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College : The Ultimate Teen Guide

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Every year, millions of high schoolers take the next step to further their education by applying to college. While the typical eighteen-year-old spends two-thirds of his or her life in school, college can be a daunting prospect. Teens should be able to enjoy their final years of high school without feeling stressed about their life post-graduation.

In College: The Ultimate Teen Guide, Lisa Arter addresses the issues and concerns that high school students have about their college futures. This book provides an overview of the application process and offers advice on:

*how to choose the right school
*successful application tips
*when and how to involve parents

This book also outlines the college experience, offering useful information every freshman needs to survive and thrive on campus-from housing concerns and navigating the bookstore to safety and interactions with other students, faculty, and university personnel. Tips included here help students:

*develop successful relationships with roommates
*manage stress
*study effectively
*balance school and life

Featuring real stories and quotes from teens about their experiences, this book guides young adults through their transition from high school to college and sheds light on the entire process- from committing to a school to the end of freshman year. College: The Ultimate Teen Guide serves as a valuable resource for all teens, whether they are just beginning to think about their future or are ready to take the next steps in their education.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 240 pages
  • 178 x 254mm
  • Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • Lanham, MD, United States
  • English
  • 4 Tables, unspecified; 26 Halftones, black and white
  • 1538104121
  • 9781538104125

About Lisa Maxwell Arter

Lisa Arter is an assistant professor of English education at Southern Utah University. At her university, she specializes in teaching freshman and pre-service teachers, working closely with many first-year and first-gen students.
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