nonsense guide to the reality of medical student life. Everything you need to know is here. How do I find my way to lectures? Can I live on hamburgers? How do I give effective presentations? How much can I drink without vomiting in Freshers week? What about student loans? How should I prepare for exams? Exactly how much work should I be doing? What if I faint in dissection class? and much, much more
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