International Student Handbook 2005

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Author: College Board

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780874477160

Category: Study Aids

Page: 361

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Provides information for international students on tests required, TOEFL minimum and average, application deadlines and fees, student services and housing, costs, and financial aid at over 2,500 undergraduate and graduate schools in the U.S.

The College Board International Student Handbook

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Author: College Board

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780874477535

Category: Study Aids

Page: 400

View: 6090

Describes admission requirements, size, international student enrollment, financial aid opportunities, costs, degrees, and student services for more than two thousand two- and four-year colleges, focusing on undergraduate fields of study.

The International Student's Guide to American Colleges

The Ultimate Guide to Finding the Perfect School, Getting Financial Aid, and Acing the Admissions Process

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Author: Pallas Snider

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780991313723

Category:

Page: 404

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Are you thinking about studying in the United States? This book is your ultimate guide to finding your dream college. Whether you've dreamed of studying literature on a grassy quad, learning economics in the heart of a bustling city, or earning your engineering degree on a sunny beach, this book will help you find exactly what you are looking for. This is the only guide made specifically for international students wishing to pursue their undergraduate studies in the United States. Inside you'll find: -A step-by-step guide to building your personalized college list -176 profiles of America's top colleges and universities -A breakdown of colleges by type, culture, selectivity, and more -Quizzes to help you figure out your college preferences -A guide to different parts of the United States -Expert admissions advice on writing a standout application to the nation's most elite colleges -Tips on how to secure financial aid as a non-US citizen If you are considering school in the United States, The International Student's Guide to American Colleges should be your first stop. By the time you finish, you'll be ready to conquer your college search head on!

The International Family Guide to US University Admissions

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Author: Jennifer Ann Aquino

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119370981

Category: Education

Page: 324

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Expert guidance for international families and students applying for admission to US universities Written by an experienced international educator and counselor, The International Family Guide to US University Admissions is an indispensable resource for the vast and increasing number of students applying for places at US Universities each year. Beginning with an introduction that explains to both students and parents how the book works and why, it offers milestones that must be completed during said application time period, a tried-and-true handbook that corresponds with each chapter, pop-outs that provide expert insight and resources that you should utilize throughout the process. Every year, hundreds of thousands of international students and their families must go through the painstaking, complicated, confusing and culturally baffling process that is US university admissions. Until now, there has been no single resource for readers to turn to for holistic, accurate and up-to-date advice on the subject. Following the timeline of the US university admissions cycle, the book guides the parents and the student through the entire process in order to ensure that they are pacing themselves appropriately – from preparation to submission and through to applying for student visas. It serves as an advisor throughout the process, providing insightful advice by parents and students that are relevant to specific milestones. With the help of this book, you'll discover how to make sense of the US admissions system – from start to finish. Understand the application and evaluation process in depth in order to be an informed and successful applicant Make your schooling selection from over 3,000 US universities by understanding what would make a good fit for the student Learn what is expected of you in writing essays, why it is important, and how to create beautiful, genuine writing pieces reflective of your outlook in life Enjoy case studies and words of advice from the author's former students and their families Understand the difference between the SAT and ACT exams Whether you're an international student living outside of the US or an ex-pat living abroad, you'll find answers to all of your questions – all in one place.

Academic Writing

A Handbook for International Students

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Author: Stephen Bailey

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351690574

Category: Education

Page: 314

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Now in its fifth edition, Academic Writing helps international students succeed in writing essays and reports for their English-language academic courses. Thoroughly revised and updated, it is designed to let teachers and students easily find the topics they need, both in the classroom and for self-study. The book consists of five parts: The Writing Process Elements of Writing Language Issues Vocabulary for Writing Writing Models The first part explains and practises every stage of essay writing, from choosing the best sources, reading and note-making, through to referencing and proofreading. The four remaining parts, organised alphabetically, can be taught in conjunction with the first part or used on a remedial basis. A progress check at the end of each part allows students to assess their learning. All units are fully cross-referenced, and a complete set of answers to the practice exercises is included. New topics in this edition include Writing in Groups, Written British and American English, and Writing Letters and Emails. In addition, the new interactive website has a full set of teaching notes as well as more challenging exercises, revision material and links to other sources. Additional features of the book include: Models provided for writing tasks such as case studies and essays Use of authentic academic texts from a wide range of disciplines Designed for self-study as well as classroom use Useful at both undergraduate and postgraduate level Glossary to explain technical terms, plus index Written to deal with the specific language issues faced by international students, this practical, user-friendly book is an invaluable guide to academic writing in English.

The International Student Handbook

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Author: Nick Moore,Marilyn Lewis

Publisher: Palgrave

ISBN: 9780230545199

Category: Education

Page: 240

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Aimed at providing non-native English speakers with the skills needed to study overseas at an English-speaking University, this practical handbook prepares students to live abroad, understand university culture, and to improve their English. It is built around activities that give hands-on practice to make overseas university study a success.

College Handbook 2018

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Author: The College Board

Publisher: College Board

ISBN: 9781457309229

Category: Study Aids

Page: 2336

View: 3021

This is the only guide available that contains objective information on every accredited college in the United States--2,200 four-year colleges and universities, and 1,700 two-year community colleges and technical schools. With its clearly laid-out entries and more than 40 indexes, the College Handbook 2018 is also the fastest, easiest way for students to narrow a college search and compare the schools that they're interested in. • comprehensive listings of admission requirements, majors, sports, on-campus activities and campus computing • targeted information for home-schooled students and students considering community college as an option • useful features for black and Hispanic students -tables of early decision and wait-list outcomes show information that can't be found in any other guide • planning calendar and worksheets help students organize their applications and stay on track • updated annually by a team of editors who verify information with each college, making the College Handbook 2018 the best college reference guide available

The Study Skills Book

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Author: Kathleen McMillan,Jonathan Weyers

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780273773313

Category: Education

Page: 450

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Is there a secret to successful study? The answer is ‘yes’! There are some essential skills and smart strategies that will help you to improve your results at university. Using proven techniques and tips to help you focus your efforts and develop successful study skills and strategies, THE STUDY SKILLS BOOK provides practical answers to questions such as: What do lecturers expect from you in a tutorial? What’s the best way to plan an essay or dissertation? Where should you concentrate your efforts for maximum impact? This book is an essential practical resource for all students who want to improve their performance and succeed in their studies: All key study skills are covered including essay writing, revision and exams, tutorials, and dissertations Practical solutions are presented for the most common problems A common-sense, no-nonsense approach is offered using practical checklists and tips This handbook has been written by experts and extensively tested on students to help you focus your efforts, troubleshoot your problems and thrive at university. “Every aspect of university life is covered – my tip to other students is to have this book on their desk and use it – (it) has been a great help”, Sarah Scott, Student “This book really is a must have for any first year student!! Easy to read, intelligent and the best help a first year could ever want!”, Alastair Ross, Amazon reviewer “This book really will be a godsend to you during your time at university. It's like my bible now - I'm so glad I bought it!”, Fi Wordsworth, Amazon reviewer

Succeeding as an International Student in the United States and Canada

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Author: Charles Lipson

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 0226484815

Category: Reference

Page: 380

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Each year, 700,000 students from around the world come to the United States and Canada to study. For many, the experience is as challenging as it is exciting. Far from home, they must adapt to a new culture, new university system, and in many cases, a new language. The process can be overwhelming, but as Charles Lipson’s Succeeding as an International Student in the United States and Canada assures us, it doesn’t have to be. Succeeding is designed to help students navigate the myriad issues they will encounter—from picking a program to landing a campus job. Based on Lipson’s work with international students as well as extensive interviews with faculty and advisers, Succeeding includes practical suggestions for learning English, participating in class, and meeting with instructors. In addition it explains the rules of academic honesty as they are understood in U.S. and Canadian universities. Life beyond the classroom is also covered, with handy sections on living on or off campus, obtaining a driver’s license, setting up a bank account, and more. The comprehensive glossary addresses both academic terms and phrases heard while shopping or visiting a doctor. There is even a chapter on the academic calendar and holidays in the United States and Canada. Coming to a new country to study should be an exciting venture, not a baffling ordeal. Now, with this trustworthy resource, international students have all the practical information they need to succeed, in and out of the classroom.

Handbook of Optical Metrology

Principles and Applications, Second Edition

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Author: Toru Yoshizawa

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1351831844

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 919

View: 9217

Handbook of Optical Metrology: Principles and Applications begins by discussing key principles and techniques before exploring practical applications of optical metrology. Designed to provide beginners with an introduction to optical metrology without sacrificing academic rigor, this comprehensive text: Covers fundamentals of light sources, lenses, prisms, and mirrors, as well as optoelectronic sensors, optical devices, and optomechanical elements Addresses interferometry, holography, and speckle methods and applications Explains Moiré metrology and the optical heterodyne measurement method Delves into the specifics of diffraction, scattering, polarization, and near-field optics Considers applications for measuring length and size, displacement, straightness and parallelism, flatness, and three-dimensional shapes This new Second Edition is fully revised to reflect the latest developments. It also includes four new chapters—nearly 100 pages—on optical coherence tomography for industrial applications, interference microscopy for surface structure analysis, noncontact dimensional and profile metrology by video measurement, and optical metrology in manufacturing technology.

Book of Majors 2017

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Author: The College Board

Publisher: College Board

ISBN: 9781457307744

Category: Study Aids

Page: 1400

View: 8557

The Book of Majors 2017 helps students answer these questions: What's the major for me? Where can I study it? What can I do with it after graduation?Revised and refreshed every year, this book is the most comprehensive guide to college majors on the market. In-depth descriptions of 200 of the most popular majors are followed by complete listings of every major offered at more than 3,800 colleges, including four-year and two-year colleges and technical schools.The 2017 edition covers every college major identified by the U.S. Department of Education - over 1,200 majors are listed in all. This is also the only guide that shows what degree levels each college offers in a major, whether a certificate, associate, bachelor's, master's or doctorate. The guide features:-insights - from the professors themselves - on how each major is taught, what preparation students will need, other majors to consider and much more.-updated information on career options and employment prospects.-the inside scoop on how students can find out if a college offers a strong program for a particular major, what life is like for students studying that major, and what professional societies and accrediting agencies to refer to for more background on the major.

The International Student Handbook of U.S. Colleges

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Author: N.A

Publisher: College Board

ISBN: 9780874475937

Category: Students, Foreign

Page: 330

View: 1206

Now with an all-new CD-ROM This One of Kind Directory -- the only guide available for the growing number of resident international students -- now includes a CD-ROM that lets students search and sort information about colleges. The software expands and enhances the Handbook so students can do speedy electronic research to get facts about colleges' policies and special programs for international students.

College Admission

From Application to Acceptance, Step by Step

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Author: Robin Mamlet,Christine VanDeVelde

Publisher: Three Rivers Press (CA)

ISBN: 0307590321

Category: Study Aids

Page: 405

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A comprehensive guide for college-bound teens and their parents shares step-by-step coverage of today's competitive admissions processes based on expert advice by 50 admissions deans from ivy-league universities, in a reference that outlines recommendations for the sophomore, junior and senior grades of high school. Original.

International Student Handbook 2016

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Author: The College Board

Publisher: College Board

ISBN: 9781457304279

Category: Study Aids

Page: 300

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The International Student Handbook 2016 is the only book exclusively for foreign students! It has information on 2,900 colleges, including each school's "international profile." This guide covers financial aid, Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) requirements, housing availability and special services for international students. It includes step-by-step guidelines on how to prepare for and apply to colleges in the United States, find financial aid and obtain a student visa. An appendix lists EducationUSA advising centers around the world where students can go locally for assistance and more information. Comprehensive indexes and a detailed glossary of terms will help students find schools that meet their needs.

Conquering the College Admissions Essay in 10 Steps, Third Edition

Crafting a Winning Personal Statement

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Author: Alan Gelb

Publisher: Ten Speed Press

ISBN: 0399578706

Category: Study Aids

Page: 240

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The definitive guide to writing an amazing essay and mastering the college applications process. Writing a memorable personal statement can seem like an overwhelming project for a young college applicant, but college essay coach Alan Gelb's organized and encouraging step-by-step instructions take the intimidation out of the process, enabling applicants to craft a meaningful and polished college admissions essay. Gelb teaches students to identify an engaging topic and use creative writing techniques to compose a vivid statement that will reflect their individuality. A consistent top-seller in the college prep category, Conquering the College Admissions Essay in 10 Easy Steps has been revised to include extra information on supplemental and waitlist essays. This much-needed handbook will help applicants win over the admissions dean, while preparing them to write better papers once they've been accepted. For more, visit the author’s website at www.conquerthecollegeessay.com.

International education handbook

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Author: Robert Findlay,Educational Relocation Associates

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780749421083

Category: Education

Page: 349

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This guide to international education provides a directory of over 800 schools and colleges and will be of use to both parents and teachers. It also gives information on worldwide education systems

Fiske Guide to Colleges 2018

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Author: Edward Fiske

Publisher: Sourcebooks

ISBN: 9781402260681

Category: Study Aids

Page: 880

View: 4364

The #1 bestselling college guide, from the most trusted expert Every college and university has a story - and no one tells those stories like former New York Times education editor Edward B. Fiske. Counselors everywhere agree, the Fiske Guide to Colleges is the best way to get to know the unique personalities of schools without visiting campus.Featuring Fiske's trademark descriptions, exclusive ratings, up-to-date tips from current students, and tools for broadening and narrowing your list, the Fiske Guide is the #1 source for discovering more than 320 of the best colleges and universities - and finding the right one for you.

Book of Majors 2018

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Author: The College Board

Publisher: College Board

ISBN: 9781457309236

Category: Study Aids

Page: 1400

View: 805

The Book of Majors 2018 helps students answer these questions: What's the major for me? Where can I study it? What can I do with it after graduation? Revised and refreshed every year, this book is the most comprehensive guide to college majors on the market. In-depth descriptions of 201 of the most popular majors are followed by complete listings of every major offered at more than 3,800 colleges, including four-year and two-year colleges and technical schools. This is also the only guide that shows what degree levels each college offers in a major, whether a certificate, associate, bachelor's, master's or doctorate. The guide features: • insights--from the professors themselves--on how each major is taught, what preparation students will need, other majors to consider and much more. • updated information on career options and employment prospects. • the inside scoop on how students can find out if a college offers a strong program for a particular major, what life is like for students studying that major, and what professional societies and accrediting agencies to refer to for more background on the major.