The International Student's Guide to American Colleges

The Ultimate Guide to Finding the Perfect School, Getting Financial Aid, and Acing the Admissions Process

Author: Pallas Snider

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780991313723

Category:

Page: 404

View: 1737

Are you thinking about studying in the United States? This book is your ultimate guide to finding your dream college. Whether you've dreamed of studying literature on a grassy quad, learning economics in the heart of a bustling city, or earning your engineering degree on a sunny beach, this book will help you find exactly what you are looking for. This is the only guide made specifically for international students wishing to pursue their undergraduate studies in the United States. Inside you'll find: -A step-by-step guide to building your personalized college list -176 profiles of America's top colleges and universities -A breakdown of colleges by type, culture, selectivity, and more -Quizzes to help you figure out your college preferences -A guide to different parts of the United States -Expert admissions advice on writing a standout application to the nation's most elite colleges -Tips on how to secure financial aid as a non-US citizen If you are considering school in the United States, The International Student's Guide to American Colleges should be your first stop. By the time you finish, you'll be ready to conquer your college search head on!
Study Aids

U. S. News Ultimate College Guide

Author: Inc. U. S. News & World Report

Publisher: Sourcebooks Incorporated

ISBN: 9781402208379

Category: Study Aids

Page: 1763

View: 2661

Presents profiles of colleges and universities with information on such topics as admission requirments, popular majors, financial aid, graduation rates, housing, and ethnic makeup.
Education

Undergraduate Guide: Two-Year Colleges 2011

Author: Peterson's

Publisher: Peterson's

ISBN: 0768928354

Category: Education

Page: 528

View: 7722

Peterson's Two-Year Colleges 2011 includes information on nearly 2,000 accredited two-year undergraduate institutions in the United States and Canada, as well as some international schools. It also includes scores of detailed two-page descriptions written by admissions personnel. College-bound students and their parents can research two-year colleges and universities for information on campus setting, enrollment, majors, expenses, student-faculty ratio, application deadline, and contact information. SELLING POINTS: Helpful articles on what you need to know about two-year colleges: advice on transferring and returning to school for adult students; how to survive standardized tests; what international students need to know about admission to U.S. colleges; and how to manage paying for college State-by-state summary table allows comparison of institutions by a variety of characteristics, including enrollment, application requirements, types of financial aid available, and numbers of sports and majors offered Informative data profiles for nearly 2,000 institutions, listed alphabetically by state (and followed by other countries) with facts and figures on majors, academic programs, student life, standardized tests, financial aid, and applying and contact information Exclusive two-page in-depth descriptions written by college administrators for Peterson's Indexes offering valuable information on associate degree programs at two-year colleges and four-year colleges-easy to search alphabetically
Education

Two-Year Colleges - 2010

Author: Peterson's

Publisher: Peterson's

ISBN: 0768926882

Category: Education

Page: 550

View: 2047

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Business & Economics

So You Want to Be a Lawyer

The Ultimate Guide to Getting Into and Succeeding in Law School

Author: Timothy B. Francis,Lisa Jones Johnson,Walter C. Jones

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.

ISBN: 1620872099

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 352

View: 6917

Examines each phase of becoming a lawyer, including how to select a law school, improving chances for admission, and how to get ahead in class, and provides information about career opportunities with a law degree.
Business & Economics

Vault Guide to Top Internships

Author: Samer Hamadeh

Publisher: Vault Inc.

ISBN: 1581312911

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 543

View: 7955

This new Vault guide provides detailed information on the internship programs at over 700 companies nationwide, from Fortune 500 companies to nonprofits and governmental institutions.
Education

The Educator's Guide to Emotional Intelligence and Academic Achievement

Social-Emotional Learning in the Classroom

Author: Maurice J. Elias,Harriett Arnold

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 9781412914819

Category: Education

Page: 273

View: 9927

This comprehensive guide to emotional intelligence presents best practices from more than 25 experts, creating a new gold standard for bringing social-emotional learning into every classroom.
Education

The Medical School Admissions Guide

A Harvard MD's Week-by-week Admissions Handbook

Author: Suzanne M. Miller

Publisher: MDadmit

ISBN: 1936633779

Category: Education

Page: 183

View: 7518

Lovable Clover Twig is back, and now she's traveling along the Perilous Path to try and save her little brother!Clover Twig-clever, neat, responsible-is still in the employ of Mrs. Eckles - chaotic, cantankerous, and a witch. One day, Granny Dismal, a witch from the neighboring village, warns them that the Perilous Path has been seen in the woods. The Perilous Path has been around for ages and every witch in town is familiar with its lures and tricks, but it's all new for the sensible Clover Twig and her clumsy friend Wilf. When little Herby, Clover's baby brother, goes missing, Clover and Wilf must take their chances on the Path and rescue him from the clutches of Mrs. Eckles' evil sister, Mesmeranza.
American literature

Forthcoming Books

Author: Rose Arny

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American literature

Page: N.A

View: 5213

Study Aids

On Becoming a Doctor

Everything You Need to Know about Medical School, Residency, Specialization, and Practice

Author: Tania Heller

Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

ISBN: 9781402247606

Category: Study Aids

Page: 224

View: 9500

Everything They Don't Tell You, Everything You Need to Know Becoming a doctor is so much more than acing your MCATs, living through med school, then getting the perfect residency. It is a career that demands long hours on little to no sleep, constant continuing education, and a tough decision about which of the many types of medicine you want to practice. But with the right guide, you can make the right choices each step of the way. On Becoming a Doctor calmly and thoroughly walks you through each academic, physical, and emotional step you'll take on your way to a successful career in medicine, and it includes interviews with many different specialists to help you choose a medical path. This Essential Insider Advice Will Show You: Financing all of the costs of medical school The ups and downs of working with insurance companies Perspectives on a variety of medical fields The educational, physical, and emotional realities of the journey Interviews with doctors in many different specialties Working with other doctors and the administration On Becoming a Doctor covers everything you need to know about medical school, residency, specialization, and practice.
Law

Cultural Issues in Criminal Defense

Author: Linda Friedman Ramirez

Publisher: Juris Publishing, Inc.

ISBN: 1578232716

Category: Law

Page: 1142

View: 3112

The one essential treatise for representing immigrant and diverse clients, up to date with Padilla v Kentucky, with jurisprudence and practice tips relevant to all stages of representation, from interviewing clients to handling post conviction and relief. This treatise will be of interest to public defender offices as well as private practitioners.Keeping pace with the rapidly changing face of America, Cultural Issues in Criminal Defense -3rd edition is the complete reference guide to one of the most challenging and topical subjects in contemporary criminal law. Cultural Issues in Criminal Defense is an indispensable book for the criminal defense lawyer representing people from other cultures, nationalities or ethnic backgrounds. Lawyers defending these individuals face a host of characteristic concerns that include cultural barriers to communication, the need for qualified interpreters, unique Fourth and Fifth Amendment issues, cultural defenses, issues involving Native Americans, the immigration consequences of a conviction, and distinctive sentencing issues. Packed with practice tips and helpful precedent cases, Cultural Issues in Criminal Defense is the only book on the market that walks the practitioner through these issues in a clear, comprehensive and systematic way. Extensively updated and expanded for its third edition, the guide now includes chapters on stimulating new subjects such as consular assistance issues, gathering evidence abroad, language proficiency concerns and international prisoner transfers.

The Mirror

Issue 2655 November 5 2005

Author: Margaret Safo (Mrs.)

Publisher: Graphic Communications Group

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: N.A

View: 4917

Who Am I?

An A-Z Career Guide for Teens

Author: Tai Abrams

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780998741307

Category:

Page: N.A

View: 2324

Getting on the path to career and financial success should start earlier and Who Am I? is the perfect way to do it. Informative, investigative and easy-to-read, Who Am I? has worksheets, lists, salary info and tips that Tai has prepared to help you navigate the career exploration process with ease. This resource includes six-figure careers in emerging industries that you need to know about so you can compete in the global marketplace. Covering more than 200 high-growth careers, Who Am I? is a practical guide that you can use, even in college! The world is changing... fast! You deserve to have access to the right information to thrive in this new economy. As you wrestle with one of life's most important questions, "Who am I and how do I want to show up in the world?," let this book be the go-to manual to expand your awareness about what is possible for your career. This book will push you to increase your earning potential and maximize your impact, while living a fulfilling life. Now let's starting learning the tools you will need to literally change the world.
Medical

Midwifery Continuity of Care

A Practical Guide

Author: Caroline Homer,Pat Brodie,Nicky Leap

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0729578445

Category: Medical

Page: 240

View: 2649

The many pressures on maternity services such as escalating intervention rates, rising costs, and midwife and doctor shortages has resulted in a growing interest in how midwifery continuity of care can be provided. Midwifery Continuity of Care provides a robust and well structured ‘how to’ guide to this topic by discussing the development, implementation and evaluation of differing ways of providing continuity. This new book includes practical advice on engagement with stakeholder as well as outlining ways of receiving and acting on feedback in relation to development, implementation and ongoing evaluation. Midwifery Continuity of Care includes summaries and vignettes which bring midwifery continuity of care to life and make them relevant to practising midwives, managers and others working within maternity services. Written by an international team of contributors, this book highlights the lessons learned by others to help develop new ways of thinking and practising. It will be an invaluable practical guide to all midwives, midwifery managers, student midwives and educators, and will also be of interest to policy makers and health service executives. Introduces the subject of midwifery models of care Includes the different types of models of care, such as: team midwifery, caseload midwifery, one to one midwifery, and lead maternity caregiver Includes international contributions and examples from Australia, New Zealand, the UK, Canada and the US Discusses care within different settings: city; rural; and remote; as well as the different organisational and industrial challenges Provides information in the form of evidence, stories and experiences to facilitate and support the establishment of models of midwifery care. Written by a team who have direct experience rather than only in an academic sense Brings shared knowledge together from different contexts will be valuable in a range of settings Includes photographs, tables and figures
Psychology

Clinical Applications of Cognitive Therapy

Author: Arthur Freeman,James Pretzer,Barbara Fleming,Karen M. Simon

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780306484629

Category: Psychology

Page: 437

View: 6022

The second edition of this acclaimed text is more than ever a useful clinical resource. Restructured and updated to reflect the current cognitive-behavioral practices, it provides an integrative approach to the most commonly encountered problems in therapy. The authors - four experienced, practicing clinicians - summarize the principles of cognitive therapy and several of its common misconceptions. They review the significance of self-correcting assessment skills, the principles of the case conceptualization process, and the therapeutic techniques that form a foundation for a strategic approach to intervention. They examine the treatment of Axis I disorders and personality disorders plus a new section on special populations. Concluding this discussion, the authors provide suggestions for overcoming problems that are frequently encountered in clinical practice and recommend ways for assessing and improving one's skills in the practice of cognitive therapy. Clinical vignettes and verbatim interactions are included throughout the text to illustrate the possible use of a variety of interventions. Clinical Applications of Cognitive Therapy , Second Edition will be a valuable asset to clinicians, researchers, and advanced students of behavior therapy, clinical and counseling psychology, psychiatry, and psychiatric social work.