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Writing Your Dissertation in Fifteen Minutes a Day: A Guide to Starting, Revising, and Finishing Your Doctoral Thesis
Writing Your Dissertation in Fifteen Minutes a Day: A Guide to Starting, Revising, and Finishing Your Doctoral Thesis
by Joan Bolker
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Expert writing advice from the editor of the Boston Globe best-seller, The Writer's Home Companion Dissertation writers need strong, practical advice, as well as someone to assure them that their struggles aren't unique. Joan Bolker, midwife to more than... (read more)

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How to Be a Person: The Stranger's Guide to College, Sex, Intoxicants, Tacos, and Life Itself
How to Be a Person: The Stranger's Guide to College, Sex, Intoxicants, Tacos, and Life Itself
by Lindy West and Dan Savage and Christopher Frizzelle and Bethany Jean Clement
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From Dan Savage, Lindy West, and The Stranger staff comes this hilarious guide to life for college students and beyond. Here is all the information you actually need to know that no one else will tell you including: which majors to avoid, how to not get... (read more)

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Where You Go Is Not Who You'll Be: An Antidote to the College Admissions Mania
Where You Go Is Not Who You'll Be: An Antidote to the College Admissions Mania
by Frank Bruni
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Over the last few decades, Americans have turned college admissions into a terrifying and occasionally devastating process, preceded by test prep, tutors, all sorts of stratagems, all kinds of rankings, and a conviction among too many young people that... (read more)

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How to Write a Thesis
How to Write a Thesis
by Umberto Eco
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By the time Umberto Eco published his best-selling novel The Name of the Rose, he was one of Italy's most celebrated intellectuals, a distinguished academic and the author of influential works on semiotics. Some years before that, in 1977, Eco published... (read more)

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What Smart Students Know: Maximum Grades. Optimum Learning. Minimum Time.
What Smart Students Know: Maximum Grades. Optimum Learning. Minimum Time.
by Adam Robinson
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Getting What You Came for: The Smart Student's Guide to Earning an M.A. or a PH.D.
Getting What You Came for: The Smart Student's Guide to Earning an M.A. or a PH.D.
by Robert L Peters
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Don’t think about why you’re applying. Select a topic for entirely strategic reasons. Choose the coolest supervisor. Write only to deadlines. Expect people to hold your hand. Become “that” student. When it comes to a masters or... (read more)

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Student Success Secrets
Student Success Secrets
by Eric Jensen
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Updated so that it speaks to todayA a¬a s students, this long-time BarronA a¬a s bestseller presents strategies to improve test scores, a plan to help students develop regular and effective study habits, tips on retaining information from their reading,... (read more)

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WTF? College: How to Survive 101 of Campus's Worst F*#!-Ing Situations
WTF? College: How to Survive 101 of Campus's Worst F*#!-Ing Situations
by Gregory Bergman
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Be it in the dorm room or classroom, during finals week or spring break, campus's most frustrating and perplexing situations are handled in this hilarious step-by-step guide.... (read more)

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Survival Guide for Medical Students
Survival Guide for Medical Students
by Saul Wischnitzer
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Discussion begins with several aspects of entrance into medical school, including the impact of the changing role of the physician on new medical students; favorable chances of completing medical school; and the transition from college to medical school.... (read more)

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College in a Nutskull: A Crash Ed Course in Higher Education
College in a Nutskull: A Crash Ed Course in Higher Education
by Anders Henriksson
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He's back. Anders Henriksson, author of The New York Times bestseller Non Campus Mentis (retitled Ignorance Is Blitz), returns with even funnier, nuttier, more outrageous material culled from the actual exam books of real college students. And it's a... (read more)

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Learning Outside the Lines: Two Ivy League Students with Learning Disabilities and ADHD Give You the Tools for Academic Success and Educational Re
Learning Outside the Lines: Two Ivy League Students with Learning Disabilities and ADHD Give You the Tools for Academic Success and Educational Re
by Jonathan Mooney
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Learning with YOUR purpose in mind -- not your parents', not your teacher's, not your school's Every day, your school, your teachers, and even your peers draw lines to measure and standardize intelligence. They decide what criteria make one person smart... (read more)

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Making the Most of College: Students Speak Their Minds
Making the Most of College: Students Speak Their Minds
by Richard J Light
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2000 Virginia and Warren Stone Prize, Harvard University... (read more)

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Exploring Leadership: For College Students Who Want to Make a Difference
Exploring Leadership: For College Students Who Want to Make a Difference
by Susan R Komives
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Download a free Instructor's Manual. My students have been searching for a leadership book that they don't have to translate to their experiences. At last, here is a book that integrates cutting edge ideas of leadership with examples and stories from... (read more)

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Loyola University Chicago (College Prowler: Loyola University Chicago Off the Record)
Loyola University Chicago (College Prowler: Loyola University Chicago Off the Record)
by Nathan Ramin
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No university affiliations. No half-truths. No out-of-touch authors who haven't been in school for decades. A class project turned company, College Prowler produces guidebooks that are written by actual college students and cover the things students... (read more)

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Thriving at College: Make Great Friends, Keep Your Faith, and Get Ready for the Real World!
Thriving at College: Make Great Friends, Keep Your Faith, and Get Ready for the Real World!
by Alex Chediak
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Going to college can be exciting, anxiety inducing, and expensive You want your child to get the most out of their college experience--what advice do you give? Thriving at College by Alex Chediak is the perfect gift for a college student or a soon-to-be... (read more)

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Emory University (College Prowler: Emory University Off the Record)
Emory University (College Prowler: Emory University Off the Record)
by Jordan Pope Roush
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No university affiliations. No half-truths. No out-of-touch authors who haven't been in school for decades. A class project turned company, College Prowler produces guidebooks that are written by actual college students and cover the things students... (read more)

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Becoming a Master Student
Becoming a Master Student
by Dave Ellis
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The thirteenth edition of the bestselling BECOMING A MASTER STUDENT continues to lead the way in meeting the changing needs of today's first-year students. Through interactive journaling, a motivational writing style, and hands-on activities that... (read more)

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How to Succeed in Academics (Successful Career Management)
How to Succeed in Academics (Successful Career Management)
by Linda Mccabe
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"... a concise and informatively written overview of building an academic career. The advice is practical and will, undoubtedly, be of great help to young students, residents and fellows embarking on such a career. While such a guide does not obviate the... (read more)

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How To Succeed in College (12 Edition)
How To Succeed in College (12 Edition)
by Gould
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For many parents, sending their child off to college can be a disconcerting leap. After years spent helping with homework, attending parent-teacher conferences, and catching up after school, college life represents a world of unknowns. What really... (read more)

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Coping in Medical School
Coping in Medical School
by Bernard Virshup
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In this book, Dr. Virshup, in a calming and reassuring voice, teaches the reader the psychological coping skills needed to deal successfully with medical school. There are chapters on a broad variety of topics including building a caring support network;... (read more)

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