Mind Your X S And Y S

Author: Lisa Johnson
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743277503
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Profiles the eighteen- to forty-year-old consumer market as the most coveted and hard-to-reach consumer segment, revealing how to anticipate the buying habits of generations X and Y.

The Millionaire Mind

Author: Thomas J. Stanley
Editor: Andrews McMeel Publishing
ISBN: 9780740718588
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Distinguishing the qualities that separate the prosperous from everyone else, the author mixes statistical data and lively anecdotes to plumb the secrets behind generating wealth. Reprint.

The Applica Phobia Of College Admissions

Author: P. J. Finer
Editor: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1469115905
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If you are preparing to apply to colleges and universities in the United Statesyou need this book! College is one of the most expensive investment students will make. Therefore, helping students find the right college for them not only makes for happy students, but helps parents feel more confident about the result. College is not only a big decision that students have to make, but it is also the foundation of their future success. Students and parents are discovering that schools that a few years ago were considered second- and even third-tier schools have elevated their standards significantly. With substantially more students applying, and in some cases fewer spots available, for the select colleges across the country, schools are demanding higher grades and have higher test score criteria, which seemingly place college out of reach. The applicant pool changes annually, thus nothing is carved in stone as to which students are accepted and which are not. However, the best chance of getting in to the school of your choice is to display your passion as to where you are headed in life, starting in 9th grade. High school seniors and college transfer students know how difficult it is to get into the top-tier colleges today. Creating a persuasive, eye-catching application requires creativity, foresight, and a marketable presentation as to what you can offer that will attract schools. That is why the process has to start with a resume. The student applying to college today must show schools why they are different from every other student applying. If you showcase your abilities through the development of a talented resume and a strong essay, admissions committees will have no choice but to fall in love with you! Students must figure out how best to present themselves to admissions committees; difficulties arise when students begin feeling anxiety, their parents begin applying real or perceived pressure, and the student crumbles. The Applica-phobia of College Admissions: Why Getting in Starts With Your Resume is a how-to guide for students navigating the Applica-phobia of the application process. Oftentimes students dont know where to start, and the entire experience becomes overwhelming. This book offers a program that assists students by mapping out the plan that will best suit them. The book addresses how to explore your talents, skills, and aspirationsto create a picture of who you are; how to identify the schools that are right for you; how to determine which type of application to submit (early action vs. early decision, binding vs. non-binding); exercises to help determine what you can bring to a college or university that will create interest; ideas for essay topics, a step-by-step guide to writing a college application essay, and sample essays to get your creative juices flowing; techniques you can use in the interview to convince admissions committees you are the right candidate for their schools; how to put your summers and out-of-school time to beneficial use (with internships, jobs and/or community service); and more. Students who fall under The DREAM Act and Student Adjustment Act will have an opportunity to understand this favorable bi-partisan legislation and the benefits it offers them and their communities. This section also includes a listing of various grants, loans, and scholarships for which students can apply. Colleges and universities across America have one goal: to get the best students that fit within their ideals, thoughts, and personality. Your job is to figure out what those components are and how you fit inand this book will help you.

The Insider S Guide To The Colleges 2010

Author: Yale Daily News Staff
Editor: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 1429935316
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The Straight-Talking Student's Guide to the Best Colleges For more than thirty-five years, The Insider's Guide to the Colleges has been the favorite resource of high school students across the country because it is the only comprehensive college reference written and researched by students for students. In interviews with hundreds of peers on campuses from New York to Hawaii and Florida to Alaska, our writers have gotten the inside scoop on every school on topics ranging from professors and campus life to dorms and student activities. This thirty-sixth edition has been completely revised and updated to stay on top of campus trends and attitudes. Each school profile in The Insider's Guide cuts through the veneer of brochures and common stereotypes to reveal colleges as they're seen through the eyes of their students. This comprehensive guide includes: - Revealing profiles of more than 330 top schools in the United States and Canada - Essential statistics for every school, from acceptance rates to the most popular majors - An insider's packing list detailing what every college student really needs to bring - A college quiz that helps students find the type of school that is right for them - FYI sections with candid student opinions and outrageous advice

The Branding Of The American Mind

Author: Jacob H. Rooksby
Editor: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421420805
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Presuming no background knowledge of intellectual property, and ending with a call to action, The Branding of the American Mind explores applicable laws, legal regimes, and precedent in plain English, making the book appealing to anyone concerned for the future of higher education.

The Dirty Little Secrets Of Getting Into A Top College

Author: Pria Chatterjee
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 194139373X
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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.

The Conservative Mind

Author: Jr. James E. Snyder
Editor: Universal-Publishers
ISBN: 1581125259
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The Conservative Mind consists of four parts: The Conservative Manifesto; The Conservative Solutions; The Conservative State; and, The Conservative Challenge. The Conservative Manifesto consists of five chapters which serve to connect past conservative philosophies with future conservative aspirations and which compare and contrast the liberal mindset with conservative ideals for government. The largest portion of the book consists of nineteen chapters, in each of which is discussed respective national and international issues. To a lesser degree, state government is discussed in the penultimate chapter.

A Legend In His Own Mind

Author: John McDermott
Editor: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1469166518
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A LEGEND IN HIS OWN MIND IS A STORY OF A HIGH SCHOOL STAR BASKETBALL PLAYERS TRIALS AND TRIBUTES THROUGH A LIFE OF FIRST ALCOHOL ADICTION AND THEN LATTER IN HIS LIFE, OXYCODONE. AT THE END HE BEATS THEM BOTH AND GOES ON TO HELP ALLOT OF ADDICTS TO SEE THE LIGHT THREW HIS WRITING. IT'S A MUST READ FOR ANYONE WHO IS SUFFERRING FROM ADDICTION. JOHN HAS JUST PUBLISHED HIS SECOND BOOK DREAM SEASON. ANOTHER WINNER.

College Admissions Trade Secrets

Author: Andrew Allen
Editor: iUniverse
ISBN: 9780595198979
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True or False: Princeton's Director of Admissions hacked into Yale's secured admissions website to find out who Yale had accepted and rejected. Boston College's average SAT score is up to 1370 and Boston University's average SAT score is up to 1320. Carnegie Mellon offers spots on a priority wait-list to students who send in cash and most of these students get admitted. Well, it's all true. An FBI investigation traced Yale's hacked website back to the computer of Princeton's Director of Admissions, Stephen LeMenager. Boston College's average SAT score is the same as Cornell's and close to Penn's (both Ivies). Carnegie Mellon does have a "priority" wait-list-it costs $400 to be on it and the admissions rate is 95%. Welcome to the circus. Dazed and Confused. Students see the college list published by their high school's guidance department listing every acceptance and rejection from the prior year. Next to each entry is a GPA, a SAT score and the number of AP classes taken. The list is usually ordered from highest to lowest GPA. The first entry: 4.19 (unweighted), 1430 SAT, 7 AP classes, Princeton-rejected, Yale-rejected, Harvard-rejected, Stanford-rejected, Columbia-rejected, Vassar-accepted. Ouch. Scan down the list looking for Yale. Did anyone get into Yale last year? Down at the ninth entry: 3.93, 1450 SAT, 6 AP classes, Brown-accepted, Yale-accepted, Georgetown-accepted. Okay, anyone else? Scan down to the twenty-second entry: 3.88, 1560 SAT, 7 AP classes, Yale-accepted, Duke-accepted, William and Mary-rejected. This doesn't make any sense, thinks the student. Many of the students with the best grades didn't get into any top colleges and still others were rejected at colleges ranked lower than the colleges to which they were accepted. Welcome to the world of college admissions. Ever wondered what a private counselor tells an Upper East Side family for $10,000? The secrets are in College Admissions Trade Secrets. College Admissions Trade Secrets is a straight forward guide to: Top 7 Lies Colleges Tell The Real Scoop Behind Acceptance Rates Things That Really Matter When Comparing Colleges How to Write a Great Essay and Prep for a Great Interview Common Mistakes that Result in Rejection Last Minute Tips for Seniors A Scandalous Examination of Harvard's Course Catalogue, Penn's View Book, and NYU's Faculty How Anyone Can Avoid Being in the Pool of Applicants with the Lowest Acceptance Rate

Top 12 Things To Motivate Your Child To Go To College

Author: Darryl Flannigan
Editor: Booktango
ISBN: 1468952730
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A helpful guideline all parents should read as their child developes thru school. Great for new parents with young school children. Excellent for those teenage students. These Top 12 Things can be used to help all families Motivate their children to go to college. This eBook is entertaining, educational, very informative.

A History Of Upper Canada College 1829 1892

Author: George Dickson
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How To Get Into The Top Colleges 3rd Ed

Author: Richard Montauk
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1101105356
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The ultimate guide for getting into the country's most elite colleges- with insider tips straight from admissions directors. Now fully revised, How to Get into the Top Colleges is the definitive resource for students determined to stand out in the crowd of applicants and join the ranks at the country's most prestigious schools. This book is an in-depth and targeted resource, which shows students just what it takes to make the grade at the nation's leading private and public colleges by taking them step by step through the entire application process. Includes exclusive, invaluable, and revealing interviews with the country's leading admissions directors.

American College And Public School Directory

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Inside The Criminal Mind

Author: Stanton Samenow
Editor: Broadway Books
ISBN: 0804139911
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Long-held myths defining the sources of and cures for crime are shattered in this ground-breaking book--and a chilling profile of today's criminal emerges.

College Confidence With Add

Author: Michael Sandler
Editor: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 1402232551
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Everything You Need to Know to Find Success in College and Beyond While college is a challenge for any student, the increased workload, complexity, freedom and competing demands make it particularly daunting for those students with Attention Deficit Disorder. But you need not be overwhelmed and you can succeed! College Confidence with ADD will help you turn obstacles into opportunities and overcome social, academic, financial, and personal challenges both in and out of the classroom. Whether your goal is to get into the school of your choice, improve your grades, survive the experience, gain guidance and direction, or springboard into the future of your dreams, this comprehensive and essential guide will help you succeed. Some of the many areas covered include: -Choosing and applying to colleges -Getting the accommodations you need -Financial aid, scholarships and starting school -Staying out of trouble, negotiating peer-pressure, and managing freedom -Note-taking, studying and test-taking strategies -Routine-building, prioritizing, and juggling competing demands -Getting healthy, gaining focus, and finding your inner strength -Overcoming depression, anxiety and fear -Sports, social skills and establishing greater confidence -Choosing majors, life direction, graduate school and future employment Set yourself up for success from day one with College Confidence with ADD! Michael Sandler is founder of The Creative Learning Institute and a practicing national ADD coach, author, and public speaker. He is a regular columnist for the national ADD magazine, ADDitude, and is a featured speaker at national ADD conventions. He lives in Boulder, Colorado.

Light Up Your Child S Mind

Author: Joseph S. Renzulli
Editor: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0316053147
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Based on the renowned Renzulli Method, which has been adopted in schools all over the country, Light Up Your Child's Mind presents a practical program to help children fire up a love of learning to last a lifetime. World-renowned experts Drs. Renzulli and Reis illustrate the crucial role parents can play in their children's development and address how they can work with teachers to enhance their children's education. They uncover the hidden potential of daydreamers, rebels, and one-track minds, arguing that gifted behavior -- basic smarts, high levels of task commitment, and creativity -- can be fostered in bright children, even unmotivated ones. Step by step, Light Up Your Child's Mind will show parents how to set their kids on the path to a rewarding future.

A View From The Top

Author: Thomas Warren
Editor: University Press of America
ISBN: 9780819179814
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This monograph presents articles written by college presidents about teacher education in liberal arts settings. The publication is organized into 16 chapters (alphabetical by institution) as follows: "Liberal Arts College: The Right Crucibles for Teacher Education" (John T. Dahlquist, Arkansas College); "Teacher Education: Liberal Arts Colleges' Unique Contribution" (Thomas Tredway, Augustana College); "Presidential Involvement in Teacher Education" (Harry E. Smith, Austin College); "Dollars and Sense in Educating Teachers" (Roger H. Hull, Beloit College/Union College); "Restoring the Balance" (Paul J. Dovre, Concordia College); "Small Is Beautiful: Teacher Education in the Liberal Arts Setting" (Victor E. Stoltzfus, Goshen College); "Participatory Management: A Success Story" (Bill Williams, Grand Canyon University); "Teacher Education: A Vision for the Future (Martha E. Church, Hood College); "Ornaments of Society" (John H. Jacobson, Hope College); "Teacher Preparation, College, and the Real World" (H. George Anderson, Luther College); "Learning and the Elementary Teacher" (Roland Dille, Moorhead State University); "Teacher Education at NCE/NLU: Retrospect and Prospect" (Orley R. Herron, National-Louis University); "Teacher Education at North Park College" (David G. Horner, North Park College and Theological Seminary); "The Liberal Arts College and the Challenge of Teacher Education" (John B. Slaughter, Occidental College); "American Education at the Crossroads" (Bob R. Agee, Oklahoma Baptist University); and "Rediscovering the Teacher" (P. Michael Timpane, Teachers College, Columbia University). (LL)

Know Thyself Revised By A Member Of The Royal College Of Surgeons

Author: Jane Taylor (of New York.)
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The Libertarian Mind

Author: David Boaz
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476752877
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A revised, updated, and retitled edition of David Boaz’s classic book Libertarianism: A Primer, which was praised as uniting “history, philosophy, economics and law—spiced with just the right anecdotes—to bring alive a vital tradition of American political thought that deserves to be honored today” (Richard A. Epstein, University of Chicago). Libertarianism—the philosophy of personal and economic freedom—has deep roots in Western civilization and in American history, and it’s growing stronger. Two long wars, chronic deficits, the financial crisis, the costly drug war, the campaigns of Ron Paul and Rand Paul, the growth of executive power under Presidents Bush and Obama, and the revelations about NSA abuses have pushed millions more Americans in a libertarian direction. Libertarianism: A Primer, by David Boaz, the longtime executive vice president of the Cato Institute, continues to be the best available guide to the history, ideas, and growth of this increasingly important political movement—and now it has been updated throughout and with a new title: The Libertarian Mind. Boaz has updated the book with new information on the threat of government surveillance; the policies that led up to and stemmed from the 2008 financial crisis; corruption in Washington; and the unsustainable welfare state. The Libertarian Mind is the ultimate resource for the current, burgeoning libertarian movement.

The Story Of Radio Mind

Author: Pamela E. Klassen
Editor: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022655287X
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At the dawn of the radio age in the 1920s, a settler-mystic living on northwest coast of British Columbia invented radio mind: Frederick Du Vernet—Anglican archbishop and self-declared scientist—announced a psychic channel by which minds could telepathically communicate across distance. Retelling Du Vernet’s imaginative experiment, Pamela Klassen shows us how agents of colonialism built metaphysical traditions on land they claimed to have conquered. Following Du Vernet’s journey westward from Toronto to Ojibwe territory and across the young nation of Canada, Pamela Klassen examines how contests over the mediation of stories—via photography, maps, printing presses, and radio—lucidly reveal the spiritual work of colonial settlement. A city builder who bargained away Indigenous land to make way for the railroad, Du Vernet knew that he lived on the territory of Ts’msyen, Nisga’a, and Haida nations who had never ceded their land to the onrush of Canadian settlers. He condemned the devastating effects on Indigenous families of the residential schools run by his church while still serving that church. Testifying to the power of radio mind with evidence from the apostle Paul and the philosopher Henri Bergson, Du Vernet found a way to explain the world that he, his church and his country made. Expanding approaches to religion and media studies to ask how sovereignty is made through stories, Klassen shows how the spiritual invention of colonial nations takes place at the same time that Indigenous peoples—including Indigenous Christians—resist colonial dispossession through stories and spirits of their own.