Not all of the tips will apply to you. Or Facebook page Or blog Or Twitter feed. From the Author: Students work hard to get into college, but once on campus, few know what to expect. His sister is leaving for college in three years, and I hope he passes his copy along to her. It could have been cut down to about ten tips instead of the overwhelming and somewhat boring one-hundred and seven.
Overall a good attempt at I think this book is best for children whose parents did not go to college. This essential guide is packed with expert advice on everything from managing money to managing stress--plus hilarious, outrageous and telling stories from students on over 100 college campuses: College Living -Dorm do's, don'ts and dramas -Lying, noisy, nasty roommates Finding Friends -Where they're hiding -Friend today, gone tomorrow Classes -To go or not to go? I didn't think it would really be accurate, but when I finally picked it up I found I was wrong. My favorite parts of this book was the testimonials from real college students. He does this with such a flair that readers feel that they can trust him and his advice. It's probably a better book to skip around in rather than read straight through like I did. The book captures the essense of college life in a way that is rarely seen and heard.
I can honestly say, this is by far the best college advice guide I've read--and I've read plenty. Only he gives tips on how and how not to do it. It covers topics such as arriving As a first generation college student I have received tons of college books for gifts as my family did not have much advice to offer but they wanted to help. I picked this book up when I was considering writing a How To: College book. There are so many things to love of about this book, but let's start with humor.
In college, there's a surprise around every corner. My all time favorite advice is what to do if your roommate enjoys having sex in your presence. The tips were genuine and I really appreciated the personal stories it included from some students across the nation. In the alcohol and drug sections, he makes it clear that not everybody on campus is getting drunk and high. However, it is also very funny and down-to-earth.
Anyways, I recommend this book to anyone who's starting college! Another great thing about this book is the testimonials. All and all it made me feel not so alone with things like homesickness and fears about dating I read this book during my first semester of college. The Naked Roommate covers everything I really do wish I knew in college, without ever coming across as condescending or even omniscient. But this was engaging for both me and Melanie! He has the tone I wish I could have with my freshmen. I do have one big problem with The Naked Roommate, it wasn't around when I started college. It provides great advice without sounding like mom or dad. He lives in Chicago, Illinois.
Everything people have asked about what I'm gonna do in varying situations I have had an answer for because of this book. Reviewed by Steph for TeensReadToo. The Naked Roomate:And 107 Other Issues You Might Run Into in College by Harlan Cohen is one of the very best college advice books I have read. Harlan Cohen tackles every question and worry that an incoming freshman could think of, and he gives great advice and lots of resources for more information. This essential guide is packed with expert advice on everything from managing money to managing stress--plus hilarious, outrageous and telling stories from students on over 100 college campuses: College Living -Dorm do's, don'ts and dramas -Lying, noisy, nasty roommates Finding Friends -Where they're hiding -Friend today, gone tomorrow Classes -To go or not to go? New York Times bestselling advice on everything you need to know about college College can be the best time of your life and the worst time of your life, all in the same day--and everyone needs a little help along the way. It would have been less stressful.
This has some common sense advice and addresses some very real issues. I have loaned to my daughter to read now. Having two kids in college and one getting ready to go away to school next fall, I've read all these types of books. The pages full of his h Reviewed by Steph for TeensReadToo. I would really li This book presents issues that face many college students, such as dorm life, roommates, friends, food, class, drinking, drugs, sex, laundry, money, etc.
The Naked Roomate:And 107 Other Issues You Might Run Into in College by Harlan Cohen is one of the very best college advice books I have read. I read the reviews for this book and was really excited for it's arrival. The book speaks without condescension about real world problems that a college student might face. I just heard through my nephew that it's being used as required reading on his friend's colleges. As I was reading, it was feeling a bit dated 3rd ed in terms of some of the language, slang, and idioms used, that today's students wouldn't get, but overall really well done. Despite this, I bought the book and started reading it.