College Survival Instruction Book by Steve Mott

By Steve Mott

The varsity Survival guideline e-book makes university an event! Campus existence is greater than attending sessions, learning for assessments and writing papers. the school Survival guide ebook is stuffed with tips, recommendation, feedback and secrets-from critical to outrageous to friendly-for making the reader's university lifestyles extra attention-grabbing and profitable.

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Befriend your roommate's family. Befriend the campus dogs and cats and the nice old people who work on campus. Beware the rugby team. Page 68 Be strategic: Refuse to fail. D is infinitely better that F. Learn the deadlines for dropping a class or taking an incomplete, before you need to use them. Use pass/fail options to explore courses outside your major. When your schedule is light, audit a class or two. Sit in the front row at least once. Sit in the back row at least once. Page 69 Read a chapter of whatever bizarre book is lying on the table at the library when you arrive.

Page 46 Study smart: Find an extremely private place to study. Learn to highlight-one sentence per page, max. Seek out a study partner for your toughest class. Study for finals off campus, if possible. Ask someone on a study date. Page 47 Protect your PC with an anti-virus program and surge suppressor. If your schedule allows, set a regular time to phone your family each week. Meet new people by volunteering to work at an all-campus event. Page 48 Attend MTV's Spring Break and find some way to get on the air.

If you buy a computer, look for educational discounts and go for all the RAM you can afford. Page 106 Feed your ears: Hear fascinating people you've never heard of at the various departments' lecture series. Listen to "World Cafe" on public radio. Enjoy the obtuse music of Tom Waits. Listen to Rusted Root and the BoDeans. Travel any distance to see the Barenaked Ladies in concert. Page 107 Rent all the goodies from the student center-inline skates, bikes, video cameras, pool tables, whatever. Develop a ritual for 21st birthdays and enforce it within your circle of friends: A special birthday costume to wear all day.

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