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College Confidence with ADD

ISBN: 9781402212512

By: Michael Sandler

Published: 05/01/2008

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Everything You Need to Know to Find Success in College and Beyond While college is a challenge for any student, the increased workload, complexity, freedom and competing demands make it particularly daunting for those students with Attention Deficit Disorder. But you need not be overwhelmed and you can succeed! College Confidence with ADD will help you turn obstacles into opportunities and overcome social, academic, financial, and personal challenges both in and out of the classroom. Whether your goal is to get into the school of your choice, improve your grades, survive the experience, gain guidance and direction, or springboard into the future of your dreams, this comprehensive and essential guide will help you succeed. Some of the many areas covered include: —Choosing and applying to colleges —Getting the accommodations you need —Financial aid, scholarships and starting school —Staying out of trouble, negotiating peer-pressure, and managing freedom —Note-taking, studying and test-taking strategies —Routine-building, prioritizing, and juggling competing demands —Getting healthy, gaining focus, and finding your inner strength —Overcoming depression, anxiety and fear —Sports, social skills and establishing greater confidence —Choosing majors, life direction, graduate school and future employment Set yourself up for success from day one with College Confidence with ADD! Michael Sandler is founder of The Creative Learning Institute and a practicing national ADD coach, author, and public speaker. He is a regular columnist for the national ADD magazine, ADDitude, and is a featured speaker at national ADD conventions. He lives in Boulder, Colorado.

About the Author

Michael Sandler

Michael Sandler is the founder of the Creative Learning Institute and is a practicing ADD coach, author and public speaker. He writes a bimonthly column for the national ADD magazine, ADDitude, and is a featured speaker at ADD conventions. He lives in Fort Collins, Colorado.

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Table of Contents

Chapter One
Introduction

Chapter Two
Succeeding with ADD

Chapter Three
Understanding ADD

Chapter Four
Taking Advantage of Technology

Chapter Five
Choosing the College That’s Right for You

Chapter Six
Applying to Schools

Chapter Seven
Planning before Your Arrive

Chapter Eight
Know Your Student Rights

Chapter Nine
Taking Care of Yourself

Chapter Ten
Juggling Your Finances

Chapter Eleven
Organizing Your Life

Chapter Twelve
Academic Success

Chapter Thirteen
Life Outside of Class

Chapter Fourteen
Getting Help

Chapter Fifteen
Life After Graduation

Chapter Sixteen
ADD and Your Career

Conclusion

Excerpt

Chapter 5
Choosing the College That’s Right for You

“The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future life.” —Plato

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“Heading off to college? Be sure to pack College Confidence with ADD into your bookbag. By clearly explaining how the ADD mind works, Sandler enables the reader to survive during ...

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Specs

Format: Paperback

Dimensions
Length: 9 in
Width: 6 in
Weight: 23.84 oz
Page Count: 432 pages

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