8 First Choices

Author: Joyce Slayton Mitchell
Publisher: SuperCollege
ISBN: 9781617601286
Size: 38.85 MB
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Written within an educational framework, this handbook offers general guidance to help students do a self-assessment and select the top eight colleges that are the strongest fit for them. Establishing readers as anthropologists, students will learn to observe 20 campus cultures, assess each one, and research their options in American higher education. Additionally, it offers several basic assumptions that are contrary to common knowledge about getting into college. Written by a college counselor with decades of experience, this guide offers insight into the college admissions process and allows students to hone in on the schools that are right for them.

Life S Little College Admissions Insights

Author: Eric Yaverbaum
Publisher: Morgan James Publishing
ISBN: 1600379176
Size: 80.52 MB
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Compiled in “real time” as one family went through the college search. Life’s Little College Admission Insights best selling author and his college bound daughter have compiled an easy to read, ingest and act on “insider” best in class tips to help make the college search easier right from the beginning! The book is intended to be a “jump starter” for collegiate research and to be used before you ever pick up one of the many wonderful, yet sometimes overwhelming college directories and guides on the market today. Top experts across the country were interviewed and have given many wise and different opinions on what’s important from their own first hand experience advising hundreds of thousands of students in their careers. After a rigorous search and selection process, professional advisors and counselors were asked the same questions including the one college tip that nobody ever seems to know about; the first piece of advice top counselors give their own children; the one piece of advice they have given that’s worked best; what students have to do differently today from even a year ago; and to add a little education to the process for college bound students, advice with an SAT word in it! Eric and Cole Yaverbaum have also given a look into their own thought process during the search and include invaluable informational resources including where to look for financial aid, a detailed timeline for when to do what, test preparation information, athletics and even the sample essay Cole used on her applications to get into college. While many adults look back on their college years as the best time of their life, nobody ever seems to say the same about the college application and selection process. Life’s Little College Admission Insights makes the search process as enjoyable and easy as possible from day one. Enjoy the search!

The College Buzz Book

Author: Carolyn C. Wise
Publisher: Vault Inc.
ISBN: 158131437X
Size: 40.14 MB
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A guide to the nation's colleges publishes extensive surveys--all written by current or past students--from over three hundred educational institutions, covering admission, academics, quality of life, social life, and employment prospects.

College Reading The Science And Strategies Of Expert Readers

Author: Janet Nay Zadina
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 128565739X
Size: 14.45 MB
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COLLEGE READING: THE SCIENCE AND STRATEGIES OF EXPERT READERS approaches reading from a thinking skills perspective by explaining how we think, learn, and read. This expert group of authors credibly incorporates widely proven brain research and learning theory into a user-friendly dynamic reading textbook aimed at diverse learners. The bridge from the scientific research to the classroom is carefully crafted so that not only will students learn to read more efficiently, but they will also learn how to learn more efficiently. By explaining the brain science of reading, COLLEGE READING empowers students with the knowledge that they can change their brain into a more effective reading brain. COLLEGE READING teaches students how to read by providing interactive learning and reading opportunities--Making Connections, Brain Connections, Activities, Practice with a Reading Passage, Post Test, and Brain Strength Options--so that students are discovering, understanding, and remembering essential reading skills they can apply to their future coursework. All students can be naturally motivated, expert readers and learners with COLLEGE READING. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Business School Buzz Book

Author: Vault Editors
Publisher: Vault Inc.
ISBN: 1581314000
Size: 13.84 MB
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In this new edition, Vault publishes the entire surveys of current students and alumni at more than 100 top business schools. Each 4-to 5-page entry is composed of insider comments from students and alumni, as well as the school's responses to the comments.

Fundraising Strategies For Community Colleges

Author: Steve Klingaman
Publisher: Stylus Publishing, LLC
ISBN: 1579227333
Size: 57.57 MB
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This book is a co-publication with CASE. Fundraising Strategies for Community Colleges is a hands-on, step-by-step guide to building a million-dollar-a-year development office. Community colleges educate nearly half the undergraduates in America yet receive as little as two percent of all gifts to higher education. Private philanthropy is now essential to the mission of community colleges. In order to gain a fair share, community colleges can rely on this book to deploy strategies effectively used by 4-year colleges. The author, Steve Klingaman, has raised over $40 million dollars for two-year and four-year colleges over a 25-year development career. With its emphasis on planning the work and working the plan, Fundraising Strategies for Community Colleges offers practical advice and concrete steps on how to build a strong advancement team with robust Annual Fund, grants, major gifts, planned giving programs. Topics include: * Strategies used at one two-year college that raised $50 million over ten years * 75 boxed tips on the details that matter most * How to create an institutional commitment to advancement * How to enhance the advancement function * How to build an effective foundation board that gives * How to grow the Annual Fund with sustainable, repeatable gifts * Secrets top universities use to close major gifts * Continuous quality improvement techniques to improve results year after year. Fundraising Strategies for Community Colleges is the only comprehensive development guide to focus on community college fund raising. Written for development professionals, college presidents, board members, trustees, faculty leaders, and other college leadership, this book is an essential, practical guide that fills a critical gap in the market.

Intellect

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What The Best College Students Do

Author: Ken Bain
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674067479
Size: 21.18 MB
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The author of the best-selling What the Best College Teachers Do is back with humane, doable, and inspiring help for students who want to get the most out of their education. The first thing they should do? Think beyond the transcript. Use these four years to cultivate habits of thought that enable learning, growth, and adaptation throughout life.