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This is a book all college students, soon-to-be high school and secondary school graduates and their parents should read. It provides insight into how students can thrive in the world outside and beyond high school. Written in an easy to read style, "University Wisdom" can be picked up and read one-short-chapter at a time and at a leisurely pace without relying on any prior reading. This book contains no fluff between its covers...only highly relevant content aimed at helping students avoid common pitfalls and take advantage of the many benefits available to them. All of the 50 chapters contain a condensed summary so the main ideas can be skimmed over at ease, giving the reader a powerful future reference. Current university students claim it is "spot on" for information and content. Past students claim "I wish this book was available when I left high school" and www.bookreview.com has rated it a "4 out of 4 must read." The preface to this work is written by Richard Larkins AO, Vice-Chancellor and President, Monash University. In it he writes "The transition from high school to university is one of the more significant milestones faced by young people. The large, much less personal and often intimidating environment of the university replaces the personal and secure environment of the high school. Less emphasis is placed on teacher-directed learning and more onus is placed on students to be responsible for their own learning"... and "Lives evolve in different ways, but the advice in this book will guide young people to a well rounded, rewarding university experience and prepare them for a rich and enjoyable life beyond university." The author of "University Wisdom" has a mission for this book and that is to help high school graduates succeed in whatever it is they want to do. In writing this book, author Vanessa McCallum cultivates the mindset of the student by providing plenty of opportunity to think and write down for themselves what it is they want to achieve. Focusing on a main aim and making use of the 80% and 2 day rule are just two of the many helpful tips in this book. Learn from someone who has "been there and done that" — who has tutored many high school students and knows the questions students and their parents ask year after year. A best seller in its first year of publication, "University Wisdom" is a great investment in time and energy and will benefit high school graduates and college bound students for years to come.