You want your child to get the most out of their college experience—what advice do you give? Thriving at College by Alex Chediak is the perfect gift for a college. You want your child to get the most out of their college experience–what advice do you give? Thriving at College by Alex Chediak is the perfect gift for a college. 1 Nov Thriving at College. by Alex Chediak. College represents a minefield of temptation for the Christian student. It is often the first time a young.

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The ad does not inform my purchase. Chediak’s book will arm you with practical advice and answers to common criticisms of Christianity. It covers a wide range of topics, from academics to relationships to religion. The Coloege Girl’s Survival Guide: How can we become responsible, trustworthy adults?

Thriving at College: Make Great Friends, Keep Your Faith, and Get Ready for the Real World!

I knew this was going to be a good read and it did not disappoint. And yes, the title bugs me, too. I found them very helpful and will definitely be keeping them in mind the next time I visit an education fair!

The one great part is that Chediak most definitely passes the theology test as far as the fundamentals are concerned: Adults are targeted as thriviing. Maybe I would have liked a little more talk about handling some other specific “challenges” alcohol temptation, sexual temptations beyond hooking up with the opposite sex. For instance, college students are urged to organize their time, choose friends wisely, adhere to a schedule, and limit cell phone use, especially to akex.


Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. It applies to any person who wants to glorify God in how they relate to others and trying to stay true to God as they go to college which tends to be very secular now.

I am extremely confident going to college after reading this book. Many of the ideas about time management, learning to be independent of your parents in a healthy wayand being thoughtful and careful in your thoughts and actions apply equally to younger students. It’s clear, easy to read, and very practical. Previous page of related Sponsored Products.

But parents should also read this book in order to help their children succeed in college. Who knows, if they follow even half of this book’s useful “secular” advice which is doled out winsomely – maybe they’ll dig harder into the spiritual side of life as well.

It has kept everyone engaged and focused on becoming responsible Christ-like young adults. Please fill dollege the copyright form to register a complaint. Are you seeking affordable tuition, transparent admissions requirements, and incredible educational outcomes? They might not know God personally but they come to fellowship semi-regularly and want to succeed in life.

Before delivering the books, I read significant chunks of each to confirm they were all audience-appropriate. This book would be an excellent tool for high school ministries looking to help their seniors transition in to college life. But I will keep the list so that when I buy my own copy I can highlight and annotate.

And now I come to one of the major focuses of the book: There was little that was shocking or new but it was still useful.

If Douglas Wilson were to write this quasi-tome in a 50 page booklet, with his P. The chapters toward the end, particular This is the classic example of a book that in hindsight I would have only read a aoex select chapters of rather than the whole book. Overall, Chediak presents an excellent example of how Christianity provides a robust framework alx effective living that can be successfully implemented in the college years. College Beyond the States: Alex thirving helped me to see that I need to make wise choice of friends.


He covers academic, spiritual, recreational, and financial issues. This quote from the Harris brothers totally answered that question: If you’re going to be commuting and your convictions on the topics above are solid, then I would suggest only reading Chapters 2, 7, 8, and 9.

As a rising college freshman leaving home in a week, I found this book really helpful. Thriving at College is a guide that helps to prepare students for the college life. It was NOT easy. Best book to prepare chediaak for college. For high school graduates everywhere, just a couple months remain before that first year of college kicks off.

It truly has something for everyone. I pored through this alwx a couple of days and spoke immediately to our youth pastor. Everything from making the transition from high school to finding internships is covered and all done through a Christian worldview. Alex knows the insides and outsides of the college lifestyle. He wants them to thrive.

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