This is a book of practical psychology, with particular application at the college ages. Much of the material in the text has been taught in orientation, mental health and vocational guidance classes. Essentially, the book presents subject matter close to the life of the student and appropriate to his needs in meeting the many perplexing problems encountered during college years. However, such adjustment is closely integrated with postcollege life.
After discussion dealing with the adjustment process in general and orientation to college, specific topics, such as concentration, learning and thinking, understanding one's self, personality development and efficiency, personal orientation, vocational selection, premarital adjustment and social and emotional development, are presented. Except for the final chapter, which is really a summary section covering total adjustment to living, the fifteen chapters in the book may be regarded as units which can be used independently or rearranged to fit the needs of specific