Make the Most of It: A Guide to Loving Your College Years
The perfect gift for high school graduates College is a time when new and exciting horizons stretch out before us. We meet new friends and form relationships that last a lifetime. We discern what's most important and what our ultimate direction in life will be. For those of us whose college days are in the rearview mirror, we long for recent graduates to love college and to make the most it. Often, we're at a loss as to what advice to give our friends and family who are heading off to college--even though those years may well be the most consequential years of their lives. From Biola president Barry Corey comes the perfect guide to making the college years count. It touches on everything from college romances to making friends , from getting sleep to embracing boredom , from your inner life to your social life . In this slender volume, Barry Corey gives you wisdom that rings true but is rarely passed on. He serves up tips for survival, virtues to embrace, ideas to think about, and habits to cultivate for an enjoyable and flourishing journey through college. After all, you will remember your college experience for the rest of your life. Make the most of it.
From the Back Cover Make the Most of Your College Years During your college years, you'll experience new and life-changing horizons stretching out before you. You will meet friends that last a lifetime. You'll grow in ways you've never considered--in bravery, convictions, intellect, life skills, curiosity, and knowledge of how to live with purpose in a complex world. Your four or so years in college will be some of the most important of your life. Make the most of them. It's a once-in-a-lifetime chapter. From Biola president Barry Corey comes a timely guide to making the college years count. It touches on everything . . . from choosing your major to choosing your friends from getting sleep to embracing boredom from being mentored by professors to making smart decisions from developing your inner life to managing your social life Barry Corey gives you practical wisdom essential to making the most of your college years. He serves up tips for survival, virtues to embrace, ideas to think about, and habits to cultivate for an enjoyable and flourishing journey through college. Barry H. Corey has been president of Biola University since 2007. He received a BA in English and biblical studies from Evangel University and an MA in American studies and a PhD in education from Boston College. He is the author of the book Love Kindness . As a Fulbright scholar, he lived in Bangladesh. He and his wife, Paula, live in Southern California and have three college-educated children.