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Cutting Through the Academic Crap
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,060. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Essays
A short, no-nonsense, practical and informal guide for students dealing with the nitty-gritty of writing and presenting your dissertation for college or university.
The Shrewd Student: How to Study Smarter and Get Great Grades in College
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,270. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- General, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Test preparation
Inexperienced college students waste hours re-reading the same material, chasing the wrong research, and hopelessly trying to cram information into their heads the night before an exam. But shrewd students know how to get organized and use their time efficiently, getting great grades without the waste. In The Shrewd Student, professional educators share their secrets to being a shrewd, effective,
Surveying the Field: Changes in Quantity Surveying
Price: Free! Words: 9,850. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Research, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Construction / Estimating
This book details the changing role of the quantity surveyor. It compares traditional expectations with the changes have occurred, and why these are necessary in the modern world. Including the presentation of original research conducted with Coventry University. The book contains valuable information for academics, quantity surveyors and other agents associated with the construction industry.
Outlaw, Warrior, Leader: The Early Life of Ralph Stafford
Price: Free! Words: 5,490. Language: British English. Published: November 20, 2012 by James Eddy. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Ralph de Stafford, the first earl of Stafford, was one of the most powerful men in fourteenth century England. He was a veteran of the Hundred Years War, a respected military commander and an advisor to two Kings. What is less well known is that his early life had more than its fair share of troublemaking, including an audacious escape from the Tower of London that briefly made him into an outlaw.
Towers of Darkness
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 108,300. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
A Wyoming mine worker discovers a human hand bone embedded in a forty million year-old coal seam. An anthropologist, Larry Krafter is sent to recover the bone and unearths a human skull. Instead of receiving acclaim when he publishes his discovery, vested establishment interests seek to discredit him, using murder to do it.
Success Buttons For Life And Academic Excellence
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 24,530. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013 by Achievers Publishing House. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
How did a man whose teacher wrote in his school report, “You will never amount to anything much” become the world’s most brilliant chap and the greatest genius that have ever lived on the surface of the earth? You will find the answers to these questions in the pages of this book. Once you can locate the right buttons to your academic excellence, you are on your way to your enviable greatness.
We Don't Know Jack
Series: Andrew Stone Mysteries, Book 1. You set the price! Words: 62,960. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Graft, murder and treachery in a tranquil academic setting. Dr.Andrew Stone, a successful but languishing professor, finds himself a suspect in the murder of his best friend, Jack Carniger. Influenced by his beloved fictional Scottish detective Rebus, Andrew forms an unlikely alliance with a young police detective to solve the mystery.
Your Guide to Succeed in University
Price: Free! Words: 10,900. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Student life & student affairs, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » College Guides
How to succeed in university or college? Every student wants to know and this guide is here to help! This book will help students with topics such as building a solid foundation in their first year, efficient techniques for studying and preparing for exams, getting involved, finding the right mentors, networking, job searching with potential employers and preparing for a successful career.
Manual for Preparing a Competitive Faculty Application Package. Volume I: CV
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,910. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Science
I prepared this manuscript to help other scientists prepare a competitive application package. On the following pages, I will tell you how to prepare a CV that will make your application stand out from the crowd. This does not guarantee an interview, but it represents a package that got me interviews.
ভালো ছাত্র-ছাত্রী গঠন হওয়ার উপায় / Valo Satro Satri Ghathon Hower Upay (Bengali)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 39,840. Language: Bengali. Published: May 11, 2015 by Ahsan Publication. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Counseling / academic development
ছাত্র-ছাত্রী মাত্রই ভালো হতে চায়। ভালো হওয়ার উপায় জানতে চায়। কিন্তু এ সম্পর্কে কোনো বই তারা হাতের কাছে পায় না। তাইতো তারা হয়ে থাকে বিপথগামী, তাদের পড়ালেখা হয়ে থাকে দিন দিন অধঃমুখী। আর এ অবস্থা থেকে উত্তরণ ঘটিয়ে তাদের যথার্থ গঠন এবং তাদের মাঝে আদর্শিক গুণাবলীর পরিস্ফুটন ঘটাতে বাংলাদেশে প্রথম প্রকাশিত হয়েছে একটি চমৎকার বই- ‘ভালো ছাত্র-ছাত্রী গঠন হওয়ার উপায়।’