This book will help prospective and current college students make the most of their college years and guide them in finding the right path to their lifelong careers. Although the book can stand on its own as a practical guidebook for prospective college students, it is also a resource for educators, teachers, and counselors to assist students desiring a successful college career.
Your College Years deals with topics that help students know how to handle situations they’ll encounter during their college years. It addresses settling in and making new friendsand it also deals with different types of college experiences such as living on campus versus commuting.
Catherine DePino wrote seventeen books on many topics, including parenting, bullying, writing, women’s issues, and spirituality. She served as a high school teacher, department head, and college teacher and hold a doctorate from Temple University.
1.Listen Up: Learn How to Play the Game
2. Settle In
3. Love Your Living Arrangement
4. Ask for Help When You Need It
5. Practice Self-Care
6. Make the Most of Class Time
7. Let your Learning Style Help Boost Your GPA
8. Ramp Up Test -Taking Skills
9. Choose a Major in Line with Your Passion
10. Plan for the Future
11. Questions and Answers about College
Catherine DePino offers a relatable, insightful, and easy-to-read guide for college-bound students and their parents. A must read!
On the threshold of going to college, my older brother lovingly oriented me as to what to expect, how to study, etc. Thus, I experienced no shocks. Catherine DePino’s Your College Years provides the same valuable service in the same friendly and authoritative spirit. Its practical “case study” method explicates principles designed to smooth the transition from high school to college—both academically and socially. It is relatable, contains excellent life lessons beyond campus life, and positions the student for future success. Your College Years belongs in every high school library and every college counselor’s bookshelf.