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The College Dorm Survival Guide: How to Survive and Thrive in Your New Home Away from Home

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The Ultimate Guide to Surviving and Thriving in the Dorm

Dorm life offers you a great chance to meet new people and try new things. But leaving the comforts of home for the first time to enter the roommate-having, small-room-sharing, possibly-coed-bathroom-using world of the dorms can be overwhelming and intimidating.

The College Dorm Survival Guide offers expert advice and the inside scoop on:

• Choosing the right residence hall for you

• Getting along with your roommate (and handling conflict)

• Bathroom, laundry, and dining hall survival

• Dealing with stress, depression, and safety issues

From avoiding the dreaded Freshman 15 to decorating your space, this informative and funny guide gives experts' advice on everything you need to know to enjoy dorm living to the fullest.

Synopsis:

A practical handbook for students preparing for their first year of college provides helpful information and survival tips on the ins and outs of dorm life, offering helpful advice on how to cope with a roommate, feelings of homesickness and depression, the temptations of partying and drinking, and other important aspects of creating a happy and productive living environment. Original. 15,000 first printing.

Synopsis:

Julia DeVillers is the author of several books, including Girlwise: How to Be Confident, Capable, Cool, and In Control and How My Private, Personal Journal Became a Bestseller. She lives in Columbus, Ohio.

Table of Contents

Welcome to your new home — Dorm, sweet dorm — A room of your own (sort of) — The dorm's waterways — That roommate relationship — The people — Living in your community — Campus cuisine — Connecting with others — Being part of the life of your dorm — Living on your own — Health issues — Campus safety — Moving on or moving out.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307555274
Subtitle:
How to Survive and Thrive in Your New Home Away from Home
Publisher:
Three Rivers Press
Author:
Devillers, Julia
Author:
Julia DeVillers
Subject:
Education : Students & Student Life
Subject:
Students & Student Life
Subject:
Interpersonal Relations
Subject:
College students
Subject:
Higher
Subject:
Biography - General
Subject:
Careers-College Admission and Survival
Subject:
Education-General
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20060523
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
291

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Education » General
Health and Self-Help » Self-Help » Relationships

The College Dorm Survival Guide: How to Survive and Thrive in Your New Home Away from Home
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Product details 291 pages Crown Publishing Group - English 9780307555274 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , A practical handbook for students preparing for their first year of college provides helpful information and survival tips on the ins and outs of dorm life, offering helpful advice on how to cope with a roommate, feelings of homesickness and depression, the temptations of partying and drinking, and other important aspects of creating a happy and productive living environment. Original. 15,000 first printing.
"Synopsis" by , Julia DeVillers is the author of several books, including Girlwise: How to Be Confident, Capable, Cool, and In Control and How My Private, Personal Journal Became a Bestseller. She lives in Columbus, Ohio.
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