The Complete Idiot s Guide to Choosing a College Major

Author: Randall S. Hansen, PhD
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1440626391
Format: PDF, ePub
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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.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Study Skills

Author: Randall S. Hansen, PhD
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1440636559
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Study smarter, not harder! Every high school and college student would love to know how to get the highest grades with the least amount of effort. This book gives students a guiding philosophy for every class, every time, laying the foundation for lifelong learning. With the wisdom gained from these tips, success stories from other students, and mini-assessments, they'll be empowered to succeed in class preparation, reading comprehension, exam-taking, and more. ?No one method fits every student, so included are many tried-and-true methods ?Useful for every subject, from foreign languages to mathematics, from high school through college and beyond ?Helps students find their particular learning styles

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Child and Adolescent Psychology

Author: Jack C. Westman, M.D., M.S.
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 110151678X
Format: PDF, Docs
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Simplifying a complex subject. Child psychology is required for college level psych and elementary education majors. It is a complex subject that can include developmental psychology, biology, sociological psychology, and various schools of theory and therapies. The only sources of information about this complex subject are long, expensive textbooks. Until now. This, the first trade book to give a detailed, easy to understand explanation of the subject. ? Age-by-age discussion of the psychological development of children.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to College Survival

Author: Laurie Rozakis
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0786529520
Format: PDF, Docs
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You'd think getting into college was the hard part-years of studying for great grades, taking SATs, filling out applications and waiting in agony for the acceptance letters. Someone should have told you that was just the beginning.... The Complete Idiot's GuideĀ® to College Survival begins where those how-to-get-into-college guides leave off, from packing gear and arriving on campus for the first time to graduation. The "bible" of college life, it offers information on making good grades, dealing with roommates, finding social activities, balancing work and other extracurricular activities and more.

The Complete Guide to Writing Effective College Applications Essays for Admission and Scholarships

Author: Kathy Lynn Hahn
Publisher: Atlantic Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781601382214
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Book & CD-ROM. Applying to college can be one of the most stressful times in a student's life. Not only are you faced with the task of finding the perfect school for you, but you also have to find scholarships to be able to go to the school you want. These two intertwining obstacles require a lengthy application and a seemingly perfect essay. The essay topic is crucial to demonstrate your values. creativity, and depth of knowledge, and the writing is important because it reflects your power of persuasion, organisational skills and style. This book will teach you how to write effective applications and essays for college admissions and scholarships, helping shoulder some of the weight of applying. This guide provides you with all the tools you need to complete your application and write a winning essay. You will learn how to choose a topic, keep your focus narrow and personal, edit and revise, tweak essays to use them on various applications, choose your tone and structure, avoid the common pitfalls, and how to overcome writer's block. The guide has sample essays and essay questions, and even examples of the essays specific colleges use. You will find those samples on the companion CD-ROM, along with brainstorming exercises and sample applications. Admissions officers have chimed in with their expertise to provide insider information on how to compose impressive applications and essays for admission and scholarships.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to U S Government and Politics

Author: Franco Scardino
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101057696
Format: PDF, ePub
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The governed must know their government. Understanding how our government functions and the political forces that influence it is vital for all Americans. As a comprehensive overview and history of the subject, this book is designed to help anyone interested in learning about our government and the origins of its complex inner workings, our political system, and key elements that have affected our growth as a nation, all while serving as the best supplementary reading a student can get. - Author is an experienced Advanced Placement teacher - Students looking to take AP exams are a ready audience, along with citizenship applicants and CNN junkies - Large renewable market - Suitable as supplemental reading for coursework

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Beer Tasting

Author: Rita Kohn
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1615643524
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Beer Tasting will provide readers with a comprehensive introduction to understanding and enjoying the vast styles and complex characteristics of beer. Understanding and enjoying beer is no longer a simple process, as beer has gone from a world of relatively small offerings from major brewers to a universe of literally hundreds of unique styles from craft brewers around the world. Like wine, the taste and subtle characteristics of beer can be affected by a number of different components including the brewing style, the yeasts and hops that determine taste and character, how the various grains are used in brewing, and more. The Complete Idiot's Guide to Beer Tasting is not a guide to brewing, it's a guide to tasting, understanding, and enjoying what has become a complex and often confusing process of enjoying one of the world's oldest beverages. Readers will learn the brewing process and how it can affect a beer, how to recognize tasting notes and aromas, how to identify unique styles, how to taste and enjoy them properly; even how to select the right glassware and serving temperature for maximum enjoyment.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Starting and Running a Retail Store

Author: James E. Dion
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1440636540
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Make the dream of opening a retail business a reality. The fastest-growing segment of small business is retail-everything from clothing to linens, books to boats, gourmet pans to furniture. With over 30 years' experience in retail, national expert and consultant James Dion offers practical, hands-on tips and advice on all aspects of retail business, from choosing the right business model and finding the ideal location to financing, purchasing, and marketing. ? Expert author with a high industry profile ? Practical, hands-on steps on how to build a successful retail business ? Up-to-date information on the retail market

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Recession Proof Careers

Author: Jeff Cohen
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101195665
Format: PDF, Docs
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Keeping your job is job one. In these uncertain economic times, secure employment is more important than ever. 'The Complete Idiot's GuideĀ® to Recession-Proof Careers', presents all of the information needed to make an informed decision about choosing a career that ensures your continued employability. - Wide range of career fields presents a plethora of ideas for career paths - Each career is described in detail so that the reader has a clear picture of the job requirements, salary, and experience and schooling needed - Handy appendices outline the best careers by growth, salary, and geography as well as resources for job sites, fairs and organizations