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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Uni in the USA

The Definitive UK Guide to the Universities in the USA
Author: Harriet Plyler
Publisher: Galore Park Publishing
ISBN: 9781905735846
Category: British
Page: 328
View: 994

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With UK fees skyrocketing, Uni in the USA is a must-read for anyone thinking about studying in the United States. Written by funny, sharp-eyed editors and British students who have been through the US university system, this book contains detailed reviews and information on over 50 universities in the United States as well as the inside track on getting in, fellow students and life on and off campus. The guide also features guidance on selecting the right institution, the application process and life in America, so students are fully prepared for life across the pond. Uni in the USA is the essential resource for parents and students who are considering studying in the US. Uni in the USA Key Features: - A must-read for anyone thinking of studying abroad in the United States. - Features in-depth, unbiased reviews on over 50 universities in the US, providing a valuable source of information and advice. - Contains guidance on selecting the right institution and the application process so students are fully prepared for life in the United States.

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: 9780143035589
Category: Reference
Page: 623
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A guide to one hundred of America's top schools features descriptions written by attending undergrads from various walks of life, along with vital statistics and requirements for each school and information on the student body, academics, social life, and

Uni in the USA

The UK Guide to US Universities
Author: Alice Fishburn,Anthony Nemecek
Publisher: Lucas Publications Ltd
ISBN: 9780953265978
Category:
Page: 249
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Now that UK students are being asked to pay large sums for a university education whose quality has been compromised by decades of underfunding, more and more of them are looking to the USA. Enquiries to the US Educational Advisory Service are up seven-fold over the last two years, to over one million per annum. If you are having to pay, students reason, why not buy the best? In November 2004 the Top 200 World University Rankings in The Times Higher Educational Supplement listed seven American universities amongst the top ten. (Oxford and Cambridge being two of the other three). If you look down the rankings as far as Newcastle - well regarded in the UK - you have passed another 47 American universities on the way. of teaching and facilities is there to match it. Many US universities are willing to offer substantial financial support to British students. A first rate education abroad is becoming an ever more achievable option, whatever your background and the state of your finances. respected Good Schools Guide, and employs their familiar, highly readable style. It combines the personal experience and eloquence of Alice Fishburn, a British student in her final year at Harvard, with Anthony Nemecek's many years of experience as Director of the US Educational Advisory Service in the UK. Stephen Baldock, who until a few months ago was High Master of St Paul's School London, adds his views, and cartoonist Tim Sanders illustrates the book.

The Times Good University Guide 2014: Where to go and what to study


Author: John O’Leary
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007528140
Category: Study Aids
Page: 576
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The Times Good University Guide is an essential tool that gives you all the information you need to make the crucial decision of where to study, and how to make the crucial financial decisions about going to University – bestselling, objective and authoritative. Note depending on your device, tables may view best in landscape mode.

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.

The Ultimate Guide to Dropshipping


Author: Mark Hayes,Andrew Youderian
Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc
ISBN: 1483401812
Category: Business & Economics
Page: N.A
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The Ultimate Guide to Dropshipping is a complete guide on how to create and run a successful dropshipping business. "This is by far the best book on dropshipping available. You will will learn everything you need to know about finding a product, setting up an online store and growing your business." (Sean Work, Director of Marketing, KISSmetrics) "Andrew and Mark have written a comprehensive, no-BS guide to dropshipping. Essential reading for anyone considering this type of retail." (Chandra Clark, Founder & President, Scribendi) "These guys distill everything you need to know about dropshipping. It's a must read if you want practical advice and a clear blueprint to help you grow your business." (Valerie Khoo, National Director, Australian Writers' Centre) "Holy jeez - I wish these guys had written this 7 years ago.... I can say that the advice in this book is spot on."

The Dirty Little Secrets of Getting into a Top College


Author: Pria Chatterjee
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 194139373X
Category: Study Aids
Page: 192
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A top college admissions insider exposes the never-before revealed secrets to getting into one of America’s elite colleges. Your child is smart. Your child is on the honor roll. Your child aced the SAT. But is it enough to get into a top-tier college? In the Dirty Little Secrets of Getting into a Top College, educational consultant Pria Chatterjee simplifies the complicated process of college admissions, providing parents and students with the tools needed to secure a spot at one of America’s most competitive colleges. In the spirit of Kitchen Confidential, Chatterjee gives readers an exclusive look inside the college admissions office—and the mind of a college admissions officer—and exposes just what elite schools look for in a potential student. Through a series of real-world case studies and with a store of deep insider knowledge, Chatterjee will help you navigate the thicket of college admissions and show parents and students what skills and attributes to stress (and what to downplay) when applying to your dream school. • 100% SUCCESS RATE: This is the bullet proof guide to getting into a top college from a consultant with a 100 percent success rate getting her clients into one of America’s best universities. • INSIDER KNOWLEDGE: Last year 35,000 students applied to Harvard. Only 6 percent were accepted. Chatterjee, a Harvard alum who interviews potential Harvard students as a member of the university’s schools committee, explains that you too can be a member of that elite group. But you must stress the right qualifications.

Stamped from the Beginning

The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America
Author: Ibram X. Kendi
Publisher: Nation Books
ISBN: 1568584644
Category: History
Page: 592
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A searing history of how racist ideas were created, disseminated, and entrenched in America Winner of the 2016 National Book Award for Nonfiction A New York Times Bestseller A Washington Post Bestseller Finalist for the 2016 National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction Named one of the Best Books of the Year by the Boston Globe, Washington Post, Chicago Review of Books, The Root, Buzzfeed, Bustle, and Entropy "The most ambitious book of 2016."-The Washington Post Some Americans cling desperately to the myth that we are living in a post-racial society, that the election of the first black president spelled the doom of racism. But racist thought is not just alive and well in America--it is more sophisticated and more insidious than ever. And as award-winning historian Ibram X. Kendi argues in Stamped from the Beginning, if we have any hope of grappling with this stark reality, we must first understand how racist ideas were developed, disseminated, and enshrined in American society. In this deeply researched and fast-moving narrative, Kendi chronicles the entire story of anti-black racist ideas and their staggering power over the course of American history. Stamped from the Beginning uses the life stories of five major American intellectuals to offer a window into the contentious debates between assimilationists and segregationists and between racists and antiracists. From Puritan minister Cotton Mather to Thomas Jefferson, from fiery abolitionist William Lloyd Garrison to brilliant scholar W.E.B. Du Bois to legendary anti-prison activist Angela Davis, Kendi shows how and why some of our leading pro-slavery and pro-civil rights thinkers have challenged or helped cement racist ideas in America. Contrary to popular conceptions, racist ideas did not arise from ignorance or hatred. Instead, they were devised and honed by some of the most brilliant minds of each era. These intellectuals used their brilliance to justify and rationalize deeply entrenched discriminatory policies and the nation's racial disparities in everything from wealth to health. And while racist ideas are easily produced and easily consumed, they can also be discredited. In shedding much-needed light on the murky history of racist ideas, Stamped from the Beginning offers us the tools we need to expose them--and in the process, gives us reason to hope.

What the Best College Teachers Do


Author: Ken Bain
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674065549
Category: Education
Page: 224
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Winner of the Virginia and Warren Stone Prize awarded annually by Harvard University Press for an outstanding book on education and society What makes a great teacher great? Who are the professors students remember long after graduation? This book, the conclusion of a fifteen-year study of nearly one hundred college teachers in a wide variety of fields and universities, offers valuable answers for all educators. The short answer is—it's not what teachers do, it's what they understand. Lesson plans and lecture notes matter less than the special way teachers comprehend the subject and value human learning. Whether historians or physicists, in El Paso or St. Paul, the best teachers know their subjects inside and out—but they also know how to engage and challenge students and to provoke impassioned responses. Most of all, they believe two things fervently: that teaching matters and that students can learn.

The Bees in Your Backyard

A Guide to North America’s Bees
Author: Joseph S. Wilson,Olivia J. Messinger Carril
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400874157
Category: Nature
Page: 288
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The Bees in Your Backyard provides an engaging introduction to the roughly 4,000 different bee species found in the United States and Canada, dispelling common myths about bees while offering essential tips for telling them apart in the field. The book features more than 900 stunning color photos of the bees living all around us—in our gardens and parks, along nature trails, and in the wild spaces between. It describes their natural history, including where they live, how they gather food, their role as pollinators, and even how to attract them to your own backyard. Ideal for amateur naturalists and experts alike, it gives detailed accounts of every bee family and genus in North America, describing key identification features, distributions, diets, nesting habits, and more. Provides the most comprehensive and accessible guide to all bees in the United States and Canada Features more than 900 full-color photos Offers helpful identification tips and pointers for studying bees Includes a full chapter on how to attract bees to your backyard

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.

A People's History of the United States

1492-Present
Author: Howard Zinn
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317325303
Category: History
Page: 744
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This is a new edition of the radical social history of America from Columbus to the present. This powerful and controversial study turns orthodox American history upside down to portray the social turmoil behind the "march of progress". Known for its lively, clear prose as well as its scholarly research, A People's History is the only volume to tell America's story from the point of view of - and in the words of - America's women, factory workers, African-Americans, Native Americans, the working poor, and immigrant laborers. As historian Howard Zinn shows, many of America's greatest battles - the fights for fair wage, an eight-hour workday, child-labor laws, health and safety standards, universal suffrage, women's rights, racial equality - were carried out at the grassroots level, against bloody resistance. Covering Christopher Columbus's arrival through the Clinton years A People's History of the United States, which was nominated for the American Book Award in 1981, is an insightful analysis of the most important events in US history.

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.

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 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 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