In college, independence, fun activities, and new friendships abound. But if you have attention deficit disorder (ADD), these new opportunities also present new challenges. To adjust to college life, you'll need to learn to harness your disorder in new ways in order to plan your time effectively, become a successful student, make friends, and take advantage of everything campus life has to offer.
This easy-to-use guide will help you create study habits that work with your ADD in productive and positive ways. You'll learn how to: Set up a class schedule with your ADD in mind Get along with roommates and establish a comfortable living situation Stay focused, take notes, and study when surrounded by distractions Get help at your campus health center when you need it Make time for socializing and extracurricular activities
Written by a licensed mental health counselor who has ADD herself, this guide will be a valuable resource through your college years and beyond. Visit her the author's web site at www.stephaniesarkis.com.
"Making the Grade with ADD is truly a comprehensive guide for any young adult with ADD who is considering going to college, already attending college, or preparing to launch into the world of work. Stephanie Moulton Sarkis offers tips for success in all the areas in which a student with ADD might struggle, from packing to go to college and getting along with roommates all the way to preparing for a first job. This book is a must-have for young adults who are serious about becoming independent and conquering their ADD challenges "
-Nancy A. Ratey, Ed.M., MCC, SCAC, strategic life coach and author of "The Disorganized Mind"
"This book provided me, a college freshman, with immediate and thorough insight into surviving college with ADD. Reading it was like having an upperclassman guide me through those first difficult months as I learned to live with roommates, deal with college professors, manage my time, make friends, stay healthy, and handle all kinds of new freedoms. Oh, and it also reminded me to call home "
-Blake Taylor, author of ADHD & Me
"If you are sending your child to college, make this book the first item on your list of things to pack. It's easy to read and includes essential tips and skills for success. An incredible resource for any student with ADD."
-Lara Honos-Webb, Ph.D., author of The Gift of ADHD
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