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Naked Roommate's First Year Survival Workbook The Ultimate Tools for a College Experience with More Fun, Less Stress and Top Success

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ISBN-10: 1402239432

ISBN-13: 9781402239434

Edition: N/A

Authors: Harlan Cohen, Cynthia Jenkins

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From the bestselling author on the transition to college comes a new companion workbook to The Naked Roommate. Focused on first year survival, this workbook tackles head-on the problem that 1 in 4 students don't return for sophomore year. The Naked Roommate's Freshman Year Survival Workbook gives students the ultimate tools for a successful and productive first year. Cohen gives students ways to evaluate their expectations, interests, and concerns about college life, and then track them against the real thing as they make their way through the exciting and scary first year. Filled with charts, exercises, and checklists, everything a student needs is covered.
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Book details

List price: $16.99
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/1/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 6.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Cynthia Jenkins is the coordinator of the Freshman Seminar Studies at UT Dallas. This department contains both Freshman Orientation and Study Skills courses.

Welcome to the Naked Workbook A Special Note to Instructors
Naked Preparation
Before Arriving on Campus
Expect the Unexpected
Patience, Patience, and More Patience
Finding Your Three Places on Campus
When Lost or Confused, Ask for Help
Be Yourself
About Your Parents...
The Risk-Taking Project
Naked Student Involvement (and Finding Friends)
Shopping for Friends
Temporary Friends vs. Full-Time Friends
Getting Involved
Clubs and Organizations
Start Your Own Club or Organization
Greek Life
Greek Life
Greek Life
Greek Life
Residence Halls
Residence Halls
Residence Halls
The Resident Assistant
Meet People without Even Trying
Getting Involved in Your Residential Community
The Ugly Side of Residential Life
Naked Assessment
The Ultimate Roommate Rule
Enforcing the Roommate Contract
Roommate Conflict Worksheet
The Judgmental Roommate
The Best Friend Roommate
The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, or Transgender Roommate (Pick One)
The Noisy, Naughty, Nasty, Drunk, High, Horrible, and Inconsiderate Roommate from Hell The Naked Study Section
Time to Talk about Time
Time Wasters
Why Do You Waste So Much Time?
How You Have Fun (While Fully Clothed)
Plan to Pick a Planner
Knowing Your Limits
Tune in to Your Rhythms
Finding Your Flexibility
Searching for Hidden Time Treasures
Take Advantage of the "Holes"
Time to Write Papers
Be Ready to Adapt
Protect Your Time
Giving Your Parents "the Talk" about Time
Class in the Classroom
Classroom Savvy
To Go or Not to Go...To Class
Understanding Why You Should Go to Class (As Opposed to Sleeping In)
Skip Rope, Not Class
Take a Minute to Gripe
Solving the Problems that Make You Skip Class
What the !a!&% is a Syllabus
Making Sure It's a Match
Managing the Mountain of Reading
The Power of Questions
Ask Questions in Class (in Front of Everyone)
Participation "Points
Approaching Class with Class
Dining with Doctors (aka How to Get Your Professor to Take You Out to Dinner)
Professing What You Want from Your Profs
Office Hour Awareness
Office Hours Observations
A Note Taking Dance Party
A Note-Taking Dance Party
A Different Kind of Writing Test
Organizing Notes So You Can Use Them
Know What to Take Note Of...
Reading (After the Note-Taking Dance Party)
What's Your Reading Load (or Overload)?
Why I Don't Like to Read for Class
When, Where, and How to Read
Recalling My Reading Limits
Helpful Highlighting
Getting Cozy with Your Textbooks
Taking Advantage of the Features
Read with a Purpose!
Use Those Headings and Subheadings
Get Your Study On
How You Study, Plain and Simple
A Test for You (That's Right, a Test)
Learn to Study and Have It Not Feel Like Studying
Define "Active Studying"
Get Graphic with Your Information
Find Your Study Buddies
Creating a Study Group Preparedness Plan
Welcome to Dr. (Your Name Here)'s Class
The Naked Money/Financial Section
Loans, Grants, Scholarships, and Loose Change
Your Financial Aid Advisor
Part-Time Jobs, Big-Time Benefits
Credit Card Use and Abuse
Bad Checks, Bad Credit, and Bad Ideas...
Budgeting and Banking
Building Good and Bad Credit Hooking Up, Relationships, Sex/NoSex
Hooking Up, Relationships, Sex/No Sex
The College Hookup
The Long-Distance Relationship
Demanding and Commanding Respect
I Got Dumped and No Longer Have a Relationship
Deciding to Do It or NOT Do It
Drinking and Drugs
An Alcohol Examination
Alcohol The Social Lubricant
Deciding to Drink Alcohol or Milk
Drinking and Driving Never Mix
You Might Have an Alcohol Problem If...
Drugs on Campus
Just in Case...
The Truth about Sexual Assault
Exposing the College Eating Disorder
Depression and Mental Health Issues
The U of No Regrets
A Look Back in Time