This anthology of imaginative literatureby student as well as professional writerscontains stories, poems, drama, essays, letters, and memoirs about all aspects of college life in order to motivate readers, especially first-year students, to read, discuss, write, and think critically about the problems and challenges of succeeding in college. Historical and cultural diversity offers readers a broader context in which to appreciate and understand the college experience. This 2nd edition includes 13 new pieces. These selections provide good and bad examples, individual experiences, parables of the admirable, cautionary tales, and funny stories. An excellent reader for students, teachers, and lifelong learners.