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August 17th, 2015 by admin

The Best 380 Colleges, 2016 Edition (College Admissions Guides) Book
Book Title:

The Best 380 Colleges, 2016 Edition (College Admissions Guides)

by: Princeton Review

Product rating: 4.4 with 40 reviews


What Makes THE BEST 380 COLLEGES the Most Popular College Guide?

Written for any student or parent mystified by the confusing college admissions process, The Best 380 Colleges provides the facts and information needed to make a smart decision about which of the country’s best schools to consider. It contains everything you need to make the right college choice and features:

DIRECT QUOTES FROM STUDENTS
· In-depth school profiles covering academics, administration, campus life, and financial aid
· Insights on unique college character, social scene, and more
· Candid feedback from 136,000 students

RANKING LISTS & RATINGS SCORES
· Lists of the top 20 colleges in 62 categories based on students’ opinions of academics, campus life, facilities, and much more
· Ratings for every school on Financial Aid, Selectivity, and Quality of Life
· Bonus list of the 200 schools featured in Colleges That Pay You Back

DETAILED ADMISSIONS INFORMATION
· The “Inside Word” on competitive applications
· Tuition, graduation rates, and average indebtedness

What the media is saying about The Best 380 Colleges from The Princeton Review:

“The offbeat indexes, along with the chattily written descriptions of each school, provide a colorful picture of each campus.”–The New York Times

“The most efficient of the college guidebooks. Has entertaining profiles larded with quotes from students.”–Rolling Stone

“A great book…. It’s a bargain.”–CNN

“Our favorite college guidebook.”–Seventeen

“Provides the kind of feedback students would get from other students in a campus visit.”–USA Today

The Best 379 Colleges, 2015 Edition (College Admissions Guides)

An Interview with Rob Franek, author of The Best 379 Colleges
What makes The Best 379 Colleges different from other college guides?

The biggest difference is our one-of-a-kind ranking lists. Or, better put: 62 of a kind. We ask students (130,000 for this edition!) at the colleges in this book to rate their schools on dozens of topics and report on their experiences at them. From that student survey data, we tally the book’s 62 ranking lists, each one revealing the top 20 schools in a category that an applicant — or a parent of an applicant — has told us matters to them. Want to know which colleges have the best career services? The most accessible profs? Are LGBT-friendliest? We have lists for each of these in our book. Another feature only in our book is our eight college rating scores. Using data we get from our college administrator surveys, we score each school from 60 to 99 in eight categories including financial aid, admission selectivity, and fire safety.

Why 379 colleges?

The Best 375 Colleges might be catchier– but we don’t start with a fixed number, then “back in” schools to make that number work as a title. The number of colleges we profile in the book is based on the number of schools that meet our criteria each year as “best. “

How do you pick these “best” colleges?

Three factors are involved: academics, student survey data, and balance. First, a “best” school must offer an outstanding undergraduate education. Our academic evaluations are based on our own visit to the schools (I visit about 50 a year, and collectively our editors and staff visit hundreds), plus data we get from the schools on their program offerings, majors, faculty, and admitted students. We also consider recommendations from our extraordinarily informed National College Counselor Advisory Board. Second, we weigh what students tell us about their schools in our survey. Third, we maintain a balanced representation of colleges in the book by region, size, character and type. Only about 15% of the nation’s four-year colleges make it into our book, and we add ‒and drop‒ schools from it every year.

What’s new in this edition?

Eight colleges are new to this edition: Assumption College (MA), Coe College (IA), College of Saint Benedict/Saint John’s University (MN), Gordon College (MA), Randolph-Macon College (VA), Siena College (NY), State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (NY), and the University of Louisville (KY). Of course for each edition we also update our school profiles, ranking lists, rating scores, and other data.


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August 12th, 2015 by admin

Transforma tus ahorros en ingresos parte 2: Todo lo que aplico a diario en la sala de trading en vivo (Volume 2) (Spanish Edition) Book
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Transforma tus ahorros en ingresos parte 2: Todo lo que aplico a diario en la sala de trading en vivo (Volume 2) (Spanish Edition)

by: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

Product rating: 5.0 with 1 reviews


“Somos lo que hacemos repetidamente. La excelencia entonces, no es un acto; es un hábito”. Aristóteles Nos enfrentamos a una disciplina, como es el trading, que nos va a exigir lo mejor de nosotros. Tendremos que trabajar en un entorno variables, cambiante y con un alto grado de incertidumbre que a menudo se mezclara con nuestras emociones. Un entorno donde solo seremos excelentes si conseguimos desarrollar nuestros hábitos de trading. Este es un libro que nace de la experiencia de una trader que nos explica esas rutinas y esas estrategias que la han permitido ser excelente. Por eso encontraremos en todo el libro múltiples referencias a operaciones que se realizaron junto con su explicación teórica. Una vez lean este libro les recomiendo sigan en directo algunas de las sesiones en tiempo real que realiza Sandra. Podrán seguir a una de las mejores traders del mundo y ver como su actitud, su conocimiento del mercado y su control emocional han permitido que para ella ganar en los mercados se haya convertido en un hábito. Jesús Pérez, Director de Bolsa.com y Financial Red TV.

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August 9th, 2015 by admin

Barron's Real Estate Exam Flash Cards, 2nd Edition Book
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Barron’s Real Estate Exam Flash Cards, 2nd Edition

by: Barron’s Educational Series

Product rating: 5.0 with 1 reviews


This set of flash cards is designed to help prepare applicants for real estate salesperson, broker, and appraiser licensing exams in all 50 states. General concepts and terms with specific explanations on the reverse side of each flash card cover real estate, contracts, finance, and licensing. The cards, which measure 4 1/2″ x 2 3/4″, each have a punch hole in one corner that accommodates an enclosed metal key-ring-style card holder. The ring allows users to arrange flash cards in any sequence that suits their study needs. This set of flash cards may be used alone or in tandem with Barron’s test preparation manual, Barron’s Real Estate Licensing Exams, ISBN 978-1-4380-0219-4.

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August 9th, 2015 by admin

Learning to See Creatively, Third Edition: Design, Color, and Composition in Photography Book
Book Title:

Learning to See Creatively, Third Edition: Design, Color, and Composition in Photography

by: Amphoto Books

Product rating: 5.0 with 1 reviews


Completely revised and updated throughout, Bryan Peterson’s classic guide to creativity helps photographers visualize their work, and the world, in a whole new light by developing their photographic vision.
     Fully revised with 100 percent new photography, this best-selling guide takes a radical approach to creativity by explaining how it is not just an inherent ability but a skill that can be learned and applied. Using inventive photos from his own stunning portfolio, author and veteran photographer Bryan Peterson deconstructs creativity for photographers. He details the basic techniques that go into not only taking a particular photo, but also provides insights on how to improve upon it–helping readers avoid the visual pitfalls and technical dead ends that can lead to dull, uninventive photographs. This revised edition features a complete section on color as a design element and all new photographs to illustrate Peterson’s points. Learning to See Creatively is the definitive reference for any photographer looking for a fresh perspective on their work.

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August 9th, 2015 by admin

Google Analytics Demystified: A Hands-On Approach (Second Edition) Book
Book Title:

Google Analytics Demystified: A Hands-On Approach (Second Edition)

by: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

Product rating: 5.0 with 1 reviews


The Second Edition has been completely revised and updated to reflect the current state of Google Analytics. In addition to these changes, the book has been expanded with new chapters that help you understand how to:

– ensure data integrity by removing referral spam,

– use cohort analysis, benchmarking and treemaps to improve insights into site performance,

– use custom tables to reduce data overload, and

– increase site traffic through search engine optimization.

Discussion has also been expanded and refocused throughout the book to make content more actionable and responsive to your own strategic information needs. The Second Edition shows you how you can use Google Analytics to immediately make better informed and therefore more successful decisions.

Simply put, Google Analytics Demystified helps you work smarter (not harder), so that you can increase the success of your digital property. We show you how to use and apply Google Analytics to answer questions such as:

  • How are visitors finding my site? What do they do when they arrive?
  • Which content do my visitors find most interesting and motivating?
  • How much of my content is actually being consumed?
  • How do I set site goals and measure how well they are being achieved?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of site interactions?
  • What can I do to improve visitors’ experience and engagement?
  • How well are my campaigns working? How can I make my campaigns more effective?
  • How can I conduct tests to optimize site characteristics?
  • How do I manage data flow and analysis?
  • How do I choose the most appropriate and useful reports and data?

The book’s approach is unique.

Beyond detailed yet easy to understand explanations of key concepts, the book provides you with a free website.

This approach advances your learning in three important ways. First, you will be an active rather than a passive participant in the learning process. You will be able not only to read about what Google Analytics can do, but you can immediately apply and explore key concepts on a working website. Second, you can explore Google Analytics without risk to existing data. Since mistakes are an important part of the learning process, you can make and correct errors without any harm to your existing website. Finally, because you will have an active site and real data, you can explore on your own, thereby increasing your depth of understanding. We walk you through all the steps to obtain and get the free site up and running.

There are also self-assessment questions, application exercises, and case studies (all with answers provided) to ensure your full understanding of Google Analytics.

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August 1st, 2015 by admin

10 Days to a Less Defiant Child, second edition: The Breakthrough Program for Overcoming Your Child's Difficult Behavior Book
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10 Days to a Less Defiant Child, second edition: The Breakthrough Program for Overcoming Your Child’s Difficult Behavior

by: Da Capo Lifelong Books

Product rating: 5.0 with 2 reviews


Occasional clashes between parents and children are not uncommon, but when defiant behavior—including tantrums, resistance to chores, and negativity—becomes chronic, it causes big problems within the family. In 10 Days to a Less Defiant Child, family and child psychologist Dr. Jeffrey Bernstein shares a groundbreaking ten-day program to help parents understand their child’s behavior and regain control of their household.

In this updated edition, parents will learn how to face new challenges, including defiance resulting from excessive technology use (even to the point of addiction) and the stress of modern family life. Dr. Bernstein explains what causes defiance in kids and why it’s so destructive to the family, then offers parents a step–by–step guide on how to reduce conflict and end upsetting behaviors.

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July 20th, 2015 by admin

Beginner's Russian With Interactive Online Workbook: A Basic Russian Course; Learn Basic Language and Start Speaking Today, Online Activities, Videos, ... Life, Useful Lessons Cove (Russian Edition) Book
Book Title:

Beginner’s Russian With Interactive Online Workbook: A Basic Russian Course; Learn Basic Language and Start Speaking Today, Online Activities, Videos, … Life, Useful Lessons Cove (Russian Edition)

by: Brand: Hippocrene Books

Product rating: 4.4 with 31 reviews


This is the most accessible and carefully paced Russian course on the market. It is aimed at beginners with little or no previous knowledge of the language who want to understand, speak, and read Russian confidently. Along with the book, readers have access to an interactive website full of videos, audio, and self-correcting exercises. The wealth of material on the website provides an invaluable, enriching experience for learners. It features useful and relevant lessons cover everyday situations related to family, jobs, introductions, eating and drinking, the internet, and much more. It offers a gradual introduction to the language, cyrillic alphabet, and grammar with thorough explanations and instructions. The interactive website features correct pronunciation by native speakers and helps learners start speaking Russian right away. It is written by the authors of the highly regarded intermediate text, “V Puti”.

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July 15th, 2015 by admin

The Truth About Stacey: Full Color Edition (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #2) Book
Book Title:

The Truth About Stacey: Full Color Edition (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #2)

by: GRAPHIX

Product rating: 4.7 with 3 reviews


These graphic novels adapted by Raina Telgemeier, #1 New York Times bestselling and Eisner Award winning creator of Smile, are now available in full color!

Poor Stacey. She just moved to a new town, is still coming to terms with her diabetes, and is facing baby-sitting problems left and right. Fortunately, Stacey has three new friends — Kristy, Claudia, and Mary Anne. Together they’re the BSC — and they will deal with whatever’s thrown their way… even if it’s a rival baby-sitting club!

Raina Telgemeier, in the same signature style featured in Smile and Sisters, perfectly captures all the drama and humor of the original novel!

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July 15th, 2015 by admin

Cracking the AP World History Exam, 2016 Edition (College Test Preparation) Book
Book Title:

Cracking the AP World History Exam, 2016 Edition (College Test Preparation)

by: Princeton Review

Product rating: 4.7 with 86 reviews


EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO SCORE A PERFECT 5. Equip yourself to ace the AP World History Exam with The Princeton Review’s comprehensive study guide—including thorough content reviews, targeted strategies for every question type, access to our AP Connect portal online, and 2 full-length practice tests with complete answer explanations.

We don’t have to tell you how tough AP World History can be to remember and analyze (after all, there’s so much of it)—or how important getting a stellar exam score can be to your chances of getting into your top-choice college. Written by the experts at The Princeton Review, Cracking the AP World History Exam arms you to take on the test and achieve your highest possible score.

Techniques That Actually Work.
• Tried-and-true strategies to help you avoid traps and beat the test
• Tips for pacing yourself and guessing logically
• Essential tactics to help you work smarter, not harder

Everything You Need to Know to Help Achieve a High Score.

• Comprehensive content review for all test topics
• Up-to-date information on the 2016 AP World History Exam and the changes planned for the 2017 exam
• Engaging activities to help you critically assess your progress
• Access to AP Connect, our online portal for late-breaking news, exam updates, and more

Practice Your Way to Excellence.
2 full-length practice tests with complete answer explanations
• Lists of key terms, people, places, and events at the end of each content chapter
• Detailed maps and helpful timelines of major developments in world history

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July 13th, 2015 by admin

Cracking the AP U.S. Government & Politics Exam, 2016 Edition (College Test Preparation) Book
Book Title:

Cracking the AP U.S. Government & Politics Exam, 2016 Edition (College Test Preparation)

by: Princeton Review

Product rating: 4.5 with 49 reviews


EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO HELP SCORE A PERFECT 5. Equip yourself to ace the AP U.S. Government & Politics Exam with The Princeton Review’s comprehensive study guideincluding thorough content reviews, targeted strategies for every question type, access to our AP Connect portal online, and 2 full-length practice tests with complete answer explanations.

We don’t have to tell you how tough AP U.S. Government & Politics can be to master—or how important getting a stellar exam score can be to your chances of getting into your top-choice college. Written by the experts at The Princeton Review, Cracking the AP U.S. Government & Politics Exam arms you to take on the test and achieve your highest possible score.

Techniques That Actually Work.
• Tried-and-true strategies to help you avoid traps and beat the test
• Tips for pacing yourself and guessing logically
• Essential tactics to help you work smarter, not harder

Everything You Need to Know to Help Achieve a High Score.
• Comprehensive content review for all test topics
• Up-to-date information on the 2016 AP U.S. Government & Politics Exam
• Engaging activities to help you critically assess your progress
• Access to AP Connect, our online portal for helpful pre-college information and exam updates

Practice Your Way to Excellence.
2 full-length practice tests with detailed answer explanations
• Glossary for quick reference of the most important topics, dates, cases, and information
• Helpful practice drills at the end of every content review chapter

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July 2nd, 2015 by admin

Cracking the AP Calculus BC Exam, 2016 Edition (College Test Preparation) Book
Book Title:

Cracking the AP Calculus BC Exam, 2016 Edition (College Test Preparation)

by: Princeton Review

Product rating: 4.5 with 11 reviews


EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO SCORE A PERFECT 5. Equip yourself to ace the AP Calculus BC Exam with The Princeton Review’s comprehensive study guideincluding thorough content reviews, targeted strategies for every question type, access to our AP Connect online portal, and 3 full-length practice tests with complete answer explanations.

We don’t have to tell you how tough AP Calculus isor how important a stellar score on the AP Exam can be to your chances of getting into a top college of your choice. Written by Princeton Review experts who know their way around Calc BC, Cracking the AP Calculus BC Exam will give you:

Techniques That Actually Work.
• Tried-and-true strategies to avoid traps and beat the test
• Tips for pacing yourself and guessing logically
• Essential tactics to help you work smarter, not harder

Everything You Need to Know to Achieve a High Score.
• Comprehensive content review for all test topics
• Up-to-date information on the 2016 AP Calculus BC Exam
• Engaging activities to help you critically assess your progress
• Access to AP Connect, our online portal for helpful pre-college information and exam updates

Practice Your Way to Excellence.
3 full-length practice tests with detailed answer explanations
• Practice drills in each content review chapter
• Handy reference guide of key calculus formulas

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July 1st, 2015 by admin

La chica del tren (Spanish Edition) Book
Book Title:

La chica del tren (Spanish Edition)

by: Planeta Publishing

Product rating: 4.0 with 13 reviews


¿Estabas en el tren de las 8.04? ¿Viste algo sospechoso? Rachel, sí. Rachel toma siempre el tren de las 8.04 h. Cada mañana lo mismo: el mismo paisaje, las mismas casas… y la misma parada en la señal roja. Son solo unos segundos, pero le permiten observar a una pareja desayunando tranquilamente en su terraza. Siente que los conoce y se inventa unos nombres para ellos: Jess y Jason. Su vida es perfecta, no como la suya. Pero un día ve algo. Sucede muy deprisa, pero es suficiente. ¿Y si Jess y Jason no son tan felices como ella cree? ¿Y si nada es lo que parece?. Tú no la conoces. Ella a ti, sí.

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June 30th, 2015 by admin

Wet Flies: 2nd Edition: Tying and Fishing Soft-Hackles, Flymphs, Winged Wets, and All-Fur Wets Book
Book Title:

Wet Flies: 2nd Edition: Tying and Fishing Soft-Hackles, Flymphs, Winged Wets, and All-Fur Wets

by: Stackpole Books

Product rating: 5.0 with 1 reviews


Dave Hughes has long believed that wet flies have an essential place in everyone’s fly box and repertoire of trout tactics. That’s why he has updated this 1995 classic with the benefit of the last two decades of developments in materials, tying, and fishing techniques.
  • Instructions for making over 60 soft-hackled flies, flymphs, winged wets, and all-fur wet flies
  • 13,000 copies sold in hardcover

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