The College Dorm Survival Guide

The College Dorm Survival Guide

How to Survive and Thrive in Your New Home Away from Home

By Julia DeVillers

Three Rivers Press (CA), Paperback, 9780761526742, 291pp.

Publication Date: May 23, 2006

The Ultimate Guide to Surviving and Thriving in the Dorm
Dorm life offers you a great chance to meet new people and try new things. But leaving the comforts of home for the first time to enter the roommate-having, small-room-sharing, possibly-coed-bathroom-using world of the dorms can be overwhelming and intimidating.
"The College Dorm Survival Guide" offers expert advice and the inside scoop on:
Choosing the right residence hall for you
Getting along with your roommate (and handling conflict)
Bathroom, laundry, and dining hall survival
Dealing with stress, depression, and safety issues
From avoiding the dreaded Freshman 15 to decorating your space, this informative and funny guide gives experts' advice on everything you need to know to enjoy dorm living to the fullest.

About the Author
Julia DeVillers is the author of "How My Private, Personal Journal Became a Bestseller", which was adapted as a Disney Channel Original Movie. She is also the author of the Liberty Porter, First Daughter series and the coauthor of the Trading Faces series, written with her twin sister, Jennifer Roy.

Praise For The College Dorm Survival Guide

“As soon as your college acceptance is in hand, rush out to get a copy of this book, which answers all your questions, even some you haven’t thought about yet.” —Harriet S. Mosatche, Ph.D., author of Where Should I Sit at Lunch?