SnowRaven, October 21, 2014 (view all comments by SnowRaven)
This book is alright. I had to read it as a high school senior, as it was required for a class. Some of the information was helpful, and I see where the author was trying to help, but I feel as if some of the tips he gave were not really helpful for everyone. For example, he says that students should most likely give up their long distance relationships while in college because there are new people around, and your relationship will keep you from socializing and doing your work. While this may be true for some, I think students are perfectly capable of doing their work, socializing, and keeping a long distance relationship (I did it, myself). I did not get through half of the book because it made me too stressed out, I disagreed with some of his points, and I was able to solve my college problems on my own.
I am sure that this book will be useful for some high school seniors. But for others, you are better off saving yourself the stress by talking to someone about college in person, or just living through it on your own. Good luck either way!
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