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College Confidence with Add: The Ultimate Success Manual for Add Students, from Applying to Academics, Preparation to Social Success and Everythingby Michael Sandler
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Everything You Need to Know to Find Success in College and Beyond
While college is a challenge for any student, the increased workload, complexity, freedom and competing demands make it particularly daunting for those students with Attention Deficit Disorder. But you need not be overwhelmed and you can succeed
College Confidence with ADD will help you turn obstacles into opportunities and overcome social, academic, financial, and personal challenges both in and out of the classroom. Whether your goal is to get into the school of your choice, improve your grades, survive the experience, gain guidance and direction, or springboard into the future of your dreams, this comprehensive and essential guide will help you succeed.
Some of the many areas covered include:
-Choosing and applying to colleges
-Getting the accommodations you need
-Financial aid, scholarships and starting school
-Staying out of trouble, negotiating peer-pressure, and managing freedom
-Note-taking, studying and test-taking strategies
-Routine-building, prioritizing, and juggling competing demands
-Getting healthy, gaining focus, and finding your inner strength
-Overcoming depression, anxiety and fear
-Sports, social skills and establishing greater confidence
-Choosing majors, life direction, graduate school and future employment
Set yourself up for success from day one with College Confidence with ADD
Michael Sandler is founder of The Creative Learning Institute and a practicing national ADD coach, author, and public speaker. He is a regular columnist for the national ADD magazine, ADDitude, and is a featured speaker at national ADD conventions. He lives in Boulder, Colorado.
It is estimated that as many as 8 percent of the population has ADD, and as many as 25 percent have significant ADD traits.
Conquering College with ADD is the essential guide for students with ADD as they approach and tackle the college years. Written in a style that appeals to the ADD reader, it is filled with invaluable advice from someone who has been there-and been successful.
This book helps ADD students understand and overcome roadblocks, guiding them through every topic they need to know related to ADD, including:
--Handling the application process
--Disabled students offices and programs
--Note-taking and studying issues
--Social skills and pressure
--Student healthcare and assistance
College Confidence with ADD will help you turn obstacles into opportunities and overcome social, academic, financial, and personal challenges both in and out of the classroom.
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