America s Best Colleges for B Students

Author: Tamra B. Orr
Publisher: Supercollege Llc
ISBN: 9781617600753
Format: PDF, Docs
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Provides an overview of 175 colleges that welcome B students, covering admission requirements, popular majors, tuition, and size, and includes advice for preparing for, applying to, and choosing colleges.

Colleges that Change Lives

Author: Loren Pope
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0143122304
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Offers profiles of forty-one colleges that focus on individual needs and academic standards, provides tips for choosing a school based on personality, and discusses such topics as learning disabilities and single-sex education.

What the Best College Teachers Do

Author: Ken Bain
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674065549
Format: PDF, ePub
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Winner of the Virginia and Warren Stone Prize awarded annually by Harvard University Press for an outstanding book on education and society What makes a great teacher great? Who are the professors students remember long after graduation? This book, the conclusion of a fifteen-year study of nearly one hundred college teachers in a wide variety of fields and universities, offers valuable answers for all educators. The short answer is—it's not what teachers do, it's what they understand. Lesson plans and lecture notes matter less than the special way teachers comprehend the subject and value human learning. Whether historians or physicists, in El Paso or St. Paul, the best teachers know their subjects inside and out—but they also know how to engage and challenge students and to provoke impassioned responses. Most of all, they believe two things fervently: that teaching matters and that students can learn.

Professors Guide TM to Getting Good Grades in College

Author: Dr. Lynn F. Jacobs
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061750484
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The Professors' Guide to Getting Good Grades in College is the first book to reveal the insider secrets about how professors really grade. The book offers high-value, practical tips about how to succeed at each of the five "grade-bearing" moments of the semester: (1) The Start (2) The Class (3) The Exam (4) The Paper and (5) The Last Month of the Semester. Fast-paced, entertaining, and easy-to-follow, the Professors' Guide will help you get truly excellent grades in college.

Brainwashed

Author: Ben Shapiro
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
ISBN: 1418508349
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Brainwashed is the explosive exposé of the leftist agenda at work in today's colleges, revealed by firebrand Ben Shapiro, a recent UCLA gratudate, syndicated columnist, and one of today's most exciting new conservative voices, who's been on the front lines of the battle for America's young minds. This book proves once and for all that so-called higher education continues to sink lower and lower into the depths of liberal madness as close-minded professors turn their students into socialists, atheists, race-baiters, and sex-crazed narcissists. "Ben Shapiro's writing is smart, informative, and incisive. He is wise byond his years without losing the refreshing fearlessness of youth." ?Ann Coulter, best-selling author of High Crimes and Misdeameanors, Slander, and Treason "In Brainwashed, Shapiro tells the truth?that universities are forums of left-liberal indoctrination, where dissent is discouraged and penalized, with more restrictions on free speech rather any other part of American society. Parents who are paying for tutition might want to take note, and see what their hard-earned money is paying for." ?Michael Barone, U.S. News & World report and co-author of The Almanac of American Politics "Welcome to P.C. 101. In ths trenchant insider's expose, Ben Shapiro bears witness to the modern American campus freak show. You'll get up close and personal with the Marxist loons, moral relativists, multicultural zealots, and American-haters who are corrupting young minds. Brainwahed reveals the ignominious lows to which higher education has sunk. Get deprogrammed. Buy this book!" ?Michelle Malkin, nationally syndiated columnist and author of Invasion "Sharp thinking, tight writing, crazy-but-true stories: Ben Shapiro sees campus brainwashing and raises a national protest. This is a good book to give both freshmen who need warning and voters/alumni who need to take action." ?Dr. Marvin Olasky, University of Texas professor and editor-in-chief of World magazine "A worthy successor to God and Man at Yale and Harvard Hates America in exploring the bely of the academic beast." ?David Horowitz, founder of Students for Academic Freedom and author of Radical Son and Left Illusions "What Animal House did for the toga party, Brainwashed should do for American resistance to campus radicalism." ?Rusty Humphries, nationally syndicated radio talk show host

A New U

Author: Ryan Craig
Publisher: Benbella Books
ISBN: 9781946885470
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Education expert offers accessible and much-needed book exploring the evolving alternatives to the traditional four-year degree.

Colleges That Pay You Back 2018 Edition

Author: Princeton Review
Publisher: Princeton Review
ISBN: 1524757837
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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DISCOVER COLLEGES THAT OFFER EXCEPTIONAL RETURN ON INVESTMENT! This guide brings you 200 schools that offer a great education--with great career prospects--at a great price! College is a major financial investment, and one that too many students enter into blindly. The Princeton Review erases that uncertainty with this guide to colleges and universities where students get the best return on their tuition investment. These schools offer generous financial aid, excellent academics, and valuable career-building experiences for a successful post-college outcome! Help Finding Colleges That Will Pay You Back. * Our top-value picks--chosen based on 40+ data points, including academics, cost of attendance, financial aid, and post-grad salary figures * Profiles of 200 schools that offer fantastic value, with insight into their career services offerings 7 Unique Ranking Lists. * The top 25 schools with the Best Alumni Network, Best Career Placement, Top Financial Aid, and more * The highest-paying majors and great schools that offer them Valuable Career Information from PayScale.com. * Starting and mid-career salary information for graduates of each school * Percentages of alumni who report having meaningful jobs and who majored in science/technology/engineering/math (STEM) fields

There Is Life After College

Author: Jeffrey J. Selingo
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062388878
Format: PDF, Docs
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From the bestselling author of College Unbound comes a hopeful, inspiring blueprint to help alleviate parents’ anxiety and prepare their college-educated child to successfully land a good job after graduation. Saddled with thousands of dollars of debt, today’s college students are graduating into an uncertain job market that is leaving them financially dependent on their parents for years to come—a reality that has left moms and dads wondering: What did I pay all that money for? There Is Life After College offers students, parents, and even recent graduates the practical advice and insight they need to jumpstart their careers. Education expert Jeffrey Selingo answers key questions—Why is the transition to post-college life so difficult for many recent graduates? How can graduates market themselves to employers that are reluctant to provide on-the-job training? What can institutions and individuals do to end the current educational and economic stalemate?—and offers a practical step-by-step plan every young professional can follow. From the end of high school through college graduation, he lays out exactly what students need to do to acquire the skills companies want. Full of tips, advice, and insight, this wise, practical guide will help every student, no matter their major or degree, find real employment—and give their parents some peace of mind.

Excellent Sheep

Author: William Deresiewicz
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476702721
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A Yale professor and author of A Jane Austen Education evaluates the consequences of high-pressure educational and parenting approaches that challenge the mind's ability to think critically and creatively, calling for strategic changes that can offer college students a self-directed sense of purpose.

Greenes Guides to Educational Planning The Hidden Ivies

Author: Howard Greene
Publisher: Collins Reference
ISBN: 9780060953621
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The Hidden Ivies focuses on liberal arts colleges and universities that are comparable quality to the Ivies. Based on surveys and interviews with students as well as college presidents, deans of faculty, and other administrators, The Hidden Ivies presents an insider perspective of thirty leading institutions of exceptional merit. Thee colleges and universities provide an outstanding educational experience for the gifted college-bound student and provide the foundations for life after graduation.