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Notes from the President — A Window into Manchester University 2004-2014
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,010. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2015 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Higher, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Student life & student affairs
Each month for 10 years, Manchester University President Jo Young Switzer assembled newsworthy items and wrote an opening essay and closing reflection for a newsletter aimed at allowing graduates living around the United States and the globe to stay connected with the energy, learning, and spirit of Manchester University. This collection of excerpts was gleaned from those newsletters.
Chasing Zeroes: The Rise of Student Debt, the Fall of the College Ideal, and One Overachiever's Misguided Pursuit of Success
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,980. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Student life, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Higher
In this provocative account of college life, Laura Newland exposes the challenges facing her generation. She arrives at Duke University with unbridled ambition, but student loans leave her susceptible to a Wall Street recruiting machine that is winning over the best and brightest. On her turbulent journey to Wall Street’s doorstep, Newland reveals an alarming side of our higher education system.
Law School 20|20
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,790. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Higher, Nonfiction » Law » Legal Education
Law School 20|20 is a modern, all-encompassing guide for law school applicants, students, and graduates. It addresses all aspects of getting into law school, succeeding in law school, and choosing the career path that's right for you. "20|20" refers to the book's unique take on legal education and training, giving you a clear and unfettered view of law school and the job search, warts and all.
The Education Conundrum: One academic's thoughts on a wicked problem
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 81,270. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Higher, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cognitive Science
The author, who has more than 25 years’ experience of teaching and researching within the Irish university system, casts a critical eye upon a variety of issues relating to education and its place in society; the organization of the education system; the philosophy of teaching and learning; the culture of academic science; PhD-level education and the vagaries of the academic world.