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Goodnight Dorm Room: All the Advice I Wish I Got Before Going to College

Samuel Kaplan

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50% of readers

recommend this book

Gift high school graduates with a bittersweet and humorous guide to college life featuring practical tips combined with funny, full color illustrations in this bestselling faux children's book for soon-to-be freshmen.

With over 30,000 copies in print, this heartwarming gift book for high school graduates is the perfect way to celebrate their achievement and launch them into their college experience with helpful, insightful advice for making the best of their new academic experience.

You're off to college--it's gonna be life-changing! Follow this book's advice to make it amazing!

- What to pack, what to leave behind
- Which classes to pick
- How TAs can save your brain
- Why flip flops are a must
- How often to change your sheets
- Where to make new friends
- How to balance class and fun
- And more!!!

Book Details

  • Publisher: Ulysses Press
  • Publish Date: Mar 29th, 2016
  • Pages: 64
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.10in - 6.60in - 0.40in - 0.70lb
  • EAN: 9781612435688
  • Recommended age: 13-17
  • Categories: Form - ParodiesStudent Life & Student AffairsSchools - Levels - Higher

About the Author

Kaplan, Samuel: - Samuel "Fact" Kaplan is an author, psychologist, and humorist based out of Oakland, California. As a psychologist, he works with families and kids with disabilities, using humor, art, music, and games to create connections and help kids heal from complex traumas. He is the coauthor of the books Goodnight Dorm Room, Everybody Poops 410 Pounds a Year, and The MANual. Samuel is very fast. His speed is comparable to that of a shark crossed with a baby tuna that is also being chased by the aforementioned shark.
Riegert, Keith: - Keith Riegert is an author and the publisher at Ulysses Press. He is also a cofounder of the book publicity and digital marketing firm Pacific & Court and teaches Analytics and Consumer Insights at NYU's School of Professional Studies in the Center for Publishing.