How to Read a Book, originally published in 1940, has become a rare phenomenon, a living classic. It is the best and most successful guide to reading comprehension for the general reader. And now it has been completely rewritten and updated.
An essay is a piece of writing original in composition, which usually bring out the observations and recollections of the writer. This book contains 60 common essays, which will help students with ideas to develop their own creative compositions.
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.
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.
Shows how to complete college in three years using high school, the internet, placement tests, correspondence and other resources while avoiding common excessive expenses.
The book can serve as a comprehensive introduction to nine genres of writing. It prepares the students for the kinds of writing specific to academic discourse It has examples for specific kind of writing which helps you to write your own essays.
The Community College Experience: PLUS Edition is the only book on the market truly written for community college students.
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.
College Success takes a fresh look at what it means, in today's world, with today's students, to be successful in college.
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!
Examines college life: Legends, Festivals, Slang, mnemonics, late faculty, photocopier art, mooning, streaking, pranks, drinking games and songs, fight songs, ghost stories, competitive college humor (Aggie jokes), Greeks (pledging, hell week, initiation), dating, and engagement.
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.
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.
The author applies his principles to teens and the tough issues and life-changing decisions they face.
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.
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.
Provides techniques on how to be successful in college.
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.
Along with giving practical advice on test preparation, the author shares anecdotes from interviews with 160 students who received a perfect score on the SAT. Includes responses from family members, making this a book for both teens and parents.
irreverent book on earning graduate degrees
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.
How to Study has gained immense popularity among students of all ages for one simple reason: It works. Now updated and expanded for the information age, this "A-plus" read includes how to create a work environment, excel in class, use the library, do research online, and much more.
The most accurate and complete instructions on MLA style for high school and undergraduate students. The publisher of this book donated a digital copy to Bookshare.org.
The challenging practice and proven strategies you need to get a perfect score on the LSAT.
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