The Best College Student Survival Guide Ever Written

The One Book All Students Should Own Before Starting Or Finishing Their College Experience

Author: Dr. Deign,M. J. Wilson

Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub

ISBN: 9781482021943

Category: Education

Page: 190

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In this guide MJ Wilson explains to students (and parents!): 1) How to choose the right major and school 2) How to deal with bad professors and impossible exams 3) How to keep from changing your major (again and again, and again!) 4) How to reduce test stress, improve your G.P.A. and graduate on time 5) How to handle being homesick, lovesick and lonely 6) How to leave a legacy, improve your resume and make a grand exit!

A Freshman Survival Guide for College Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders

The Stuff Nobody Tells You About!

Author: Haley Moss

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 0857009222

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 160

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How do you know which college is right for you? What happens if you don't get on with your roommate? And what on earth is the Greek system all about? As a university student with High-Functioning Autism, Haley Moss offers essential tips and advice in this insider's guide to surviving the Freshman year of college. Chatty, honest and full of really useful information, Haley's first-hand account of the college experience covers everything students with Autism Spectrum Disorders need to know. She talks through getting ready for college, dorm life and living away from parents, what to expect from classes, professors and exams, and how to cope in new social situations and make friends. This book is a must-read for all students on the autism spectrum who are about to begin their first year of college, parents and teachers who are helping them prepare, and college faculty and staff.

The Student Athlete Survival Guide

Author: Marc Isenberg,Rick Rhoads

Publisher: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education

Page: 175

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This work aims to act as a readable resource for high school and college athletes - and their coaches - on balancing sports with study and making the transition to college athletics as smooth and efficient as possible. It covers: the best way to deal with college recruiters; what kind of scholarships and other types of funding are available; the right questions to ask when assessing a college coach or programme; how to approach and market the athlete to his or her chosen programme; how to balance academic and athletic demands; how to get the most from classes; and how to plan for the future.

The Freshman Survival Guide

Soulful Advice for Studying, Socializing, and Everything In Between

Author: Nora Bradbury-Haehl,Bill McGarvey

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1455567035

Category: Education

Page: 400

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A completely revised and updated values-based guide to navigating the first year of college that speaks to college students in their own language and offers practical tools that readers need to keep from drinking, sleeping, or skipping their way out of college. In the four years since its initial publication, THE FRESHMAN SURVIVAL GUIDE has helped thousands of first year students make a successful transition to college life. However, much has changed on campuses. The explosion of technology, ubiquity of social media, and culture changes have all added new layers of complexity to the leap from high school to college. THE FRESHMAN SURVIVAL GUIDE's updated edition features new research and advice on issues such as mental health, sexual assault, and finding balance. It also features expanded sections on dating, money management, and an increased focus on how the over 1.5 million incoming freshman can prepare themselves for the biggest change they've encountered in their lives: heading off to college.

Bipolar Disorder

A Guide for Patients and Families

Author: Francis Mark Mondimore

Publisher: JHU Press

ISBN: 1421412071

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 304

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Compassionate and comprehensive, Dr. Francis Mondimore's pathbreaking guide has helped thousands of people and their loved ones cope with bipolar disorder. Now in its third edition, Bipolar Disorder has been thoroughly updated with new information about the causes of the disorder, tools for diagnosis, and advances in treatment. Dr. Mondimore surveys new medications for treating bipolar disorder, including asenapine, iloperidone, paliperidone, lurasidone, and oxcarbazepine, exploring the benefits and potential side effects of each. He also reviews the scientific studies that back up claims for recommended nutritional supplements, such as omega-3s and NAC—and tells you which ones to leave on the shelf. Dr. Mondimore discusses recent changes in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) and reviews the exciting new findings of the largest multicenter evaluation of best-treatment practices for bipolar disorder ever carried out, the Systematic Treatment Enhancement Program for Bipolar Disorder (STEP-BD). He describes how these findings, gleaned from the treatment experiences of thousands of patients, will improve treatment decisions. With insight and sensitivity, Dr. Mondimore makes complex medical concepts easy to understand and describes what it is like for people to live with bipolar disorder. He recommends changes to daily routines and lifestyle that will improve the quality of life for patients and offers expert advice on planning for emergencies and identifying when and how to seek help. Throughout the book, Dr. Mondimore focuses on the importance of building a support system for everyone affected by this unpredictable illness. -- Kay Redfield Jamison, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, author of An Unquiet Mind

Bird Box - Schließe deine Augen

Roman

Author: Josh Malerman

Publisher: Blanvalet Taschenbuch Verlag

ISBN: 3641237742

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

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Der Roman zum Netflix-Film mit Sandra Bullock in der Hauptrolle! Öffne deinen Augen, und du bist tot! Dieses Mantra hat Malorie ihren beiden Kindern von Geburt an eingeimpft. Sie verlassen das Haus so selten wie möglich und wenn doch, dann nur mit verbundenen Augen. Denn irgendetwas ist dort draußen, dessen Anblick jeden in den Wahnsinn treibt. Da klingelt das Telefon, und der unbekannte Anrufer bietet ihr einen sicheren Ort, nur ein paar Meilen den Fluss hinab. Kein weiter Weg, wenn man ihn sehen kann. Doch mit verbundenen Augen unmöglich. Dennoch steigt Malorie mit den Kindern in ein kleines Boot, der Hoffnung entgegen – oder dem Tod! Dieser Roman ist auch bereits unter dem Titel »Der Fluss« beim Blanvalet Verlag erschienen.

The College Student's Guide to Writing a Great Research Paper

101 Easy Tips & Tricks to Make Your Work Stand Out

Author: Erika Eby

Publisher: Atlantic Publishing Company

ISBN: 1601386052

Category: Education

Page: 288

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In this new book, you will learn tips for formatting your research paper, as well as how to complete a cohesive, well-structured assignment for any college course. The College Student's Guide to Writing a Great Research Paper will walk you through the entire process of writing a research paper, from choosing a topic, to conducting your research, to writing and editing each draft of the assignment. You will learn how to properly use the library, as well as tricks for finding relevant and credible articles, books, and online sources. This comprehensive guide then takes you a step further, with information on how to check your work for plagiarism and eliminate it from your paper altogether as you learn how to use your research as a source to support your thesis. Filled with tips for finding reputable sources and conducting research efficiently, even English majors will find this guide useful in defining a focused thesis and developing it throughout an entire paper, regardless of the required word count. Using the step-by-step instructions and writing guidelines offered in this book, you will learn how to manage your time while simultaneously mastering the basics-choosing a unique topic, taking notes from your research and incorporating them into your writing, and citing sources in MLA or APA style (or style laid out by other reference manuals). Get your creative juices flowing with our list of prompts, or compare your work or outline to samples from real research papers; then polish your paper off with grammar and style tips from professional editors. Use the checklists included in this book to make sure your paper measures up to any criteria, as you learn how to keep your paper consistent in style, tone, punctuation, capitalization, and more. This book is filled with hundreds of hints, tricks, and secrets on how to make your research paper stand out in the stack.

Your Guide to Succeed in University

Practical Advice Based on My University Experience

Author: Aly Madhavji

Publisher: Aly Madhavji

ISBN: 0992102804

Category: Study Aids

Page: N.A

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How to succeed in university or college? Every student wants to know; every student tries to discover his/her own strategies to succeed - some work, some don't. Becoming successful in university sometimes feels like trial and error - with potentially serious consequences for failures. The goal of this guide - Your Guide to Succeed in University - is to help students in university and college to become confident, well-rounded and successful in their overall education experience. This guide aims to equip you - the students - with the necessary tools for success in university and college. This guide will help students with topics such as building a solid foundation in the first few weeks, efficient techniques for studying and preparing for exams, getting involved, finding the right mentors, networking, job searching with potential employers and preparing for a successful career. ---- Do you ever wonder why most alumni or adults say, “University was the best years of my life”? Regardless of what age you start university, when you finish, you should look back and share that similar feeling. University is about learning to explore, discovering who you are and who you want to be and creating the foundation for a lifetime of successes. University is the place where I learnt to make the most of opportunities and became who I wanted to be. It made me aware that just attending university isn’t a silver bullet to success, not unless you take control. The university experience will provide endless possibilities and opportunities, but it’s up to you to take the first step. You will face a roller coaster of emotions. You’ll feel excited and scared, challenged and stimulated, but when all is said and done, YOU determine how you want to look back on this experience. Starting university can be the most sensational experience of your life, but it can also be the most overwhelming. In fact, it can be downright scary if you do not equip yourself with a plan on how to navigate through university. That is why I wrote this guide. My goal is to not only share my experience and lessons learned, but, to channel this into a helpful guide that may help you adapt rapidly and efficiently to ensure that you make the most of your higher education experience. This guide will not define success for you. You define success and you can start by creating personal goals. Take some time and think about where you want to be in a couple of years, when you graduate, and 10 years from now. You could have educational goals, career goals, salary aspirations, a list of activities to learn, family and other types of goals. Try writing these goals down and revisit them every couple months to see how you’re doing. By taking the first step of writing them down, it shows that you are committed to making these goals a reality. This guide will discuss topics ranging from what you’ll experience in your first few weeks of university, finding a mentor, networking, and post-graduation. At the end, there is a summary of the main takeaways and the top 10 themes. This guide will help you get through the tough times and excel in the good times of university to achieve your definition of success; it may even become your survival guide.

The Composition Instructor's Survival Guide

Author: Brock Dethier

Publisher: Boynton/Cook

ISBN: 9780867094893

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 138

View: 1959

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The Composition Instructor's Survival Guide is written for the most overlooked segment of today's English departments: the more than forty thousand instructors who do the actual composition teaching, most of them for low pay, no benefits, no hope of tenure. It is the first book to speak for this largely silent group - to voice the anger composition instructors feel at their treatment, to articulate the reasons why composition courses and teachers deserve more respect, and, most important, to enumerate what composition instructors can do to make their jobs easier and more pleasurable. In this book, twenty-three-year-veteran Brock Dethier addresses some of the dilemmas composition instructors confront: How can we respect ourselves and what we do in the face of scorn, even from our English department colleagues? How can we keep our eyes focused on the intrinsic rewards of our jobs when the tangible benefits elude us? How can we appreciate the advantages of being invisible yet struggle for recognition? How can we reduce the time, stress, and responsibilities of our jobs, but still provide students with worthwhile college experiences? How can we rise above the daily traumas of the job to remember that it's fun? The first few chapters describe long-range, broad, often intangible goals instructors can work toward: building respect, learning to appreciate the intrinsic benefits of the job. The subsequent chapters are more specific and practical, with suggestions on dealing with common frustrations and creating a great class, even when all plans go awry. Readers may come away from the book with ideas about new careers or about creating change in their present jobs, but they will almost certainly gain a greater appreciation for and sense of satisfaction from their work. Dethier provides moral, theoretical, practical, and bibliographical resources for beginning and experienced teachers; the last chapter alone outlines a dozen class activities that require little or no preparation, but are certain to educate and entertain.

Das Leben und das Schreiben

Memoiren

Author: Stephen King

Publisher: Heyne Verlag

ISBN: 3641054001

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 384

View: 9211

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„Ich schreibe so lange, wie der Leser davon überzeugt ist, in den Händen eines erstklassigen Wahnsinnigen zu sein.“ Stephen King Während der Genesung nach einem schweren Unfall schreibt Stephen King seine Memoiren – Leben und Schreiben sind eins. Ein unverzichtbarer Ratgeber für alle angehenden Schriftsteller und eine Fundgrube für alle, die mehr über den König des Horror-Genres erfahren wollen. Ein kluges und gleichzeitig packendes Buch über gelebte Literatur. »Eine Konfession.« Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

Befreit

Wie Bildung mir die Welt erschloss

Author: Tara Westover

Publisher: Kiepenheuer & Witsch

ISBN: 3462316680

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 448

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Von den Bergen Idahos nach Cambridge – der unwahrscheinliche »Bildungsweg« der Tara Westover. Tara Westover ist 17 Jahre alt, als sie zum ersten Mal eine Schulklasse betritt. Zehn Jahre später kann sie eine beeindruckende akademische Laufbahn vorweisen. Aufgewachsen im ländlichen Amerika, befreit sie sich aus einer ärmlichen, archaischen und von Paranoia und Gewalt geprägten Welt durch – Bildung, durch die Aneignung von Wissen, das ihr so lange vorenthalten worden war. Die Berge Idahos sind Taras Heimat, sie lebt als Kind im Einklang mit der grandiosen Natur, mit dem Wechsel der Jahreszeiten – und mit den Gesetzen, die ihr Vater aufstellt. Er ist ein fundamentalistischer Mormone, vom baldigen Ende der Welt überzeugt und voller Misstrauen gegenüber dem Staat, von dem er sich verfolgt sieht. Tara und ihre Geschwister gehen nicht zur Schule, sie haben keine Geburtsurkunden, und ein Arzt wird selbst bei fürchterlichsten Verletzungen nicht gerufen. Und die kommen häufig vor, denn die Kinder müssen bei der schweren Arbeit auf Vaters Schrottplatz helfen, um über die Runden zu kommen. Taras Mutter, die einzige Hebamme in der Gegend, heilt die Wunden mit ihren Kräutern. Nichts ist dieser Welt ferner als Bildung. Und doch findet Tara die Kraft, sich auf die Aufnahmeprüfung fürs College vorzubereiten, auch wenn sie quasi bei null anfangen muss ... Wie Tara Westover sich aus dieser Welt befreit, überhaupt erst einmal ein Bewusstsein von sich selbst entwickelt, um den schmerzhaften Abnabelungsprozess von ihrer Familie bewältigen zu können, das beschreibt sie in diesem ergreifenden und wunderbar poetischen Buch. » Befreit wirft ein Licht auf einen Teil unseres Landes, den wir zu oft übersehen. Tara Westovers eindringliche Erzählung — davon, einen Platz für sich selbst in der Welt zu finden, ohne die Verbindung zu ihrer Familie und ihrer geliebten Heimat zu verlieren — verdient es, weithin gelesen zu werden.« J.D. Vance Autor der »Hillbilly-Elegie«

Makroökonomik

Mit vielen Fallstudien

Author: N. Gregory Mankiw

Publisher: Haufe-Lexware

ISBN: 3791037846

Category: Law

Page: 800

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!-- Generated by XStandard version 2.0.1.0 on 2016-02-17T17:17:57 -- Der „Mankiw" ist nicht nur ein maßgebliches Standardwerk an deutschen Hochschulen. Übersetzt in zahlreiche Sprachen wird der Klassiker weltweit erfolgreich in Lehrveranstaltungen eingesetzt. Diskussionen um Themen wie Inflation, Arbeitslosigkeit und Wachstum Möglichkeiten und Grenzen der Geld-, Fiskal- und Außenwirtschaftspolitik Die 6. deutsche Auflage wurde umfassend überarbeitet und berücksichtigt auch die Aktualisierungen der 7. US-Auflage. Eine zentrale Neuerung ist das Kapitel „Ein dynamisches Modell der Gesamtnachfrage und des Gesamtangebots". Es präsentiert die wesentlichen makroökonomischen Forschungsergebnisse der letzten Jahre. Aktuelle Texte und neue Fallbeispiele zur jüngsten Wirtschafts- und Finanzkrise Modernisiertes, zweifarbiges Layout

Student Access Guide to the Best 309 Colleges

Author: Tom Meltzer,Zachery Knower,Edward Custard

Publisher: Princeton Review

ISBN: N.A

Category: College choice

Page: 707

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Rating everything "from academics and cafeteria food to marijuana use and town-gown relations" (The Charlotte Observer), 48,000 students tell readers what life on campus is really like. "Ratings you won't find in catalogs".--Dennis Kelly, USA Today.

Play Directing in the School

A Drama Director's Survival Guide

Author: David Grote

Publisher: Meriwether Pub

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education

Page: 235

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Directing plays in schools requires knowledge and talents far different than directing for community or professional theatre. In ten comprehensive chapters the author explains the "real world" of producing effective theatricals in the school environment. He details the pitfalls and the problems while providing ideas for consistently successful shows. He covers budgeting, scheduling, faculty, politics, motivating and disciplining students and many other school-life realities beyond a director or teacher's job definition. It speaks from years of experience of a talented teacher/director who has "been there and done that." Recommended. Ten chapters: Selecting the Script, Analyzing the Script, Preparing for Production, Blocking, Casting, Rehearsal, Acting and Student Actors, Recurrent Problems, Directing the Musical, Building a Theatre Program.

The Best Book On Getting An IBanking Internship

Author: Erin Parker

Publisher: Hyperink Inc

ISBN: 1614640033

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 92

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WANT TO LAND AN INTERNSHIP AT JP MORGAN? Our internship expert, Erin, has fought for her spot at top bulge bracket banks and boutique firms. She knows how stressful it can be to face case study questions at interviews, and she wants to help you stand out from the thousands of other applicants to earn your position at JP Morgan. Erin guides you step-by-step from interview preparation to conquering the 90-hour work week. You're a business major with dreams of a fast-paced, high-intensity career on Wall Street. You know that internships and work experience are the key to landing jobs after college, and you'll need every possible advantage to outshine other qualified students competing for the same summer internship. However, many other guides substitute fluff for practical advice, and you want to hear the strategies for success from a real intern. Erin's tips will give you an unfair advantage over your toughest competitors as you network at info sessions, nail your interview questions, and rise to the top of your internship class. WHAT YOU'LL GET FROM OUR INSIDER'S GUIDE: * An interview handbook with 200+ advanced interview practice questions and 5 tips to stand out from the competition * A comprehensive style guide for writing the 4 types of cover letters and highlighting your deliverables rather than responsibilities on your resume Insider scoop on what bankers look for in successful intern applicants * A survival guide for banking life: building your own social empire, dressing for success, & conquering fatigue MEET ERIN PARKER Erin is an economics student at Stanford University. She has had three investment banking internships spanning UBS (private wealth management), FT Partners (financial technology coverage), and J.P. Morgan in New York (syndicated and leveraged finance). She is co-president of Blyth Fund, a six-figure student investing group, and is on the board of Stanford Finance. Erin is also the Finance Director of Gumball Capital, a student-run startup whose mission is poverty alleviation. WHAT READERS ARE SAYING: "I wish that this book had existed when I was applying for positions back in college. I was a economics major with almost no real job experience, and it must have shown in my interviews. I got lucky because UBS was willing to take a chance on me as a summer intern, which led me to get where I am now. If I could do it again, though, I would take the much easier route and read this book. It would have prepared me for the parts of the job I never imagined." - First Year Analyst At Citigroup "Applying for my summer internship was a rough experience- I was afraid that I would never get the chance to show my skill in investment research to big companies because I would be rejected before I ever made it to the internship stage. Fortunately for me, this book helped me prepare and build my interview skills to the point where I felt that I had not just a fair shot at the job but an unfair advantage over the other candidates. It's a must read." - Current Intern At Goldman Sachs

Alles, was Sie über das Musikbusiness wissen müssen

erfolgreich verhandeln, Verträge gestalten, Auftritte organisieren, Finanzen managen

Author: Donald S. Passman,Wolfram Herrmann

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783791029870

Category:

Page: 467

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Wer eine Karriere im Musikgeschäft anstrebt, kommt an diesem Buch nicht vorbei! Ob bei der Planung eines Auftritts, bei Vertragsverhandlungen oder der Verwaltung der Finanzen - im Musikbusiness lauern viele rechtliche und finanzielle Fallen. Branchen-Kenner Wolfram Herrmann hat den US-Bestseller des Staranwalts Donald S. Passman auf die Musik-Szene in Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz übertragen. In diesem Ratgeber enthüllen die beiden Experten ihr umfangreiches Insiderwissen - fundiert und eingängig. "Hätte ich dieses Buch bereits zu Beginn meiner Karriere gehabt, wäre ich heute zehn Mal reicher und hätte ein Vermögen an Anwaltsgebühren gespart." Ed Bicknell, Manager der 'Dire Straits'