Student Athlete Handbook for the 21st Century: A guide to recruiting, scholarships, and prepping for college
This book shows the way. You'll learn how to prepare for college, earn an athletic scholarship, and work with recruiters. You'll get the inside skinny on do's and don'ts for success as a student-athlete. You'll discover what you need to do to get what you want-and find the tools and resources to make it happen!
Explores the forms of writing required in various disciplines; outlines the range of writing support systems available in high schools and on campuses; and describes the impact of computers and how to use word processing to enhance writing skills.
Each year, 700,000 students from around the world come to the United States and Canada to study. For many, the experience is as challenging as it is exciting. Far from home, they must adapt to a new culture, new university system, and in many cases, a new language.The process can be overwhelming, but as Charles Lipson’s Succeeding as an International Student in the United States and Canada assures us, it doesn’t have to be.
A workbook for building vocabulary, with definitions, usage examples, and exercises in such areas as foreign words, words with prefixes, medical terms, and antonyms. Includes a unit on standardized tests such as the PSAT and SAT.
The "C" Students Guide to Scholarships: A Creative Guide to Finding Scholarships When Your Grades Suck and Your Parents are Brok
For students with lower GPAs but high ambitions, The "C" Students Guide to Scholarships offers creative ways to win scholarships and grants usually considered only for "straight-A" students. For the great majority of high school students who think they have neither the grades nor the money for college, this is the perfect guide to help them win potential scholarships, grants, and prizes.
The Princeton Review surveyed over 19,500 students to collect the information in the 2015 edition of the Best 169 Law Schools. This book gives you survey-driven profiles of the nation's top law schools as well as detailed statistical information on accredited schools.
The Princeton Review surveyed over 21,600 students to collect the information in the 2015 edition of the Best 296 Business Schools. This book gives you survey-driven profiles of the nation's top business schools as well as detailed statistical information on additional programs accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
Actual application questions from top schools -- with 50 responses that worked! Writing admissions essays can be the hardest part of applying to college -- but this inside guide show how to do it right!
With the 2014 edition of The Best Value Colleges, you'll get everything you need to find a school with quality academics, reasonable tuition, and great financial aid.
The Chicago Guide to Your Academic Career: A Portable Mentor for Scholars from Graduate School through Tenure
This helpful guide is for anyone who has ever wondered what the fascinating and challenging world of academia might hold in store.
In this fresh and plainspoken book, admissions professional Bill Mayher demystifies the college application process, guiding students and parents through this too often anxiety-filled ritual.
This new edition of the classic bestseller is a treasure for students who want to write vivid, distinctive essays and personal statements to support their college applications. The College Application Essay builds on what students have already learned in high school to strengthen their writing skills, and then applies those lessons to college applications in particular.
Updated to reflect ongoing changes in environmental fields, this text is a resource for anyone seeking information about environmental career opportunities and how to get started in one. Highlights include trends in employment opportunities and additional material on careers in the energy field.
Students who are contemplating graduate training in psychology, counseling, and related fields are often apprehensive and confused about applying to graduate school, but this book takes the guesswork and anxiety out of the process.
The Gatekeepers follows a diverse group of prospective students as they compete for places in the nation's most elite colleges.
A must for anyone interested in attending graduate school in an environmental field, this guide presents, for the first time in a single volume, information on the various types of programs available across a wide spectrum of environmental fields: city and regional planning; environmental law; public policy; natural resources management; ecology; biological sciences; public health; architecture, and many others.
Completely revised and updated with a dozen new colleges and universities, the essential guide students need to help them choose and gain admission to the outstanding schools that fit them best. Based on Howard and Matthew Greene’s years of counseling experience and research, The Hidden Ivies is an invaluable, in-depth look inside sixty-three renowned academic institutions. These private colleges and universities offer students a broad liberal arts education that will help them build a strong foundation for the rest of their lives.
Learn everything you need to know to get into law school. This re-written and completely updated version of the bestselling law school admission guide (first published in 2009) provides detailed information on how to present yourself in the law school application process.
The Official Guide for GMAT Review, 12th Edition is the only book on the market written by the creators of the GMAT exam. Inside you’ll find more than 800 actual GMAT questions from previous tests with answers and detailed explanations.
Ace the GMAT(R) with the "only "official study guide from the creators of the exam. With 25% brand new content, "The Official Guide for the GMAT Review 2016" delivers more than 900 retired questions from the official GMAT(R) exam, complete with answer explanations and a 100-question diagnostic exam to help focus your test preparation efforts.
The Official SAT Study Guide is the only book that features official SAT practice tests created by the test maker. It's packed with the information students need to get ready for the exam.
The Official SAT Subject Tests Study Guide: For U.S. History and World History from The College Board is the only source of official questions and answer explanations for these exams, and it is the only guide developed by the test maker. Also includes two full-length practice tests.
Drawing upon the insights of numerous current and former graduate students, this book present a rich portrayal of the intellectual and emotional challenges inherent in becoming a scientist, and offers the informed, practical advice a "best friend" would give about each stage of the graduate school experience.
Using their years of expertise and inside knowledge, the Greenes present affordable alternatives to Harvard, Yale, and Princeton -- thirty public colleges and universities at which students can receive an Ivy League education at a fraction of the price.
The Real ACT Prep Guide is the only book with insider test-taking tips and strategy, practice, and insight from the makers of the ACT.