BustedHalo's "Freshman Survival Guide"

Know any skittish soon-to-be college freshman?  Are you one?  If so, check out Bustedhalo's popular "Freshman Survival Guide." Next March their helpful hints for confronting the physical, emotional and spiritual challenges (and graces) of college life will be published in book form by Hachette.  In the meantime, and just in time for moving-in day, check out their comprehensive website designed specifically for undergrads.  Here's how they describe it: "Busted Halo’s Freshman Survival Guide [is] the first college guide to offer a holistic look into the lives of college students by combining practical advice on student life—academics, relationships and lifestyle—with guidance on coping with the emotional and spiritual issues college students face."  The 2010 online version is here.

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