About to graduate from high school, Brittany is excited about the prospect of college. She's been accepted to a great university and cannot wait to move on-campus. Her sister, on the other hand, has always been overprotective and has a hard time letting go. In an effort to shield her from every possible downfall, Kim starts preaching about potential hazards in college. But it's hard to tell if what she is saying is sinking in with Brittany-who can tell with teenagers?-so she decides to write it all down. Knowing what a short attention span Brittany has, Kim creates a fun, easy to read reference guide peppered with letters, pictures, and memories-resulting in an informative, compelling book that all teenagers will enjoy. In Case You Weren't Listening was created specifically for students about to go off to college. It is a time of great apprehension, often complicated by endless lessons and warnings from parents. This book captures everything they've been trying to say, but in a practical way that teens understand and can relate to. It covers a broad range of topics, from money to jobs to safety to heritage-in short, all relevant information for today's youth. No child should leave for college without it.Examples include someone obtaining your license, birth date and/or social security number to obtain credit cards in your name, buy expensive items ... College students are easy victims of such scams as they can be more trusting and less careful than others. While there is no foolproof solution to prevent yourself from becoming a victim, there are some basic steps you can take to lessen the likelihood thatanbsp;...
|Title||:||In Case You Weren't Listening|
|Publisher||:||iUniverse - 2006-06|