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The Missing Semester (Volume 1)
Gene Natali Jr.
Missing semester, The
Our financial choices have consequences. Will you choose wisely? The Missing Semester - an award winning financial guide - provides a short course on the essentials for making wise financial decisions and gaining financial freedom. Although designed with the recent college graduate in mind, the book is relevant to a much wider audience. It begins with the premise that your financial future is your responsibility, and that you ...
Out of the Blue
“It may seem like I came out of the blue. But, my road was long, windy, full of hurdles, and even some dead ends. I lost family. I lost friends. I even lost my way. When I reached what felt like rock bottom, I realized I had a responsibility to everyone who believed in me and to kids, like me, who just needed a chance and something to believe in.”—from the epilogue of Out of the Blue Victor Cruz, the Super Bowl-winning and ...
Setting the Records Straight: How to Craft Homeschool Transcripts and Course Descriptions for College ...
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Give Your Homeschooler the Advantage in the High Stakes College Admission Sweepstakes! Parents who consider homeschooling their children through high school are often consumed by insecurity - "Are we ruining their college chances?" Well, worry no more! When it comes to college admissions and scholarships, homeschoolers have what the colleges are looking for! "Setting the Records Straight" will provide you the tools and information you need to ...
Hire on a Whim: The Four Qualities That Make for Great Employees
Dog Ear Publishing, LLC
What are the four nonnegotiable, nonteachable qualities that you must hire? Can you be sure, really sure, that the person you are about to hire is the one? We've all experienced that feeling of buyer's remorse when what we thought we "needed" isn't as fabulous as we thought it would be. Many managers have a similar feeling, "hire's remorse," after they extend an offer to a prospective employee and get that small but unmistakable twinge in ...
Stages: A Life in the Theatre
Dr. Joseph Stockdale (Joe) has been a major force in theater education for more than 60 years. He's helped launch the careers of countless young men and women in theater, film, television, and the related arts, and his passion for theater permeates every page of this insightful, deeply personal and inspiring professional memoir.
Concise Learning: Learn More & Score Higher in Less Time with Less Effort (How to Study with Mind Maps)
Concise Books Publishing
Concise Learning will teach you how to mind map and how to use mind maps to improve thinking and learning in school, work, and life. With the Concise Learning Method (CLM), you'll learn how to use mind mapping to integrate all class notes into mind maps, transform rote studying into meaningful learning, and become an empowered learner. With the Skills of Success (SOS), you'll learn the 13 success skills needed to succeed in college and life. ...
Making College Count: A Real World Look at How to Succeed in and After College
Patrick S. O'Brien
Patrick O'Brien Enterprises
Discover the best-selling college success book updated for today's college student. The new 2nd Edition of Making College Count is a must-read for students who are serious about building a great future. It s the best college success book ever written packed with insights on how to make the most of the college experience. Making College Count goes far beyond teaching you how to survive college. This college success book delivers an actionable ...
HESI Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN Examination, 4e
Prepare for success on your HESI exit exam and the NCLEX-RN ® ! HESI Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN ® Examination, 4th Edition provides a comprehensive, all-in-one review of the information you need to know. Written in an easy-to-read outline format, this study tool breaks down chapters by clinical areas and concepts emphasized on the NCLEX-RN exam. Rationales are provided for any incorrect answers or areas of weakness. The companion ...
Setting Limits: How to Raise Responsible, Independent Children by Providing Clear Boundaries (Revised and ...
Robert J. Mackenzie
Start Setting Effective Limits — Now! Do your children misbehave? Do they repeatedly ignore or refuse your requests for proper behavior? Are you constantly fluctuating between permissive and authoritarian parenting, with little or no success? Are you convinced there has to be a better way? There is. Setting Limits will help you establish the positive, respectful, and instructional groundwork your children need for proper ethical and ...
Organic Chemistry As a Second Language, 3e: First Semester Topics
John Wiley & Sons
Readers continue to turn to Klein because it enables them to better understand fundamental principles, solve problems, and focus on what they need to know to succeed. This edition explores the major principles in the field and explains why they are relevant. It is written in a way that clearly shows the patterns in organic chemistry so that readers can gain a deeper conceptual understanding of the material. Topics are presented clearly in an ...
Brush with Passion: The Art and Life of Dave Stevens
Brush with Passion charts the career of Dave Stevens, one of the most beloved and influential of all comic illustrators. He discusses his beginnings as a comic artist, the struggle to bring The Rocketeer to the big screen, his work as a storyboard artist for Raiders of the Lost Ark and Michael Jackson’s Thriller” video, and other career highlights. Equally renowned as a pin-up artist, Stevens also recounts his friendship with ...
The History of the Church (The Didache Series)
Peter V. Armenio
Midwest Theological Forum
This comprehensive history of the Catholic Church includes every major event in the Church’s history from the life of her founder, Jesus Christ, to the present day. This text places the Church in her context throughout history and explains the role that the Church and her leaders have played in the shaping of history for better and worse. Complete with maps, timelines, sidebars, paintings, and photographs, The History of the Church is a ...
Crush IT at College: A No Nonsense Guide to Succeeding at University or College
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Your #1 Guide to College and University Success Your college success depends on getting trusted advice that’s backed up with years of experience with students. In this concise book you get superior tips on what you need to do to get great grades and keep your life manageable while in school. The last thing you need is a long book recruiting you to college. You need practical and to-the-point advice on how to succeed, how to make the right ...
adMISSION POSSIBLE: The "Dare to Be Yourself" Guide for Getting into the Best Colleges for You
Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz
When It Comes to College Admissions, Dare to Be Yourself Applying to college isn't just about your GPA, test scores, or how many activities you've done. It's about finding colleges that fit you as a student and a person. And the secret is: that's what the colleges want as well. adMISSIONPOSSIBLE is not your ordinary admission guide-this book is designed to help you be just a little bit different, just a little bit better, than everyone ...
The Strategic Student: Successfully Transitioning from High School to College Academics
"A practical guide of immense value to both students and their supporters as they deal with the new and different challenges posed by the transition from high school to college academics." -George Ballinger, Director of Family Affairs and Veterans Affairs, University of Colorado, Boulder “It is a must read for our junior and senior students” -Andrea Sabadosh , Jefferson County Colorado, International Baccalaureate Program Coordinator ...
Nursing School Insider: 10 Secrets to Nursing School Admission
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
You’re about to begin your nursing education. Why struggle through it alone when you can get advice from someone who has not only been through the same challenges as you are about to face, but knows what it looks like from the other side? 10 Secrets to Nursing School Admission will guide you through the confusing admission process and dramatically improve your chances of getting accepted into nursing school. Don’t waste precious time and ...
Open Book: Succeeding on Exams From the First Day of Law School
John C.P. Goldberg
A concise, highly accessible guide to exam success. Provides an insider s view of what professors look for in exam answers, and how exam-taking connects to good lawyering. Accompanied by a Web site with content that is both free (e.g., sample outlines, class notes, case briefs) and for-sale (e.g., sample exams and memos written by professors giving feedback on the answers). Features: High-profile, experienced authors from elite schools with ...
Classroom Assessment Techniques: A Handbook for College Teachers
Thomas A. Angelo
K. Patricia Cross
This revised and greatly expanded edition of the 1988 handbook offers teachers at all levels how-to advise on classroom assessment, including: What classroom assessment entails and how it works. How to plan, implement, and analyze assessment projects. Twelve case studies that detail the real-life classroom experiences of teachers carrying out successful classroom assessment projects. Fifty classroom assessment techniques Step-by-step ...
Write Beside Them: Risk, Voice, and Clarity in High School Writing
Please join us in congratulating Penny Kittle for her 2009 NCTE Britton Award for Write Beside Them ! This book is about teaching writing and the gritty particulars of teaching adolescents. But it is also the planning, the thinking, the writing, the journey: all I've been putting into my teaching for the last two decades. This is the book I wanted when I was first given ninth graders and a list of novels to teach. This is a book of vision ...
Publish and Prosper: A Strategy Guide for Students and Researchers
Nathaniel M. Lambert
Intended to help readers succeed in academia by increasing their scholarly productivity, this book provides strategies for getting articles published quickly in reputable research journals. Rather than focusing on the basics of writing about results, this unique guidebook provides tips on how to approach research, maintain motivation, maximize productivity, and overcome common pitfalls so as to become productive scholars. The strategies reviewed ...
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