18 Things College Students Need to Know by Renee Bailey

Rating: 4 out of 5.
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Book Genre Block - "Young Adult" with 4 young adults

I thought this was a great prep book for students that are getting ready to head off to college. It’s an easy to read book that is targeted at college-age students, and has a writing style that will appeal to them.

There are 18 chapters and each one is a rule for life, not just college, but each rule completely works for a successful college career.

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I really liked that this book felt like a real guide that people can connect to and understand. The advice provided is down-to-earth, and honestly, it is helpful. It provides a perspective of college life and how that is the preparation for the rest of your life. Students that are preparing to move into a dorm or take classes while living at home will both find helpful guidance from this book!

To Read or Not To Read:

I would recommend 18 Things College Students Need to Know to readers that are preparing to start college!

Where to Find This Book:

18 Things College Students Need to Know by Renee Bailey is available at these sites.

Amazon ~ Kindle ~ Goodreads


Getting ready for college can be thrilling! You’re submitting applications and receiving responses. You’re talking to your fellow students, making decisions. Perhaps you’re the first relative in your family to go off to university, and that amps up the thrill of the process. But here’s something to consider: college itself is stressful. It can make you emotionally drained, financially strapped, and totally dispirited with educating yourself, if you don’t prepare.

You’re going to have stress. 38% of female college students and 27% of male college students say that their stress level is so high that it negatively affects their academic performance. The point of 18 Things College Students Need to Know is to give you the advice, hacks, and tools to deal with your college stressors in a positive way and make the best of the opportunities that college has to offer.

Just the Facts:

18 Things College Students Need to Know by Renee Bailey
Genre: Non-Fiction
Page Count: 176
Publisher: Mascot Books
Pub Date: September 1, 2020


I was provided a gifted copy of this book for free. I am leaving my review voluntarily.

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