Preparing for College
Provides techniques on how to be successful in college.
This revealing look at the intricacies of study-abroad programs covers information on visas, health, cross-cultural interaction, and financing.
Offering guidance to students navigating their way through the challenges presented by college life, this handbook offers strategies for intellectual, physical, and emotional health and success, including thinking critically, managing time, developing values, appreciating diversity, managing stress, and handling money, among others.
Money for College
Shows how to complete college in three years using high school, the internet, placement tests, correspondence and other resources while avoiding common excessive expenses.
Drawing on insider advice from a roundtable of college administrators and financial planners, Cut College Costs NOW!
Yes, you can afford a top-notch college education! You'll want to leave no stone unturned when it comes to paying for a great college education, so get the guide that answers all your questions!
How to Get Money for College is a great resource for anyone looking to supplement his or her federal financial aid package with aid from colleges and universities.
The New Global Student: Skip the SAT, Save Thousands on Tuition, and Get a Truly International Educationby Frost, Maya
This inspirational how-to handbook illustrates how blending meaningful study abroad with personalized learning gives students extraordinary opportunities to reach new heights.
In this thoroughly revised third edition of Winning Scholarships for College, Marianne Ragins proves that it's not always the students with the best grades or the highest SAT scores who win scholarships.
Ten tests to be taken in preparation for the LSAT.
Veteran higher-education consultant Donald Asher demystifies the graduate school application process and offers a detailed action plan that has proved successful for some of the most competitive programs in the country.
The challenging practice and proven strategies you need to get a perfect score on the LSAT.
The most comprehensive resource for students who want to earn top GRE scores. Includes 6 full-length practice tests, access to 3 additional full-length practice tests on CD, thorough reviews of every section on the exam, and expert tips and strategies from a test prep pro.
Find out everything you need to know about the General GRE, including a review of the GRE's 8 basic question formats, overviews of each test section (Analytical Writing, Quantitative Reasoning, and Verbal Reasoning), and detailed explanations of the computer-based test. Learn about how the GRE is scored, GRE availability and registration, and the GRE Personal Potential Index--new in 2009.
irreverent book on earning graduate degrees
Information for Students with Disabilities
College Students with Learning Disabilities: A Handbook for Students with LD, Admissions Officers, Faculty/Staff, Administrators (7th edition)by Vogel, Susan A.
This handbook defines common problems which may hinder an LD student's admission into college.
Expanded and freshly updated, Colleges for Students with Learning Disabilities or ADD is a great resource for students searching for a college that will provide them with the programs they need.
The authors present results gleaned from eight higher education institutions in Great Britain which demonstrate the level of participation by disabled students.
Learning Outside the Lines: Two Ivy League Students With Learning Disabilities and ADHD Give You the Tools for Academic Success and Educational Revolutionby Cole, David and Mooney, Jonathan
Perhaps you find yourself outside the norm, because you learn differently -- but, unlike your classmates, you have no system in place that consistently supports your ability and desire to learn. Simply put, you are considered lazy and stupid. You are expected to fail. Learning Outside the Lines is written by two such "academic failures" -- that is, two academic failures who graduated from Brown University at the top of their class.
This study sought to determine the types of barriers students who are blind face in their psychology graduate programs.
General Academic Skills
How to become a better reader and writer, using 32 reading selections of exceptional quality, along with activities to help you think and write about the selections.
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.
A guide on how to read at the college level.
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.
Select your download format based upon: 1) how you want to read your book, and 2) compatibility with your reading tool. For more details, visit the Formats page under the Getting Started tab.See and hear words read aloud
- DAISY Text - See words on the screen and hear words being read aloud with the text-to-speech voice installed on your reading tool. Navigate by page, chapter, section, and more. Can also be used in audio-only mode. Compatible with many reading tools, including Bookshare’s free reading tools.
- DAISY Text with Images - Similar to DAISY Text with the addition of images within the Text. Your reading tool must support images.
- Read Now with Bookshare Web Reader - Read and see images directly from your Internet browser without downloading! Text-to-speech voicing and word highlighting are available on Google Chrome (extension installation required). Other browsers can be used with limited features. Learn more
- DAISY Audio - Listen to books in audio-only mode with the high-quality Kendra voice by Ivona pre-installed. Navigate by page, chapter, section, and more. Must be used with a DAISY Audio compatible reading tool.
- MP3 - Listen to books in audio-only mode with the high-quality Kendra voice by Ivona pre-installed. Navigate using tracks. Can be used with any MP3 player.
- BRF (Braille Ready Format) - Read with any BRF compatible refreshable braille display; navigate using the search or find feature.
- DAISY Text - Read with any DAISY 3.0 compatible refreshable braille display, navigate by page, chapter, section, and more.
- Embossed Braille - Use Bookshare’s DAISY Text or BRF formats to generate embossed braille.