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World History the Easy Way: A.D. 1500 to the Present
World History the Easy Way
A.D. 1500 to the Present
Paperback      ISBN: 0812097661

Volume II opens with major world events between 1500 and 1789, and considers the development of shipbuilding that sent European explorers around the world.

Following topics include the Ottoman Empire, Mughal India, Manchu China, Spanish conquests in the Americas, European world colonialism, the French Revolution, Napoleonic Europe, British imperial expansion, the revolutions in the Americas, the United States and Canada as world powers, World War I and II, postwar Europe, the end of European colonialism, the Cold War, modern China, and events affecting Pacific nations.
On Writing the College Application Essay
On Writing the College Application Essay
Paperback      ISBN: 0064637220

What does an admissions officer look for in a college application essay?

You. It's that simple. There's no formula, no trick, no strategy, says Harry Bauld, a former Ivy League admissions officer. But with acceptance rates at all-time lows, just being yourself in an essay means understanding your readers and the unique form in which you are writing. In this fully revised and updated edition of the classic guide to writing the best essay of your life, Bauld reveals the big cliches (The Trip, The Jock, Miss America, Pet Death) and helps you discover ways to come alive on the page as a real person instead of applicant number 13,791.

Henry V (No Fear Shakespeare)
Henry V (No Fear Shakespeare)
Paperback      ISBN: 1411401034

Read Shakespeare's plays in all their brilliance--and understand what every word means

Don't be intimidated by Shakespeare These popular guides make the Bard's plays accessible and enjoyable.

Each No Fear guide contains

  • The complete text of the original play
  • A line-by-line translation that puts Shakespeare into everyday language
  • A complete list of characters with descriptions
  • Plenty of helpful commentary
What Colleges Don't Tell You (and Other Parents Don't Want You to Know): 272 Secrets for Getting Your Kid Into the Top Schools
What Colleges Don't Tell You (and Other Parents Don't Want You to Know)
272 Secrets for Getting Your Kid Into the Top Schools
Paperback      ISBN: 0452288541
A sought-after packager of high school students shares 272 secrets to help parents get their kids into the top schools

Targeting the savvy parents of today's college-bound teenagers who seek to gain a proven edge in the college admissions process, this book reveals 272 little-known secrets to help parents get their kids into the school of their dreams.

Did you know?
-A child's guidance counselor can help reverse a deferral.
-A parent can help get a child off a waiting list.
-There is a way for students to back out of Early Decision once they've been accepted.

Based on the controversial insider information Elizabeth Wissner-Gross has gleaned from working as a highly successful packager of high school students and from interviews with heads of admission at the nation's top colleges, this book empowers parents by decoding the admissions process.
Romeo and Juliet
Romeo and Juliet
Paperback      ISBN: 1411469631

When an essay is due and dreaded exams loom, this book offers students what they need to succeed. It provides chapter-by-chapter analysis, explanations of key themes, motifs and symbols, a review quiz, and essay topics. It is suitable for late-night studying and paper writing.

How to Be a Study Ninja: Study Smarter. Focus Better. Achieve More.
How to Be a Study Ninja
Study Smarter. Focus Better. Achieve More.
Paperback      ISBN: 1785782371

In the world of smartphones, instant internet access and on-demand documentaries, studying should be easier than ever. Yet all this background noise can make us unfocused and inefficient learners. So how can you cut through the distractions and get back to productive, rewarding learning? Four little words: Think like a Ninja. Paralysed by procrastination? Harness some Ninja Focus to get things started. Overwhelmed by exam nerves? You need some Zen-like Calm to turn those butterflies into steely focus. Surrounded by too many scrappy notes and unfinished to-do lists? Get Weapon-savvy with the latest organizational technology. With nine Ninja techniques to learn, there is a solution here for everyone who wants to learn better - and they don't involve giving up the rest of your life. Written by one of the world's foremost productivity experts, How to be a Study Ninja is a fun, accessible and practical guide on how to get the most out of your studying and love the quest for knowledge again.

GMAT Quantitative Review
GMAT Quantitative Review
2nd Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 0470449764

The only official quantitative review for the GMAT from the creators of the test

Anyone preparing for the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) knows it's important to study with the experts. With "The Official Guide for the GMAT Quantitative Review, Second Edition," you'll get questions, answers, and explanations straight from the source. The only official quantitative review for the GMAT Exam, this book targets your study and helps you improve your quantitative skills by focusing on your ability to solve equations, interpret data, coordinate geometry, and determine probability with assurance and ease. Inside, you'll find300 actual questions from past GMAT tests, including 75 questions new to this editionSections on Arithmetic, Algebra, Geometry, Problem Solving, and Data SufficiencyQuestions organized in order of difficulty to save study time

The Graduate Management Admission Council certifies all content so you can trust that you're getting expert guidance as you prepare for the GMAT Exam.

The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) is the association of leading graduate business schools around the world. GMAC's mission is to meet the needs of business schools and students through a wide array of products, services, and programs. It is the owner and administrator of the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT), the first and only standardized test specifically designed for graduate business and management programs. Available in nearly 100 countries, it is the global standard for entry to the MBA degree course.

GMAT Official Guide Verbal Review 2019: Includes Online Content
GMAT Official Guide Verbal Review 2019
Includes Online Content
Paperback      ISBN: 1119507707

A supplement to the Official Guide with 300 additional verbal questions

The GMAT Official Guide 2019 Verbal Review provides additional practical preparation focused on the verbal portion of the exam. Written by the Graduate Management Admission Council, this guide contains 300 real GMAT questions from past exams, including 45 never-before-seen questions, plus the following features:

  • An overview of the exam to help you get familiar with the content and format
  • Comprehensive grammar review
  • Detailed answer explanations that explain how the test maker thinks about a question
  • Questions organized in order of difficulty from easiest to hardest to focus your study
  • Access to the same questions online at gmat.wiley.com, where you can build your own practice sets

Don't waste time practicing on fake GMAT questions. Optimize your study time with the GMAT Official Guide 2019 Verbal Review using real questions from actual past exams.

Romeo and Juliet (No Fear Shakespeare)
Romeo and Juliet (No Fear Shakespeare)
Paperback      ISBN: 1586638459

Read Shakespeare's plays in all their brilliance--and understand what every word means

Don't be intimidated by Shakespeare These popular guides make the Bard's plays accessible and enjoyable.

Each No Fear guide contains

  • The complete text of the original play
  • A line-by-line translation that puts the words into everyday language
  • A complete list of characters, with descriptions
  • Plenty of helpful commentary
    Physics Made Simple: A Complete Introduction to the Basic Principles of This Fundamental Science
    Physics Made Simple
    A Complete Introduction to the Basic Principles of This Fundamental Science
    Paperback      ISBN: 0767917014

    Understand the rules that make the universe run.


    Understanding the laws of physics is essential for all scientific studies, but many students are intimidated by their complexities. This completely revised and updated book makes it easy to understand the most important principles. From the physics of the everyday world to the theory of relativity, PHYSICS MADE SIMPLE covers it all.

    Each chapter is introduced by anecdotes that directly apply the concepts to contemporary life and ends with practice problems--with complete solutions--to reinforce the concepts. Humorous illustrations and stories complete the text, making it not only easy but fun to learn this important science.

    Topics covered include:
    *force
    *motion
    *energy
    *waves
    *electricity and magnetism
    *the atom
    *quantum physics
    *relativity
    *spectroscopy
    *particle physics


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