Teen Life/College Life: Resources for Dealing With College Life

A collection of resources, tools, and Websites that deal with the in’s and out’s of life as a teen — and college life:

Quintessential Careers Resources:

College Professor Pet Peeves and Positive Student Behaviors

How College is Different from High School

10 Tips for Getting Good (or Better) Grades

Your First Year of College: 25 Tips to Help You Survive and Thrive Your Freshman Year and Beyond

College Life/Living Web Resources:

Book.ly — a great price comparison site for college students looking to find the best price (and save money) on college textbooks. You can search directly by author, title or ISBN or track down books by college, course, section. Sellers have been screened by site. You can even sell your books back through the site. No cost to students.

CampusSplash — a network of Websites that contain news, reviews, and applications for college life, dorm living, and college admissions. Interesting resource for both high school and current college students. No cost to students.

CollegeTips.com — an online college survival guide for college students that contains advice, resources and tips for surviving college. Find advice on advice on developing good study habits and time management skills, obtaining good grades, having a great time in college, and preparing for the “real world” (a future job). No cost.

MyCollegeSuccessStory.com — designed to empower college students to study better and achieve greater academic and career success by providing free academic success articles, stories, and resources — from the folks at EmpoweringSites.com. No cost.

Student Advantage — find discounts on your favorite products and services… a way to save money during college. With the card, college students get discounts on textbooks, pizza, clothes, train tickets, bus tickets and airfare. Fee-based.

StudentMentor — a great non-profit organization that matches college and graduate students seeking career or academic advice with volunteer mentors nationwide. Mentors are working professionals, retirees, and older students across every industry and profession. Excellent networking opportunity. No cost to students.

Zen College Life — a site designed to help college students “enrich the college experience through achieving a higher level of consciousness, productivity and organization, to understand health and fitness, and to move through college with a goal-oriented mindset.” No cost.

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