Uni in the USA

The Definitive UK Guide to University in the USA
Author: Lorna Findlay
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781909963139
Category:
Page: 348
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EASYUNI Ultimate University Guide 2013

Issue 1
Author: easyuni Sdn Bhd
Publisher: easyuni Sdn Bhd
ISBN: N.A
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 84
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Taking a decision about your future is not very simple, it requires intensive research and some strong decision making skills. Am I choosing the right course, will I get a job after I graduate, should I do what I love doing, will I be able to manage my budgets? These questions are always relevant to students who are planning to pursue their higher education and easyuni's guidebook is an attempt to answer a few of these questions. This guidebook is another step forward to improve the entire experience of university selection and application. The guidebook is an attempt to answer questions of millions of students who are eligible for enrollment in higher education institutes in 2013-2014. The guidebook consists of 80 pages of educational content, including articles on studying abroad, choosing and applying for universities, what to study, and scholarships & loans among others. The articles also focus heavily on the seven most popular subjects, namely Engineering, Medicine, Information Technology, Science, Arts and Creative Design, and Business and Accounting.

Students' Guide to Colleges

The Definitive Guide to America's Top 100 Schools Written by the Real Experts--The Students Who Attend Them
Author: Jordan Goldman,Colleen Buyers
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101221410
Category: Education
Page: 672
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College guides are a must for any teenager trying to choose the right school. Unfortunately, most guidebooks are vague, boring tomes written by administrators and journalists, instead of the real experts–the college students that actually go there. Students’ Guide to Colleges is different. Entirely student-written and edited, this invaluable resource cuts through the cant with comprehensive listings of the vital statistics and requirements for America’s top 100 schools accompanied by three totally honest, fresh, fun-to-read descriptions penned by attending undergrads from different walks of life. Want to know how big classes really are? How rigorous the academics get? Or how greek or granola, chill or up-tight, homogenous or diverse, gay or straight, a campus really is? Lively, irreverent, and insightful, the Students’ Guide to Colleges is the only guidebook that offers multiple perspectives on each school and tells it like it is so that college applicants can make the best choice when deciding where they want to spend their college years. More than 30,000 students surveryed Preface by Chuck Hughes, former seniior dean of admissions at Harvard University

The 16 Faces of Women

The Definitive Guide to Modern Woman
Author: Stephen Whitehead
Publisher: Andrews UK Limited
ISBN: 1849895090
Category: Self-Help
Page: 182
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The definitive guide to the female species. The 16 Faces of Women is the first book to unveil the hidden character which makes up modern woman. The book really gets below the surface of femininity and exposes just what it means to be a woman today - the positives and the negatives. From sex to love, family to career, relationships to appearances, this book candidly and honestly tells it all. Written by sociological experts on gender studies and based on extensive research, The 16 Faces of Women is an indispensible guide for any woman who wants to know which types of men she attracts, what other women think of her, and whether she is destined to be a home bird or a leader of men. This book is also a must-have purchase for any man who is in a relationship with a modern woman, or wants to be. Written in a direct, insightful, yet humorous style, The 16 Faces of Women is a unique book for both sexes. What do men love about 'Chameleon'? What sort of mother does 'Angelina' make? What makes 'Diva' such a seducer of men? Why is Lois Lane' destined to rule the world? And what gets 'Plate Spinner' in such a whirl?

The Rough Guide to Cult Sport


Author: Lloyd Bradley
Publisher: Rough Guides UK
ISBN: 1409363678
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 304
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Think you know all about sport? Think again. The Rough Guide to Cult Sport takes the armchair sports fan on a beguiling world tour exploring the maverick, the bizarre and the deliriously obscure parts of the sporting universe. It recalls the players, games and moments in all sports which have excited the greatest passions from the dawn of the Olympics to the present day. You'll find sections on the top twenty cult sports from baseball to sumo, angling to ultimate frisbee; cult legends, from female grand prix driver Hell� Nice to Mexican wrestling star Mil M�scaras; around the world in 80 sports, from bog snorkelling, bun climbing and ostrich racing to pumpkin throwing; plus all the shocks, conspiracies and scandals that have rocked the world of sport over the years. With all this, plus the strangest sports statistics you'll ever find, The Rough Guide to Cult Sport is the ultimate tribute to the weird and wonderful world of sport.

The Ultimate Guide to Summer Opportunities for Teens

200 Programs That Prepare You for College Success
Author: Sandra L. Berger
Publisher: PRUFROCK PRESS INC.
ISBN: 1593632355
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 309
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Presents advice on using summer opportunities to help gain entrance into selective universities and provides guidance on researching, choosing, and applying for summer programs.

The Rogers & Littleton Guide to America's Douchiest Colleges


Author: H.L. Rogers,Peter Littleton
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 1452108927
Category: Study Aids
Page: 176
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The question isn't whether or not one will be a douchebag in college—we're all a little douchey at college, to be honest. The more pertinent question for prospective students is, "What kind of douchebag do you aspire to be?" Here to help with this major life decision is the only college guide to rank and recommend schools based on their level of douchiness, including illustrated analysis of douchey student affectations, fashions, course offerings, school chants, pickup techniques, extracurricular activities, mascots, and much more. This rigorously researched, stereotypically accurate, gleefully offensive handbook celebrates douchbaggery as a many splendored thing—from yachty to sporty to thoughtfully bearded and beyond—and is sure to spark fits of pique and laughter among high school applicants, current students, and anyone who went to college.

Key Methods in Geography


Author: Nicholas Clifford,Gill Valentine
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9780761974925
Category: Science
Page: 572
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Key Methods in Geography is an introduction for undergraduates to the principal methodological issues involved in the collection, analysis and presentation of geographical information. It provides an accessible primer, which will be used by students as a reference throughout their degree, on all issues from research design to presentation. A unique feature of the book is that it provides definitions of terms from both human geography and physical geography. Organized into four parts: Getting Started in Geographical Research; Data Collection in Human Geography; Data Collection in Physical Geography; Analyzing and Representing Geographical Data. Each chapter is comprised of a short definition, a summary of the principal arguments, a substantive 5,000-word discussion, the use of real-life examples, and annotated notes for further reading. The teaching of research methods is integral in all geography courses. Key Methods in Geography identifies the key analytical and observational strategies with which all geography undergraduates should be conversant.

The Massage Therapist's Guide to Pain Management E-Book


Author: Sandy Fritz,Leon Chaitow
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702050989
Category: Medical
Page: 208
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Edited by Leon Chaitow and Sandy Fritz, this clearly written and fully illustrated volume offers practical, comprehensive coverage of the subject area accompanied by a range of video clips via www.chaitowonline.com which presents the massage therapy techniques involved. Covering all aspects of client assessment, treatment planning and current therapeutic modalities – including adjunctive treatments - this new book is suitable for massage therapists worldwide. Offers practical, validated, and clinically relevant information to all therapists working in the field Edited by two acknowledged experts in the field to complement each other’s approach and understanding of the issues involved Abundant use of pull-out boxes, line artwork, photographs and tables facilitates ease of understanding Contains an abundance of clinical cases to ensure full understanding of the topics explored Accompanying website - www.chaitowonline.com - which presents film clips of the massage therapy techniques involved

Aloe Vera

Nature's Silent Healer
Author: Alasdair Barcroft,Audun Myskja
Publisher: AlasdairAloeVera
ISBN: 9780954507107
Category: Aloe vera
Page: 344
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This is Alasdair Barcroft's third book on the subject of aloe vera and he believes the aloe vera topic will run and run as more and more people, both lay people and professional healthcare specialists and therapists alike, begin fully to understand the powerful healing and health-giving properties of this amazing plant. He believes that 'we are still scratching the surface' in terms of aloe vera's vast potential. Aloe vera has been around for over 4,000 years - it has stood the test of time - and it still continues to confound and very often baffle the medical profession and scientific researchers with its complex, silent actions, potent properties and powerful healing benefits. Aloe vera truly is nature's silent healer. Aloe vera has been known for its wide-ranging healing properties for over 4,000 years, but it is only in the last few decades that scientists have really begun both to realise and understand the enormous scope of this amazing plant's actions and benefits. Medical practitioners, vets, dentists, therapists, nutritionists and many others involved in healthcare throughout the world are finally realising that the anecdotal evidence of the powers of this ancient plant that have been handed down through the millennia are as valid and relevant today as they were in places like ancient Egypt, where aloe vera was revered as the 'plant of immortality', or in the ancient Greece of Alexander the Great's time. This book provides the reader, whether lay or a health professional, with an in-depth introduction to one of nature's most potent healing plants. 'Myth, magic or medicine?' is a phrase or a question that has often been asked about aloe vera. This book firmly establishes the facts about aloe vera, defining: its history through the millennia; its botanical pedigree; its track record over the years as a healing plant; its use in studies and scientific trials since 1935; the numerous case histories of people who have benefited from its use, both internally and externally; the many illnesses, ailments and conditions that aloe vera can help manage; its properties, uses and benefits from internal conditions, illnesses and diseases such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), arthritis, candida, colitis, ulcers and Crohn's disease, to external problems, ailments and disorders such as burns, sunburn, acne, eczema and psoriasis; the comments and reports by doctors, dentists, therapists, nutritionists, veterinary surgeons and others; involved in health; the future as more people consider a more balanced and holistic approach to healthcare. This is a detailed and practical book, which gives the reader a unique insight into a healing plant that has stood the test of millennia and continues to surprise professional health specialists across the healing spectrum as they attempt to unlock more and more of its secrets. Aloe vera's true potential as a healer will continue to expand across the globe as more people use it internally or externally, and more doctors and the wider medical fraternity become more receptive to a holistic approach to general health and well-being, and disease and illness prevention, rather than just treatment of the symptoms.

Factfulness

Wie wir lernen, die Welt so zu sehen, wie sie wirklich ist
Author: Hans Rosling,Anna Rosling Rönnlund,Ola Rosling
Publisher: Ullstein Buchverlage
ISBN: 3843717451
Category: Science
Page: 350
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Es wird alles immer schlimmer, eine schreckliche Nachricht jagt die andere: Die Reichen werden reicher, die Armen ärmer. Es gibt immer mehr Kriege, Gewaltverbrechen, Naturkatastrophen. Viele Menschen tragen solche beängstigenden Bilder im Kopf. Doch sie liegen damit grundfalsch. Unser Gehirn verführt uns zu einer dramatisierenden Weltsicht, die mitnichten der Realität entspricht, wie der geniale Statistiker und Wissenschaftler Hans Rosling erklärt. Wer das Buch gelesen hat, wird • ein sicheres, auf Fakten basierendes Gerüst besitzen, um die Welt so zu sehen, wie sie wirklich ist • die zehn gängigsten Arten von aufgebauschten Geschichten erkennen • bessere Entscheidungen treffen können • wahre Factfulness erreichen – jene offene, neugierige und entspannte Geisteshaltung, in der Sie nur noch Ansichten teilen und Urteile fällen, die auf soliden Fakten basieren

The Continuum Guide to Successful Teaching in Higher Education


Author: Manuel Martinez-Pons
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1847144136
Category: Education
Page: 224
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This definitive resource covers every aspect of teaching in higher education. Particular emphasis is placed on the two main concerns facing professors in North America and the UK today; the growing emphasis on the quality of college teaching and, more specifically, the increasingly demanding nature of the profession, whereby lecturers are forced to teach more students on a greater number of courses. Pons' practical advice is supported throughout by research evidence.

The Columbia Guide to Central African Literature in English Since 1945


Author: Adrian Roscoe
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231503792
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 328
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Columbia's guides to postwar African literature paint a unique portrait of the continent's rich and diverse literary traditions. This volume examines the rapid rise and growth of modern literature in the three postcolonial nations of Zimbabwe, Malawi, and Zambia. It tracks the multiple political and economic pressures that have shaped Central African writing since the end of World War II and reveals its authors' heroic efforts to keep their literary traditions alive in the face of extreme poverty and AIDS. Adrian Roscoe begins with a list of key political events. Since writers were composing within both colonial and postcolonial contexts, he pays particular attention to the nature of British colonialism, especially theories regarding its provenance and motivation. Roscoe discusses such historical figures as David Livingstone, Cecil Rhodes, and Sir Harry Johnston, as well as modern power players, including Robert Mugabe, Kenneth Kaunda, and Kamuzu Banda. He also addresses efforts to create a literary-historical record from an African perspective, an account that challenges white historiographies in which the colonized was neither agent nor informer. A comprehensive alphabetical guide profiles both established and emerging authors and further illustrates issues raised in the introduction. Roscoe then concludes with a detailed bibliography recommending additional reading and sources. At the close of World War II the people of Central Africa found themselves mired in imperial fatigue and broken promises of freedom. This fueled a desire for liberation and a major surge in literary production, and in this illuminating guide Roscoe details the campaigns for social justice and political integrity, for education and economic empowerment, and for gender equity, participatory democracy, rural development, and environmental care that characterized this exciting period of development.

The Synthesizer

A Comprehensive Guide to Understanding, Programming, Playing, and Recording the Ultimate Electronic Music Instrument
Author: Mark Vail
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199334862
Category: Music
Page: 432
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Electronic music instruments weren't called synthesizers until the 1950s, but their lineage began in 1919 with Russian inventor Lev Sergeyevich Termen's development of the Etherphone, now known as the Theremin. From that point, synthesizers have undergone a remarkable evolution from prohibitively large mid-century models confined to university laboratories to the development of musical synthesis software that runs on tablet computers and portable media devices. Throughout its history, the synthesizer has always been at the forefront of technology for the arts. In The Synthesizer: A Comprehensive Guide to Understanding, Programming, Playing, and Recording the Ultimate Electronic Music Instrument, veteran music technology journalist, educator, and performer Mark Vail tells the complete story of the synthesizer: the origins of the many forms the instrument takes; crucial advancements in sound generation, musical control, and composition made with instruments that may have become best sellers or gone entirely unnoticed; and the basics and intricacies of acoustics and synthesized sound. Vail also describes how to successfully select, program, and play a synthesizer; what alternative controllers exist for creating electronic music; and how to stay focused and productive when faced with a room full of instruments. This one-stop reference guide on all things synthesizer also offers tips on encouraging creativity, layering sounds, performance, composing and recording for film and television, and much more.

Keyguide to Information Sources in Museum Studies


Author: Peter Woodhead,Geoffrey Stansfield
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9780720121513
Category: Museum publications
Page: 224
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Originally published in 1989 and a "Choice" Outstanding Academic Title for that year, the "Keyguide to Information Sources in Museum Studies" provides a guide to the documentation, reference aids and key organizational sources for museum studies worldwide. The "Keyguide" is arranged in three parts: Part I is a narrative overview of the discipline, its history, primary literature, and main sources of information; Part II is an annotated bibliography; and Part III is an international directory of organizations in the field.

Ultimate University Ranking Guide


Author: Catherine Harris
Publisher: Crimson Publishing
ISBN: 9780856609831
Category: College choice
Page: 132
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This brand new publication from Trotman is set to become the definitive university ranking guide as it pulls together all of the different ranking tables into one comprehensive resource.

Environment and the Natural World: Oxford Bibliographies Online Research Guide


Author: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780199808335
Category: History
Page: 18
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This ebook is a selective guide designed to help scholars and students of the ancient world find reliable sources of information by directing them to the best available scholarly materials in whatever form or format they appear from books, chapters, and journal articles to online archives, electronic data sets, and blogs. Written by a leading international authority on the subject, the ebook provides bibliographic information supported by direct recommendations about which sources to consult and editorial commentary to make it clear how the cited sources are interrelated. This ebook is just one of many articles from Oxford Bibliographies Online: Atlantic History, a continuously updated and growing online resource designed to provide authoritative guidance through the scholarship and other materials relevant to the study of Atlantic History, the study of the transnational interconnections between Europe, North America, South America, and Africa, particularly in the early modern and colonial period. Oxford Bibliographies Online covers most subject disciplines within the social science and humanities, for more information visit www.oxfordbibliographies.com.

Das Leben, das Universum und der ganze Rest

Band 3 der fünfbändigen »Intergalaktischen Trilogie«
Author: Douglas Adams
Publisher: Kein & Aber AG
ISBN: 3036993592
Category: Fiction
Page: 256
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Infolge einer Reihe von atemberaubenden Katastrophen findet sich Arthur Dent überraschenderweise in einer schrecklich primitiven Höhle auf der prähistorischen Erde wieder. Am richtigen Ort, nur leider zur falschen Zeit, und die Zeit ist schließlich der ungeeignetste Ort, an dem man verloren gehen kann. Um wieder zurück in die Weiten der Galaxis zu gelangen, sind er und Ford Prefect angewiesen auf Slartibartfass. Doch als Arthur einen intergalaktischen Krieg unterbinden soll und den Freunden allmählich klar wird, in welche Abenteuer sie sich da gestürzt haben, wünschen sie sich wieder zurück in ihre Steinzeithöhle. Der dritte Band der inter-galaktischen Kult-Serie »Per Anhalter durch die Galaxis«.

Japan & Korea: an Annotated Cb

Japan & Korea
Author: Frank Joseph Shulman
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135158096
Category: History
Page: 343
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First Published in 1971. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Becoming a Physician

Medical Education in Britain, France, Germany, and the United States, 1750-1945
Author: Thomas Neville Bonner
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801864827
Category: Medical
Page: 412
View: 1609

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"A lucid map of the changes in pedagogy over two hundred years in four major centres of learning in the western world." -- English Historical Review