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Crush it at College – Book Review

Crush it at CollegeWhy wasn’t this book around when I went to university? This was the question I kept asking myself as I read Crush It At College!

Crush It At College was written by two Nova Scotians, Tinlin Academic Advising and Consulting’s Bryan Tinlin, and Danny Zacharias, a lecturer at Acadia University. Collectively, they give useful, concise advice for everything from studying and scheduling, to homework and writing papers. I love their suggestions for helpful apps, software, and handy tools to enhance your productivity at college (I wish they existed 20 years ago, too)!

Crush It At College is a must-read for anyone heading to university or college. I have already gifted this wonderful book (Kindle version) to a young lady who was heading off to university this fall. I look forward to handing a copy to each of my children as they head off to university or college in the future! They won’t have to learn the “hard way”. What  other hints or tips will you find inside?

PART 1 – What You Need To Know
Chapter 1: The Secret to Getting Great Grades
Chapter 2: The Shocking Truth About a Bachelor of Arts Degree
Chapter 3: Five Things Students Won’t Do to Get Great Grades
Chapter 4: ‘Drop’ is not a Dirty Word – A Completely Different Perspective on Dropping College/University Courses
Chapter 5: The Low Down on Debt – How Far In The Hole Are You Willing To Go?

PART 2 – How to Crush IT
Chapter 6: Crush IT at Managing Homework Chapter 7: Crush IT By Arming Yourself With Skills Chapter 8: Crush IT By Arming Yourself With Tools Chapter 9: Crush IT at Reading
Chapter 10: Crush IT at Writing a Great Paper Chapter 11: Crush IT With Productivity
Appendix: Wiping Your Grades – What to do in the event of exceptional personal circumstances

Crush it at College on KindleCrush It At College is available in paperback for $9.99 and for Kindle/Kindle App for just $4.99. And check out the website for TAAC’s Advising Services and University 101, a Pre-university seminar.

Crush It At College is available on Amazon for $13.08 for paperback and only $2.99 on Kindle.

Ever since I read this book, I’ve been giving it out as a graduation present to every high school grad I know. I hope you love it as I much as I do!

Love, Luck &


Please note: I received an e-book copy of Crush It At College in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. This post contains affiliate links. If you click through and buy, I make a few bucks to keep up Homeschooling in Nova Scotia. Thanks for your support!

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Kimberly is a homeschooling mother of two living with her dear husband of over 25 years in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She works from home as a homeschool coach and offers OBM, writing, editing, social media, and tech services. In her free time she likes to hand-spin, knit, read, volunteer in local theatre, and horseback ride.