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Succeeding in College

  • The Best Four Years: How to Survive and Thrive in College (and Life) by Adam Shepard --- LB2343.32 .S54 2011
  • College Hacks by Keith Bradford --- LB2343.3 .B725 2015
  • College Knowledge for the Community College Student by David Schoem and Lynn Dunlap --- eBook
  • College Rules! How to Study, Survive, and Succeed in College by Sherrie Nist-Olejnik and Jodi Patrick Holschuh --- LB2343.32 .N57 2016
  • College Success Guide: Top 12 Secrets for Student Success by Karine Blackett and Patricia Weiss --- LB2395 .B317 2005
  • Community College Success: You Are Not Alone: How to Finish with Friends, Scholarships, Internships, and the Career of Your Dreams by Isa Adney --- LB2342.32 .A49 2012
  • Conquering College: A Guide for Undergraduates by Victor L. Cahn --- eBook
  • How to Be a Student: 100 Great Ideas and Practical Habits for Students Everywhere by Sarah Moore and Maura Murphy --- eBook
  • How to Succeed in College and Beyond: The Art of Learning by Daniel R. Schwarz --- eBook
  • How to Succeed in College (While Really Trying): A Professor's Inside Advice by Jon B. Gould --- LB1027.5 .G635 2012
  • Inside College Admissions. Program 4: Your Freshman Year: Tips to Survive and Thrive in College [DVD] --- MEDIA LB2351 .I57 2015 (2nd floor)
  • Kick Ass in College: A Guerrilla Guide to College Success by Gunnar Fox --- LB1139.S88 F69 2005
  • The New Global Student by Maya Frost --- LB2343.3 .F76 2009
  • Professors' Guide to Getting Good Grades in College by Lynn F. Jacobs and Jeremy S. Hyman --- LB2395 .J29 2006
  • The Secrets of College Success by Lynn F. Jacobs and Jeremy S. Hyman --- LB2343.32 .J35 2013 & eBook
  • 7 Secrets of Savvy Students: Study Smarter, Not Harder [DVD] --- MEDIA LB2343.32 .S48 2006 (2nd floor)
  • Stuff Every College Student Should Know by Blair Thornburgh --- LB2343.3 .T46 2014
  • Success in College: From C's in High School to A's in College by Peter F. Burns --- LB2343.32 .B87 2006
  • The Thinking Student's Guide to College: 75 Tips for Getting a Better Education by Miranda Bruce-Mitford --- LB2350.5 .R634 2010 & eBook
  • What the Best College Students Do by Ken Bain --- LA229 .B24 2012
  • Your Complete Guide to College Success: How to Study Smart, Achieve Your Goals, and Enjoy Campus Life by Donald J. Foss --- LB2343.3 .F67 2013

Specific Groups

  • The Adult Student's Guide to Survival & Success by Al Siebert & Mary Karr --- LB2343.32 .S556 2008 & eBook
  • African American Student's Guide to College Success by F. Erik Brooks and Glenn L. Starks --- LC2781.7 .B75 2015
  • The American Indian and Alaska Native Student's Guide to College Success by CHiXapkaid (D. Michael Pavel) and Ella Inglebret --- eBook
  • The Busy Adult's Guide to Making College Happen! The Step-by-Step Guide to Finding the Time, Money, and the Motivation to Complete Your College Degree by Geoffrey Schmidt --- LB2343.32 .S36 2008
  • College Knowledge for the Jewish Student: 101 Tips by David Schoem --- eBook
  • College Knowledge for the Student Athlete by David Schoem and Shelly Kovacs --- eBook
  • College Success for Students with Disabilities: A Guide to Finding and Using Resources, with Real-World Stories by Irene Ingersoll --- LC4818.38 .I64 2016
  • College Success for Students with Learning Disabilities: Strategies and Tips to Make the Most of Your College Experience by Cynthia G. Simpson and Vicky G. Spencer --- LC4818.38 .S56 2009
  • College Success for Students with Physical Disabilities: Strategies and Tips to Make the Most of Your College Experience by Chris Wise Tiedemann --- LC4231 .T54 2012
  • A Freshman Survival Guide for College Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders: The Stuff Nobody Tells You About! by Haley Moss --- LC4818.38 .M67 2014
  • The K & W Guide to Colleges for Students with Learning Disabilities or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder by Marybeth Kravets and Imy F. Wax --- LC4818.38 .K7 2010
  • The Latino Student's Guide to College Success edited by Leonard A. Valverde --- LC2670.6 .H57 2012 & eBook
  • Life After High School: A Guide for Students with Disabilities and Their Families by Susan Yellin and Christina Cacioppo Bertsch --- HV1568.5 .Y45 2010
  • The Mature Student's Guide to Higher Education by Linda Pritchard with Leila Roberts --- eBook
  • On Your Own: A College Readiness Guide for Teens With ADHD/LD by Patricia O. Quinn and Theresa E. Laurie Maitland --- LC4704.5 .Q85 2011
  • The Student Athlete's Guide to College Success by Algerian Hart and F. Erik Brooks --- LB2343.3 .H387 2017
  • UChic College Girls': Real Advice for Your First Year (and Beyond!) by Christie Garton --- LB2343.32 .G39 2015

Study Skills and Assignment Help

  • The Anxious Test-Taker's Guide to Cracking Any Test by the Princeton Review --- LB3060.57 .A59 2009
  • The College Student's Research Companion: Finding, Evaluating, and Citing the Resources You Need to Succeed by Arlene R. Quaratiello --- Z710 .Q37 2011
  • Dean's List: Eleven Habits of Highly Successful College Students by John B. Bader --- LB2395 .B28 2011 & eBook
  • Doing Honest Work in College: How to Prepare Citations, Avoid Plagiarism, and Achieve Real Academic Success by Charles Lipson --- PN171.F56 L56 2008
  • The Everything Guide to Study Skills: Strategies, Tips, and Tools You Need to Succeed in School! by Cynthia Clumeck Muchnick --- eBook
  • Exam Success by David McIlroy --- eBook
  • How to Get A's in College: Hundreds of Student-Tested Tips edited by Frances Northcutt --- eBook
  • How to Improve Your Assignment Results by Colin Neville --- eBook
  • How to Study in College by Walter Pauk, Ross J.Q. Owens --- LB2395 .P3 2011
  • How to Write Better Essays by Bryan Greetham --- PE1429 .G74 2008
  • Note-Taking Made Easy by Judi Kesselman-Turkel and Franklynn Peterson --- eBook
  • Passing Exams for Dummies by Patrick Sherratt --- eBook
  • Procrastination: Why You Do It, What to Do About It Now by Jane B. Burka & Lenora M. Yuen --- eBook
  • The Regis Study Skills Guide by Frank Walsh--- eBook
  • Skillful Time Management! by Peter Levin --- eBook
  • The Straight-A Conspiracy: Your Secret Guide to Ending the Stress of School and Totally Ruling the World by Hunter Maats and Katie O'Brien --- LB1049 .M33 2012
  • The Student's Guide to Exam Success by Eileen Tracy --- eBook
  • Student's Guide to Writing College Papers by Kate L. Turabian --- LB2369 .T8 2010
  • Studying at a Distance: A Guide for Students by Christine Talbot --- eBook
  • Test Taking Strategies and Study Skills for the Utterly Confused by Laurie Rozakis --- LB3051 .R693 2003
  • Time Management by Brian Tracy --- eBook
  • The Ultimate Study Skills Workbook by Sarah Moore --- eBook

Motivation & Self-Improvement

  • Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives by Gretchen Rubin --- BF335 .R82 2015
  • The Big Thing: How to Complete Your Creative Project Even If You're a Lazy, Self-Doubting Procrastinator Like Me by Phyllis Korkki --- BF408 .K6595 2016
  • David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants by Malcolm Gladwell --- BF503 .G53 2013
  • Decide: Double Your Productivity, Reduce Your Stress and Balance Your Life by Steve McClatchy --- eBook
  • Find Your Thing: How to Discover What You Do Best, Own It and Get Known for It by Lucy Whittington --- eBook
  • Flawd: How to Stop Hating on Yourself, Others, and the Things That Make You Who You Are by Emily-Anne Rigal --- BF697.5.S46 R54 2015
  • Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth --- BF637.S8 D693 2016
  • Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges by Amy Cuddy --- BF575.S39 C83 2015
  • Resilience: How to Cope When Everything Around You Keeps Changing by Liggy Webb --- eBook
  • The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change by Stephen Covey --- BF637.S8 C68 2013 & eBook
  • Smarter Faster Better: The Secrets of Being Productive in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg --- BF431 .D8185 2016
  • What to Do When You're New: How to Be Comfortable, Confident, and Successful in New Situations by Keith Rollag --- BF575.S39 R65 2015

Health, Mental Health, and Stress

  • Anxiety Workbook for Teens: Activities to Help You Deal with Anxiety and Worry by Lisa M. Schab --- eBook
  • College Stress Solutions: Stress Management Techniques for Beating Anxiety, Making the Grade, and Enjoying the Full College Experience by Kelci Lynn Lucier --- LA229 .L83 2014
  • The Smart Student's Guide to Healthy Living: How to Survive Stress, Late Nights, & the College Cafeteria by M.J. Smith and Fred Smith --- RA777.3 .S63 2006
  • The Stress-Free College Student: Natural Tips for a Happier Campus Life by Swami Sada Shiva Thirtha --- LB2343.32 .T57 2014
  • Stress in College Athletics: Causes, Consequences, Coping by James H. Humphrey, Deborah A. Yow, William W. Bowden --- GV347 .H86 2000
  • Under Pressure and Overwhelmed: Coping with Anxiety in College by Christopher Vye, Kathlene Scholljegerdes, I. David Welch --- LA229 .V94 2007
  • What to Do When College is Not the Best Time of Your Life by David Leibow --- RC451.4.S7 L45 2010 & eBook

Living On Your Own

  • Adult Stuff: Things You Need to Know to Win at Real Life by Robert Boesel and Matt Moore --- PN6231.A26 B64 2016
  • Budget Bytes: Over 100 Easy, Delicious Recipes to Slash Your Grocery Bill in Half by Beth Moncel --- TX714 .M658 2014
  • Chop, Sizzle, Wow: 50 Step-by-Step Kitchen Adventures by Emma Robertson & Emilia Terragni (editors) --- TX723 .C46 2014
  • College Cooks: Simple Ingredients, Easy Recipes, Good Tasting Food by T.C. Stephan --- TX833.5 .S74 2012
  • The Everything Healthy College Cookbook by Nicole Cormier --- TX715 .C6158 2010
  • The First Apartment Book: Cool Designs for Small Spaces by Kyle Schuneman --- NK2195.A6 S38 2012
  • First Apartment Smarts by Ann Byers --- HD7287.6.U5 B94 2010
  • $5 a Meal College Cookbook: Good Cheap Food for When You Need to Eat by Rhonda Lauret Parkinson --- TX833.5 .L387 2010
  • The $5 a Meal College Vegetarian Cookbook: Good, Cheap Vegetarian Recipes for When You Need to Eat by Nicole Cormier --- TX837 .C6645 2013
  • The 5-Ingredient College Cookbook: Healthy Meals With Only 5 Ingredients in Under 30 Minutes by Pamela Ellgen --- TX833.5 .E44 2017
  • Gluten-Free on a Shoestring: 125 Easy Recipes for Eating Well on the Cheap by Nicole Hunn --- RM237.86 .H86 2011
  • Good Cheap Eats: Everyday Dinners and Fantastic Feasts for $10 or Less by Jessica Fisher --- TX714 .F5738 2014
  • Life Skills 101: A Practical Guide to Leaving Home and Living On Your Own by Tina Pestalozzi --- HQ2037 .P48 2013
  • Living On Your Own: The Complete Guide to Setting Up Your Money, Your Space, and Your Life by Pierre A. Lehu --- TX147 .L435 2014
  • 100 Meals for $5 or Less by Jennifer Maughan --- TX652 .M323 2009
  • Paleo on a Budget: Saving Money, Eating Healthy by Elizabeth McGaw --- RM237.86 .M3777 2013
  • Poor Girl Gourmet: Eat in Style on a Bare Bones Budget by Amy McCoy --- TX652 .M3619 2010
  • The Real Simple Guide to Real Life: Adulthood Made Easy by Noelle Howey (editor) --- HQ2037 .R425 2015
  • Starting Out by Sheryl Garrett --- eBook
  • Street Smarts: Beyond the Diploma by Jim Randel --- HF5382.7 .R363 2011
  • The Useful Book: 201 Life Skills They Used to Teach in Home Ec and Shop by Sharon and David Bowers --- TX162.2 .B69 2016
  • Vegan on the Cheap: Great Recipes and Simple Strategies That Save You Time and Money by Robin Robertson --- TX837 .R6252 2010
  • Where's Mom Now That I Need Her? Surviving Away from Home by Kent P. Frandsen --- TX145 .F648 2004

Career Preparation

  • Bound-for-Career Guidebook: A Student Guide to Career Exploration, Decision Making, and the Job Search by Frank Burtnett --- HF5382.5.U5 B874 2010
  • Getting from College to Career: Your Essential Guide to Succeeding in the Real World by Lindsey Pollak --- LB2343 .P57 2012
  • Entering the Real World: Timeless Ideas Not Learned in School by David Kramer --- HF5381 .K686 2015
  • Land Your Dream Career: Eleven Steps to Take in College by Tori Randolph Terhune and Betsy A. Hays --- HD6277 .T46 2013
  • Networking for Nerds: Find, Access and Land Hidden Game-Changing Career Opportunities Everywhere by Alaina G. Levine --- eBook
  • The Secret to Getting a Job After College: Marketing Tactics to Turn Degrees Into Dollars by Larry Chiagouris --- HF5381 .C441 2011
  • 10 Things Employers Want You to Learn in College, Revised: The Skills You Need to Succeed by Bill Coplin --- LC1037.5 .C68 2012
  • There Is Life After College: What Parents and Students Should Know About Navigating School to Prepare for the Jobs of Tomorrow by Jeffrey J. Selingo --- HF5382.5.U5 S436 2016
  • They Don't Teach Corporate in College: A Twenty-Something's Guide to the Business World by Alexandra Levit --- eBook
  • Working in Your Major: How to Find a Job When You Graduate by Mary E. Ghilani --- HF5382.7 .G45 2012
  • Writing Well for Business Success: A Complete Guide to Style, Grammar, and Usage at Work by Sandra E. Lamb --- PE1479.B87 L34 2015
  • The Young Professional's Guide to the Working World: Savvy Strategies to Get In, Get Ahead, and Rise to the Top by Aaron McDaniel --- eBook
  • The Young Professional's Survival Guide: From Cab Fares to Moral Snares by C.K. Gunsalus --- BJ1725 .G86 2012 & eBook
  • Graduation

  • 101 Tips for Graduates: A Code of Conduct for Success and Happiness in Your Professional Life by Susan Morem --- HF5386 .M754 2010 & eBook
  • Coin: The Irreverent Yet Practical Guide to Money Management for Recent College Graduates by Judy McNary --- HG179 .M4 2013
  • Entering the Real World: Timeless Ideas Not Learned in School by David Kramer --- HF5381 .K686 2015
  • Goodbye College—Hello Life! Go-To Answers from a Got-There Grown-Up by Lisa Brock --- eBook
  • Gradspot.com's Guide to Life After College by David Klein and Chris Schonberger --- HQ2037 .K54 2011
  • I Just Graduated... Now What? Honest Answers from Those Who Have Been There by Katherine Schwarzenegger --- HF5381 .S4339 2014
  • Lean In: For Graduates by Sheryl Sandberg --- HD6054.3 .S265 2014
  • Life After College: The Complete Guide to Getting What You Want by Jenny Blake --- HQ799.5 .B56 2011
  • Life After College: The New Graduate's Guide edited by Nadia Bilchik --- HQ799.5 .L57 2010
  • Life After College: Ten Steps to Build a Life You Love by Tori Randolph Terhune and Betsy A. Hays --- HD6277 .T463 2014
  • Now What, Grad? Your Path to Success After College by Chris Palmer --- HF5382.5.U5 P25 2016
  • The Real Simple Guide to Real Life: Adulthood Made Easy edited by Noelle Howey --- HQ2037 .R425 2015
  • The World Is Waiting for You: Graduation Speeches to Live by from Activists, Writers, and Visionaries edited by Tara Grove and Isabel Ostrer --- eBook
  • You Don't Have to Learn the Hard Way: Making It in the Real World: A Guide for Graduates by J.R. Parrish --- eBook
  • The Young Professional: A Real World Survival Guide for the New College Graduate by Andy J. Semotiuk --- eBook

See Also: Career Exploration; Financial Aid; Financial Literacy; Jobs/Employment Help; Research 101; Study Abroad

Last Updated: September 2017

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