Thursday, April 7, 2011

Adam Shepard Helps Students Have THE BEST FOUR YEARS

The Best Four Years: How to Survive in College (and Life) by Adam Shepard Adam Shepard, author of Scratch Beginnings is back with his new book The Best Four Years: How to Survive in College (and Life). After speaking at colleges and universities across the nation he found he was being asked the same questions by students and parents hungry to know how to capitalize on their education: How do you walk away with more than just a piece of paper saying you graduated? What are the pitfalls and the opportunities that you should look out for? How do you make the absolute most of your time in college?

As a result, Adam became interested in providing a comprehensive guide to answer these questions—and many more. In The Best Four Years, Adam uses his own experiences from college and lessons learned on his speaking circuit to examine and explain the many aspects (and surprises) of college life, including:

· the transition to life away from home

· the ins and outs of a tight budget

· the necessity of scheduling

· the importance of time off

· the subtleties of social life, and much more.

Adam offers students motivation and direction as they tackle what could be the best four years of their lives.

A celebrated keynote speaker, Shepard is also available to come and speak on campuses. His personality—which shines through in both his writing and speaking—makes him an ideal choice for First Year Experience programs, convocations, and student programming. His youthful exuberance and dedication to his audience is apparent in the way he connects with those he is speaking to. For a sample of Adam in action, please watch the video below:

Let us know if you'd like to consider The Best Four Years (9780061983924, paperback, $14.99) for one of your classes by using our desk copy form.* Also, please feel free to contact us if you are interested in having Adam come speak to your students.

*No phone calls please. This offer is valid in the United States only and will expire on May 15, 2011. No more than one book per person. Ship to college address only. Proof of employment at college must be given upon request. Limited supply. Requests will be filled while supplies last. Our receipt of a request does not guarantee fulfillment.

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