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Fiske Real College Essays That Work

Author : Edward B. Fiske
ISBN : 1402201648
Genre : Study Aids
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Presents advice on writing an effective college application essay along with examples of more than one hundred real essays from college students.
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Fiske Real College Essays That Work

Author : Edward B. Fiske
ISBN : 9781402245176
Genre : Education
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The #1 book on college admissions essays, completely updated and revised From the most trusted name in college admissions, Fiske Real College Essays That Work is the first application essay book designed for those who need it most: bright students who aren't natural writers. College experts Edward Fiske and Bruce Hammond offer readers the best, most student-tailored advice on how to choose their topic and write their essay. Students can learn by example with more than 100 real sample essays, chosen from all degrees of writing proficiency, including 20 brand-new essays from students who got into the most up-and-coming, in-demand schools. Examples are also given to show how an essay is edited from initial to final draft. Fiske and Hammond give students an all-inclusive guide to writing an application essay that will open the door to the college of their dreams. "An excellent purchase for libraries..." School Library Journal
Category: Education

Fiske Countdown To College

Author : Edward B Fiske
ISBN : 9781492650782
Genre : Study Aids
File Size : 53.94 MB
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Unique, simple approach to the complicated college prep process, from the leading authority in college admissions. Getting ready for college is a complicated and confusing process — how do you know when to take the SAT? When do you start applying to schools? What classes should you be taking to help prepare you for college-level work? Is there anything you should do before high school? Fiske Countdown to College is a comprehensive collection of simple, easy-to-use checklists that spell out your road map for each year of high school and make preparation for college a breeze. There are 28 "to-do" lists for parents and students, ten "don't" lists, three "top 10" lists, and two glossaries, divided by year, that walk you through high school to college. Quotes from students, parents, and counselors offer advice and support from people who've been through all of this before.
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Fiske Guide To Getting Into The Right College

Author : Edward B Fiske
ISBN : 9781492633310
Genre : Study Aids
File Size : 73.44 MB
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"A first-rate introduction." —Booklist Get Accepted To The College That's Right For You Everyone has their own idea of the perfect college. The Fiske Guide to Getting into the Right College is the only admissions guide that starts with an in-depth assessment of your priorities, then takes you step-by-step through the process of applying to the schools you actually want to get into. New sixth edition is fully updated with information on standardized testing, financial aid, online applications, and more. The #1 expert on America's colleges will show you how to: Choose the right kind of school for you Filter out the hype Earn the test scores colleges want you to see Write authentic essays (even if you're not a great writer) Submit an application that shows off your best features Ask the right questions during campus visits Know how admissions officers rank candidates Get off the waiting list and get accepted Attract and even negotiate the best financial aid package The most trusted resource for helping students get into the schools of their choice.
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The Fiske Guide To Getting Into The Right College

Author : Edward B Fiske
ISBN : 9781402233654
Genre : Study Aids
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Find the college that's right for you! An A Z of admissions secrets, The Fiske Guide to Getting into the Right College takes you behind the scenes of the college application process. The expert advice and tips in this book will help you get accepted at the schools of your choice. This clear, accessible guide takes students and their parents step-by-step through the admissions process. Learn: --How to choose the right college --How to get off a waiting list and get accepted --How to write winning essays --How to use the Internet in the application process --How admissions officers really rank applicants --How to interview successfully --How to construct a successful application --How to get the most financial aid --And much more! This is the best resource for helping students get into the schools of their choice. Edward B. Fiske served for 17 years as Education Editor of The New York Times, during which time he realized that college-bound students and their families needed better information on which to base their educational choices. He wrote the bestselling annual, The Fiske Guide to Colleges, to help them. Bruce G. Hammond was editor in chief of The Insider's Guide to the Colleges and was managing editor of four editions of The Fiske Guide to Colleges. He is the author of Discounts and Deals at the Nation's 360 Best Colleges and is the school and college expert at Parent Soup, a division of iVillage.com.
Category: Study Aids

Real World Writing For Secondary Students

Author : Jessica Singer Early
ISBN : 9780807772355
Genre : Education
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One of the most important ways to scaffold a successful transition from high school to college is to teach real-world, gate-opening writing genres, such as college admission essays. This book describes a writing workshop for ethnically and linguistically diverse high school students, where students receive instruction on specific genre features of the college admission essay. The authors present both the theoretical grounding and the concrete strategies teachers crave, including an outline of specific workshop lessons, teaching calendars, and curricular suggestions. This text encourages secondary teachers to think of writing as a vital tool for all students to succeed academically and professionally. Appropriate for courses and teacher professional development, this accessible book: Reconceptualizes the ways in which writing can best serve marginalized students.Examines research-based curricular and teaching approaches for the secondary school classroom.Provides a writing workshop framework for creating a college admissions essay complete with lesson-planning materials, activities, handouts, bibliographic resources, and more.Includes student perspectives and work samples, offering insight into the lives and struggles of diverse adolescents. “In this important book, Jessica Early and Meredith DeCosta describe a readily replicable set of activities that provides motivated, meaningful opportunities for writing development and helps potential first-generation higher education students gain university admission.” —From the Foreword by Charles Bazerman, Gevirtz Graduate School of Education, University of California Santa Barbara “This is a book about opening doors, about demystifying writing tasks that can keep many students on the outside. The authors take on a major writing challenge—the college application essay—and through careful instruction help students use their real life stories to master it. It is teaching at its best, and democracy at its best.” —Thomas Newkirk, University of New Hampshire “This groundbreaking book has the best qualities of an exemplary research study while also providing us with a handbook of practical wisdom and engaging lessons for teaching writing to a diverse population of secondary students. It is certain to inspire and instruct all English teachers and composition researchers who care about helping traditionally marginalized and underprepared students discover and demonstrate that they are qualified to enter college.” —Sheridan Blau, Teachers College, Columbia University
Category: Education

College Essay Essentials

Author : Ethan Sawyer
ISBN : 149263512X
Genre : Reference
File Size : 38.40 MB
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What if writing an unforgettably compelling college essay came down to answering just two questions? 1. Have you been through significant challenges in your life?2. Do you know what you want to be when you grow up?Good news. These two questions lead you to one of four easy-to-follow essay paths in College Essay Essentials, a new approach to the college essay that is groundbreaking in its simplicity. Expert author Ethan Sawyer saves you time and stress by sticking to the basics and guiding you every step of the way, from brainstorming to finished draft to acceptance letter.
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Generation V

Author : Claire Askew
ISBN : 9781604863383
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Presents advice, stories, tips, inspirational material, and useful recipes for young people interested in becoming vegans.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Fiske What To Do When For College 2005 2006

Author : Edward B. Fiske
ISBN : 1402203071
Genre : Study Aids
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A week-by-week guide to help students and their parents through the college admission process.
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Darwinism And Other Essays

Author : John Fiske
ISBN : UOM:39015035596892
Genre : Digital images
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This late 19th-century work contains various essays on the theories of Charles Darwin.
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Fiske Guide To Colleges 2012

Author : Edward B. Fiske
ISBN : 1402209622
Genre : Study Aids
File Size : 81.2 MB
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Draws on interviews with administrators and students to furnish data on three hundred of the country's most prominent colleges.
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Fiske Guide To Colleges 2009

Author : Edward B. Fiske
ISBN : 1402209592
Genre : Study Aids
File Size : 56.97 MB
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Draws on interviews with administrators and students to furnish data on three hundred of the country's most prominent colleges.
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Fiske Guide To Colleges 2010

Author : Edward B. Fiske
ISBN : 1402209606
Genre : Study Aids
File Size : 78.90 MB
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Draws on interviews with administrators and students to furnish data on three hundred of the country's most prominent colleges.
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Fiske What To Do When For College 2007 2008

Author : Edward B. Fiske
ISBN : 1402209762
Genre : Education
File Size : 79.61 MB
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A week-by-week guide to help students and their parents through the college admission process.
Category: Education

Fiske Guide To Colleges 2008

Author : Edward B. Fiske
ISBN : 1402208367
Genre : Study Aids
File Size : 64.26 MB
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Draws on interviews with administrators and students to furnish data on three hundred of the country's most prominent colleges.
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Fiske Nailing The New Sat

Author : Edward Fiske
ISBN : 1402204086
Genre : Study Aids
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Looks at the process of preparing for the SAT from the student's point of view, explaining the new math and writing sections, offering tips and strategies for handling the questions, and including two practice exams.
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The Unseen World And Other Essays Scholar S Choice Edition

Author : John Fiske
ISBN : 1296176207
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