What I Wish I Knew at 18 is an engaging, comprehensive, and conversational book written to help young adults achieve success in life. Through lively illustration, simple instruction, and practical, reflective questions, the book reveals key, before-the-fact, secrets that propel people into thriving adulthood. Unique in its scope, universal in its message, and timely in its wisdom, What I Wish I Knew at 18 is designed to serve everyone who wants a solid grip on the prize of a successful life. Although conversationally written to graduates, What I Wish I Knew at 18 is destined to become the definitive parenting guide to preparing children for lives of impact. Its comprehensive focus on both deeper subjects (life perspective, character, relationships/communication, spiritual life, and handling adversity) and key decision-making arenas (college academics, career, love and marriage, finances, and personal productivity) provides parents a never before seen vision for successful adult preparation. Parents will not only learn the essential bases to cover by graduation, but also the desired outcomes in these key life areas. Children who embody the success principles and values captured in this book are well equipped to reach their full potential and positively impact the world. What I Wish I Knew at 18 is also a must read for schools, colleges, faith leaders, mentors, caregivers, and coaches as they partner with parents to educate students for life. Served in "bite sized morsels,"? the 109 success pointers average one to two pages in length, along with study questions to facilitate dynamic student discussions and deep personal reflection. Whether as a curricular resource or as a gift, What I Wish I Knew at 18 will help develop well rounded students for their betterment and that of mankind.