Foreign Service Officer Test Fsot 2013 Edition

Author : Adar Review
ISBN : 061581137X
Genre : Civil service
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The 2013 Complete Study Guide to the Foreign Service Officer Test includes information about the test and Foreign Service, valuable test-taking strategies, practice questions and essay prompts. This book is current as of July 2013.
Category: Civil service

Career Diplomacy

Author : Harry W. Kopp
ISBN : 9781589017542
Genre : Political Science
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Career Diplomacy—now in its second edition—is an insider's guide that examines the foreign service as an institution, a profession, and a career. Harry W. Kopp and Charles A. Gillespie, both of whom had long and distinguished careers in the foreign service, provide a full and well-rounded picture of the organization, its place in history, its strengths and weaknesses, and its role in American foreign affairs. Based on their own experiences and through interviews with over 100 current and former foreign service officers and specialists, the authors lay out what to expect in a foreign service career, from the entrance exam through midcareer and into the senior service—how the service works on paper, and in practice. The second edition addresses major changes that have occurred since 2007: the controversial effort to build an expeditionary foreign service to lead the work of stabilization and reconstruction in fragile states; deepening cooperation with the U.S. military and the changing role of the service in Iraq and Afghanistan; the ongoing surge in foreign service recruitment and hiring at the Department of State and U.S. Agency for International Development; and the growing integration of USAID’s budget and mission with those of the Department of State.
Category: Political Science

Inside A U S Embassy

Author : Shawn Dorman
ISBN : 9781612344676
Genre : Diplomatic and consular service, American
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All-new third edition of the essential guide to the Foreign Service
Category: Diplomatic and consular service, American

Cliffstestprep Foreign Service Officer Exam

Author : American BookWorks Corporation
ISBN : 9780764596469
Genre : Study Aids
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Your guide to passing the Foreign Service Officer Exam Why CliffsTestPrep Guides? Go with the name you know and trust Get the information you need—fast! Written by test prep specialists Introduction Review of how the exam is organized, along with answers to frequently asked questions Part I: Written Exam: The Job Knowledge Test Descriptions of the five general career track knowledge areas—management, consular, economic, political, and public diplomacy Question-and-answer subject review chapters for the eight job topic areas, along with mini-tests after each subject review A sample Job Knowledge test with complete answers and explanations Part II: Written Exam: The English Expression Test Grammar and usage review Two sample English Expression tests with complete answers and explanations Part III: Written Exam: The Biographic Information Questionnaire General information on this section of the exam, plus helpful sample questions Part IV: Written Exam: Written Essay Overview of the Written Essay portion of the exam, plus sample essay topics for practice Direction on how to effectively prewrite, outline, organize, edit, and revise your essay Part V: Oral Assessment Overview of the Oral Assessment portion of the exam and the categories in which you'll be assessed Test Prep Essentials from the Experts at CliffsNotes® An American BookWorks Corporation Project Contributors: Deborah Barrett, PhD; Elaine Bender, MA; Phillip Gay, PhD; Freddy Lee, PhD; Val Limburg, PhD; Tandy McConnell, PhD; Edward Miller, PhD; Deborah Grayson Riegel, MA; Sharon Saronson, MFA, MA; Brice Sloan, BA; Jonathan Weber, BA; Mark Weinfeld, MA
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A Nation Of Nations

Author : Tom Gjelten
ISBN : 9781476743875
Genre : History
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“An incisive look at immigration, assimilation, and national identity” (Kirkus Reviews) and the landmark immigration law that transformed the face of the nation more than fifty years ago, as told through the stories of immigrant families in one suburban county in Virginia. In the years since the 1965 Immigration and Nationality Act, the foreign-born population of the United States has tripled. Americans today are vastly more diverse than ever. They look different, speak different languages, practice different religions, eat different foods, and enjoy different cultures. In 1950, Fairfax County, Virginia, was ninety percent white, ten percent African-American, with a little more than one hundred families who were “other.” Currently the Anglo white population is less than fifty percent, and there are families of Asian, African, Middle Eastern, and Latin American origin living all over the county. “In A Nation of Nations, National Public Radio correspondent Tom Gjelten brings these changes to life” (The Wall Street Journal), following a few immigrants to Fairfax County over recent decades as they gradually “Americanize.” Hailing from Korea, Bolivia, and Libya, the families included illustrate common immigrant themes: friction between minorities, economic competition and entrepreneurship, and racial and cultural stereotyping. It’s been half a century since the Immigration and Nationality Act changed the landscape of America, and no book has assessed the impact or importance of this law as A Nation of Nations. With these “powerful human stories…Gjelten has produced a compelling and informative account of the impact of the 1965 reforms, one that is indispensable reading at a time when anti-immigrant demagoguery has again found its way onto the main stage of political discourse” (The Washington Post).
Category: History

Fsot Study Guide Complete Guide To The Written Exam And Oral Assessment

Author : Adar Review
ISBN : 1533412693
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Adar Review is the leading provider of FSOT preparation materials on Amazon. This newly-released (2016 Edition) book has 250 pages of content, providing a full review of the FSOT and FSOA process, including: (1) What to expect at the test? (2) How to prepare to succeed the first time (3) How to prepare for the Biographical Information section (4) How to prepare for the Biographical Questionnaire (5) How to prepare for each section of the FSOA, including the new sections added in 2014 The book ends with tow practice question sections and sample essay prompts. Please browse through the book on Amazon by clicking on "Look Inside". We trust that you will find this book very informative and useful. Some of the 34 Amazon reviews for our previous edition included: "This book [...]narrowed down my studying, foscusing on more important issues + countries." (2013) "This book has been such a great source of information, I have read it numerous times." (2014) "You should definitely read this book before deciding what other study materials to invest in." (2015) "Lots of helpful information about the test, and material to study. Great idea if you are interested in foreign service, or even government/foreign relations work!" (2016) "Don't buy any other guides--this one is enough" (2016) Adar Review wishes you success as you prepare for one of the most demanding and employment tests and exciting and rewarding careers.
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Launch

Author : John Spencer
ISBN : 0996989544
Genre :
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Something happens in students when they define themselves as makers and inventors and creators. They discover powerful skills-problem-solving, critical thinking, and imagination-that will help them shape the world's future ... our future. If that's true, why isn't creativity a priority in more schools today? Educators John Spencer and A.J. Juliani know firsthand the challenges teachers face every day: School can be busy. Materials can be scarce. The creative process can seem confusing. Curriculum requirements can feel limiting. Those challenges too often bully creativity, pushing it to the side as an "enrichment activity" that gets put off or squeezed into the tiniest time block. We can do better. We must do better if we're going to prepare students for their future. LAUNCH: Using Design Thinking to Boost Creativity and Bring Out the Maker in Every Student provides a process that can be incorporated into every class at every grade level ... even if you don't consider yourself a "creative teacher." And if you dare to innovate and view creativity as an essential skill, you will empower your students to change the world-starting right now. Look, Listen, and Learn Ask Lots of Questions Understand the Problem or Process Navigate Ideas Create Highlight What's Working and Failing Are you ready to LAUNCH?
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