Front Cover Title Page Copyright Acknowledgments Contents Book Orientation: The Stuff before the Tips Welcome Students My Reason for Writing This Book How This Book Was Written The Seventh Edition: Toned, Leaner, and Fitter Additional Resources A Note to Parents A Note to Educators A Final Note to All Readers First Page and First Days of College Chapter 1: Arriving on Campus: So Real You Can Smell It, Touch It, and Taste It 1: Expect the Unexpected 2: Patience, Patience, and More Patience 3: Finding Your Three Places on Campus 3.5: The Five People in Your Corner 4: When Lost or Confused, Ask 5: Be Yourself: Not Me, Not Him, Not Her 6: About Your Parents... 7: Homesickness: Breathe Deep, It's in the Air 8: Technology: The Fifth Wall Harlan's Tip Sheet Chapter 2: Residence Halls: Living, Eating, and Bathing with Hundreds of Strangers 9: Residence Halls: A Cruise without the Water 10: Meet People without Even Trying 11: Resident Assistants: Your Personal Assistant 12: Not All Residence Halls Are Created Equal 13: The Ugly Side of Residential Life Harlan's Tip Sheet Chapter 3: Roommates: Good Ones, Bad Ones, and Everything in Between 14: The Ultimate Roommate Rule 15: The Random Roommate 16: The Naked Roommate 17: The Best Friend Roommate 18: The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, or Transgender Roommate 19: The Noisy, Naughty, and/or Nasty Roommate 19.99: The Masturbating Roommate 20: The Your-Girlfriend/Boyfriend-Doesn't-Live-Here Roommate 21: The Lying, Stealing, Klepto Roommate 22: The Drunk and/or High Roommate 23: The Roommate in Need Harlan's Tip Sheet A Break to Warn You about Holiday Break Chapter 4: Finding Friends: Your Social or Antisocial College Life 24: The Snow Globe Factor. 25: Shopping for New Friends 26: Why College Friends Are Different 27: Friend Today, Gone Tomorrow 28: High School Friends, Cows, and Cats Harlan's Tip Sheet Chapter 5: Getting Involved on Campus: An All-You-Can-Do Buffet 29: Getting Involved: What, Where, When, How, and Why (but not in that order) 30: Clubs and Organizations: A Smorgasbord of Opportunity 31: Sports and Athletics: Buckets of College Sweat 32: Academic Organizations: Where Smart People Gather 33: Religious Activities: Your Prayers Answered and the Culture Club (not Boy George) 34: The Perks: Travel and See the World for Free Harlan's Tip Sheet Chapter 6: Greek Life: Behind the Doors, Windows, and Walls of Fraternity and Sorority Life 35: Greek Life: Getting In 36: Greek Life: The Good 37: Greek Life: The Bad 38: Greek Life: The Ugly Harlan's Tip Sheet Chapter 7: Life Inside the Classroom: Assuming You Wake Up and Go to Class 39: To Go or Not to Go 40: Nice Professor, Nice Professor 41: How to Get an A (or almost an A) 42: How to Just Pass 43: How to Fail 44: The Cheat Sheet 45: The Art of Reading (or not reading) the College Textbook 46: Take Notes Here 47: Do It in a Group 48: Old Exams, Sharing Notes, and Mostly Legal Ways to Pass 49: The Major Issue: Picking One 50: Advice on Your Advisor 51: Pick a Number, Any Number 52: Time for Time Management (this will be fast!) 53: Wine Tasting, Bowling, and Other Important Electives Harlan's Tip Sheet Chapter 8: Dating and Relationships: Your Higher Education in Lust, Love, and Loss 54: The Rules of College Love (or just lust) 55: The College Hookup 55.5: The Most Important Relationship 56: Close-Distance Relationships 57: Long-Distance Relationships (LDRs) 58: High School Bitter Sweethearts. 59: Imaginary Relationships and Online Dating 60: The Friendly Relationship 61: Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender Relationships 62: Cheaters, Users, and Abusers 63: I Have No Life Other Than My Relationship 64: I Got Dumped and No Longer Have a Relationship Harlan's Tip Sheet Chapter 9: Sex: Having It, Not Having It, Hearing Other People Having It 65: Deciding to Do It 66: Deciding Not to Do It 67: Doing It Way Too Much 68: The One-Night Stand 69: Pimps, Hos, and Reputations 70: Sexual Souvenirs 71: The U of Birth Control 72: Possibly Pregnant Harlan's Tip Sheet Chapter 10: Drinking on Campus: Tapping the Keg of Truth 73: Drinking on Campus 74: Slow Down, Don't Drink Too Fast 75: Not Everyone Is Drinking 76: The Social Lubricant 77: Unsafe Sex and Alcohol 78: Sexual Assault and Alcohol 79: Don't Be So Stupid That You Accidentally Kill Yourself 80: Drinking and Driving 81: Still Hungover… 82: You Might Be an Alcoholic If... Harlan's Tip Sheet Chapter 11: Drugs on Campus: The Smoking, Snorting, and Pill-Popping Truth 83: About Drugs on Campus 84: How to Avoid Them 85: Why Not to Do Drugs 86: Just Don't Accidentally Die 87: College Smoking Butts Harlan's Tip Sheet Chapter 12: Money, Laundry, and Cheap Eats: Assuming You Have Enough Money to Eat and Do Laundry 87.9: The Seven BIGGEST Financial Mistakes First-Year Students Make 88: Loans, Grants, Scholarships, and Loose Change 89: Your Financial Aid Advisor: Money, Money, Money, Monnnnneeey 90: Part-Time Jobs, Big-Time Benefits 91: The Credit Card and the 600 Candy Bar 92: Bad Checks, Bad Credit, and Bad Ideas… 93: Checking Out the College Checking Account 94: Sorry, This Book Is Now "Used" 95: Cheap Strategies for Eating (or barely eating). 96: Laundry Tips: This Page Is Not Fabric Softener Harlan's Tip Sheet Chapter 13: Things Not Mentioned in the College Brochure: What They Don't Tell You 97: The Freshman 15…Or, Um, 45 98: The Student Body Image 99: Exposing the College Eating Disorder 100: Depression and Other Major Mental Health Issues 101: Sexual Assault 102: To Transfer or Not to Transfer 103: Safe, Schmafe 104: Commuting? Words to Take with You 104.1: Community College: A Smart and Less Expensive Road 105: Diversity: Sexual, Religious, Racial-It's All Good Harlan's Tip Sheet Chapter 14: College: A Higher Education: It's Almost Time to Say Good-bye 106: The U of No Regrets 107: Your Tip Goes Here The Naked Rear End About the Naked Author Index Back Cover.
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