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The personal statement is the single most important part of a graduate school application, and yet very few applicants know how to write one that will gain them admittance to the program of their choice. The third edition of this highly successful book can change all that by showing readers numerous ways to greatly improve their essays.

30 Essays That Won Over $3 Million in Scholarships.

Examining the two basic components of scholarship competition—essays and interviews—this vital guidebook offers practical advice and real-life examples to guide students through the entire application process.

Step-by-step instruction for compiling and writing a top-quality research paper .

An authoritative guide to writing a first-class high school or college English paper, this concise reference belongs on every student's shelf. From the preparation stage to the finished product, every aspect is explained

In The Loop is a reference guide that explores the form, meaning, and use of hundreds of American idioms. Each entry provides a brief definition or synonym, example sentences, and usage notes. Also included in the book are ready-to-use classroom activities, a list of featured idioms organized by theme, and a complete index.

Master the skill you need - in a flash! Here's a quick way yo build a better vocabulary words that will earn you high TOEFL scores and a great change at getting into college.

Helpful information about how to ace a job interview, this book gives step-by-step instructions for use as soon as a job interview is scheduled.

Kaplan`s TOEFL IBT provides you with a targeted review of the integrated English language skills and strategies you need to succeed on this demanding test.

Test preparation for the reading section of the latest TOEFL test.


150 REAL GRE Verbal Reasoning questions--direct from the test maker!

The one and only bestselling official guide to the TOEFL, from the makers of the test!

This compact version of Barron's latest full-size TOEFL iBT manual includes a review of academic skills (note taking, paraphrasing, summarizing, and synthesizing) and review chapters covering every section of the test. It also presents three TOEFL iBT model tests with explanations or example answers for all questions. In addition, you will find practice for the academic skills tested on the TOEFL. The enclosed audio compact disks present audio prompts for the Listening, Speaking, and Writing sections for two of the model tests.

Writing the personal statement, or application essay, can be the hardest part of applying to graduate or professional school. This guide shows how to do it correctly, revealing the latest essay questions used by top law, business, medical, and graduate schools. Fifty actual student essays--with comments from admissions officers--tell what makes a winning statement.

This is an excellent source for teachers and students alike looking to improve their conversation skills.

Use just the right phrases and master the art of conversation like a native speaker of English.

A guide to creating, step-by-step, a professional portfolio on paper or electronically and then using it to: search for jobs and get through interviews; negotiate raises and promotions; make career decisions; manage lifelong learning; apply to college; market a business.

Packed with skill-building review and exercises, this top-quality study guide gives candidates the confidence they need to raise their TOEFL score.

How to look for a job is as much of a discipline as doing the job itself. This guide gives step-by-step techniques for writing an effective resume and shows how to use it to find the right job.

How to look for a job is as much of a discipline as doing the job itself. This guide gives step-by-step techniques for writing an effective resume and shows how to use it to find the right job.

Infused with real-life examples, self-analysis exercises, and advice from an industry professional, Rip the Resume is more than a "how to write a better resume" book; it's a proven system designed to challenge job seekers to take complete control and responsibility during a job search.

Speak Business English Like an American is the bestselling book & audio CD set designed to help you succeed on the job -- whatever you're doing, wherever you're working. The set is great for self-study, with dozens of helpful exercises to reinforce the material. It's also a wonderful supplemental text that's in use in universities across the USA.

The secrets of superb public speaking—based on the best of the best of Toastmasters. Toastmasters, a name synonymous with public speaking, is dedicated to developing its members’ communication and leadership skills. Now Distinguished Toastmaster Jeremey Donovan and Public Speaking World Champion Ryan Avery break down the winning speeches from Toastmasters’ prestigious annual competition—providing you with tips and techniques guaranteed to improve your speaking, presentation, and communication skills. They also include a special section of insights and advice for readers who aspire to become serious public speaking competitors.

Style: The Basics of Clarity and Grace reflects the wisdom and clear authorial voice of Williams’ best-selling book, Style: Lessons in Clarity and Grace, while streamlining every chapter to create a very brief, yet powerfully direct guide to writing with style. The concise clarity of this book makes it a handy reference for anyone interested in good writing.

Statistical and anecdotal evidence documents that even states with relatively little ethnic or cultural diversity are beginning to notice and ask questions about long-term resident immigrants in their classes. As shifts in student population become more widespread, there is an even greater need for second language specialists, composition specialists, program administrators, and developers in colleges and universities to understand and adapt to the needs of the changing student audience(s).

This handy guide covers the basics that every resume writer should know--from choosing a format to effectively describing accomplishments, even when they seem insignificant.

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