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The Official SAT Study Guide includes 4 official SAT practice tests created by the test maker As part of the College Board s commitment to transparency all four practice tests are available on the College Board s website but The Official SAT Study Guide is the only place to find them in print along with over 300 pages of additional instruction guidance and test information Launching in March 2016 the new SAT introduces new question formats and content Be ready with strategies and up-to-date information straight from the team that created the exam Students will gain valuable experience and raise their confidence by taking practice tests learning about test structure and gaining a deeper understanding of what is tested on the SAT The Official SAT Study Guide will help students get ready for the SAT with 4 official SAT practice tests written in the exact same process and by the same team of authors as the actual exam detailed descriptions of the math and evidenced based reading and writing sections of the SAT targeted practice questions for each SAT question type guidance on the new optional essay including practice essay questions with sample responses a review of math concepts tested in the exam test-taking approaches and... suggestions that underscore important points seamless integration with Khan Academy s free SAT practice resources scaled scoring for all 4 official SAT practice tests available in July on collegeboard orgThere s also a complete chapter on the new PSAT NMSQT which is aligned to the content and scores of the new SAT The new PSAT NMSQT also has over 180 million of scholarships connected to student performance This is the guide for the new SAT that launches in March 2016 and the new PSAT NMQST that launches in October 2015 more
A thoroughly revised and updated edition of Thomas C Foster s classic guide a lively and entertaining introduction to literature and literary basics including symbols themes and contexts that shows you how to make your everyday reading experience more rewarding and enjoyable While many books can be enjoyed for their basic stories there are often deeper literary meanings interwoven in these texts How to Read Literature Like a Professor helps us to discover those hidden truths by looking at literature with the eyes and the literary codes-of the ultimate professional reader the college professor What does it mean when a literary hero is traveling along a dusty road When he hands a drink to his companion When he s drenched in a sudden rain shower Ranging from major themes to literary models narrative devices and form Thomas C Foster provides us with a broad overview of literature a world where a road leads to a quest a shared meal may signify a communion and rain whether cleansing or destructive is never just a shower-and shows us how to make our reading experience more enriching satisfying and fun This revised edition includes new chapters a new preface and epilogue and incorporates updated teaching points that Foster has developed... over the past decade more
Everything you need to know about the 2016-2017 ACT test with real full-length practice tests from the makers of the ACT The Official ACT Prep Guide 2016-2017 is the bestselling resource for students gearing up for the ACT test This comprehensive guide walks you through the entire test experience from registration through results with expert advice straight from the test s creators You ll find effective test-taking strategies tips for boosting your score on the English math reading and science tests and detailed information on the enhanced optional writing test Three new full-length practice tests help you assess your readiness so you can spot weak areas well in advance and the ACT experts provide valuable advice on preparing both mentally and physically so you can manage anxiety and be fully confident on test day You also get free online bonus content to help you start college on the right foot including tips for preparing an application that gets noticed getting into your first-choice school being a successful student and much more The 2016-2017 version of the ACT guide includes a number of changes including reading test sections with two shorter prose passages and the enhanced writing test s prompts This guide provides a... preview of what to expect for the entire exam so you can go into the test feeling fully prepared and ready to excel Get insider tips and strategies from the exam s creators Improve your score in all five content areas including the optional writing test Practice with full-length test forms taken from the actual ACT Gear up for college with bonus online advice for a successful first year The ACT is different from other standardized tests It tests your accumulated skills and knowledge so sheer memorization and vocabulary lists are unproductive prep strategies For preparation strategies that actually make a difference in your score and beyond go straight to the source with The Official ACT Prep Guide 2016-2017 more
Once in a great while a book comes along that changes the way we see the world and helps to fuel a nationwide social movement The New Jim Crow is such a book Praised by Harvard Law professor Lani Guinier as brave and bold this book directly challenges the notion that the election of Barack Obama signals a new era of colorblindness With dazzling candor legal scholar Michelle Alexander argues that we have not ended racial caste in America we have merely redesigned it By targeting black men through the War on Drugs and decimating communities of color the U S criminal justice system functions as a contemporary system of racial control relegating millions to a permanent second-class status even as it formally adheres to the principle of colorblindness In the words of Benjamin Todd Jealous president and CEO of the NAACP this book is a call to action Called stunning by Pulitzer Prize winning historian David Levering Lewis invaluable by the Daily Kos explosive by Kirkus and profoundly necessary by the Miami Herald this updated and revised paperback edition of The New Jim Crow now with a foreword by Cornel West is a must-read for all people of conscience
THE BIBLE FOR USMLE STEP 1 PREP AND THE ULTIMATE TOOL FOR ORGANIZING YOUR STUDY This annually updated review delivers a comprehensive collection of high-yield facts and mnemonics that pinpoint exactly what students need to know to pass the exam Co-authored by medical students who recently took the boards it provides a complete framework to help students prepare for the most stressful exam of their careers 1 250 must-know topics provide a complete framework for your Step 1 preparationTest-taking advice with focus on high-efficiency studyingUpdated in all subject areas based on feedback from thousands of studentsExtensive faculty review process with nationally known USMLE instructors1 000 color photos and diagrams help you visualize high-yield conceptsExpanded guide to top-rated study resources including mobile appsFree real-time updates and corrections at www firstaidteam comTrust 25 years of experience for the most effective USMLE Step 1 preparation possible
This access kit will provide you with a code to get into MyMathLab a personalized interactive learning environment where you can learn mathematics and statistics at your own pace and measure your progress In order to use MyMathLab you will need a CourseID provided by your instructor MyMathLab is not a self-study product and does require you to be in an instructor-led course This product is for the national MyMathLab access kit If your school has a custom MyMathLab course the printed access card will not work MyMathLab includes Interactive tutorial exercises MyMathLab s homework and practice exercises are correlated to the exercises in the relevant textbook and they regenerate algorithmically to give you unlimited opportunity for practice and mastery Most exercises are free-response and provide an intuitive math symbol palette for entering math notation Exercises include guided solutions sample problems and learning aids for extra help at point-of-use and they offer helpful feedback when students enter incorrect answers eBook with multimedia learning aids MyMathLab courses include a full eBook with a variety of multimedia resources available directly from selected examples and exercises on the page You can link out to learning... aids such as video clips and animations to improve their understanding of key concepts Study plan for self-paced learning MyMathLab s study plan helps you monitor your own progress letting you see at a glance exactly which topics you need to practice MyMathLab generates a personalized study plan for you based on your test results and the study plan links directly to interactive tutorial exercises for topics you haven t yet mastered You can regenerate these exercises with new values for unlimited practice and the exercises include guided solutions and multimedia learning aids to give students the extra help they need NOTE Access codes can only be used one time If you purchased a used book that claimed that it included an access code your code may already have been used and it will not work again In this case you must purchase a new access code For Customer Technical Support go to http 247pearsoned custhelp com Phone Support 800-677-6337 Please note the packaging on this product has changed whether you receive the current cover or earlier cover the product is still the same more
This new edition of the American Psychiatric Association s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders DSM-5 used by clinicians and researchers to diagnose and classify mental disorders is the product of more than 10 years of effort by hundreds of international experts in all aspects of mental health Their dedication and hard work have yielded an authoritative volume that defines and classifies mental disorders in order to improve diagnoses treatment and research This manual which creates a common language for clinicians involved in the diagnosis of mental disorders includes concise and specific criteria intended to facilitate an objective assessment of symptom presentations in a variety of clinical settings inpatient outpatient partial hospital consultation-liaison clinical private practice and primary care The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders Fifth Edition is the most comprehensive current and critical resource for clinical practice available to today s mental health clinicians and researchers of all orientations The information contained in the manual is also valuable to other physicians and health professionals including psychologists counselors nurses and occupational and rehabilitation... therapists as well as social workers and forensic and legal specialists DSM-5 is the most definitive resource for the diagnosis and classification of mental disorders more
The best-selling 5 lb Book of GRE Practice Problems has been updated to offer more advanced online resources and hundreds of new questions It contains over 1 800 practice problems covering every topic tested on the GRE making it an essential resource for students at any level Manhattan Prep s 5 lb Book of GRE Practice Problems is an essential resource for students of any level who are preparing for the GRE revised General Exam Recently updated to more closely reflect the nuances of the GRE exam this book offers more than 1 800 questions across 33 chapters and online to provide students with comprehensive practice Developed by our expert instructors the problems in this book are sensibly grouped into practice sets and mirror those found on the GRE in content form and style Students can build fundamental skills in math and verbal through targeted practice while easy-to-follow explanations and step-by-step applications help cement their understanding of the concepts tested on the GRE In addition students can take their practice to the next level with online question banks that provide realistic computer-based practice to better simulate the GRE test-taking experience Purchase of this book includes access to an online video... introduction online banks of GRE practice problems and the GRE Challenge Problem Archive more
1 New York Times Bestseller Named one of the Best Books of the Year by The New York Times The Washington Post The Boston Globe The Seattle Times Esquire Time Winner of the Carnegie Medal for Nonfiction Winner of the NAACP Image Award for Nonfiction Winner of a Books for a Better Life Award Finalist for the Los Angeles Book Prize Finalist for the Kirkus Reviews Prize An American Library Association Notable BookA powerful true story about the potential for mercy to redeem us and a clarion call to fix our broken system of justice from one of the most brilliant and influential lawyers of our time Bryan Stevenson was a young lawyer when he founded the Equal Justice Initiative a legal practice dedicated to defending those most desperate and in need the poor the wrongly condemned and women and children trapped in the farthest reaches of our criminal justice system One of his first cases was that of Walter McMillian a young man who was sentenced to die for a notorious murder he insisted he didn t commit The case drew Bryan into a tangle of conspiracy political machination and legal brinksmanship and transformed his understanding of mercy and justice forever Just Mercy is at once an unforgettable account of an idealistic gifted young... lawyer s coming of age a moving window into the lives of those he has defended and an inspiring argument for compassion in the pursuit of true justice Praise for Just Mercy Every bit as moving as To Kill a Mockingbird and in some ways more so a searing indictment of American criminal justice and a stirring testament to the salvation that fighting for the vulnerable sometimes yields David Cole The New York Review of Books Searing moving Bryan Stevenson may indeed be America s Mandela Nicholas Kristof The New York Times You don t have to read too long to start cheering for this man The message of this book is that evil can be overcome a difference can be made Just Mercy will make you upset and it will make you hopeful Ted Conover The New York Times Book Review Inspiring a work of style substance and clarity Stevenson is not only a great lawyer he s also a gifted writer and storyteller The Washington Post As deeply moving poignant and powerful a book as has been and maybe ever can be written about the death penalty The Financial Times Brilliant The Philadelphia Inquirer Not since Atticus Finch has a fearless and committed lawyer made such a difference in the American South Though larger than life Atticus exists only in fiction Bryan Stevenson however is very much alive and doing God s work fighting for the poor the oppressed the voiceless the vulnerable the outcast and those with no hope Just Mercy is his inspiring and powerful story John Grisham Bryan Stevenson is one of my personal heroes perhaps the most inspiring and influential crusader for justice alive today and Just Mercy is extraordinary The stories told within these pages hold the potential to transform what we think we mean when we talk about justice Michelle Alexander author of The New Jim CrowFrom the Hardcover edition more
More people get into medical school with a Kaplan MCAT course than all major courses combined Now the same results are available with MCAT Complete 7-Book Subject Review This set features thorough subject review more questions than any competitor and the highest-yield questions available The commentary and instruction come directly from Kaplan MCAT experts and include targeted focus on the most-tested concepts These prep books simulate better than anything else on the market the experience of a one-on-one session with our top-rated instructors MCAT Review offers UNPARALLELED MCAT KNOWLEDGE The Kaplan MCAT team has spent years studying every MCAT-related document available In conjunction with our expert psychometricians the Kaplan team is able to ensure the accuracy and realism of our practice materials THOROUGH SUBJECT REVIEW Written by top-rated award-winning Kaplan instructors all material has been vetted by editors with advanced science degrees and by a medical doctor EXPANDED CONTENT THROUGHOUT As the MCAT has continued to develop this set has been updated continuously to match the AAMC s guidelines precisely no more worrying if your prep is comprehensive STAR RATINGS FOR EVERY SUBJECT New for the 3rd Edition of MCAT Review... every topic in every chapter is assigned a star rating informed by Kaplan s decades of MCAT experience and facts straight from the testmaker of how important it will be to your score on the real exam MORE PRACTICE THAN THE COMPETITION With questions throughout the books and access to three practice tests online MCAT Review has more practice than any other MCAT books on the market ONLINE COMPANION MCAT Review comes with access to online resources to augment content studying including three practice tests and additional questions The MCAT is a computer-based test so practicing in the same format as Test Day is key TOP-QUALITY IMAGES With full-color 3-D illustrations charts graphs and diagrams from the pages of Scientific American MCAT Review turns even the most intangible complex science into easy-to-visualize concepts KAPLAN S MCAT REPUTATION Kaplan is a leader in the MCAT prep market and twice as many doctors prepared for the MCAT with Kaplan than with any other course Doctors refers to US MDs who were licensed between 2001-2010 and used a fee-based course to prepare for the MCAT The AlphaDetail Inc online study for Kaplan was conducted between Nov 10 - Dec 9 2010 among 763 US licensed MDs of whom 462 took the MCAT and used a fee-based course to prepare for it more
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