The Global Nomad's Guide to University Transition

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Chapter 4: Fish Out of Water
"...feel they can share their feelings. No one wants to be with a ‘downer dude’ so everyone keeps their best face on 100% of the time, which gives the false impression that everyone is doing just fine. Caving in to peer pressure and bowing to experimentation with drugs or alcohol are common reactions to feelings of loneliness and wanting to fit in. Out of control parties are prime examples of outlets for students trying to escape reality or hide their insecurities. See Chapter 9 for more on “drugs, sex, rock n’ roll.” ..."
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"... You have been doing things impulsively that you would never have done before. ▪ You have gotten involved in dangerous activities: drugs, excessive alcohol, gambling, excessive spending, reckless driving. Sometimes someone close to you will be the one to point out that it is important ..."

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"...Learn to set boundaries right away to avoid confusion, misunderstandings and awkward moments later. Think about how you will set limits with roommates, friends, drinking, drugs, alcohol and boy/girl friends. A good rule of thumb is to not do anything new or different from what you have been used to doing in high school for at least the first two months of school. Gaining a reputation as a party animal is a tough image to break ..."
"...Authors Coburn and Treeger in Letting Go – A Parents’ Guide to Understanding the College Years quotes one college sophomore “who spent her first few months at college in turmoil after experimenting with drugs and alcohol” as saying, “The only thing I wish is that my parents had prepared me better for what I might face in college. There was never a discussion about sex, drugs or even money management…” ..."
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"... off the student to cave in to peer pressure. “Sorry man, but my folks would disown me if they ever knew I tried that. No way!” - Drugs and alcohol - Partying involves alcohol and sometimes drugs. Alcohol lowers inhibitions, diminishes protective reflexes and interferes with the ..."
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"... Partying involves alcohol and sometimes drugs. alcohol lowers inhibitions, diminishes protective reflexes and interferes with the ability for rational decision making. Remember you are very vulnerable in your first year at school and everyone is looking to make friends. Do it the right way. ..."
"...Abuse of alcohol, prescription drugs and illegal drugs is on the rise. People choose to use drugs for various reasons: to fit in, out of boredom or as an escape. But drugs, particularly illegal drugs can be extremely harmful to the body. According to KidsHealth.org, illegal drugs can damage the brain, heart, ..."
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"... drugs. This is the real threat of using illegal drugs or abusing prescription drugs. It can easily become an addictive habit. Statistics show that the younger you are when you experiment with illicit drugs or alcohol the more likely you are to become an addict in later life. - ..."
"...Although marijuana is still a highly popular recreational drug on college campuses, there is a rising trend of prescription drug abuse. The infamous (and dangerous) celebrity-style partying of mixing alcohol with well known pain killers such as Vicodin™, Percocet™ and OxyContin™ has become increasingly popular with students. Watch any celebrity TV news program or read the latest dirt in popular magazines and you will understand that partying like this typically sends these celebrities to ride it out in rehab. ..."
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"... first taking a detailed medical history as there could be undesirable or dangerous adverse reactions to certain ingredients in the drugs. - alcohol - The legal age for drinking across all 50 United States is 21. You can be arrested for drinking under the age of 21 or using illegal drugs ..."
"...age for drinking across all 50 United States is 21. You can be arrested for drinking under the age of 21 or using illegal drugs whether you are on or off campus. In many other parts of the world, including Canada and the United Kingdom. the legal age for alcohol consumption is 18. What we see in the U.S. and U.K. is kids leaving home and experimenting with drinking and drugs in the relative anonymity of their campus life regardless of whether it is legal, as in the U.K., or illegal. Drinking games, binge drinking, over-drinking to the point ..."
"...wine with a meal is a large part of the culture don’t tend to exhibit this type of behavior. Many European countries allow wine and beer to be consumed at age 16, but they cannot legally operate a motor vehicle until age 18. They, hopefully, learn their limits with alcohol before learning how to drive. ..."
"...Designate a driver (D.D.) for the evening who will not be partaking of alcoholic beverages. Friends usually take turns serving this important role on different evenings out. Many U.S. bars today serve free sodas to the D.D.s as an incentive not to allow friends to drive drunk. Some colleges have organized student groups who will come and pick up fellow students who cannot ..."
"...You may find yourself going along with the crowd when you really know better and may do things you would never have considered doing at home. Temptations of all sorts abound everywhere. You may walk into a party where shots of alcohol are being consumed. Everyone seems to be having such a good time and you want to be a part of the scene, so you take some too. Before you know it, you end up in a compromising position, sick, drunk or worse. What does that do for your reputation? ..."
"...Another important sexual assault statistic points to the fact that in the majority of rape cases one or both of the persons involved had been using alcohol or other drugs and roughly half of all rapes occur on dates. alcohol impairs judgment – watch how many drinks you have. If you are ever beginning to feel uncomfortable on a date, you need to leave quickly and safely. Listen to what your inner voice is telling you ..."
"...Women as well as men need to be wary of someone putting something into their drinks, alcoholic or non-alcoholic. Watch your drink being made. Never accept a drink from another person. It is safer to drink from a bottle if you have watched it being opened and can keep a finger over the opening. Take it on the dance floor with you and, if that is ..."
"...a feel for what kind of person they are. When you do go on a solo date, tell someone exactly who you are going with and where you think you will be. I know, it sounds high-school-like, but it’s the safe thing to do. Also, avoid using drugs and/or alcohol as they compromise your commonsense thinking. Lastly, go to a very public place for your first few dates like a restaurant, movie theater or coffee shop. Have fun exploring together. ..."

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"...first floor. Female students may want to request not to have a first floor dorm room. My daughter’s friend relates how she woke up to find a young man in her bed late one night. It turns out he was returning from a party where he had overindulged in alcoholic beverages and thought he had crawled into his own bed. He got the right room but in the wrong building! ..."

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"...to Understanding the College Years, “The only thing I wish is that my parents had prepared me better for what I might face in college.” This young woman spent the beginning of her college career in turmoil as she gave way to every temptation including experimentation with drugs and alcohol. ..."

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