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Real College: The Essential Guide to Student Life

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An invaluable education for college students on how to get the big things right — in and out of the classroom.

Few people have as much experience helping students cope with college life as Douglas Stone, a long-time Harvard residential adviser and coauthor of Difficult Conversations, and Elizabeth Tippett, recent Harvard graduate and founding director of the university's peer mediation program. In Real College, they join forces to help students deal with nightmare roommates, handle academic pressures, make smart choices about alcohol and sex, communicate with parents, and address all the other big issues that can make college as challenging as it is exciting. Stone and Tippett deliver insightful, pragmatic advice with humor and compassion, in a style that parents and students alike will appreciate. This is one book that no college student should be without.

Review:

"Remarkably well written, truly reader friendly, and full of good ideas. I highly recommend this book." Richard J. Light, Walter H. Gale Professor of Education, Harvard University, and author of Making the Most of College

Review:

"Real College masterfully presents critical information on key topics in a format that is engaging and entertaining." Julie C. Lythcott-Haims, Dean of Freshmen, Stanford University

Review:

"Extremely funny, astonishingly helpful. Every college student and college-bound high school senior should read it. Period." Henry C. Moses, Headmaster, Trinity School and former Dean of Freshmen, Harvard College

Review:

"Every student affairs office should recommend it." Loren Pope, author of Colleges that Change Lives and Looking beyond the Ivy League

Review:

"Stone and Tippett address serious, substantive, and challenging issues with deep psychological wisdom. This book is superb 'must' reading." Charles Ducey, Ph.D., Director, Bureau of Study Counsel, Harvard's Center for Psychological and Learning Services

Synopsis:

Offering invaluable education to college students, this guide explores how to get the big things right, in and out of the classroom.

Synopsis:

Few people have as much experience helping students cope with college life as Douglas Stone, a long-time Harvard residential adviser and coauthor of Difficult Conversations, and Elizabeth Tippett, recent Harvard graduate and founding director of the university?s peer mediation program. In Real College, they join forces to help students deal with nightmare roommates, handle academic pressures, make smart choices about alcohol and sex, communicate with parents, and address all the other big issues that can make college as challenging as it is exciting. Stone and Tippett deliver insightful, pragmatic advice with humor and compassion, in a style that parents and students alike will appreciate. This is one book that no college student should be without.

About the Author

Douglas Stone served as a resident adviser for Harvard undergrads and spent ten years as the Associate Director of the Harvard Negotiation Project.

Elizabeth Tippett developed and directed a student group at Harvard, which served as a resource for campus organizations in managing their conflicts. She is a student at Harvard Law School.

Table of Contents

Real College Introduction

1. Roomates

2. Social Life

3. Academics

4. Studying

5. Indentity

6. Relationships

7. Sex

8. Parents

9. Mental Health

Epilogue

Appendix

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780143034254
Author:
Douglas Stone and Elizabeth Tippett
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Author:
Tippett, Elizabeth
Author:
Stone, Douglas
Author:
Stone, Doug
Author:
L, A. S.
Location:
New York
Subject:
Higher
Subject:
Students & Student Life
Subject:
College students
Subject:
College environment.
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Education-Higher Education
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
September 2004
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
7.94x5.10x.49 in. .39 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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Product details 224 pages Penguin Books - English 9780143034254 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Remarkably well written, truly reader friendly, and full of good ideas. I highly recommend this book." Richard J. Light, Walter H. Gale Professor of Education, Harvard University, and author of Making the Most of College
"Review" by , "Real College masterfully presents critical information on key topics in a format that is engaging and entertaining."
"Review" by , "Extremely funny, astonishingly helpful. Every college student and college-bound high school senior should read it. Period."
"Review" by , "Every student affairs office should recommend it."
"Review" by , "Stone and Tippett address serious, substantive, and challenging issues with deep psychological wisdom. This book is superb 'must' reading." Charles Ducey, Ph.D., Director, Bureau of Study Counsel, Harvard's Center for Psychological and Learning Services
"Synopsis" by , Offering invaluable education to college students, this guide explores how to get the big things right, in and out of the classroom.
"Synopsis" by ,
Few people have as much experience helping students cope with college life as Douglas Stone, a long-time Harvard residential adviser and coauthor of Difficult Conversations, and Elizabeth Tippett, recent Harvard graduate and founding director of the university?s peer mediation program. In Real College, they join forces to help students deal with nightmare roommates, handle academic pressures, make smart choices about alcohol and sex, communicate with parents, and address all the other big issues that can make college as challenging as it is exciting. Stone and Tippett deliver insightful, pragmatic advice with humor and compassion, in a style that parents and students alike will appreciate. This is one book that no college student should be without.

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