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Description: Study smart and ace the test - this collection aims to provide students with the tools they need to acheive success in high school, the college application process and beyond.


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Colleges That Change Lives

by Loren Pope

The landmark college guide that introduces forty of the best colleges you've never heard of—now completely revised and updated Choosing the right college has never been more important—or more difficult.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Category: Applying to College

Getting In: The Zinch Guide to College Admissions & Financial Aid in the Digital Age

by Steve Cohen and Michael Muska and Anne Dwane and Paulo De Oliveira

From the college admissions experts--where to go, how to get in, and how to pay for itZinch.com is the largest online social network connecting students with colleges and scholarship opportunities. With 2.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Category: Applying to College

Cool Colleges: For the Hyper-intelligent, Self-directed, Late Blooming, and Just Plain Different

by Donald Asher

Fully revised since the first edition, COOL COLLEGES covers the most exciting schools in the U.S. and Canada, with a new chapter on eco schools, an update on tuition-free schools, and the total low-down on the so-called top-ranked schools.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Category: Applying to College

Open the Gates to the Ivy League: A Plan B for Getting into the top Colleges

by C. W. Henderson

The only guide to college admissions that offers an alternative gateway to getting into the USA's top-rated schools. Ivy League schools on average reject about 90 percent of applicants.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Category: Applying to College

How to Survive Getting into College

by Rachel Korn

Hundreds of students share their hard-won wisdom, thoughts, strategies, struggles, and even failures.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Category: Applying to College

Winning the Heart of the College Admissions Dean: An Expert's Advice for Getting into College

by Joyce Slayton Mitchell

Applying to college is the culmination of years of hard work-late-night study sessions, grueling SAT preparation, and hours of dedication to extracurricular activities. It's also a process that often overwhelms both students and parents.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Category: Applying to College

Crash Course for the ACT, 5th Edition

by Princeton Review

Your Last-Minute Guide to a High ACT Score!This eBook edition has been specially formatted for on-screen viewing with cross-linked questions, answers, and explanations.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Category: Applying to College

The Insider's Guide to College Admissions: Find Out What You Really Need to Know About Getting into College

by Thomas C. Hayden

This is a guide to the admission process from a college admissions director. What really goes on in admissions committee meetings?

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Category: Applying to College

College Admission Essays For Dummies

by Geraldine Woods

The competition to get into your college of choice has never been fiercer. Unfortunately, much of the application process is out of your hands. But one major aspect of the admission process is under your control-your personal statement.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Category: Applying to College

If the U Fits

by Princeton Review

THE PRINCETON REVIEW KNOWS COLLEGES--AND COLLEGEWISE KNOWS HOW TO GET IN.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Category: Applying to College

Don't Worry, You'll Get In: 100 Winning Tips for Stress-Free College Admissions

by Michele A. Hernandez and Mimi Doe

With more teenagers applying to college today than ever before, the competition has never been stiffer, and the stress can become unbearable not just for teens, but for the entire family.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Category: Applying to College

Harvard Schmarvard

by Jay Mathews

Smarten Up--It's Time to Choose the Right CollegeThink that your life's growth, success, and happiness depend on which college you attend? The higher-profile school, the better, right? Wrong! Neither is true.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Category: Applying to College

Adult Students: An Insider's Guide to Getting into College

by Gen Tanabe and Kelly Tanabe

Fulfill your dream of going back to school- painlessly!

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Category: Applying to College

A is for Admission: The Insider'S Guide to Getting into the Ivy League and Other Top Colleges

by Michele A. Hernandez

For generations, the admissions process of the Ivy League schools has been cloaked in mystery and myth. Now, a former admissions officer at Dartmouth College reveals how the most selective schools make their decisions.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Category: Applying to College

The College Hook: Packaging Yourself to Win the College Admissions Game

by Pam Proctor

A comprehensive guide to the powerful packaging tool called the "Hook"--a special talent or achievement that leaps off the page of a college application and catches the eye of admissions officers.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Category: Applying to College

Making It into a Top College

by Howard Greene and Matthew W. Greene

Let America's premier college consultants take the mystery out of admissions. As seen on PBS, this proven, ten-step program offers a comprehensive inside view of the state of college admissions today.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Category: Applying to College

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th Edition)

by American Psychological Association

The style manual of choice for writers, editors, students, and educators in the social and behavioral sciences, this updated "Publication Manual" provides invaluable guidance on all aspects of the writing process, from the ethics of authorship to the word choice that best reduces bias.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Category: Bibliography and Citation Guides

MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing (3rd Edition)

by The Modern Language Association of America

A complete, up-to-date guide for writing scholarly texts, documenting research sources, submitting manuscripts to publishers, and dealing with legal issues surrounding publication.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Category: Bibliography and Citation Guides

MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (7th edition)

by Joseph Gibaldi

The seventh edition of the MLA Handbook is a comprehensive, up-to-date guide to research and writing in the online environment. It provides an authoritative update of MLA documentation style.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Category: Bibliography and Citation Guides

The Chicago Manual of Style (15th Edition)

by University of Chicago Press

In the 1890s, a proofreader at the University of Chicago Press prepared a single sheet of typographic fundamentals intended as a guide for the University community.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Category: Bibliography and Citation Guides

APA Style Simplified

by Bernard C. Beins

This is a compact but comprehensive guide to writing clearly and effectively in APA style.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Category: Bibliography and Citation Guides

Ten Steps to Building College Reading Skills (4th edition)

by John Langan

We all know that many students entering college today do not have the reading skills needed to do effective work in their courses. A related problem, apparent even in class discussions, is that students often lack the skills required to think in a clear and logical way. The purpose of Ten Steps to Building College Reading Skills is to develop effective reading and clear thinking.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Category: General Academic Skills

Developing Study Skills, Taking Notes and Tests, Using Dictionaries and Libraries

by Marcia J. Coman and Kathy L. Heavers

Were you ever taught how to study? Instructors often assume that students beyond grade school know and use good study techniques. You may know some people who seem to be able to do more in less time and get good grades besides. How do they do it? In this unit you will learn some simple techniques that good students consider most important when studying. Now you can discover some of their secrets.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Category: General Academic Skills

Better Spelling In 30 Minutes A Day

by Robert W. Emery and Harry H. Crosby

This easy-to-use workbook not only teaches you how to avoid misspellings like the ones above, but sharpens your skills so you can recognize spelling errors right away.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Category: General Academic Skills

How to Master Online Learning: What to Expect

by Peterson's

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.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Category: General Academic Skills


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