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Healthy Cooking & Nutrition for College Students: How Not to Gain the Freshman 15
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Healthy Cooking & Nutrition for College Students: How Not to Gain the Freshman 15

ISBN #: 9781620231593


$19.95

Note: Pre-Order Only. Your card will be charged at the time the order is placed and ship as soon as it is available.  Current Release Date November 2016.

A recent study, published in the Nutrition Journal, found that one in four college freshmen gain at least five percent of his or her body weight, an average of about 10 pounds, during the first semester. All of this can be avoided with healthy cooking and an eye for good choices.

This all-inclusive book covers everything from affordable options to reading ingredient labels. You will learn some basic healthy cooking techniques, the latest nutrition research, the low-down on all the most-talked about diets, and what kinds of foods will improve your college lifestyle.

If you want to avoid the freshman 15 while also fueling your body with what it needs to be your sharpest, most energized self, then this book is for you.


College Study Hacks: 101 Ways to Study Easier and Faster
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College Study Hacks: 101 Ways to Study Easier and Faster

ISBN #: 9781620231913


$19.95

Note: Pre-Order Only. Your card will be charged at the time the order is placed and ship as soon as it is available.  Current Release Date June 2017.

The general rule of thumb has been that you should study about two to three hours for every hour you spend in the classroom. If you have a 15 credit hour semester, you generally spend about 15 hours in class every week, which means you should be studying between 30 to 45 hours per week.

That’s a lot of time - many students don’t have that kind of time to spare. This book provides college students with 101 study tips that will help them cut down on study time. Our guide offers tips and tricks to be proficient while still absorbing the information needed to succeed.

Students will learn how to take the best notes, time management skills, and the low-down on sleep, caffeine, and food. You’ll learn how to write better papers, how to take tests more efficiently, and how to be a better reader.

If you're struggling with studying techniques that take up your time and energy, look no further. This comprehensive guide is your key to getting the grade with the least amount of effort.


I’m Applying to College: Now What? A Step-by-Step Guide to Writing Applications & Essays
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I'm Applying to College: Now What? A Step-by-Step Guide to Writing Applications  & Essays

ISBN #: 9781620232118


$19.95

Note: Pre-Order Only. Your card will be charged at the time the order is placed and ship as soon as it is available.  Current Release Date June 2017.

Applying to college can be one of the most stressful times in a student's life. With acceptance rates at colleges such as Stanford and Harvard being under 10 percent, students need to know how to craft a winning application. This book breaks the process down into easy-to-manage sections.

You will learn how to choose a topic, how to narrow your focus, how to edit and revise, how to choose your tone and structure, how to avoid the common pitfalls, and how to overcome writer's block. In addition, you will learn strategies for getting started, requirements for application, and critical writing tips. This book has sample essays and essay questions, and even examples of the essays specific colleges use.

Admissions officers have chimed in with their expertise to provide insider information on how to compose impressive applications and essays for admissions and scholarships. Whether you are a high school freshman seeking a head start or a senior hoping to glean some last minute tips, this book is your go-to guide to getting accepted.


I’m Off to College: Now What? A Step-by-Step Guide to Surviving the First Year
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I'm Off to College: Now What? A Step-by-Step Guide to Surviving the First Year

ISBN #: 9781620231975


$19.95

Note: Pre-Order Only. Your card will be charged at the time the order is placed and ship as soon as it is available.  Current Release Date June 2017.

According to the US Census Bureau, more than 500,000 high school seniors leave their homes for college each year. The freshman year of college is an initiation into independent living, but it can be incredibly stressful. It is estimated that almost 150,000 students will dropout before their second year. Everything from the cost of living on your own to the stress of trying to balance a job, school, and a completely new kind of social life will weigh heavily on any new college student.

This book arms students with everything they need to survive that initial year of independence. This book has it all, from organized scheduling to time management to weight gain. The average student gains ten to fifteen pounds in the first year of college - this book contains practical advice on how to balance a slim budget with a healthy lifestyle.

Many hours of interviews have helped to compile a comprehensive list of studying and living habits that will keep you locked in and on target throughout your college career.

You will learn how to juggle homework with your social life as well as the dreaded major change. If you want to ace your first semester, be the life of the party, and maintain a sharp focus, then this book is for you.

 
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So You Want to Go to Graduate School: A Step-by-Step Guide to Getting Accepted
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So You Want to Go to Graduate School: A Step-by-Step Guide to Getting Accepted

ISBN #: 9781620231999

$19.95

Note: Pre-Order Only. Your card will be charged at the time the order is placed and ship as soon as it is available.  Current Release Date June 2017.

Trying to score well on the GRE is hard enough, let alone choosing the schools you want to apply to. You are part of about 17 percent of college students that have decided to go on to grad school -  you want to make sure you get through all the stages of acceptance.

Whether you are applying to graduate school to prepare for a profession, to get a specific job, to potentially earn more, or simply for personal achievement, this book will explain exactly what you need to know in simple, easy-to-understand terms.

You will learn how to fill out the application form, how to write your personal statement, and how to conduct an effective on-site visit. You will learn tips and tricks to help you pass the GRE as well as practice tests to help you allocate your time well.

Case studies from both students and professors fill this book. You will learn how to get the best letters of recommendation from your favorite professors as well as how to handle financial aid situations.

By book's end, you will have increased your chances of receiving that crisp, white letter of acceptance, which puts you one step closer to achieving your academic goals.


The Young Adults Guide to Surviving Dorm Life: Skills & Strategies for Handling Roommates
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The Young Adults Guide to Surviving Dorm Life: Skills & Strategies for Handling Roommates

ISBN #: 9781620232019


$19.95

Note: Pre-Order Only. Your card will be charged at the time the order is placed and ship as soon as it is available.  Current Release Date June 2017.

Television shows like the "New Girl", "Friends" and the "Big Bang Theory" make having a roommate seem like a blast. However, not everyone is lucky enough to have a roommate like Jessica Day or Rachel Green.

"Surviving Dorm Lifeâ" provides college students with an idea of what to expect before ever stepping foot into their new living space. This book is full of tips and tricks ranging from sleeping patterns to unwelcome guests.

Personality traits can also cause a lot of conflict. This book unravels how to deal with different types of roommates, such as neat freaks and slobs. Fighting over who does the dishes may seem like biggest problem there will ever be - and this book does cover that - but if things get seriously bad, that's covered, too. We take a look at how to deal with roommates that are depressed, have an eating disorder, or have a substance abuse problem.

TThis book is full of case studies garnered from hours of interviews with college students, both new and graduated. Your roommate is using your personal stuff, they're staying up too late, they're making too much noise, they're being rude, and they're neglecting to pay their share of the bills. If you are worried about any of these potential problems, by book's end, you'll know everything you need to know to put the issues to rest and survive dorm life.