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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.

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.

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.

Green Careers in Building and Landscaping: Colleges and Union Organizations with Great Green Programs

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A listing of 25 four-year schools and 25 two-year schools that have great "green" programs. There is also a chapter on union training programs for green jobs. For more information see Peterson's Green Careers in Building and Landscaping.

Green Careers in Building and Landscaping: Professional and Skilled Jobs

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As part of Peterson's Green Careers in Building and Landscaping, this eBook offers detailed information on various careers in the following: building design and construction; installation, You'll also find up-to-date data on job trends, work environment, career paths, earning potential, education/license requirements, and contact information for additional resources. Bonus sections include "What Does Being Green Mean," a look at the current interest in sustainability, and "Essays on the Importance of Sustainability," inspirational and insightful essays on the importance of sustainability, written by folks at the forefront of environmental organizations, university sustainability efforts, and college training programs. For more information see Peterson's Green Careers in Building and Landscaping.

Green Careers in Building and Landscaping: Workforce Training

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Advice about state and federal workforce training to help prepare you for the new jobs that are now available. Topics covered are: using the internet, finding a one-stop career center, veterans's affairs, registered apprenticeship programs, ARRA green job training grants, and state's one-stop career centers. For more information see Peterson's Green Careers in Building and Landscaping.

Green Jobs for a New Economy

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Looking for two-year schools with sustainability programs? These easy-to-read profiles are organized by state and province, and include the following information for accredited two-year schools in the United States, U.S. territories, and Canada that responded to Peterson's Survey of Sustainability Efforts in Higher Education online survey: Sustainability Initiatives, Academics, Student Services and Green Events, Food, Transportation, Buildings and Grounds, Recycling, Energy, Purchasing, and Contact Information. Featuring exclusive bonus section, "What Does Being Green Mean," which examines the current interest in sustainability, President Obama's "New Energy for America" program, and key green terms and definitions, with links to more than 20 green job boards and over 30 U.S. and global organizations that support sustainability.

Guide to Joining the Military

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Guide to Joining the Military includes topics like: women in the military, details on opportunities available within all branches of the military, what to expect from a military career, information on joining the national guard and reserve, coverage of the ASVAB examination, details on the physical exam and background investigation, basic training facts (daily schedules, training regimens, physical conditioning and more).

How to Become a U.S. Citizen

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Peterson's How to Become a U.S. Citizen is the perfect resource to help you pass the U.S. citizenship exam with flying colors! Learn about the benefits and responsibilities of citizenship, eligibility requirements, and what's involved in becoming naturalized. Follow step-by-step guidance on applying for U.S. citizenship. Prepare with practice questions for each portion of the new naturalization test, including civics and English speaking, reading, and writing.Selling Points:1. Peterson's How to Become a U.S. Citizen offers readers the resources and expert guidance needed to become a U.S. citizen and to master the NEW naturalization test, which went into effect in October 2008.2. Readers will find comprehensive information on the naturalization application (including citizenship requirements) and ways to prepare for the test, the naturalization interview, and the English and civics tests.3. Five multiple-choice practice civics tests with answers and explanations, plus 100 practice civics questions, with answers-the exact questions that may be asked during the real oral exam.4. Anyone thinking about becoming a U.S. citizen will find detailed information on the U.S. immigration system, including essential facts regarding visas (immigrant versus non-immigrant), green cards, and U.S. immigration laws.5. Sample forms--filled in and blank--allow readers to practice and become familiar with what information is required and what is needed to properly submit the forms, including a complete list of mandatory fees.

How to Become a U.S. Citizen: 5 Practice Tests

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How to Become a U.S. Citizen: 5 Practice Tests, part of Peterson's How to Become a U.S. Citizen, helps you know what to expect when you take the necessary English and Civics tests that are part of the Naturalization interview. Five practice tests are included, with answer explanations. These practice tests will help you as you prepare to successfully pass the Civics and English tests and become a U.S. citizen.

How to Become a U.S. Citizen: The Immigration System

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Peterson's How to Become a U.S. Citizen: The Immigration System, part of Peterson's How to Become a U.S. Citizen, offers essential information to help navigate the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). It focuses on the objectives and goals of the U.S. immigration system as well as essential information about immigrant and nonimmigrant visas. A real-life example ("Emilia's Story") is provided to show what might actually be involved in the citizenship process, with sample filled-in forms that help explain the necessary steps toward becoming a U.S. citizen. Finally, a chapter on U.S. immigration laws details the Immigration and Nationality Act, the 1996 immigration laws, the 2001 Patriot Act , the Child Status Protection Act of 2002, and recommendations for obtaining legal assistance.

How to Become a U.S. Citizen: The Naturalization Process

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How to Become a U.S. Citizen: The Naturalization Process, part of Peterson's How to Become a U.S. Citizen, takes you through the steps of Naturalization--from application to becoming a citizen. Naturalization requirements are discussed, as well as how to best prepare for the naturalization interview and tests. Information is offered on assembling the N-400 packet is provided. Details on the English Test and the Civics Test. and sample filled-in forms are provided--along with a real-life story of Emilia, who immigrated from Chile, as she goes through this part of the naturalization process. A chapter on the English and Civics Tests offers essential vocabulary words for both tests and tips on studying for the Naturalization Test. You will also find two important documents: the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution--to help in your preparation efforts toward becoming a U.S. citizen.

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