Tag Archives: College & University

The College Solution: A Guide for Everyone Looking for the Right School at the Right Price,

Author: Lynn O’Shaughnessy Publisher: FT Press Product Description This is the eBook version of the printed book. “The College Solution helps readers look beyond over-hyped admission rankings to discover schools that offer a quality education at affordable prices. Taking the guesswork out of saving and finding money for college, this is a practical and insightful […]

The Naked Roommate

Rating: (41 reviews) Author: Harlan Cohen Publisher: Cumberland House Product Description In college, there’s a surprise around every corner…but that doesn’t mean you can’t be prepared! From sharing a bathroom with 40 strangers to sharing lecture notes, The Naked Roommate is your behind-the-scenes look at EVERYTHING you need to know about college (but never knew […]

Countdown to College: 21 To Do Lists for High School: Step-By-Step Strategies for 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th Graders 2nd Edition

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Valerie Pierce Publisher: Front Porch Press (MI)

Kaplan 12 Practice Tests for the SAT, 2009 Edition (Kaplan 12 Practice Tests for the Sat)

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Kaplan Publisher: Kaplan Publishing Product Description Includes the most SAT practice available with: *12 full-length practice exams *Over 600 math grid-ins and multiple-choice questions *Over 800 sentence completion and reading comprehension questions *Over 500 writing multiple-choice questions *Complete answer explanations *12 essay prompts, model essays, and a guide to self-grading

Looking Beyond the Ivy League: Finding the College That’s Right for You

Rating: (24 reviews) Author: Loren Pope Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics) Product Description The celebrated book that revolutionized the way Americans choose colleges—now fully revised and updated An invaluable guide with virtually no competition, this book helped to establish Loren Pope as one of the nation’s most respected experts on the college application process. Now fully revised […]

Kaplan PSAT/NMSQT, 2009 Edition (Kaplan Psat)

Author: Kaplan Publisher: Kaplan Publishing Product Description Includes everything students need to score higher on the PSAT exam with: 3 full-length practice tests with detailed answer explanations A diagnostic exam with targeted feedback for students to customize and focus their study schedule Effective tips and strategies for every section of the PSAT exam Valuable student […]

Story of the World, Volume 1: Ancient Times Audiobook CD: From the Earliest Nomads to the Late Roman Empire, Revised Edition (7 CDs)

Rating: (13 reviews) Author: Susan Wise Bauer Publisher: Peace Hill Press Product Description The Story of the World CD audiobook is a collaboration between Jim Weiss, whose voice is “liquid gold” (CNN TV), and Susan Wise Bauer, whose writing has been described as “timeless and intelligent” (Publishers Weekly). These spirited readings of the first volume […]

A Writer’s Notebook: Unlocking the Writer within You

Rating: (16 reviews) Author: Ralph Fletcher Publisher: HarperTrophy Amazon.com Ages 8-12. Fans of Harriet the Spy who want to try keeping their own writer’s notebook will appreciate this inspiring handbook. Written in a direct, non-condescending style, writer-to-writer, it offers realistic, experienced advice on how to keep notes and use them to create stories and poems. […]

Algebra 2

Rating: (21 reviews) Author: Ron Larson, Laurie Boswell, Lee Stiff, Timothy D. Kanold Publisher: McDougal Littell

Boys Adrift: The Five Factors Driving the Growing Epidemic of Unmotivated Boys and Underachieving Young Men

Rating: (36 reviews) Author: Leonard Sax Publisher: Basic Books Product Description Something scary is happening to boys today. From kindergarten to college, they are less resilient and less ambitious than they were a mere twenty years ago. As for young men, it turns out the film Failure to Launch is not far from the truth. […]

The Naked Roommate: And 107 Other Issues You Might Run Into in College, 2nd Edition

Rating: (26 reviews) Author: Harlan Cohen Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc. Product Description In college, there’s a surprise around every corner…but that doesn’t mean you can’t be prepared! From sharing a bathroom with 40 strangers to sharing lecture notes, The Naked Roommate is your behind-the-scenes look at EVERYTHING you need to know about college (but never knew […]

Night in the Country

Rating: (9 reviews) Author: Cynthia Rylant Publisher: Aladdin Product Description There is no night so dark, so black as night in the country. And while the people dream of daytime things, the nighttime world awakens. Owls swoop, a rabbit patters, and in the yard an apple falls — pump! — from the tree. Listen. Go […]

Words Are Not for Hurting

Rating: (15 reviews) Author: Elizabeth Verdick Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing Book Description The older children get, the more words they know and can use-including hurtful words. This book teaches children to think before they speak, then choose what to say and how to say it. They learn that there is a connection between hurtful words […]

How to Prepare for the SAT: 2007-2008 (Barron’s How to Prepare for the Sat I (Book Only))

Rating: (69 reviews) Author: Sharon Weiner Green, Ph.D., Ira K. Wolf Publisher: Barron’s Educational Series Book Description The 2007 edition of Barron’s SAT test preparation manual presents one diagnostic test and six full-length practice SATs, all of which reflect the new SAT in length, question types, and degree of difficulty. This manual offers an overview […]

Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think About Colleges

Rating: (23 reviews) Author: Loren Pope Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics) Book Description Now fully revised—the perennially popular guide to choosing the right college Prospective college students and their parents have been relying on Loren Pope’s expertise since 1995, when he published the first edition of this indispensable guide. This new edition profiles 41 colleges—all of which […]

Paying for College without Going Broke, 2008 Edition (College Admissions Guides)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Princeton Review Publisher: Princeton Review Book Description As the cost of college steadily increases, paying for it requires insider strategies to maximize financial aid and minimize college costs. Paying for College Without Going Broke 2008 is thoroughly revised and updated to take the stress, confusion, and guess-work out of applying for […]

Fiske Guide to Colleges 2008 (Fiske Guide to Colleges)

Rating: (19 reviews) Author: Edward Fiske Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc. Book Description For more than 20 years, this leading guide to more than 300 colleges and universities has been an indispensable source of information for college-bound students and their parents. Hip, honest and straightforward, the Fiske Guide to Colleges delivers an insider’s look at the academic […]

God’s Harvard: A Christian College on a Mission to Save America

Author: Hanna Rosin Publisher: Harcourt Book Description Since 2000, America’s most ambitious young evangelicals have been making their way to Patrick Henry College, a small Christian school just outside the nation’s capital. Most of them are homeschoolers whose idealism and discipline put the average American teenager to shame. And God’s Harvard grooms these students to […]

Cool Colleges: For the Hyper-Intelligent, Self-Directed, Late Blooming, and Just Plain Different

Rating: (18 reviews) Author: Donald Asher Publisher: Ten Speed Press Book Description Profiling more than 40 innovative and unorthodox schools, COOL COLLEGES is the only guide that reveals which colleges don’t require SAT scores, which ones don’t give grades, and even which ones are totally free–as well as which ones reject more than 90 percent […]

The ACT For Dummies

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Michelle Rose Gilman, Veronica Saydak, Suzee Vlk Publisher: For Dummies Amazon.com You’ve heard that performing well on your ACT can make up for mediocre performance in high school. But how can you ace it? Suzee Vlk, author of The SAT I for Dummies, can help. The ACT for Dummies is packed […]

The College Board Scholarship Handbook 2008 (College Board Scholarship Handbook)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: The College Board Publisher: College Board Book Description The most complete and trusted guide of its kind, the Scholarship Handbook is an ideal resource for students and parents who need help paying for college. It provides complete and authoritative facts about more than 2,100 scholarship, internship, and loan programs offered to […]

Law School Confidential (Revised Edition): A Complete Guide to the Law School Experience: By Students, for Students

Rating: (153 reviews) Author: Robert H. Miller Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin Book Description With over 25% new material, this is a must-have guidebook for students preparing to embark on the three-year odyssey of law school. Miller has assembled a panel of recent graduates to act as ‘mentors,’ all of whom are perfectly positioned to shed […]