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    Provost, Gary
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    This is the one guide that anyone who writes-whether student, business person, or professional writer-should keep with them whenever they begin to write. Filled with professional tips and a wealth of instructive examples and prompts, this valuable, easy-to-use handbook can help solve any and all writing problems.

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    Burchard, Brendon
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    Experts Academy Press is proud to present the first and only leadership book on the market that is (1) intended for students, (2) written from both theoretical and popular viewpoints, and (3) structured with a real-world, service-oriented framework that students can instantly use to make a difference in their classrooms, communities, and early careers. Leadership is conceptualized from the principles that it is a collective and participative process, different from management, and firmly rooted in service. The book's framework--Envision, Enlist, Embody, Empower, Evaluate, and Encourage--reflects six key leadership practices students must learn in order to lead with competence and confidence. The Student Leadership Guide has been praised by educators and students alike for its theory-backed content and its practical, inspiring call to action and service.

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    Calderwood, Joanne
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    Joanne Calderwood has been a popular magazine columnist for several years and has become a very popular speaker at home-education conferences across the country. Her self-propelled philosophy of education has transformed lives across the nation and the world. She is considered a “Mom Magnet” due to her down-to-earth persona and ability to speak to the real issues of parenting in the twenty-first century. The Self-Propelled Advantage is a complete synopsis of her wisdom, experience, and philosophy of education and parenting, as borne out in the lives of her own exceptional children. This book will be extremely popular with anyone who currently places a high value on the education of their children. The Self-Propelled Advantage also contains valuable information on preparing for college entrance exams like the SAT and ACT. With one SAT perfect scorer, one near-perfect scorer, and four students who have gone to college on full academic scholarships, she has the results to provide provenance to her work.

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    Bleich, Lisa
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    Does the college application process overwhelm you? Are you unsure about the topic for your main essay? How about which school is the right fit, or how you are going to pay for college? All the students in this book faced a similar task of trying to figure out which college would be the best fit for them and how best to communicate what made them unique to that college. While many books address what you need to do and offer a step-by-step outline, very few show you how and why. Surviving the College Application Process: Case Studies to Help You Find Your Unique Angle for Success offers a different approach. Imagine following eleven students’ journeys in-depth, getting into their heads when they made a decision about which extracurricular activities to pursue, which schools to apply to, and which topics to choose for their essays. Imagine having a tool that will help you think about your own process in a more strategic way. Surviving the College Application Process is organized so that you can find profiles of students who resemble yourself. Read all the case studies or just those that resonate with your own circumstances. With the strategies outlined in this book, you will be well on your way to Surviving the College Application Process. Lisa Bleich, founder and president of College Bound Mentor, LLC, is an experienced independent educational consultant, entrepreneur, marketing consultant, and writer. She mentors students from all over the world on the college application process, helping them uncover their strengths and weaknesses and developing a personal plan for success. She regularly gives presentations on the college application and selection process both locally and nationally. She lives in New Jersey with her husband and three daughters. Two of them have successfully survived the college application process!

  • Auteur:
    Cone, John D.
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    Dissertations and Theses from Start to Finish Drawing from their combined 50-plus years of conducting and supervising research, the authors successfully mentor graduate students by advising them, answering questions, and breaking down what may seem like an overwhelming and insurmountable task of planning the thesis and dissertation process.

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    Cox, Kenneth G.
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    Beginning in Canada's earliest days, our ancestors were required to perform some form of military service, often as militia. The discovery that an ancestor served during one of the major conflicts in our history is exciting. When you find a family name on a Loyalist muster roll, a Canada General Service Medal with an ancestor's name engraved on it, a set of First World War attestation papers or a box of Second World War medals, you realize that one of your ancestors faced challenging events beyond the scope of ordinary living. There are ways to trace their journeys and thus flesh out a more complete story of the history of your family. A Call to the Colours provides the archival, library and computer resources that can be employed to explore your family's military history, using items such as old photographs, documents, uniforms, medals and other militaria to guide the search. The book is generously illustrated with examples of the sorts of artifacts and documents you can find.

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