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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.

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.

How to Become a U.S. Citizen: USCIS Instructions

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How to Become a U.S. Citizen: USCIS Instructions, part of Peterson's How to Become a U.S. Citizen, offers instructions and blank practice forms that will need to be filled out properly as you proceed down the road to becoming a U.S. citizen. The following forms are included: G-325A Biographic Information; I-20 Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant (F-1) Student Status I94 Departure Records; I-129F Petition for Alien Fiancé(e); I-130 Petition for Alien Relative; I134 Affidavit of Support; I-140 Petition for Alien Worker; I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status; I-539 Application to Extend/change Nonimmigrant Status; I-693 Medical Examination Sheet; I-751 Petition to Remove Conditions on Residence; I-765 Application for Employment Authorization; I-864 Affidavit of Support Under Section 213A of the Act; I-865 Sponsor's Notice of Change of Address; M-603 Photo Requirements; and N-400 Application for Naturalization. An additional section offers details on the fees associated with filing the required forms. An easy-to-read chart clearly identifies the costs involved with each particular form--or if no fee is required.

How to Get Money for College 2013

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How to Get Money for College: Financing Your Future Beyond Federal Aid 2013 is a great resource for anyone looking to supplement his or her federal financial aid package with aid from colleges and universities. This comprehensive directory points the reader to complete and accurate information on need-based and non-need gift aid, loans, work-study, athletic awards, and more. This eBook offers profiles of more than 2,400 schools' financial aid awards, including types of aid, percentages of students applying for and receiving aid, and average aid packages; comprehensive overview of the financial aid process, common financial aid questions, samples of financial aid award letters, and how to file the FAFSA and CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE®.

How to Master Online Learning: What to Expect

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Takes the reader through the process of taking a course online. Peterson's guide provides a sample syllabus, offers suggestions for how to pay for courses, and also gives tips on making the most of the online learning experience. Selling Points: 1. Answers to the questions: What is online learning? What types of online education are available? Who are online learners? 2. Chapters covering online learning experiences, online study habitats, live chat sessions, and working in virtual groups 3. Truths and myths of online learning and common mistakes online learners make 4. Information about online degree programs, online certifications, and continuing education 5. Advice on paying for online learning, classes, software, and textbooks 6. Guidance on plagiarism and citing references correctly

Looking at Online Options

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This eBook is Part I from Peterson's How to Master Online Learning which provides the most comprehensive information about online degree programs, online certifications, and continuing education; advice on paying for online classes, software, and textbooks; and expert strategies for online learning success.

Making Your Major Decision

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Choosing a college major is one of the most important and often most confusing decisions you have to make. To help you pick the major that's right for you, Peterson's has partnered with industry leader, CPP the makers of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) to create this insightful resource. Making Your Major Decision centers around the various personality types and helps determine which college majors are best for you. Inside you'll discover which of the hundreds of college majors and careers best fit with your personality. You'll learn how insights from the Myers-Briggs® assessment, the world's most widely used personality tool, can help you succeed in college and life. Included inside you'll find information and instructions of how to take the Myers-Briggs® assessment and receive your personalized 10-page "Learning Your Way" report. This is the one resource with tools and expert tips that will help you take the guess work out of your college journey.

Master The GED 2013

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Peterson's Master the GED 2013 CD is a comprehensive guide that offers the essential test-prep and review material for the high school equivalency diploma test, including practice tests, subject review, and expert tips on how to score high on each GED test. Readers will find the GED information they need to know-scoring and passing requirements, how to prepare, and what to expect on test day. 6 full-length practice tests (access to 3 full-length practice exams via the CD), including a diagnostic test to determine strengths and weaknesses-all with detailed answer explanations. In-depth review of each GED test subject, with practice questions and easy-to-understand answer explanations, including Language Arts, Writing (Parts I and II); Language Arts, Reading; Social Studies (including Canadian history and government); Science; and Mathematics (Parts I and II). Links to HippoCampus.org in the Math, Science, and Social Studies sections, where interactive subject help is offered via high-quality multimedia lessons and course content. Exercises and drills for every type of question in each GED test subject area, with hundreds of practice questions and detailed answer explanations to reinforce key concepts. Expert strategies to strengthen test-taking skills.

Master the ASVAB Basics

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Jump-start your career and get the ASVAB scores you need. Peterson's book contains extensive details on the AFQT (Armed Forces Qualification Test: Arithmetic Reasoning, Mathematics Knowledge, Word Knowledge, and Paragraph Comprehension). Here you can find expert test-taking strategies, study skills, and current information on career opportunities in all branches of the U.S. military.

Master the ASVAB Basics--Overview of the ASVAB

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Peterson's essential introduction to the ASVAB provides information on preparing for and taking the ASVAB, details on the AFQT (Armed Forces Qualification Test), and a preview of the rest of the book. There is also valuable information about percentile and composite scoring.

Master the ASVAB Basics--Word Knowledge

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Peterson's essential introduction to the ASVAB provides information on preparing for and taking the ASVAB, details on the AFQT (Armed Forces Qualification Test), and a preview of the rest of the book. There is also valuable information about percentile and composite scoring.

Master the ASVAB Basics--Word Knowledge

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Peterson's essential introduction to the ASVAB provides information on preparing for and taking the ASVAB, details on the AFQT (Armed Forces Qualification Test), and a preview of the rest of the book. There is also valuable information about percentile and composite scoring.

Master the Catholic High School Entrance Exams

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Peterson's Master the Catholic High School Entrance Exams is the comprehensive test-prep book for scoring high on Catholic high school entrance exams. The book includes six full-length practice tests (two each for the HSPT, COOP, and TACHS) with detailed answer explanations, and includes valuable information on test format, type of questions, and how tests are scored. With expert tips that guide students through verbal and quantitative exercises.Selling Points:1. Two full-length practice tests each for the TACHS, the COOP, and the HSPT, all with answer keys and detailed explanations2. Step-by-step coaching for each type of question on the exam3. In-depth subject review covering the verbal, math, and quantitative sections of the exam4. Easy-to-use self-evaluation tools to track progress5. Valuable information about the SSAT and the ISEE secondary school entrance exams which are occasionally administered for admission into Catholic high schools

Master the Catholic High School Entrance Exams 2013

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Peterson's Master the Catholic High School Entrance Exams 2013 is exactly what you need if you're in eighth grade and are preparing to continue your education at a Catholic high school. Peterson's guide has been specifically designed to assist you with preparing for and taking the most commonly used Catholic high school entrance exams. We not only help you develop test-taking skills but also provide descriptions and examples of each entrance exam with eight full-length practice tests-two New York City Tests for Admission into Catholic High Schools (TACHS), two Cooperative Entrance Exams (COOPs), two High School Placement Tests (HSPTs), one Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT), and one Independent School Entrance Examination (ISEE).

Master the Catholic High School Entrance Exams--Practice Test 1: TACHS

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Peterson's Master the Catholic High School Entrance Exams is the best-selling, comprehensive test-prep book for scoring high on the Catholic high school entrance exams. Here, in Practice Test 1: TACHS, readers can take a practice test for the TACHS (New York City Test for Admission into Catholic High Schools), with Reading, Language, Math, and Ability questions. Detailed answer explanations help students understand wrong (and correct) answers. Knowing their strengths and weaknesses, students can create their best study plan-in order to score high on this Catholic High School entrance exam.

Master the Catholic High School Entrance Exams--Practice Test 2: TACHS

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Peterson's Master the Catholic High School Entrance Exams is the best-selling, comprehensive test-prep book for scoring high on the Catholic high school entrance exams. Here, in Practice Test 2: TACHS, readers can take a practice test for the TACHS (New York City Test for Admission into Catholic High Schools), with reading, language, math, and ability questions. Detailed answer explanations help students understand wrong (and correct) answers. Knowing their strengths and weaknesses, students can create their best study plan-in order to score high on this Catholic High School entrance exam.

Master the Catholic High School Entrance Exams--Practice Test 3: COOP

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Peterson's Master the Catholic High School Entrance Exams is the best-selling, comprehensive test-prep book for scoring high on the Catholic high school entrance exams. Here, in Practice Test 3: COOP, readers can take a practice test for the COOP (Cooperative Entrance Exam), one of the most widely used entrance exams for Catholic high schools. This practice COOP test covers sequences, analogies, quantitative reasoning, verbal reasoning (words), verbal reasoning (context), reading and language arts, and mathematics questions. Detailed answer explanations help students understand wrong (and correct) answers. Knowing their strengths and weaknesses, students can create their best study plan-in order to score high on this Catholic High School entrance exam.

Master the Catholic High School Entrance Exams--Practice Test 5: HSPT

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Peterson's Master the Catholic High School Entrance Exams is the best-selling, comprehensive test-prep book for scoring high on the Catholic high school entrance exams. Here, in Practice Test 5: HSPT, readers can take a practice test for the HSPT (High School Placement Test), a five-part multiple-choice exam. This practice HSPT test covers verbal skills, quantitative skills, reading, mathematics, and language questions. Detailed answer explanations help students understand wrong (and correct) answers. Knowing their strengths and weaknesses, students can create their best study plan-in order to score high on this Catholic High School entrance exam.

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