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Egghead's Guide to Geometry

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egghead's Guide to Geometry will help students improve their understanding of the fundamental concepts of geometry. With the help of Peterson's new character, egghead, students can strengthen their math skills with narrative cartoons and graphics. Along the way there are plenty of study tips and exercises, making this the perfect guide for students struggling to improve their knowledge of geometry for standardized tests. egghead's strategies and advice for improving geometry skills Foundational geometry for students who need basic and remedial instruction Dozens of sample exercises and solutions with loads of geometric figures and illustrations Easy-to-read lessons with fun graphics that provide essential information and skills to help those students who learn visually

Egghead's Guide to Vocabulary

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Peterson's egghead's Guide to Vocabulary will help students improve the range of their vocabulary, boost their scores on verbal ability tests, and improve their diction on any writing assignment. With the help of Peterson's new character, egghead, students can strengthen their vocabulary with narrative cartoons and graphics. Along the way there are plenty of verbal lessons and exercises, making this the perfect guide for students struggling to develop their vocabulary. egghead's tips and advice for improving vocabulary skills Hundreds of vocabulary words students can use to help improve their verbal scores on standardized tests Dozens of vocabulary-building exercises with plenty of examples of words usage Easy-to-read lessons with fun graphics that provide essential information to help those students who learn visually

Four-Year Colleges 2013

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Peterson's Four-Year Colleges 2013 is the trusted guide of high school guidance counselors, parents, and students. This valuable resource includes information on accredited four-year undergraduate institution in the United States and Canada (and many international schools)-more than 2,600 institutions in all. It also includes detailed two-page descriptions, written by admissions personnel, for more than 400 colleges and universities. College-bound students and their parents can access important information, including campus setting, enrollment, academic programs, entrance difficulty, expenses, student-faculty ratio, application deadlines, and contact information, as well as the most frequently chosen baccalaureate fields. The Advice Center provides helpful articles on specialized college options, such as Honors Programs and Colleges, Online Learning, Women's Colleges, and Public vs. Private institutions. Other articles offer advice on making a list of your "Top-Ten" colleges, surviving standardized tests, preparing to get into college, paying for college, scholarship guidance, and advice for international students applying to U.S. colleges and universities. Indexes include Majors or Fields of Study, Entrance Difficulty, Cost Ranges, and geographic and alphabetical listings of all schools.

Four-Year Colleges 2013

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Peterson's Four-Year Colleges 2013 is the trusted guide of high school guidance counselors, parents, and students. This valuable resource includes information on accredited four-year undergraduate institution in the United States and Canada (and many international schools)-more than 2,600 institutions in all. It also includes detailed two-page descriptions, written by admissions personnel, for more than 400 colleges and universities. College-bound students and their parents can access important information, including campus setting, enrollment, academic programs, entrance difficulty, expenses, student-faculty ratio, application deadlines, and contact information, as well as the most frequently chosen baccalaureate fields. The Advice Center provides helpful articles on specialized college options, such as Honors Programs and Colleges, Online Learning, Women's Colleges, and Public vs. Private institutions. Other articles offer advice on making a list of your "Top-Ten" colleges, surviving standardized tests, preparing to get into college, paying for college, scholarship guidance, and advice for international students applying to U.S. colleges and universities. Indexes include Majors or Fields of Study, Entrance Difficulty, Cost Ranges, and geographic and alphabetical listings of all schools.

GED Basics

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Peterson's GED Basics provides a quick and thorough way for students to prepare for their GED exam. This essential GED test-prep guide includes hundreds of practice questions, along with subject review and expert test-taking tips on how to score high on each GED test. Readers can quickly find pertinent information about the GED--where to take it, what's on the test, how the test is scored, when results are sent, and if one can take the GED more than once. GED Basics offers readers: * Test-taking tips and subject review for each GED Test--Language Arts, Reading; Language Arts, Writing (Parts I and II); Social Studies; Science; and Math (Parts I and II) * Hundreds of exercises and practice test questions for each GED test--with detailed answer explanations to help you score high on the GED. Need extra subject help in math, social studies, or science? In the Social Studies, Science, and Math chapters of GED Basics, readers will see easy-to-use links to HippoCampus.org, an innovative Web site where interactive subject help is offered via high-quality multimedia lessons and course content. HippoCampusTM is a project of the Monterey Institute for Technology and Education (MITE), supported by The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, and designed as part of Open Education Resources (OER).

GED Basics: Language Arts Reading: Chapter 2 of 6

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Peterson's GED Basics: Language Arts, Reading offers test-taking tips, subject review, exercises, and practice test questions to help a reader score high on the GED Language Arts, Reading Test. Readers will benefit from the review of nonfiction, commentary, fiction, drama, and poetry, along with the numerous practice questions and detailed answer explanations. The Test Yourself section can help you see if you are prepared to take this test of the GED or if additional review is needed. In addition, "Answering Your Questions about the GED" offers answers to commonly asked questions about the GED--where to take the test, what's on the test, how the test is scored, when results are sent, if one can take the GED more than once--and more.

GED Basics: Language Arts, Writing: Chapter 3 of 6

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Peterson's GED Basics: Language Arts, Writing offers test-taking tips, subject review, exercises, and practice test questions to help a reader score high on Parts I and II of the GED Language Arts, Writing Test. Readers will benefit from the thorough review of: * Writing a complete sentence * Subject-Verb agreement * Sentence Fragments * Run-on Sentences * Word choice * Sentence structure * Grammar review * Punctuation review * Writing the essay The Test Yourself sections will help you see if you are prepared to take this test of the GED or if additional review is needed. In addition, "Answering Your Questions about the GED" offers answers to commonly asked questions about the GED--where to take the test, what's on the test, how the test is scored, when results are sent, if one can take the GED more than once--and more.

GED Basics: Math: Chapter 6 of 6

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Peterson's GED Basics: Math offers test-taking tips, subject review, exercises, and practice test questions to help a reader score high on the GED Math Test. Readers will benefit from the review and practice exercises of the following areas: * Basic math * Analyzing data * Relationships of numbers * Measurement * Geometry * Coordinate geometry (distance and slope) * Algebra The Test Yourself sections will help you see if you are prepared to take this test of the GED or if additional review is needed. In addition, "Answering Your Questions about the GED" offers answers to commonly asked questions about the GED--where to take the test, what's on the test, how the test is scored, when results are sent, if one can take the GED more than once--and more.

GED Basics: Science: Chapter 5 of 6

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Peterson's GED Basics: Science offers test-taking tips, subject review, exercises, and practice test questions to help a reader score high on the GED Science Test. Readers will benefit from the review and practice exercises of the following areas: * Life science * Earth and space science * Chemistry * Physics The Test Yourself section will help you see if you are prepared to take this test of the GED or if additional review is needed. In addition, "Answering Your Questions about the GED" offers answers to commonly asked questions about the GED--where to take the test, what's on the test, how the test is scored, when results are sent, if one can take the GED more than once--and more. Need extra help in science? In GED Basics: Science, readers will see easy-to-use links to HippoCampus.org, an innovative Web site where interactive subject help is offered via high-quality multimedia lessons and course content. HippoCampusTM is a project of the Monterey Institute for Technology and Education (MITE), supported by The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, and designed as part of Open Education Resources (OER). GED Basics: Science is a chapter of GED Basics, which offers test-taking tips, subject review, and practice test questions for each GED Test--Language Arts, Reading; Language Arts, Writing (Parts I and II); Social Studies; Science; and Math (Parts I and II).

GED Basics: Social Studies: Chapter 4 of 6

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Peterson's GED Basics: Social Studies offers test-taking tips, subject review, exercises, and practice test questions to help a reader score high on the GED Social Studies Test. Readers will benefit from the review and practice exercises of the following areas: * Geography * Behavioral science * Economics * Political science * History The Test Yourself section will help you see if you are prepared to take this test of the GED or if additional review is needed. In addition, "Answering Your Questions about the GED" offers answers to commonly asked questions about the GED--where to take the test, what's on the test, how the test is scored, when results are sent, if one can take the GED more than once--and more. Need extra help in history? In GED Basics: Social Studies, readers will see easy-to-use links to HippoCampus.org, an innovative Web site where interactive subject help is offered via high-quality multimedia lessons and course content. HippoCampusTM is a project of the Monterey Institute for Technology and Education (MITE), supported by The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, and designed as part of Open Education Resources (OER). GED Basics: Social Studies is a chapter of GED Basics, which offers test-taking tips, subject review, and practice test questions for each GED Test--Language Arts, Reading; Language Arts, Writing (Parts I and II); Social Studies; Science; and Math (Parts I and II).

Get a Jump! The Financial Aid Answer Book

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Provides information of how to apply for financial aid.

Getting a Government Job: The Civil Service Handbook

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Getting a Government Job: The Civil Service Handbook offers everything you need for getting a job with the U.S. government. This book describes in detail the advantages and disadvantages of working for the government, salary, benefits, training, advancement, job qualifications, and opportunities for veterans and students. You will explore the five fields in the federal government that are projected to see the greatest job growth and learn about job announcements and possible testing requirements. Furthermore, you will receive in-depth guidance on how to conduct a successful job search and how to match your personal skills with job requirements. The book will teach you how to put together an outstanding application package and how to follow up with a successfull intervew. This reference includes a broad variety of sample forms, cover letters, and resumes, as well as an extensive list of Web sites that can aid you in finding the right government job for you.

Graduate & Professional Programs: An Overview 2011 (Grad 1)

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An Overview contains more than 2,300 university/college profiles that offer valuable information on graduate and professional degrees and certificates, enrollment figures, tuition, financial support, housing, faculty, research affiliations, library facilities, and contact information. This graduate guide enables students to explore program listings by field and institution. Two-page in-depth descriptions, written by administrators at featured institutions, give complete details on the graduate study available. Readers will benefit from the expert advice on the admissions process, financial support, and accrediting agencies.

Graduate Programs in Business, Education, Health, Information Studies, Law & Social Work 2013 (Grad 6)

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Peterson's Graduate Programs in Business, Education, Health, Information Studies, Law & Social Work 2013 contains a wealth of info on accredited institutions offering graduate degrees in these fields. Up-to-date info, collected through Peterson's Annual Survey of Graduate and Professional Institutions, provides valuable data on degree offerings, professional accreditation, jointly offered degrees, part-time & evening/weekend programs, postbaccalaureate distance degrees, faculty, students, requirements, expenses, financial support, faculty research, and unit head and application contact information. There are helpful links to in-depth descriptions about a specific graduate program or department, faculty members and their research, and more. Also find valuable articles on financial assistance, the graduate admissions process, advice for international and minority students, and facts about accreditation, with a current list of accrediting agencies.

Graduate Programs in Business, Education, Information Studies, Law & Social Work 2014 (Grad 6)

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Peterson's Graduate Programs in Business, Education, Information Studies, Law & Social Work 2014 contains comprehensive profiles of more than 11,000 graduate programs in disciplines such as, accounting & finance, business administration & management, education, human resources, international business, law, library & information studies, marketing, social work, transportation management, and more. Up-to-date info, collected through Peterson's Annual Survey of Graduate and Professional Institutions, provides valuable data on degree offerings, professional accreditation, jointly offered degrees, part-time & evening/weekend programs, postbaccalaureate distance degrees, faculty, students, requirements, expenses, financial support, faculty research, and unit head and application contact information. There are helpful links to in-depth descriptions about a specific graduate program or department, faculty members and their research, and more. Also find valuable articles on financial assistance, the graduate admissions process, advice for international and minority students, and facts about accreditation, with a current list of accrediting agencies.

Graduate Programs in Engineering & Applied Sciences 2011 (Grad 5)

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Peterson's Graduate Programs in Engineering & Applied Sciences contains a wealth of information on colleges and universities that offer graduate degrees in the fields of Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering; Agricultural Engineering & Bioengineering; Architectural Engineering, Biomedical Engineering & Biotechnology; Chemical Engineering; Civil & Environmental Engineering; Computer Science & Information Technology; Electrical & Computer Engineering; Energy & Power engineering; Engineering Design; Engineering Physics; Geological, Mineral/Mining, and Petroleum Engineering; Industrial Engineering; Management of Engineering & Technology; Materials Sciences & Engineering; Mechanical Engineering & Mechanics; Ocean Engineering; Paper & Textile Engineering; and Telecommunications. Up-to-date data, collected through Peterson's Annual Survey of Graduate and Professional Institutions, provides valuable information on degree offerings, professional accreditation, jointly offered degrees, part-time and evening/weekend programs, postbaccalaureate distance degrees, faculty, students, degree requirements, entrance requirements, expenses, financial support, faculty research, and unit head and application contact information. As an added bonus, readers will find a helpful "See Close-Up" link to in-depth program descriptions written by some of these institutions. These Close-Ups offer detailed information about the specific program or department, faculty members and their research, and links to the program Web site. In addition, there are valuable articles on financial assistance and support at the graduate level and the graduate admissions process, with special advice for international and minority students. Another article discusses important facts about accreditation and provides a current list of accrediting agencies.

Graduate Programs in the Biological/Biomedical Sciences & Health-Related Medical Professions 2014 (Grad 3)

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Peterson's Graduate Programs in the Biological/Biomedical Sciences & Health-Related Medical Professions 2014 contains comprehensive profiles of nearly 6,800 graduate programs in disciplines such as, allied health, biological & biomedical sciences, biophysics, cell, molecular, & structural biology, microbiological sciences, neuroscience & neurobiology, nursing, pharmacy & pharmaceutical sciences, physiology, public health, and more. Up-to-date data, collected through Peterson's Annual Survey of Graduate and Professional Institutions, provides valuable information on degree offerings, professional accreditation, jointly offered degrees, part-time and evening/weekend programs, postbaccalaureate distance degrees, faculty, students, requirements, expenses, financial support, faculty research, and unit head and application contact information. There are helpful links to in-depth descriptions about a specific graduate program or department, faculty members and their research, and more. There are also valuable articles on financial assistance, the graduate admissions process, advice for international and minority students, and facts about accreditation, with a current list of accrediting agencies.

Graduate Programs in the Biological Sciences 2011 (Grad 3)

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Peterson's Graduate Programs in the Biological Sciences contains a wealth of information on colleges and universities that offer graduate/professional degrees in Biological & Biomedical Sciences; Anatomy; Biochemistry; Biophysics; Botany & Plant Biology; Cell, Molecular & Structural Biology; Computational, Systems, & Translational Biology; Ecology, Environmental Biology, & Evolutionary Biology; Entomlogy; Genetics, Developmental Biology, & Reproductive Biology; Marine Biology; Microbiological Sciences; Neuroscience & Neurobiology; Nutrition; Parasitology; Pathology & Pathobiology; Pharmacology & Toxicology; Physiology; and Zoology. Profiled institutions include those in the United States, Canada, and abroad that are accredited by U.S. accrediting agencies. Up-to-date data, collected through Peterson's Annual Survey of Graduate and Professional Institutions, provides valuable information on degree offerings, professional accreditation, jointly offered degrees, part-time and evening/weekend programs, postbaccalaureate distance degrees, faculty, students, degree requirements, entrance requirements, expenses, financial support, faculty research, and unit head and application contact information. Readers will find helpful links to in-depth descriptions that offer additional detailed information about a specific program or department, faculty members and their research, and much more. In addition, there are valuable articles on financial assistance, the graduate admissions process, advice for international and minority students, and facts about accreditation, with a current list of accrediting agencies.

Graduate Programs in the Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences 2011 (Grad 2)

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Peterson's Graduate Programs in the Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences contains a wealth of information on colleges and universities that offer graduate work in Arts & Architecture, the Humanities, Interdisciplinary Studies, and the Social Sciences. Institutions listed include those in the United States, Canada, and abroad that are accredited by U.S. accrediting agencies. Up-to-date data, collected through Peterson's Annual Survey of Graduate and Professional Institutions, provides valuable information on degree offerings, professional accreditation, jointly offered degrees, part-time and evening/weekend programs, postbaccalaureate distance degrees, faculty, students, degree requirements, entrance requirements, expenses, financial support, faculty research, and unit head and application contact information. Readers will find helpful links to in-depth descriptions that offer additional detailed information about a specific program or department, faculty members and their research, and much more. In addition, there are valuable articles on financial assistance, the graduate admissions process, advice for international and minority students, and facts about accreditation, with a current list of accrediting agencies.

Graduate Programs in the Physical Sciences, Mathematics, Agricultural Sciences, the Environment & Natural Resources 2011 (Grad 4)

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Peterson's Graduate Programs in the Physical Sciences, Mathematics, Agricultural Sciences, the Environment & Natural Resources contains a wealth of information on colleges and universities that offer graduate work in these exciting fields. The institutions listed include those in the United States and Canada, as well international institutions that are accredited by U.S. accrediting bodies. Up-to-date information, collected through Peterson's Annual Survey of Graduate and Professional Institutions, provides valuable information on degree offerings, professional accreditation, jointly offered degrees, part-time and evening/weekend programs, postbaccalaureate distance degrees, faculty, students, degree requirements, entrance requirements, expenses, financial support, faculty research, and unit head and application contact information. Readers will find helpful links to in-depth descriptions that offer additional detailed information about a specific program or department, faculty members and their research, and much more. In addition, there are valuable articles on financial assistance, the graduate admissions process, advice for international and minority students, and facts about accreditation, with a current list of accrediting agencies.

Graduate Programs in the Physical Sciences, Mathematics, Agricultural Sciences, the Environment & Natural Resources 2015

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Graduate Programs in the Physical Sciences, Mathematics, Agricultural Sciences, the Environment & Natural Resources 2015 contains more than 3,000 graduate programs in the relevant disciplines-including agriculture and food sciences, astronomy and astrophysics, chemistry, physics, mathematics, environmental sciences and management, natural resources, marine sciences, and more. Informative data profiles for more than 3,000 graduate programs at nearly 600 institutions are included, complete with facts and figures on accreditation, degree requirements, application deadlines and contact information, financial support, faculty, and student body profiles. Two-page in-depth descriptions, written by featured institutions, offer complete details on specific graduate programs, schools, or departments as well as information on faculty research. Comprehensive directories list programs in this volume, as well as others in the graduate series.

Graduate Schools in the U.S. 2011

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GRE/GMAT Math Review

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Peterson's GRE/GMAT Math Review is the best resource for expert test-prep tips and strategies for math exam questions on these two popular graduate admissions tests. Peterson's guide features hundreds of practice exercises with a thorough review of mathematics--from plane geometry to roots and exponents PLUS plenty of math definitions, procedures, and formulas. This up-to-date guide also provides test-takers with all they need to know about the new changes to the GRE Quantitative Reasoning section, including detailed information on changes to the GRE test design and informative explanations of new answer formats and the on-screen calculator.

Green Careers in Building and Landscaping

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Thinking about a green career or looking for a college or university that promotes great green programs? Peterson's Green Careers in Building and Landscaping pinpoints the best opportunities in building design and construction; installation, operations, and energy efficiency; commercial industrial, and residential design; landscaping, groundskeeping, and turf care; and policy, analysis, advocacy, and regulatory affairs-with job details as well as info on colleges, organizations, and institutions that offer courses, degrees, certification, and training/retraining-that can lead to a green career.Green Careers in Building and Landscaping offers inspirational and insightful essays on the importance of sustainability, written by individuals at the forefront of environmental organizations, university sustainability efforts, and college training programs. Essay writers include folks with the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), Second Nature, Earth911.com, University of Arizona, Philadelphia University, and Skanska USA Building Inc.Green Careers in Building and Landscaping also features an exclusive bonus section, "What Is the New Green Economy," which examines the current interest in sustainability. You'll also find building and landscaping-related features, including interviews with individuals in a variety of green careers. Other feature articles offer useful tips and advice for a more sustainable life.

Green Careers in Building and Landscaping: Appendixes

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Find valuable information on building and landscaping jobs by industry, green job boards, and "green" vocabulary. For more information see Peterson's Green Careers in Building and Landscaping.

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