Getting into Nursing


Author: Karen Elcock
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 1473927471
Category: Medical
Page: 176
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This book helps potential nursing students succeed in getting into nursing. It gives practical help on the application process: filling out application forms; passing numeracy and literacy tests; and succeeding at interviews. It also explains what nurses do, what personal qualities are needed and what is involved in nursing training, so applicants can decide whether nursing is really for them. This book has been carefully shaped to answer all of the common questions applicants are likely to have, along with many they will not yet have thought of. It has been updated in light of the recommendations in the Francis Report and covers values-based recruitment, the importance of compassion in practice and considers the needs of non-traditional applicants and mature students. Features of the book include: practice numeracy and literacy tests to help students face their interview day with confidence all the information students need given in one place with no need to trawl through countless websites looking for answers to questions helpful advice on choosing the right course and succeeding in the application top tips and stories from real nurses, students, patients and lecturers that explore 'from the inside' what nursing is like example interviews to help students prepare for the big day.

The Routledge Guide to Working in Criminal Justice

Employability skills and careers in the Criminal Justice sector
Author: Ester Ragonese,Anne Rees,Jo Ives,Terry Dray
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113509277X
Category: Social Science
Page: 318
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Every year thousands of people compete for employment in the UK. Employability and the ability to demonstrate the skills, attributes and behaviours required in a full-time job have become integral to securing employment and developing a career. This book aims to offer a one-stop guide to becoming employable and to careers in the Criminal Justice Sector and beyond, exploring the key organizations and employers in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, explaining how they operate and detailing how they are changing. Written in an engaging and accessible style by four experts on employability and the Criminal Justice Sector, this book combines useful hints on becoming employable with helpful insights from those working in specific sectors. The book covers careers in: probation, the police, prisons, the courts, prosecution services and advocacy, youth justice. Packed with hints and tips, advice from current students, useful web links and lists of recommended reading, this book provides a clear guide to the career decision-making and transition processes and covers the essential elements required to making the first step towards securing a job in the above sectors. It will be essential reading for those who want to forge a successful career in any area of the Criminal Justice Sector.

The UCAS Guide to Getting Into University and College

Everything You Need to Know about the Entire Research and Application Process
Author: UCAS
Publisher: University & College Admissions Service (Ucas)
ISBN: 9781908077226
Category: College applications
Page: 414
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This guide to getting into university and college contains the entire research and application process, bringing together the combined expertise of UCAS staff, along with insights and tips from students who have experienced the process first-hand.

Admission Matters

What Students and Parents Need to Know About Getting into College
Author: Sally P. Springer,Jon Reider,Joyce Vining Morgan
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118634543
Category: Education
Page: 400
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Third edition of the go-to reference to college admission Getting into college has never been more complicated or competitive. Parents and students need expert guidance to navigate the maze of college admissions. This thoroughly updated edition of Admission Matters is the best source, covering the whole process for any applicant. The authors offer great practical advice for selecting the right school, writing effective essays, navigating financial aid, and much more. No matter what type of school a college-bound student may select, Admission Matters will give them the edge they need. Offers an essential resource for understanding the admission process for all students applying to college Addresses the most recent changes to the college application process New sections include information for international students, transfer students, and students with learning disabilities, as well as expanded advice for athletes, artists, and homeschoolers This is an essential handbook for any family facing the college admission process.

What Next After School?

All You Need to Know About Work, Travel and Study
Author: Elizabeth Holmes
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 0749467274
Category: Self-Help
Page: 312
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What Next After School? has established itself as a key guide for helping students to understand the many options available to them as they approach the end of their school years, including education options (academic as well as vocational training), gap years, the world of work, and practical issues such as finances, debts and insurance. This new 10th edition also includes case studies illustrating how other students have adapted to life after school, as well as detailed information on making the most of the decisions facing all school leavers.

The Times good university guide 2007


Author: John O'Leary,Andrew Hindmarsh,Bernard Kingston
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 9780007231485
Category: Study Aids
Page: 480
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Since 1992, The Times has produced the most widely respected and used university league tables. The Guide takes the key measures of quality as its focus, so you can make informed choices of university and subjects. The rankings provide hard data, analysed, interpreted, and presented by a team of experts. The 2007 edition has been further extended, now offering unique league table ranking to Britain's universities, which enable readers to assess strengths and weaknesses of each university, over 60 tables giving the best universities for particular subjects, advice on how to select a course and a university, details of government changes to higher education, guidance on how to apply and pay your way through university, and information specifically designed for international students.

Good Times University Guide 2005


Author: John O'Leary,Andrew Hindmarsh,Bernard Kingston
Publisher: Collins
ISBN: 9780007165247
Category: Reference
Page: 480
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How do you find the best university for the subject you wish to study? You need a guide that evaluates the quality of what is available, giving facts, figures and comparative assessments of universities. Since 1992, The Times has produced the most widely respected and used university league tables. The Guide takes the key measures of quality as its focus, so you can make informed choices of university and subjects. Still unique and still controversial, the rankings provide hard data, analysed, interpreted and presented by a team of experts. The 2005 edition of the best-selling Good University Guide has been further extended, now offering: Unique league table ranking to Britain's universities, which enables readers to assess strengths and weaknesses of each university. on how to select a course and a university. Details of government changes to higher education. Guidance on how to apply and pay your way through university. Advice on finding and paying for accommodation while you are there. Two pages of information on each university. Detailed coverage of Oxford and Cambridge colleges. Information specifically designed for international students

Which University 1995

Universities, Colleges ; a Complete Guide to All Institutions in the UCAS System
Author: Tony Allan
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781853247835
Category:
Page: 576
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How to Complete Your UCAS Application 2018 Entry


Author: Beryl Dixon
Publisher: Trotman Education
ISBN: 9781911067498
Category:
Page: 160
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Over 700,000 people apply for a HE course through UCAS every year. The process can seem daunting, but students can make sure that their application stands out with this practical guide. Covering each stage with clear, simple steps, it includes vital information on choosing a course, creating a winning personal statement and using the Apply system.

Which Degree 1996

The Students' Guide to Full-Time and Sandwich First-Degree Courses
Author: Careers Research and Advisory Centre (Cambridge, England),Lynne Massey
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781860170508
Category: Universities and colleges
Page: 639
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How to Complete Your UCAS Application 2019 Entry


Author: Beryl Dixon
Publisher: Trotman Education
ISBN: 9781911067863
Category:
Page: 176
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This annually updated guide has been helping students stay off the reject pile for 30 years. With step-by-step guidance on how to fill in your UCAS application, and helpful tip boxes throughout, it provides vital advice on avoiding common mistakes and making your personal statement stand out.

Getting Into Law


Author: MPW,Mander Portman Woodward,Carl Lygo
Publisher: Trotman, Limited
ISBN: 9781844552276
Category: Law
Page: 144
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Are you keen to study law at university? Would you like advice on making your application stand out head and shoulders above the rest? If so, this book is full of essential information that can secure your place on the law course of your choice. From deciding whether law is right for you and choosing the right A levels to creating a winning personal statement on your UCAS application, understanding the LNAT and performing brilliantly at interview; everything you need to know to give yourself a chance of success is included. Founded in 1973, MPW, a group of independent sixth-form colleges, has one of the highest number of university placements each year of any independent school in the UK and has developed considerable expertise in the field of applications strategy. They author the Getting Intoguides which explain the application procedures for many popular university subjects, as well as the best-selling How To Complete Your UCAS Application. Also available in the Getting Into series: Getting Into Art & Design Courses Getting Into Business & Economics Courses Getting Into Dental School Getting Into Engineering Courses Getting Into Medical School Getting Into Oxford & Cambridge Getting Into Physiotherapy Courses Getting Into Psychology Courses Getting Into Veterinary School

The College Application Essay

All-New Fifth Edition
Author: Sarah Myers McGinty
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0874479878
Category: Study Aids
Page: 160
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A guide to writing the most effective essays for college applications includes the essay policies at more than 180 schools, samples of essay types and more than 40 actual questions currently used. Original.

Which Degree 1997


Author: Careers Research and Advisory Centre (Cambridge, England)
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781860172557
Category: Education, Higher
Page: 700
View: 5266

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