What Students and Parents Need to Know About Getting into College
Author: Sally P. Springer
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Third edition of the go-to reference to college admission Getting into college has never been more complicated or competitive. Parents and students need expert guidance to navigate the maze of college admissions. This thoroughly updated edition of Admission Matters is the best source, covering the whole process for any applicant. The authors offer great practical advice for selecting the right school, writing effective essays, navigating financial aid, and much more. No matter what type of school a college-bound student may select, Admission Matters will give them the edge they need. Offers an essential resource for understanding the admission process for all students applying to college Addresses the most recent changes to the college application process New sections include information for international students, transfer students, and students with learning disabilities, as well as expanded advice for athletes, artists, and homeschoolers This is an essential handbook for any family facing the college admission process.
In Be Money Smart , personal finance expert and media star Farnoosh Torabi shows readers how to develop the mindset, discipline, and attitude needed to build a strong financial foundation no matter what stage of life you are in. Whether you're starting out or starting over, you can grow wealth and make smart money choices that will bring financial security and well-being. Torabi shows readers how to build a healthy view of money, investing, wealth, and aspirations… how to map out a plan that matches their needs and goals… and put that plan into action! Torabi shows how to stop agonizing and start organizing… become your own biggest "money advocate"… assert yourself to stop getting ripped off by financial institutions… make your money count… build momentum… embrace an entrepreneurial spirit… get where you want to go! The second edition of The College Solution , which contains approximately 90% new material, is aimed at helping parents and teenagers become empowered consumers as they navigate through the college process. Billions of dollars are available to pay for college, but not everybody gets their share. It's not always the families with the brightest students or the parents who are struggling financially who receive the most money. The College Solution shares the secrets of how you can capture some of this money for your own family. The book provides advice on such topics as financial aid, merit scholarships, athletic scholarships, admission hooks, the important differences between colleges and universities, college rankings, the best student loans and the latest online tools to evaluate the generosity of schools.
The second edition of this study guide by popular author, Barbara Aehlert, incorporates both prehospital and hospital management of pediatric emergencies. In a concise, easy-to-read outline format, Pediatric Advanced Life Support Study Guide, 2nd Edition, provides the most essential information a provider needs. Pediatric Advanced Life Support Study Guide, 2nd Edition, reflects the 2000 emergency cardiovascular care guidelines. It is also the approved text for the American Safety & Health Institute's (ASHI)pediatric advanced life support course. For more information on ASHI courses, call 800-246-5101 or visit www.ashinstitute.org. Instructor resources available; contact your sales representative for details. An outline format featuring bulleted lists, concise tables, and a user-friendly writing style makes this comprehensive text incredibly easy to read and understand. A Pretest and a Posttest consisting of multiple choice, true/false, fill in the blank, and essay questions tests readers' overall comprehension of the material. PALS Pearl Boxes help readers apply information covered in the text to real-life clinical situations. Sidebars contain additional information relevant to the topics covered in the chapter, giving readers an opportunity for further learning. A laminated quick reference card gives practitioners easy access to critical information in the field or hospital. This convenient card includes essential information regarding respiratory and heart rates, blood pressure, basic life support interventions, Glasgow Coma Scale, airway size and equipment selection for intubation corresponding to the Broselow Resuscitation Tape, several pediatric algorithms, and pain assessment tools. FREE quick-reference card included!