Lecture Notes

A Professor's Inside Guide to College Success

Publication date: April 6, 2010

If you’re an incoming freshman facing the culture shock of campus life, reeling under the weight of scholastic expectations, and feeling the pressure of overwhelming financial commitments—don’t panic! Lectures Notes counters the confusion with an insider’s perspective on navigating these challenges and many more. Professor Philip Freeman reveals the three sure-fire rules for a great college experience, offers solid strategies for fostering crucial relationships with faculty advisors, and sets you up for four years of success—and beyond. Packed with practical advice, Lectures Notes is a must read for every college-bound high school senior, whether you’re attending a small-town junior college, a sprawling mega-campus, or an ivy-league university. Don’t leave home without it!


Seventeen Magazine:
Starting college can be a confusing time as you try to decide which classes to take, figure out how to handle your workload and professors all while attempting to have a social life. The beginning of freshman year can be hard, but you can make it easier on yourself. All you need is a little insider advice. Lecture Notes: A Professor’s Inside Guide to College Success by Philip Freeman (a veteran professor at schools like Harvard) shows you how to navigate all of the little confusing things that college classes can bring – like choosing good professors or how to make it through that giant chemistry textbook – plus a few you never even thought of – like the top ten ways to annoy your teacher! It may not be on the syllabus, but this is one kind of college prep you shouldn’t skip! How are you getting ready to take the college plunge?

Family Goes Strong:
As you look for graduation presents for the senior in your life, you’ll find lots of choices…put this slim volume on the list. It could be the one book that really makes a difference.


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