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In College Admissions And Beyond

Author : Lillian Luterman
ISBN : 0789210606
Genre : Study Aids
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A mother-daughter college-admissions-consultant team share their step-by-step proven strategy for crafting a college application that stands out and gets one accepted into the school of his or her choice.

Killer Interviews Success Strategies For Young Professionals

Author : Frederick W. Ball
ISBN : 9781608443482
Genre : Business & Economics
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Competition is fierce. Landing a great job is hard work, particularly in today's market. To be the winning candidate, you need a strategic success plan. Killer Interviews: Success Strategies for Young Professionals gives you the "edge" to nail the job by providing a step-by-step game plan. You'll learn how to: build a resume that "pre-sells" you create a powerful network prepare for every aspect of the interview communicate effectively with the interviewer close the sale like a pro and land the job offer decide if the company and the job are right for you. Whether you are moving from college to your first job-or looking to make that next career move-Killer Interviews: Success Strategies for Young Professionals will maximize your chances for success, regardless of whether your job target is for-profit, not-for-profit, education or government. Frederick W. Ball is Managing Director of Ball & Associates, LLC, a human resources consulting firm specializing in career planning and executive coaching. He consults with senior executives from Fortune 500, and the not-for-profit, and education industries on how to hire top talent. He is a former executive director of the Institute for Administrative Research at Columbia University, from which he earned his doctorate. Barbara B. Ball is Director of Human Resources for the prestigious Westfield, NJ public schools. Her responsibilities include recruiting and hiring, employee and labor relations, as well as training and development in hiring top talent. Fred and Barbara's work with young professionals includes 15 years of delivering seminars at Brown, Columbia and Duke Universities and counseling young professionals. Fred and Barbara are co-authors of two highly respected books-Killer Interviews: The Best Interview Strategies (Revised-2010), and Impact Hiring: The Secrets of Hiring a Superstar (2000). They are recognized resources for the media on interviewing from either side of the desk."

Unpaid Professionals

Author : Andrew Zimbalist
ISBN : 1400823072
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Big-time college sports embodies the ideals of amateurism and provides an important complement to university education. Or so its apologists would have us believe. As Andrew Zimbalist shows in this unprecedented analysis, college sports is really a massively commercialized industry based on activities that are often irrelevant and even harmful to education. Zimbalist combines groundbreaking empirical research and a talent for storytelling to provide a firm, factual basis for the many arguments that currently rage about the goals, history, structure, incentive system, and legal architecture of college sports. He paints a picture of a system in desperate need of reform and presents bold recommendations to chart a more sensible future. Zimbalist begins by showing that today's problems are nothing new--that schools have been consumed for more than a century by debates about cheating, commercialism, and the erosion of academic standards. He then takes us into the world of the modern student athlete, explaining the incentives that, for example, encourage star athletes to abandon college for the pros, that create such useless courses as "The Theory of Basketball," and that lead students to ignore classes despite the astronomical odds against becoming a professional athlete. Zimbalist discusses the economic and legal aspects of gender equity in college sports. He assesses the economic impact of television and radio contracts and the financial rewards that come from winning major championships. He examines the often harmful effects of corporate sponsorship and shows that, despite such sponsorship, most schools run their athletic programs at a loss. Zimbalist also considers the relevance of antitrust laws to college sports and asks whether student athletes are ultimately exploited by the system. Zimbalist's provocative recommendations include eliminating freshman eligibility for sports, restricting coaches' access to "sneaker money" from corporations, and ending the hypocrisy about professionalism by allowing teams to employ a quota of non-students as well as to receive funding from the pro leagues. A mixture of lively anecdotes, hard economic data, cogent arguments, and clear analysis, Unpaid Professionals will revitalize debate about a subject close to the hearts and minds of millions of Americans.

A Guide To Fundraising At Historically Black Colleges And Universities

Author : Marybeth Gasman
ISBN : 9781136730382
Genre : Education
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Winner of the 2012 CASE John Grenzebach Award for Outstanding Research in Philanthropy for Educational Advancement A Guide to Fundraising at Historically Black Colleges and Universities is a comprehensive, research-based work that brings the best practices and expertise of seminal professionals to the larger Black college environment and beyond. Drawing on data-driven advice from interviews with successful Black college fundraisers and private sector leaders, this book gives practitioners a comprehensive approach for moving away from out-of-date approaches to improve their institutions. This practical guide includes: An All Campus Approach—Discussion goes beyond alumni fundraising strategies to address the blended role that faculty, administrators, and advancement professionals can play to achieve fundraising success. Practical Recommendations—End-of-chapter suggestions for quick reference, as well as recommendations integrated throughout. Best Practices and Examples—Data-based content to strengthen fundraisers’ understanding of institutional advancement and alleviate uncertainties. Examples of Innovative Approaches—An entire chapter outlining successful innovative fundraising and engagement programs at various institutions. Extensive Appendices—Useful resources related to grant procurement, endowments, alumni giving, enrollment and retention, financial aid, and other helpful HBCU information. Both newcomers and seasoned professionals in the HBCU fundraising arena will benefit from the compelling recommendations offered in A Guide to Fundraising at Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

American Book Publishing Record

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ISBN : UOM:39015036928656
Genre : Reference
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Author : Bowker Staff
ISBN : 0835216160
Genre : American literature
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Gre Prep 2018

Author : Kaplan Test Prep
ISBN : 9781506220383
Genre : Study Aids
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"Practice test + proven strategies + online."--Front cover.

Autism And The Transition To Adulthood

Author : Paul Wehman
ISBN : 1557669589
Genre : Education
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Outlines steps for empowering teens with autism to achieve their full potential, in a work that features forms, skills assessments, employment and postsecondary options, and benefits planning advice.

Handbook Of College Reading And Study Strategy Research

Author : Rona F. Flippo
ISBN : 9781317245162
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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The most comprehensive and up-to-date source available for college reading and study strategy practitioners and administrators, the Third Edition of the Handbook of College Reading and Study Strategy Research reflects and responds to changing demographics as well as politics and policy concerns in the field since the publication of the previous edition. In this thorough and systematic examination of theory, research, and practice, the Handbook offers information to help college reading teachers to make better instructional decisions; justification for programmatic implementations for administrators; and a complete compendium of both theory and practice to better prepare graduate students to understand the parameters and issues of this field. The Handbook is an essential resource for professionals, researchers, and students as they continue to study, research, learn, and share more about college reading and study strategies. Addressing current and emerging theories of knowledge, subjects, and trends impacting the field, the Third Edition features new topics such as disciplinary literacy, social media, and gaming theory.

The Irish Asia Strategy And Its China Relations

Author : Hong Fan
ISBN : 9783867418959
Genre : Social Science
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Asian studies – as basically all efforts to engage in inter-culturally – is caught in producing and reproducing prejudices on the one hand and denying differences and specificities on the other. In particular in academic studies and teaching the challenge is to overcome this apparent dichotomy and the task is to establish understanding without prejudice of what Asia really was and is. The extensive range of topics and views in this volume challenge a mode of globalisation that simply overthrows national traditions by a Darwinian-kind of rule of the survival of the strongest, the fittest will actually be the one who is well capable to manage difference by understanding them in a historical context and acknowledge them as part of something new that is emerging in front of our eyes. This book will stimulate further research and debate within and without the boundaries of Asian Studies.

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