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September 2009


book jacket Bound-for-college guidebook : a step-by-step guide to finding and applying to colleges
By: Frank Burtnett

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book jacket College money handbook, 2009
By: Peterson's; Oram, Fern (Editor)

Summary: Describes the financial aid system, how need is determined, and programs available to middle income families, and lists aid at specific colleges, non-need and athletic scholarships, co-op and ROTC programs, and other alternatives.

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10 best college majors for your personality
By: Laurence Shatkin

Contents: Your personality and your major -- What's your personality type? -- The best majors lists -- Descriptions of the best majors for your personality.
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College cooking : feed yourself and your friends
By: Megan Carle

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Zero debt for college grads : from student loans to financial freedom
By: Lynnette Khalfani

Contents:  The student loan dilemma -- Manage today's bills wisely -- Pay off student loans -- Build great credit -- [etc.].
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Parents' guide to college life : 181 straight answers on everything you can expect over the next four years
By: Robin Raskin

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Living the college life : real students, real experiences, real advice
By: Ken J. Paulsen

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How to pay for college : a practical guide for families
By: Gen Tanabe

Summary: Presents advice for both students and parents on paying for a college education, discussing how to calculate the true cost of college, fill out the federal application for aid, search for scholarships, and choose the best financial package.

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1001 things every college student needs to know (like buying your books before exams start)
By: Harry H. Harrison Jr.

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Conquering the college admissions essay in 10 steps : crafting a winning personal statement
By: Alan Gelb

Summary: "A guide to crafting a meaningful and polished college admissions essay that expresses the applicant's unique personality, strengths, and goals. Step-by-step instructions lead students from idea to initial draft, through revisions, and to a final version ready for submission"--Provided by publisher.

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The complete job search book for college students
By: Richard Walsh

Description: "A step-by-step guide to finding the right job."

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Choosing the right college, 2006 : the whole truth about America's top schools
By: John Zmirak (Editor)

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The naked roommate : and 107 other issues you might run into in college
By: Harlan Cohen

Contents: Arriving on campus : so real you can smell it, touch it, and taste it -- Residence halls : living, eating, and bathing with hundreds of strangers -- Roommates : good ones, bad ones, and everything in between -- Finding friends : your social or antisocial college life -- Getting involved on campus : an all-you-can-do buffet -- Greek life : behind the doors, windows, and walls of fraternity and sorority life -- Life inside the classroom : assuming you wake up and go to class -- Dating and relationships : your higher education of lust, love, and loss –Etc.
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Getting financial aid handbook, 2010.

Summary: Describes the financial aid opportunities at more than three thousand colleges, universities, and technical schools, accompanied by a planning calendar, worksheets, itemized charts, and cost-saving tips.

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Book of majors, 2009.

Summary: Provides information on over nine hundred college majors, including related fields, prior high school subjects, possible courses of study, and career options and trends for graduates.



 


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