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100 Successful College Application Essays (2ND 02 - Old Edition)
100 Successful College Application Essays (2ND 02 - Old Edition)
by Harvard Independent Staff
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The Largest Collection of Successful College Application Essays Available in One Volume   These are the essays that helped their authors gain admission to Harvard, Yale, Brown, Columbia, Wellesley, Pomona, and other outstanding schools—... (read more)

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Will to Power
Will to Power
by Friedrich Nietzsche
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Harvard Schmarvard: Getting Beyond the Ivy League To the College That Is Best for You
Harvard Schmarvard: Getting Beyond the Ivy League To the College That Is Best for You
by Jay Mathews
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Smarten Up—It's Time to Choose the Right College Think that your life's growth, success, and happiness depend on which college you attend? The higher-profile school, the better, right? Wrong! Neither is true. Written by, yes, a Harvard grad... (read more)

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The Gatekeepers: A Premier College Admits Its Freshman Class
The Gatekeepers: A Premier College Admits Its Freshman Class
by Jacques Steinberg
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From the fall of 1999 to the spring of 2000, New York Times education reporter Jacques Steinberg was given unparalleled access to an entire admissions season at Wesleyan University in Connecticut. In that time, he discovered just how difficult it could... (read more)

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Money Management for College Students
Money Management for College Students
by Larry Burkett
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Whether you're just starting to think about college or have only a year left, the Momey Management for College Students workbook is an invaluable resource. Learn to manage your finances, balance your checkbook, use credit cards, obtain loans, etc.... (read more)

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Steppenwolf
Steppenwolf
by Hermann Hesse
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With its blend of Eastern mysticism and Western culture, Hesses best-known and most autobiographical work is one of literatures most poetic evocations of the souls journey to liberation Harry Haller is a sad and lonely figure, a reclusive intellectual... (read more)

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The Broke Diaries: The Completely True and Hilarious Misadventures of a Good Girl Gone Broke
The Broke Diaries: The Completely True and Hilarious Misadventures of a Good Girl Gone Broke
by Angela Nissel
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“People always say Im going to look back on these days and laugh — why put it off?” When Angela Nissel found herself struggling financially while in college, instead of sulking, she decided to entertain herself by creating an online... (read more)

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Greenes' Guides to Educational Planning: Making It Into a Top College: 10 Steps to Gaining Admission to Selective Colleges and Universities (Greenes' Guides to Educational Planning)
Greenes' Guides to Educational Planning: Making It Into a Top College: 10 Steps to Gaining Admission to Selective Colleges and Universities (Greenes' Guides to Educational Planning)
by Howard Greene
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Let America's premier college consultants take the mystery out of admissions. As seen on PBS, this proven, ten-step program offers a comprehensive inside view of the state of college admissions today. Educational consultants Howard and Matthew Greene... (read more)

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The Fountainhead
The Fountainhead
by Ayn Rand
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When The Fountainhead was first published, Ayn Rand's daringly original literary vision and her groundbreaking philosophy, Objectivism, won immediate worldwide interest and acclaim. This instant classic is the story of an intransigent young architect... (read more)

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Coney Island of the Mind
Coney Island of the Mind
by Lawrence Ferlinghetti
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Includes 29 poems revolving around the title, selections written for oral readings with jazz accompaniment, and 13 previously published poems.... (read more)

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Writing a Successful College Application Essay
Writing a Successful College Application Essay
by George Ehrenhaft
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(back cover) Write an essay that they'll remember in the college admissions office Follow these three easy steps: 1. Read sample essays and the critiques that point out their strengths and weaknesses. 2. Pick a topic matters to you"one that opens a... (read more)

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Don't Tell Me What to Do, Just Send Money: The Essential Parenting Guide to the College Years
Don't Tell Me What to Do, Just Send Money: The Essential Parenting Guide to the College Years
by Helen E. Johnson and Christine Schelhas-Miller
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Finally, a Dr. Spock for College Parents Does your daughter call home in tears over the latest "crisis," leaving you feeling helpless and concerned? Is your son confused about his major? When children leave for college many parents feel uncertain about... (read more)

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Siddhartha : a New Translation (00 Edition)
Siddhartha : a New Translation (00 Edition)
by Hermann Hesse
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In the novel, Siddhartha, a young man, leaves his family for a contemplative life, then, restless, discards it for one of the flesh. He conceives a son, but bored and sickened by lust and greed, moves on again. Near despair, Siddhartha comes to a river... (read more)

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50 Successful Harvard Application Essays
50 Successful Harvard Application Essays
by Harvard Crimson Staf
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This collection gives 50 great examples of effective and diverse ways to express individuality in that most dreaded of all tasks for high school seniors--writing the college application essay. Each was used by a Harvard student on his or her application... (read more)

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The Handmaid's Tale
The Handmaid's Tale
by Margaret Atwood
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Introducing a breathtakingly inventive futuristic suspense novel about one woman who rebels against everything she is told to believe. Emma wakes in a hospital, with no memory of what came before. Her husband, Declan, a powerful, seductive man, provides... (read more)

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Still Life with Woodpecker
Still Life with Woodpecker
by Tom Robbins
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Still Life with Woodpecker is a sort of a love story that takes place inside a pack of Camel cigarettes. It reveals the purpose of the moon, explains the difference between criminals and outlaws, examines the conflict between social activism and romantic... (read more)

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Education for Action 4TH Edition
Education for Action 4TH Edition
by Joan Powell
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Joan Powell is a volunteer at Food First/Institute for Food and Development Policy. This is her second book with us. She also edited the ninth edition of Alternatives to the Peace Corps.... (read more)

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Dollars & Sense for College Students: How Not to Run Out of Money by Mid-Terms (Princeton Review)
Dollars & Sense for College Students: How Not to Run Out of Money by Mid-Terms (Princeton Review)
by Ellen Braitman
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Going away to school, everyone gets the same lecture: Only use your credit card in an emergency.  Well, a 1:00 A.M. pizza is an emergency, right?  And a new snowboard?  After a semester or two of "emergencies," not... (read more)

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College Survival 4TH Edition
College Survival 4TH Edition
by Greg Gottesman
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ARCO's runaway hit is back -- and it's better than ever! This brash, lively handbook -- the group effort of college students from Boston to Berkeley -- has been a smash hit through three editions, selling out printing after printing. Now freshly updated,... (read more)

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The College Woman's Handbook
The College Woman's Handbook
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54,000 copies in... (read more)

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