ERIC Number: ED329141
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
How To Survive Freshman Year: Tips from College Students Who've Been There.
Loyola Univ., Chicago, IL.
This booklet provides advice, collected from the experiences of students who have completed their freshman year, on how to prepare for and complete the first year of college. The booklet begins with suggestions on the types of things that the new student should consider packing, such as items for the dorm room, various school supplies, personal-care items, and other things that will make living in a dormitory away from home easier and more enjoyable. Next, numerous tips are given on commuting to school, handling roommates, doing laundry, and ideas on how to begin fitting into campus life. Finally, advice is provided on the types of resources available when help is needed, as well as tips on safety, managing money, getting started in extracurricular activities, and understanding the academic side of the new environment. (GLR)
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Adjustment (to Environment), College Environment, College Freshmen, Commuting Students, Dormitories, Extracurricular Activities, Group Experience, Higher Education, Money Management, On Campus Students, Residential Colleges, Safety, Student Adjustment
Loyola University of Chicago, 820 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611 (free).
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Loyola Univ., Chicago, IL.