Don't Break the Bank: A Student's Guide to Managing Money


Author: Peterson's
Publisher: Peterson's
ISBN: 0768936489
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 216
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Middle school and high school students spend more money than ever these days, but most have very little (if any) knowledge when it comes to personal finances. The truth is that most schools don't have time to teach a Personal Finances 101 course. So what are today's students (and their parents) to do? Peterson's Don't Break the Bank comes to the rescue! It's a brand new, easy-to-comprehend guide to help students become financially savvy. Readers will find such financially relevant chapters as All About Money, Part-Time Jobs and Ways to Make Money; Analyzing Your Paycheck; Making Sense Out of Banking; Online Banking and Bill Paying; Saving for a Rainy Day; Understanding Debt and Credit; Charge It! (Paying with Plastic); Don't Spend It All in One Place: Creating-and Sticking to-a Budget; Money U: Managing Your Finances While in College; Investing; and How to Make Your Money Grow! Inside you'll find: A student-friendly design, with short chapters, fun graphics, and insightful sidebars-easy for busy students to read in their on-the-go lives. Expert guidance on ways to make extra money, saving vs. spending, ways to budget, the ins and outs of credit and credit cards, financial aid and scholarships, and more. Valuable advice from finance experts and from students, who share their own stories of financial woes and triumphs Glossary of important financial terms-to help teens succeed on their road to financial literacy Helpful appendix of additional resources, including links to Web sites for further information

E-Learning Companion: A Student's Guide to Online Success


Author: Ryan Watkins,Michael Corry
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1439082456
Category: Education
Page: 288
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This text serves as a resource and quick-reference guide for any course that demands technology skills. E-LEARNING COMPANION shows students how to adapt previously mastered skills such as time management, note-taking, and critical thinking to the online environment. The text also serves as a bridge for students who may be familiar with technologies such as real-time chats, online discussion boards, and e-mail as recreational tools, but have not learned how to apply these in a learning environment. Students learn technical terminology and how to troubleshoot, which allows them to become more flexible and capable learners. The skills they gain will support them throughout college and their future careers. The Third Edition features thoroughly updated, expanded, and edited content to ensure that it remains relevant for today's college students. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

A Student's Guide to Political Philosophy


Author: Harvey C Mansfield
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1497645107
Category: Political Science
Page: 58
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Behind the daily headlines on presidential races and local elections is the theory of the polity—or what the end of our politics should be. Harvard’s Harvey C. Mansfield, one of America’s leading political theorists, explains why our quest for the good life must address the type of government we seek to uphold. He directs our gaze to the thinkers and philosophies and classic works that have proved most influential throughout the ages.

A Student's Guide to Atomic Physics


Author: Mark Fox
Publisher: Student's Guides
ISBN: 1107188733
Category: Science
Page: 292
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A concise overview of the fundamental concepts and applications of atomic physics for students including examples, problems, and diagrams of key concepts.

The Bedford Guide for College Writers with Reader, Research Manual, and Handbook with 2009 MLA and 2010 APA Updates


Author: X. J. Kennedy,Dorothy M. Kennedy,Marcia F. Muth
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0312667728
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 944
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When it was first published twenty years ago, The Bedford Guide for College Writers brought a lively and innovative new approach to the teaching of writing. Since that time, authors X. J. and Dorothy M. Kennedy have won praise for their friendly tone and their view, apparent on every page of the text, that writing is the "usually surprising, often rewarding art of thinking while working with language." More recently, experienced teacher and writer Marcia F. Muth joined the author team, adding more practical advice to help all students — even those underprepared for college work — become successful academic writers. While retaining the highly praised "Kennedy touch," The Bedford Guide continues to evolve to meet classroom needs. The new edition does even more to build essential academic writing skills, with expanded coverage of audience analysis, source-based writing, argumentation and reasoning, and more.

A Student Guide to Study Abroad


Author: Stacie Berdan,Allan Goodman,Cyril Taylor
Publisher: BookBaby
ISBN: 0872063623
Category: Travel
Page: 336
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Every student who wants to succeed in the global economy should study abroad. It is one of the most valuable things you can do for yourself and your career. Each of us has lived and worked both in the United States and overseas, working extensively with both students and employers in a variety of business, academic and not-for-profit settings in our own careers. Stacie Nevadomski Berdan is a seasoned global executive, an expert on international careers, and an award-winning author on how to succeed in the global marketplace. Sir Cyril Taylor has been an innovator in study abroad for nearly 50 years, having founded the American Institute For Foreign Study (AIFS) in 1964, and Richmond, The American International University in London in 1972. As the president and CEO of the Institute of International Education, Allan Goodman is a leader in creating and expanding international educational exchange opportunities, and making them more accessible to more diverse student populations. He was previously a professor and the executive dean of the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, teaching students who are now in diplomatic leadership positions around the globe. Together, we and our organizations have advised and supported hundreds of thousands of students over the years to gain an international experience, and we continue to advocate for more students going abroad. We have seen firsthand the value of making international a part of one’s education and of listening to others when it comes to adapting to life in another country. We have all felt culture shock and also re-entry problems, and we have seen the impact of an international experience on those who have been fortunate enough to have one. But we realize that not every student knows where to start and how to make it happen. So we teamed up to reach students like you, who are still exploring whether and how to study abroad, and wondering if they should do it. The answer is a resounding “yes”—but only after you have prepared yourself to take full advantage of the opportunity. We wrote this book to give every student access to the best information available on study abroad—things to know before you go, how to make the most of your time abroad, why you should consider internships and career-related experiences abroad, how to transition back to life in the States, and, as you embark on your career, how to use study abroad to showcase your global growth and learning. To bring you current, relevant advice, we surveyed approximately 350 students and asked dozens of educators and business leaders to share their insights. In addition to our own best advice from years of working in international education and communications, we aim to offer you timely and practical feedback from the current generation of students who have made the most of their time abroad. Therefore, we have included more than 200 real-life stories from a diverse collection of students, advisers and professionals, as well as 100 easy-to-follow tips to help guide you through the process. The wide range of programs currently available makes study abroad more flexible, affordable and accessible than ever before. While not everyone can go abroad for a full year in a total language immersion setting, we hope you will agree after reading this book that there is a study abroad option for everyone. We urge you to make international a part of your education.

A Student's Guide to Economics


Author: Paul Heyne
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1497645042
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 58
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Paul Heyne, one of the nation’s best-selling economists, provides an accessible overview of the discipline of economics. Economic knowledge, he contends, is not complete without reference to the totality of human society—a realization essential to a proper understanding of the fundamental principles of economics. The sweep of economic thinking is presented here with reference to the great economists and important schools of thought.

A Student's Guide to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure


Author: Steven Baicker-McKee,William M. Janssen,John Bernard Corr
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 9780314168153
Category: Law
Page: 1181
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Popular with law students, A Student's Guide to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure provides a lucid, up-to-date explanation of all of the major topics in a typical first-year course in civil procedure. Updated and expanded, the guide contains more than 2,000 new citations; it also provides a discussion of procedure after removal of a case from state court, touching on such issues as the time limits for motions to remand, a federal judge's lack of jurisdiction to reconsider remand, and a federal appellate court's lack of jurisdiction to hear an appeal of remand order. The guide also covers such areas of procedure as jurisdiction, venue, the Erie doctrine, forum non conveniens, and res judicata.

Don't Break the Bank: College Version


Author: Peterson's
Publisher: Peterson's
ISBN: 0768938120
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 240
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Peterson's Don't Break the Bank: College Edition is the must-have guide for college students who want--or need--to learn how to manage their money. Inside you'll find real-life advice from students as well as expert money-saving tips from financial experts. This guide will help you become financially savvy by explaining important aspects related to earning money, tips for stretching it and sticking to a budget, the pros and cons of credit, advice for saving for your future, and much more. Fun graphics along with the informative, easy-to-read chapters make this the perfect guide for the teen on the go who wants to gain some financial dollars and sense!

The "C" Students Guide to Scholarships


Author: Peterson's
Publisher: Peterson's
ISBN: 0768937310
Category: Study Aids
Page: 218
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Most scholarship guides are aimed only at the straight-A student, not this guide! Peterson's The "C" Students Guide to Scholarships shows that it is possible for average or even below-average students to win some of the millions of dollars in available scholaship awards. It is the essential guide to finding scholarships when your grades suck! Author Felecia Hatcher, has dedicated her life to motivating young people to look past their circumstances and get creative. As a "C" student herself in high school, Hatcher beat the odds and won over $100,000 in scholarships to attend college. Inside you'll find : Secrets and techniques needed to apply for hundreds and thousands of dollars in scholarships and grants to compete with straight "A" students Insightful, resourceful inofrmation to help you achieve college and scholarship success Step-by-step guidance to turn hidden talents and unique strengths into cash for college Personal testimonials form "C" students who found their way to success Advice on requesting letters of recommendation and working with recommenders

A Student's Guide to Waves


Author: Daniel Fleisch,Laura Kinnaman
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107054869
Category: Science
Page: 230
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Written to complement course textbooks, this book focuses on the topics that undergraduates in physics and engineering find most difficult.

Multiple Streams of Income

How to Generate a Lifetime of Unlimited Wealth
Author: Robert G. Allen
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118046128
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 336
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In Multiple Streams of Income, bestselling author Robert Allen presents ten revolutionary new methods for generating over $100,000 a year—on a part-time basis, working from your home, using little or none of your own money. For this book, Allen researched hundreds of income-producing opportunities and narrowed them down to ten surefire moneymakers anyone can profit from. This revised edition includes a new chapter on a cutting-edge investing technique.

Writing Philosophy

A Student's Guide to Reading and Writing Philosophy Essays
Author: Lewis Vaughn
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780190853013
Category: Philosophy
Page: 192
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Writing Philosophy: A Student's Guide to Reading and Writing Philosophy Essays, Second Edition, is a concise, self-guided manual that covers how to read philosophy and the basics of argumentative essay writing. It encourages students to master fundamental skills quickly--with minimal instructor input--and provides step-by-step instructions for each phase of the writing process, from formulating a thesis, to creating an outline, to writing a final draft, supplementing this tutorial approach with model essays, outlines, introductions, and conclusions. Writing Philosophy is just $5 when packaged with any Oxford University Press Philosophy text. Contact your Oxford representative for details and package ISBNs.

A Student's Guide to Numerical Methods


Author: Ian H. Hutchinson
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107095670
Category: Computers
Page: 221
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A plain language style, worked examples and exercises help students to understand the foundations of computational physics and engineering.

The Business of the 21st Century


Author: Robert T. Kiyosaki
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781612680637
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 144
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In The Business of the 21st Century, Robert Kiyosaki explains the revolutionary business of network marketing in the context of what makes any business a success in any economic situation. This book lends credibility to multilevel marketing business, and justifies why it is an ideal avenue through which to learn basic business and sales skills... and earn money.

A Student's Guide to the Mathematics of Astronomy


Author: Daniel Fleisch,Julia Kregenow
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107034949
Category: Science
Page: 205
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Plain-language explanations and a rich set of supporting material help students understand the mathematical concepts and techniques of astronomy.

Factfulness

Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why Things Are Better Than You Think
Author: Hans Rosling,Anna Rosling Rönnlund,Ola Rosling
Publisher: Flatiron Books
ISBN: 125012381X
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 288
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INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “One of the most important books I’ve ever read—an indispensable guide to thinking clearly about the world.” – Bill Gates “Hans Rosling tells the story of ‘the secret silent miracle of human progress’ as only he can. But Factfulness does much more than that. It also explains why progress is so often secret and silent and teaches readers how to see it clearly.” —Melinda Gates "Factfulness by Hans Rosling, an outstanding international public health expert, is a hopeful book about the potential for human progress when we work off facts rather than our inherent biases." - Former U.S. President Barack Obama Factfulness: The stress-reducing habit of only carrying opinions for which you have strong supporting facts. When asked simple questions about global trends—what percentage of the world’s population live in poverty; why the world’s population is increasing; how many girls finish school—we systematically get the answers wrong. So wrong that a chimpanzee choosing answers at random will consistently outguess teachers, journalists, Nobel laureates, and investment bankers. In Factfulness, Professor of International Health and global TED phenomenon Hans Rosling, together with his two long-time collaborators, Anna and Ola, offers a radical new explanation of why this happens. They reveal the ten instincts that distort our perspective—from our tendency to divide the world into two camps (usually some version of us and them) to the way we consume media (where fear rules) to how we perceive progress (believing that most things are getting worse). Our problem is that we don’t know what we don’t know, and even our guesses are informed by unconscious and predictable biases. It turns out that the world, for all its imperfections, is in a much better state than we might think. That doesn’t mean there aren’t real concerns. But when we worry about everything all the time instead of embracing a worldview based on facts, we can lose our ability to focus on the things that threaten us most. Inspiring and revelatory, filled with lively anecdotes and moving stories, Factfulness is an urgent and essential book that will change the way you see the world and empower you to respond to the crises and opportunities of the future. --- “This book is my last battle in my life-long mission to fight devastating ignorance...Previously I armed myself with huge data sets, eye-opening software, an energetic learning style and a Swedish bayonet for sword-swallowing. It wasn’t enough. But I hope this book will be.” Hans Rosling, February 2017.

Selling Stock Photography


Author: Lou Jacobs
Publisher: Amphoto Books
ISBN: N.A
Category: Photography
Page: 192
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Focuses on the legal and business aspects of stock photography--self-assigned and self-produced photographs for multiple use--and discusses such important issues as pricing practices, copyright, negotiating contracts, and searching for a stock agency