The Insider s Guide to Graduate Degrees in Creative Writing

Author: Seth Abramson
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1350000426
Format: PDF, Docs
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There are so many different graduate creative writing programs out there! How do I find the right one for me? Bringing together data from both Master's and doctoral creative writing programs and interviews with program applicants, students, and faculty, this is a complete practical guide to choosing a graduate creative writing program and putting together a successful application. The Insider's Guide to Graduate Degrees in Creative Writing answers frequently asked questions on such topics as: · Application prerequisites · Program sizes and durations · Funding · Acceptance rates · Cost of living · Program curricula and demographics · Workshopping techniques · Student-faculty ratios · Residency options · Postgraduate fellowship placement · Postgraduate job placement · Programs' reputations and histories The book also includes comprehensive and up-to-date hard data on the hundreds of terminal-degree graduate creative writing programs available throughout the US, UK, and internationally, making this an essential read for anyone planning to pursue a low- or full-residency graduate creative writing degree.

The Insider s Guide to Technical Writing

Author: Krista Van Laan
Publisher: XML Press
ISBN: 1457182424
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Every complex product needs to be explained to its users, and technical writers, also known as technical communicators, are the ones who do that job. A growing field, technical writing requires multiple skills, including an understanding of technology, writing ability, and great people skills. Whether you're thinking of becoming a technical writer, just starting out, or you've been working for a while and feel the need to take your skills to the next level, The Insider's Guide to Technical Writing can help you be a successful technical writer and build a satisfying career. Inside the Book Is This Job for Me? What does it take to be a technical writer? Building the Foundation: What skills and tools do you need to get started? The Best Laid Plans: How do you create a schedule that won’t make you go crazy? How do you manage different development processes, including Agile methodologies? On the Job: What does it take to walk into a job and be productive right away? The Tech Writer Toolkit: How do you create style guides, indexes, templates and layouts? How do you manage localization and translation and all the other non-writing parts of the job? I Love My Job: How do you handle the ups and downs of being a technical writer? Appendixes: References to websites, books, and other resources to keep you learning. Index

The Insider s Guide to the Colleges 2013

Author: Yale Daily News Staff
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 125001493X
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The Insider's Guide to the Colleges has been, for 39 years, the most relied-upon resource for high school students looking for honest reports on colleges from their fellow students. Having interviewed hundreds of their peers on more than 330 campuses and by getting the inside scoop on everything from the nightlife and professors to the newest dorms and wildest student organizations, the reporters at the Yale Daily News have created the most candid college guide available. In addition to the wellrounded profiles, this edition has been updated to include: • Essential statistics for every school, from acceptance rates to popular majors • A "College Finder" to help students zero in on the perfect school • All new FYI sections with student opinions and outrageous off-the-cuff advice The Insider's Guide to the Colleges cuts through the glossy brochures to uncover the things that matter most to students, and by staying on top of trends, it gives both students and parents the straightforward information they need to choose the school that's right for them.

The Insider s Guide to Winning Education Grants

Author: Dakota Pawlicki
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111859519X
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Find, apply for, and win grant dollars for the classroom This accessible guide offers a proven, step-by-step process forresearching, writing, applying for, and winning education grants.The book educates readers on the basics of grant writing, includingwhat sources are the most reliable for securing education funding.It also serves as a practice tool, with worksheets, proposaltemplates, real-world examples, and advice from grant-winningteachers to help instill confidence about navigating this somewhatdaunting process. Offers a proven formula for winning education grants in clear,step-by-step instructions Includes a wealth of handy tools, worksheets, templates, andteacher-tested advice Outlines the four main components of money-generating educationgrants Based on UNITE's celebrated "Grant Writing Teacher"Professional Development series The book's step-by-step process is filled with illustrativeexamples of successful grant proposals.

An Insider s Guide to Creative Writing Programs

Author: Amy Holman
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780735204058
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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With detailed information on recent graduates, visiting writers, application requirements, costs, and program highlights, this authoritative guide offers writers of all levels and genres what they need to know to follow their muse and advance their careers.

The insiders guide to the Triangle

Author: J. Barlow Herget
Publisher: Becklyn Publishing Group
ISBN: 9781887717007
Format: PDF, ePub
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The Insiders' Guide To The Triangle is packed with interesting editorial about life in the Triangle area of North Carolina -- Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, Cary, Research Triangle Park and neighboring towns. Going well beyond the typical guidebook, it provides in-depth information on accommodations, arts, attractions, neighborhoods, restaurants, schools and much more Updated annually, this timely guide is a must for visitors and newcomers, and is an informative and helpful resource for local residents.

How to Go to College on a Shoe String

Author: Ann Marie O'Phelan
Publisher: Atlantic Publishing Company
ISBN: 1620231182
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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According to the most recent report done by The College Board Annual Survey of Colleges, the average rate of tuition at four-year public universities is $19,548, and even more shocking, the average four-year tuition rate for private colleges is $43,921. Tuition costs, of course, are just the beginning. However, there is good news: There is more financial aid available than ever before, and despite all of these college cost increases, a college education remains an affordable choice for most families. Armed with the information detailed in this comprehensive and updated edition of How to Go to College on a Shoe String, you will be privy to the more than 2,200 programs that offer scholarships, internships, or loans to more than 1.7 million students each year. In addition to scholarships and grants, you will learn hundreds of innovative ways to slash your college cost, such as calculating and reducing your college budget, buying your text books and supplies cheaply, earning college credit on an accelerated basis, combining higher education and course-related employment, performing national and community service, and making use of tuition prepayment plans, federal funds, state aid, and private sector aid. If you want to learn hundreds of innovative ways to save thousands on your college costs, then this book is for you.

The Insider s Guide to the Colleges 2010

Author: Yale Daily News Staff
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 9781429935319
Format: PDF, ePub
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The Straight-Talking Student's Guide to the Best Colleges For more than thirty-five years, The Insider's Guide to the Colleges has been the favorite resource of high school students across the country because it is the only comprehensive college reference written and researched by students for students. In interviews with hundreds of peers on campuses from New York to Hawaii and Florida to Alaska, our writers have gotten the inside scoop on every school on topics ranging from professors and campus life to dorms and student activities. This thirty-sixth edition has been completely revised and updated to stay on top of campus trends and attitudes. Each school profile in The Insider's Guide cuts through the veneer of brochures and common stereotypes to reveal colleges as they're seen through the eyes of their students. This comprehensive guide includes: - Revealing profiles of more than 330 top schools in the United States and Canada - Essential statistics for every school, from acceptance rates to the most popular majors - An insider's packing list detailing what every college student really needs to bring - A college quiz that helps students find the type of school that is right for them - FYI sections with candid student opinions and outrageous advice