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Master the GRE 2015

by Peterson's

Peterson's Master the GRE® 2015: Basics offers a thorough introduction to the revised GRE. It discusses the test organization and time limits, explains how the test is administered, and addresses how the test is scored. You will find a detailed explanation of what to expect on test day and which procedures and regulations to follow. Also offered is general test-taking strategies to help you score high on the exam and a review of each section and question type you will encounter when taking the GRE. Special attention is given to international students, who will take the paper-and-pencil version of the GRE. This eBook is a breakout section containing selected content from Peterson's Master the GRE 2015. For further GRE test preparation, the complete eBook and other breakout sections are also available.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Category: Graduate School

CompetitiveEdge:A Guide to Business Programs 2013

by Peterson's

Peterson's CompetitiveEdge: A Guide to Graduate Business Programs 2013 is a user-friendly guide to hundreds of graduate business programs in the United States, Canada, and abroad. Readers will find easy-to-read narrative descriptions that focus on the essential information that defines each business school or program, with photos offering a look at the faces of students, faculty, and important campus locales. Quick Facts offer indispensible data on costs and financial aid information, application deadlines, valuable contact information, and more. Also includes enlightening articles on today's MBA degree, admissions and application advice, new business programs, and more.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Category: Graduate School

How to Write a Term Paper

by Nancy Everhart

Describes the steps in writing a term paper, including choosing a topic, doing research, writing an outline, taking notes, doing a rough draft, and editing the final paper.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Category: General Academic Skills

Better Spelling In 30 Minutes A Day

by Robert W. Emery and Harry H. Crosby

Do you use the dictionery more then you think you should? Are the business memos you write filled with embarassing spelling mistakes? Have you recieved alot of low grades on your papers because of poor spelling? Did you notice that some of the words in the above questions (dictionary, fhan, embarrassing, received, a lot) were misspelled? If not, you need this book. 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. You'll write clean English, improve your grades (if you're a student) and increase your chances for finding a new or better job. (After all, resumes and cover letters with misspelled words often are discarded.) You'll also find: •Diagnostic exercises that allow you to identify your weak spelling areas. •Thorough coverage of key areas of phonics. •The most commonly misspelled words and tricks for spelling them right. •Ample opportunity for proofreading practice. •Easy-to-understand explanations and plenty of exercises to test and refine your skills. •An answer key at the back of the book to encourage you to work at your own pace and check your answers as you go. Even if you can't spare 30 minutes a day to learn how to break your addiction to your computer's spell checker, Better Spelling In 30 Minutes a Day allows you to custom-design your learning to take as little as five minutes a day. Like its companion guides in the Better English Series—Better Grammar In 30 Minutes a Day and Better Sentence Writing In 30 Minutes a Day—this book is just what the teacher ordered!

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Category: General Academic Skills

Eats, Shoots and Leaves

by Lynne Truss

English spelling, punctuation, and grammatical terms, (e.g., "stop" for our "period") are deliberately retained in this U.S. edition, as the publisher states in his Note. Chapters on present and former use of the comma, apostrophe, colon, semicolon, dash, ellipses, other punctuation marks presented with humor. You'll laugh and be entertained as well as edified. People who read by listening will have a problem because the words will sound the same whether they are spelled nd punctuated correctly or not, e.g., d o n apostrophe t or d o n t. You may need to have punctuation spoken, at least for the chapter on the apostrophe, or have someone read to you and explain.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Category: General Academic Skills

Selecting A College Major

by Virginia N. Gordon and Susan J. Sears

This innovative text simplifies the process of choosing a major from a sometimes overwhelming array of majors and related career fields. It will assist not only the "undecided" student with selecting a major, but also the "major-changer" who is exploring alternative options. A step-by-step process leads students through personal and academic assessment as well as occupational information searches. Through thought-provoking activities, they can explore their academic, career, and personal interests and goals. Students can investigate academic majors from many perspectives, including a search of majors in general, majors on their campus, and majors based on their academic and occupational interests. Highlights of this text include: *A Natural Decision-Making Progression. Students are directly and personally involved in activities that involve exploration, reflection, and choice. *Extensive Major Exploration. Three distinct approaches help students narrow their list to realistic alternatives. *Incorporation of Academic and Career Interests, Abilities, and Values. Self-assessment gives students information on which to base their choice of a major. *Formulation of a Graduation Plan. Students use their academic transcripts to summarize all they have learned and develop a plan for the future. Features include: *Majors Exploration *Career Advice *Web Links *Tips from Successful Students *Student Bulletin Boards *Faculty Resources

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Category: Preparing for College

College Students with Learning Disabilities

by Susan A. Vogel

This handbook answers such questions as: What is a learning disability? What technology might help a student with an LD? How can someone get through college with an LD? This book provides clear answers to questions which admissions officers often ask. It also includes several appendices listing resources which can help LD students do well in college and other higher education settings. Although teachers are not mentioned in the title, they may find this book to be a welcome resource, especially when mentoring highschool students.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Category: Information for Students with Disabilities

LSAT 180

by Eric Goodman

The challenging practice and proven strategies you need to get a perfect score on the LSAT. This advanced guide includes: the toughest questions, the most effective logic games tactics, powerful reading comprehension strategies, top scoring logical reasoning techniques

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Category: Graduate School


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