Description : College students discuss what colleges are really like, including grades, sports, social life, alcohol policies, gender relations, admissions, and classes
Description : When you're on the front line of administration, you're in the direct line of questions, situations, and challenges that arise daily. As a community college administrator, you're required to tackle the firestorms that flare up, which may include addressing no-win decisions and effectively dealing with unjustified, as well as justified, criticism. Firsthand practical advice is presented direct from experienced professionals and details the skills and attributes needed to succeed as a community college leader. Drawing from the authors' varied experiences, this helpful guide covers the most pressing topics of concern to community college administrators, including • Making defining career choices • Thriving and surviving in your role • Expertly navigating institutional politics • Taking on roles and responsibilities • Becoming a trustee • Selecting a board • Evaluating a CEO
Description : Is Memphis on your list of possible places to relocate or visit? You'll find this practical guide an essential resource for comprehensive information about this fast-growing city. Local author Rebecca Finlayson offers an unbiased perspective of Memphis and the area around it. Four maps and 30 black-and-white photographs complete the coverage.
Description : For more than twenty years, the Insiders’ Guide® series has been the essential source for in-depth travel and relocation information—from true insiders whose personal, practical perspective gives you everything you need to know. Boasting a cosmopolitan city and family vacation hot spots, as well as outlet shopping and a national park, the Maine Coast has it all. This authoritative guide takes you along the Pine Tree State’s magnificent coastline, from its beautiful sandy beaches and resort communities to its rocky cliffs and tiny fishing villages. Inside you'll find: • Countless details on how to live and thrive in the area, from the best shopping to the lowdown on real estate • Not-to-be-missed attractions, including the fantastic Marginal Way footpath between Perkins Cove and Ogunquit; the Portland Museum of Art; the outlets at Kittery and Freeport; and Portland Head Light • Comprehensive listings of restaurants, accommodations, and annual events • Sections dedicated to children and retirement
Description : For more than thirty-five years, The Insider's Guide to the Colleges has been the favorite resource of high school students across the country because it is the only comprehensive college reference researched and written by students for students. In interviews with hundreds of peers on campuses from New York to Hawaii and Florida to Alaska, our writers have sought out the inside scoop at every school on everything from the nightlife and professors to the newest dorms and wildest student organizations. In addition to the in-depth profiles of college life, this 37th edition has been revised and updated to include: * Essential statistics for every school, from acceptance rates to the most popular majors * A "College Finder" to help students zero in on the perfect school * Insider's packing list detailing what every college student really needs to bring * FYI sections with student opinions and outrageous off-the-cuff advice. The Insider's Guide to the Colleges cuts through the piles of brochures to get to the things that matter most to students, and by staying on top of trends and attitudes it delivers the straight talk students and parents need to choose the school that's the best fit.
Description : For those looking to visit Cincinnati or considering moving there, Insiders' Guide to Cincinnati is the essential source for information about this thriving Ohio city. Written by locals with first-hand experience in the region, this exceedingly useful and practical guide offers a personal perspective of Cincinnati and its surroundings and includes three maps of the area.
Description : An annotated bibliography listing general reference works as well as those on social sciences, humanities, and science and technology
Description : For 33 years, The Insider's Guide to the Colleges has been the book most relied-upon by high school students looking for accurate and honest reports on colleges from their fellow students. Edited and written by student reporters at the Yale Daily News and featuring the unfiltered and invaluable commentary from students at over 320 colleges across the U.S. and Canada, the Insider's Guide blends concise statistical data and opinions to provide the most well-rounded profile of life on each campus. After all, college isn't just about the academics, athletics, and the social scene; telling information can also be gleaned from the food options, the quality of dorms, the composition of the student body, and even practical concerns like parking and transportation. The Insider's Guide gives parents and prospective students all the information they need to choose the school that's right for them.