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Making the Grade with ADD: A Student's Guide to Succeeding in College with Attention Deficit Disorder

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In college, independence, fun activities, and new friendships abound. But if you have attention deficit disorder (ADD), these new opportunities also present new challenges. To adjust to college life, you'll need to learn to harness your disorder in new ways in order to plan your time effectively, become a successful student, make friends, and take advantage of everything campus life has to offer.

This easy-to-use guide will help you create study habits that work with your ADD in productive and positive ways. You'll learn how to: Set up a class schedule with your ADD in mind Get along with roommates and establish a comfortable living situation Stay focused, take notes, and study when surrounded by distractions Get help at your campus health center when you need it Make time for socializing and extracurricular activities

Written by a licensed mental health counselor who has ADD herself, this guide will be a valuable resource through your college years and beyond. Visit her the author's web site at www.stephaniesarkis.com.

Making the Grade with ADD is truly a comprehensive guide for any young adult with ADD who is considering going to college, already attending college, or preparing to launch into the world of work. Stephanie Moulton Sarkis offers tips for success in all the areas in which a student with ADD might struggle, from packing to go to college and getting along with roommates all the way to preparing for a first job. This book is a must-have for young adults who are serious about becoming independent and conquering their ADD challenges

-Nancy A. Ratey, Ed.M., MCC, SCAC, strategic life coach and author of The Disorganized Mind

This book provided me, a college freshman, with immediate and thorough insight into surviving college with ADD. Reading it was like having an upperclassman guide me through those first difficult months as I learned to live with roommates, deal with college professors, manage my time, make friends, stay healthy, and handle all kinds of new freedoms. Oh, and it also reminded me to call home

-Blake Taylor, author of ADHD & Me

If you are sending your child to college, make this book the first item on your list of things to pack. It's easy to read and includes essential tips and skills for success. An incredible resource for any student with ADD.

-Lara Honos-Webb, Ph.D., author of The Gift of ADHD

Synopsis:

The simple, easy-to-follow chapters in this book will help readers handle common academic issues such as setting schedules, studying, and mastering note- and test-taking. Social issues like establishing a living situation, organizing a dorm room or apartment, and making time for socializing are covered. Readers will get tips for developing a healthy lifestyle, participating in extracurricular activities, planning for the years after college, and more.

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From the author of the successful 10 Simple Solutions to Adult ADD, Stephanie Moulton Sarkis, Making the Grade with ADD offers college students tips they can use to succeed in all aspects of college life, including academics, money management, health issues, relationships with friends and intimates, and planning for the future.

Synopsis:

In college, independence, fun activities, and new friendships abound. But if you have attention deficit disorder (ADD), these new opportunities also present new challenges. To adjust to college life, you'll need to learn to harness your disorder in new ways in order to plan your time effectively, become a successful student, make friends, and take advantage of everything campus life has to offer.

This easy-to-use guide will help you create study habits that work with your ADD in productive and positive ways. You'll learn how to:

  • Set up a class schedule with your ADD in mind
  • Get along with roommates and establish a comfortable living situation
  • Stay focused, take notes, and study when surrounded by distractions
  • Get help at your campus health center when you need it
  • Make time for socializing and extracurricular activities

Written by a licensed mental health counselor who has ADD herself, this guide will be a valuable resource through your college years and beyond. Visit the author at her web site: www.stephaniesarkis.com.

About the Author

Stephanie Moulton Sarkis, Ph.D., is adjunct assistant professor at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, FL, and author of 10 Simple Solutions to Adult ADD, ADD and Your Money, and Making the Grade with ADD. She is a nationally certified counselor and a licensed mental health counselor, and has a private counseling practice where she specializes in ADD/ADHD counseling and coaching.

National Certified Counselor
Licensed Mental Health Counselor, State of Florida
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Florida Atlantic University
Counseling Private Practice, Boca Raton, Florida

Currently in private practice as a psychotherapist and coach in Boca Raton, Florida.� Adjunct assistant professor at Florida Atlantic University.� Sub-Investigator for Clinical Research Studies at Florida Atlantic University's Schmidt College of Biomedical Science.� Published in the Journal of Attention Disorders and recipient of a 2001 American Psychological Association Outstanding Dissertation Award regarding a study on ADHD and its impact on pediatric brain function.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9781572245549
Author:
Sarkis, Stephanie Mo
Publisher:
New Harbinger Publications
Author:
Sarkis, Stephanie Moulton
Author:
Sarkis, Stephanie
Subject:
Learning disabilities
Subject:
Psychopathology - Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD--ADHD)
Subject:
Higher
Subject:
College student orientation
Subject:
Education, higher
Subject:
Attention-deficit-disordered youth
Subject:
Self-Help : General
Subject:
ADD, getting through school with ADD, ADD and teens, college with ADD
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20080731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
200
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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"Synopsis" by , The simple, easy-to-follow chapters in this book will help readers handle common academic issues such as setting schedules, studying, and mastering note- and test-taking. Social issues like establishing a living situation, organizing a dorm room or apartment, and making time for socializing are covered. Readers will get tips for developing a healthy lifestyle, participating in extracurricular activities, planning for the years after college, and more.
"Synopsis" by ,
From the author of the successful 10 Simple Solutions to Adult ADD, Stephanie Moulton Sarkis, Making the Grade with ADD offers college students tips they can use to succeed in all aspects of college life, including academics, money management, health issues, relationships with friends and intimates, and planning for the future.
"Synopsis" by ,

In college, independence, fun activities, and new friendships abound. But if you have attention deficit disorder (ADD), these new opportunities also present new challenges. To adjust to college life, you'll need to learn to harness your disorder in new ways in order to plan your time effectively, become a successful student, make friends, and take advantage of everything campus life has to offer.

This easy-to-use guide will help you create study habits that work with your ADD in productive and positive ways. You'll learn how to:

  • Set up a class schedule with your ADD in mind
  • Get along with roommates and establish a comfortable living situation
  • Stay focused, take notes, and study when surrounded by distractions
  • Get help at your campus health center when you need it
  • Make time for socializing and extracurricular activities

Written by a licensed mental health counselor who has ADD herself, this guide will be a valuable resource through your college years and beyond. Visit the author at her web site: www.stephaniesarkis.com.

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