How to Get A s in College

Author: Hundreds of Heads Books
Publisher: Hundreds of Heads Books, LLC
ISBN: 9781933512389
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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These days college is not a luxury but a necessity. With four (or more) long years of college life ahead of them, it's essential that students have some help to make the most of their time. This book explains how, featuring peers who talk directly and personally to students. Here, hundreds of successful college grads explain how to get top grades, find the right major, manage time, stay motivated, avoid stress, seek out the best teachers and courses, form important relationships, and graduate — happily — at the top of the class. Short, pithy chapters cover such topics as writing a good paper, research and the college library, taking advantage of college support services, balancing athletics and academics, navigating modern college technology, and more.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Choosing a College Major

Author: Randall S. Hansen, PhD
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1440626391
Format: PDF
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How to figure out what you want out of college - and life. Choosing a college major is the biggest decision of one's college experience, and there are many factors to consider. Here, you will discover which majors will give the best chances of finding employment, which majors are most likely to lead to the highest-paying jobs, what major best suits each personality, and what skills and background you need to realize your goals.

How to Survive Your Freshman Year

Author: Yadin Kaufmann
Publisher: Hundreds of Heads Books, LLC
ISBN: 193351261X
Format: PDF
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"The work is a compilation of advice and stories from hundreds of students at more than 100 colleges across the US, regarding all the important aspects of life as a first-year college student, based on interviews with those students. Topics covered include: leaving home, dormitory life, studying, choosing classes and majors, fraternities, extra-curricular activities, campus food, etc. The work also includes short "expert articles" written by professionals who work with college students. This is the 5th edition of How to Survive Your Freshman Year"--

How to Survive the SAT and ACT

Author: Jay Brody
Publisher: Hundreds of Heads Books
ISBN: 9781933512402
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This guide seeks to encourage and instruct students faced with the daunting first step of the college admissions process: the SAT and ACT tests. More than just a test-prep guide, How to Survive the SAT is a compendium of anecdotes and tips from past test-takers with high scores. From advice on everything from getting into the frame of mind, to crucial test-day rituals, this guide offers practical help for those ready to achieve their best possible scores.

Get into College

Author: Rachel Korn
Publisher: Hundreds of Heads Books, LLC
ISBN: 9781933512273
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Getting into college is one of life’s most daunting challenges. Why not let the experts help? The experts in this case include dozens of college consultants, admissions officers, parents, and, best of all, hundreds of students who have experienced the process firsthand. Individual chapters cover such topics as getting started, preparing for the SAT, deciding which colleges to apply to, perfecting applications and essays, putting one’s best foot forward in an interview, and what to do for extracurricular activities and summer vacations. Additional chapters explain what to look for when visiting schools, how to get financial aid, getting support from counselors and parents, dealing with rejection and acceptance, and how to pick the right school. This expanded edition includes special “Counselor’s Corner” features, material on “How to Survive Getting Your Kid into College,” Harvard Law grad Jay Brody’s discussion of how to write the best application essay, and much more.

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Zombies

Author: Matt Mogk
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451641575
Format: PDF
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An engaging compendium of all things zombie explores the phenomenon's recent popularity as well as its various mythologies, providing coverage of such topics as the characteristics of modern zombies, the science of zombies and zombies in popular culture. Original. 50,000 first printing.

Department Head s Survival Guide

Author: Michael D. Koehler
Publisher: Center for Applied Research in
ISBN:
Format: PDF
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Practical advice for a total quality management approach. Reproducible checklists, flow charts, & other materials help with budgeting, evaluating, designing a curriculum, & much more.

Teens Guide to College Career Planning

Author: Peterson's
Publisher: Peterson's
ISBN: 0768926106
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Outlines strategies for planning a post-high-school life involving college, the military, or a career, and provides real-world recommendations on how to make the most of a high-school education in order to achieve specific goals.

The Student Athlete Survival Guide

Author: Marc Isenberg
Publisher: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
ISBN:
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This work aims to act as a readable resource for high school and college athletes - and their coaches - on balancing sports with study and making the transition to college athletics as smooth and efficient as possible. It covers: the best way to deal with college recruiters; what kind of scholarships and other types of funding are available; the right questions to ask when assessing a college coach or programme; how to approach and market the athlete to his or her chosen programme; how to balance academic and athletic demands; how to get the most from classes; and how to plan for the future.

Staying Human during Residency Training

Author: Allan D. Peterkin
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 1442629142
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The ultimate survival guide for medical students, interns, residents, and fellows, Staying Human during Residency Training provides time-tested advice and the latest information on every aspect of a resident's life - from choosing a residency program, to coping with stress, enhancing self-care, and protecting personal and professional relationships. Allan D. Peterkin, MD, provides hundreds of tips on how to cope with sleep deprivation, time pressures, and ethical and legal issues. This sixth edition is not only updated to reflect the latest research and resources, but also features new material on the latest issues in residency training, including social media use, patient-centred care, the medical humanities, and the "hidden curriculum" of residency. Presenting practical antidotes to cynicism, careerism, and burnout, Peterkin also offers guidance on fostering more empathic connection with patients and deepening relationships with colleagues, friends, and family. Acknowledged by thousands of doctors across North America as an invaluable resource, Staying Human during Residency Training has helped to shape notions of trainee well-being for medical educators worldwide. Offering wise, compassionate, and professional counsel, this new edition again shows why it is required reading for medical students and new physicians pursuing postgraduate training.