Toward Success in College: Some Nonsense and Horsesense in a step-by-step (that actually works) is a book written by Dr. Rod O'Connor and Dr. Tom Taylor to help students plan their time in college. It is no longer in print, but Dr. Wendy Keeney-Kennicutt obtained permission from the authors to make it available to everyone on the web. The book is in pdf format (Adobe Acrobat Reader).
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Before Classes Start: Take a Deep Breath, Close Your Eyes, and Get Ready to Jump!
The First Week: Getting Your Feet Wet, Up to Your Nose
The Second Week to the First Exam: Fine Tuning Your Techniques
The Exam: "Day of Terror," or "Hooray! The Big Game!"?
Post Exam Reorganization: Even a Wake Can Be a Good Party
Reassessment Time/Drop Date: Forget About "To Be or Not To Be?". The Question Now is "To Run or to Punt?"
Preparing for Finals: The Two Minute Warning
Special Procedures: Don't Use Mousetraps on Alligators nor Bandaids on Toothaches!
Nonacademic Management: It's a Weird World Out There!