Author: Maria Filsinger,Shaan Patel
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Category: Study Aids
Learn the 7 steps to earn a 36 on the ACT-- written by a student who achieved a perfect score! Just like you, Maria Filsinger was a busy junior in high school--with all the fun and distractions that come with it. She wanted to score high on the ACT and eventually go to a good college, but she wanted to study in an efficient manner that fit her lifestyle of classes, sports, friends, and Facebook. So Maria developed winning strategies and a results-driven study plan that earned her that elusive 36 without sacrificing all the activities she enjoyed doing. Now you, too, can reach that top score with Maria's proven methods. You are just steps away from a 36 with: Study strategies for the math, reading, and science sections of the exam that can turn an ordinary student into an ACT genius One full-length practice ACT exam Techniques for mastering the 5-paragraph ACT essay Answer explanations to hundreds of ACT practice questions using a perfect score mind-set With help from ACT 36 in Just 7 Steps, you can attain a perfect score and get into the university or college of your dreams.
15 Simple Steps to Tackle the ACT
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Category: Study Aids
Kaplan Test Prep is the Official Partner for Live, Online Prep for the ACT. For more information visit kaptest.com/onlinepreplive The ideal ACT study tool from Kaplan, the test prep experts, created specifically for the busy student who wants to get the highest score possible but is low on time. Today’s high school students are busier than ever. Between school, work, extracurricular activities, family, and friends, it is often difficult to find time to study for the ACT. But just because you don’t have a lot of time to study doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice the high score you want. ACT for Busy Students is a comprehensive study tool that gives you the essentials of the ACT to help you streamline your test preparation. ACT for Busy Students provides: * Kaplan’s exclusive time-saving strategies * A full-length diagnostic practice test with complete answer explanations * Targeted review and realistic practice for every section of the exam * Preparation for the writing section * Proven time and stress management tips * A test-prep checklist Also included in this updated edition is a customized study schedule based on the results of the diagnostic test, so it is geared specifically for you! Study with ACT for Busy Students and you will score higher—guaranteed.
Author: Princeton Review
Publisher: Princeton Review
Category: Study Aids
YOU NEED A STELLAR ACT SCORE TO PLAY IN THE BIG LEAGUES OF COLLEGE ADMISSIONS. Designed specifically for those who have already mastered the basics of the ACT, The Princeton Review’s ACT Elite 36, 2nd Edition, can help you gain total confidence in your test-taking skills and progress to the highest levels of scoring success. Inside are exclusive tips and strategies for tackling the hardest questions on the ACT. You’ll also find pacing guidelines for test day and challenging practice materials to help get you into top test-taking shape. Features include: Techniques That Actually Work. · Effective strategies to help you beat the test and hit your top score · Specialized tactics to avoid the trick questions that trap most students · Alternative approaches to enable you to handle the toughest questions with confidence Practice That Gets You to Perfection. · Drills and tests with 400+ intensive practice problems (both in the book and online) · Detailed answers and explanations to help you gain total content mastery · Thorough review of all ACT sections: English, Math, Reading, and Science, including helpful instruction for the revised and optional Writing section This eBook edition has been specially formatted for on-screen viewing with cross-linked questions, answers, and explanations.
15 Simple Steps to Tackle the ACT While Keeping Your Life Together
Author: Kaplan Test Prep
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Category: Study Aids
This practical, organized, and easy-to-understand approach gives busy students the 15 basic steps they need to master the Math, English, Reading, and Science sections of the ACT. Kaplan ACT Strategies for Super Busy Students 2009 Edition is the ideal tool for test takers who need all of Kaplan’s tried-and-true methods in a condensed format that fits in with their busy lives. The book includes: Kaplan's exclusive, time-saving strategies; 1 Full-length practice test with complete answer explanations; Targeted review and realistic practice for the Math, English, Reading, and Science sections of the ACT; Preparation for the optional writing component; Stress management tips.
Prep for 36
Author: Kaplan Test Prep
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Category: Study Aids
If you're looking to get a top score on the ACT, Kaplan's ACT Advanced Practice workbook has the high-difficulty practice and expert strategies you need to face the toughest questions with confidence. Kaplan Test Prep is the Official Partner for Live Online Prep for the ACT. For more information visit kaptest.com/onlinepreplive. Essential Practice 9 practice sets with advanced, high-difficulty questions to help you score the most points More than 600 questions with detailed answers and explanations Kaplan's exclusive score-raising strategies and methods to show you the best way to attack the most difficult ACT questions Comprehensive review of all sections on the test Expert Guidance Kaplan's expert teachers make sure our tests are true to the ACT 9 out of 10 Kaplan students get into one or more of their top choice colleges
Psychologie und Design der alltäglichen Dinge
Author: Norman Don
Category: Business & Economics
Apple, Audi, Braun oder Samsung machen es vor: Gutes Design ist heute eine kritische Voraussetzung für erfolgreiche Produkte. Dieser Klassiker beschreibt die fundamentalen Prinzipien, um Dinge des täglichen Gebrauchs umzuwandeln in unterhaltsame und zufriedenstellende Produkte. Don Norman fordert ein Zusammenspiel von Mensch und Technologie mit dem Ziel, dass Designer und Produktentwickler die Bedürfnisse, Fähigkeiten und Handlungsweisen der Nutzer in den Vordergrund stellen und Designs an diesen angepasst werden. The Design of Everyday Things ist eine informative und spannende Einführung für Designer, Marketer, Produktentwickler und für alle an gutem Design interessierten Menschen. Zum Autor Don Norman ist emeritierter Professor für Kognitionswissenschaften. Er lehrte an der University of California in San Diego und der Northwest University in Illinois. Mitte der Neunzigerjahre leitete Don Norman die Advanced Technology Group bei Apple. Dort prägte er den Begriff der User Experience, um über die reine Benutzbarkeit hinaus eine ganzheitliche Erfahrung der Anwender im Umgang mit Technik in den Vordergrund zu stellen. Norman ist Mitbegründer der Beratungsfirma Nielsen Norman Group und hat unter anderem Autohersteller von BMW bis Toyota beraten. „Keiner kommt an Don Norman vorbei, wenn es um Fragen zu einem Design geht, das sich am Menschen orientiert.“ Brand Eins 7/2013 „Design ist einer der wichtigsten Wettbewerbsvorteile. Dieses Buch macht Spaß zu lesen und ist von größter Bedeutung.” Tom Peters, Co-Autor von „Auf der Suche nach Spitzenleistungen“
Text, Cases and Materials
Author: Trevor C. Hartley,Trevor Clayton Hartley
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
European Union Law in a Global Context is a comprehensive introduction to European law in its international context. Trevor Hartley provides an explanation of the basic principles of each topic covered. He examines the institutions of the EU and the law-making process; the European Court and international adjudication; EU law (and international law) in national courts; human rights, especially under EU law and the ECHR; the international relations of the EU; remedies under EU law; and the elements of the free movement of goods, persons and services. The coverage of the practical application of EU law in British courts will meet the requirements of those intending to become practitioners, and the inclusion of extracts from leading cases, as well as from the EC treaties and other instruments, ensures that everything the reader will need is contained in a single volume.
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Passing your admission assessment exam is the first step on the journey to becoming a successful health professional — make sure you’re prepared with Admission Assessment Exam Review, 3rd Edition from the testing experts at HESI! It offers complete content review and nearly 400 practice questions on the topics typically found on admission exams, including math, reading comprehension, vocabulary, grammar, biology, chemistry, anatomy and physiology, and physics. Plus, it helps you identify areas of weakness so you can focus your study time. Sample problems and step-by-step examples with explanations in the math and physics sections show you how to work through each problem so you understand the steps it takes to complete the equation. Practice tests with answer keys for each topic — located in the appendices for quick access — help you assess your understanding of each topic and familiarize you with the types of questions you’re likely to encounter on the actual exam. HESI Hints boxes offer valuable test-taking tips, as well as rationales, suggestions, examples, and reminders for specific topics. End-of-chapter review questions help you gauge your understanding of chapter content. A full-color layout and more illustrations in the life science chapters visually reinforce key concepts for better understanding. Expanded and updated content in each chapter ensures you’re studying the most current content. Basic algebra review in the math section offers additional review and practice. Color-coded chapters help you quickly find specific topic sections. Helpful organizational features in each chapter include an introduction, key terms, chapter outline, and a bulleted chapter summary to help you focus your study. A glossary at the end of the text offers quick access to key terms and their definitions.
The ICESCR in Trade, Finance, and Investment
Author: Diane Desierto
Publisher: OUP Oxford
States reject inequality when they choose to ratify the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR), but to date the ICESCR has not yet figured prominently in the policy calculus behind States' international economic decisions. This book responds to the modern challenge of operationalizing the ICESCR, particularly in the context of States' decisions within international trade, finance, and investment. Differentiating between public policy mechanisms and institutional functional mandates in the international trade, finance, and investment systems, this book shows legal and policy gateways for States to feasibly translate their fundamental duties to respect, protect, and fulfil economic, social and cultural rights into their trade, finance, and investment commitments, agreements, and contracts. It approaches the problem of harmonizing social protection objectives under the ICESCR with a State's international economic treaty obligations, from the designing and interpreting international treaty texts, up to the institutional monitoring and empirical analysis of ICESCR compliance. In examining public policy options, the book takes into account around five decades of States' implementation of social protection commitments under the ICESCR; its normative evolution through the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, and the Committee's expanded fact-finding and adjudicative competences under the Optional Protocol to the ICESCR; as well as the critical, dialectical, and deliberative roles of diverse functional interpretive communities within international trade, finance, and investment law. Ultimately, the book shoes how States' ICESCR commitments operate as the normative foundation of their trade, finance, and investment decisions.
Author: Donna K. Arnett, PhD,Sanjiv J. Shah, MD
Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing
Weighted Numerical Score: 100 - 5 Stars! This is a systematic guide to cardiovascular genetics and genomics from basic concepts to clinical application. It organizes a large volume of information from an active area of research, which holds promise for future discovery. --Doody's Reviews Cardiovascular Genetics and Genomics in Clinical Practice presents clinical cases to illuminate basic concepts of cardiovascular genetics and genomics as practitioners encounter them in day-to-day practice. The unique use of real-world case discussions facilitates the memorization and understanding of basic principles, which can be more readily applied to actual cases. Cardiovascular Genetics and Genomics in Clinical Practice features a step-by-step learning process that begins with an easy-to-understand "primer" of basic scientific concepts regarding cardiovascular genetics and genomics followed by state-of-the-art research and applications for treatment of cardiovascular disorders. Expert clinicians and researchers describe illustrative cases for each topic along with detailed discussions of current scientific understanding and its application in current disease management and treatment. Summaries, key teaching points, and illustrations are highlighted to facilitate quick recall and review. The book will be useful for cardiovascular clinicians in training, board preparation, or as a review for those already in clinical practice. Cardiovascular Genetics and Genomics in Clinical Practice features: Clinical case scenarios to illuminate the basic concepts of cardiovascular genetics and genomics as they are used in daily practice Explanation of fundamental concepts as a foundation for more in-depth understanding Detailed discussions of current scientific knowledge and clinical management The expertise of renowned clinician-scientists in the field Real practical insight for practice
Publisher: Northwestern JTIP
Ordnung und Struktur in einer chaotischen Welt - Dieses Buch verändert Ihr Leben!
Author: Jordan B. Peterson
Publisher: Goldmann Verlag
Category: Social Science
Der Nr.1-Bestseller aus den USA: Wie man in einer von Chaos und Irrsinn regierten Welt bei Verstand bleibt! Wie können wir in der modernen Welt überleben? Jordan B. Peterson beantwortet diese Frage humorvoll, überraschend und informativ. Er erklärt, warum wir Kinder beim Skateboarden alleine lassen sollten, welches grausame Schicksal diejenigen ereilt, die alles allzu schnell kritisieren und warum wir Katzen, die wir auf der Straße antreffen, immer streicheln sollten. Doch was bitte erklärt uns das Nervensystem eines Hummers über unsere Erfolgschancen im Leben? Und warum beteten die alten Ägypter die Fähigkeit zu genauer Beobachtung als höchste Gottheit an? Dr. Peterson diskutiert Begriffe wie Disziplin, Freiheit, Abenteuer und Verantwortung und kondensiert Wahrheit und Weisheit der Welt in 12 praktischen Lebensregeln. »12 Rules For Life« erschüttert die Grundannahmen von moderner Wissenschaft, Glauben und menschlicher Natur. Dieses Buch verändert Ihr Leben garantiert!
Die 7 einfachen Schritte zur finanziellen Freiheit
Author: Tony Robbins
Publisher: FinanzBuch Verlag
Category: Business & Economics
Mehr als 10 Jahre sind seit seiner letzten Veröffentlichung in Deutschland vergangen, jetzt meldet sich Anthony Robbins zurück. Als Personal Trainer beriet er Persönlichkeiten wie Bill Clinton und Serena Williams sowie ein weltweites Millionenpublikum, nun widmet er seine Aufmerksamkeit den Finanzen. Basierend auf umfangreichen Recherchen und Interviews mit mehr als 50 Starinvestoren, wie Warren Buffett oder Star-Hedgefondsmanager Carl Icahn, hat Robbins die besten Strategien für die private finanzielle Absicherung entwickelt. Sein Werk bündelt die Expertise erfolgreicher Finanzmarktakteure und seine Beratungserfahrung. Selbst komplexe Anlagestrategien werden verständlich erläutert, ohne an Präzision einzubüßen. In 7 Schritten zur finanziellen Unabhängigkeit - praxisnah und für jeden umsetzbar.
Author: Christophe Geiger
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
Research Handbook on Human Rights and Intellectual Property is a comprehensive reference work on the intersection of human rights and intellectual property law. Resulting from a field-specific expertise of over 40 scholars and professionals of world re
7 Key Elements to Creating an Extraordinary Engineering Career
Author: Anthony Fasano
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Category: Technology & Engineering
Focusing on basic skills and tips for career enhancement, EngineerYour Own Success is a guide to improving efficiency and performancein any engineering field. It imparts valuable organization tips,communication advice, networking tactics, and practical assistancefor preparing for the PE exam—every necessary skill forsuccess. Authored by a highly renowned career coach, this book is abattle plan for climbing the rungs of any engineering ladder.
Und was wir dagegen tun können
Author: Steven Levitsky,Daniel Ziblatt
Category: Political Science
Ausgezeichnet mit dem NDR Kultur Sachbuchpreis 2018 als bestes Sachbuch des Jahres Demokratien sterben mit einem Knall oder mit einem Wimmern. Der Knall, also das oft gewaltsame Ende einer Demokratie durch einen Putsch, einen Krieg oder eine Revolution, ist spektakulärer. Doch das Dahinsiechen einer Demokratie, das Sterben mit einem Wimmern, ist alltäglicher – und gefährlicher, weil die Bürger meist erst aufwachen, wenn es zu spät ist. Mit Blick auf die USA, Lateinamerika und Europa zeigen die beiden Politologen Steven Levitsky und Daniel Ziblatt, woran wir erkennen, dass demokratische Institutionen und Prozesse ausgehöhlt werden. Und sie sagen, an welchen Punkten wir eingreifen können, um diese Entwicklung zu stoppen. Denn mit gezielter Gegenwehr lässt sich die Demokratie retten – auch vom Sterbebett.
Author: Ted Dorsey,Ted Dorsey M a,Alice Humbracht,Martha Marion
Learn invaluable ACT strategies using Tutor Ted's techniques--cultivated for over a decade--to achieve YOUR maximum ACT score. Included in this book: * All of the science knowledge required on the ACT Science Test over the past 15 years! * Training exercises and practice questions just like what you'll see on the ACT * Strategies for attacking every section of the ACT * Simple, clear, and practical tutorials * Techniques for approaching double reading passages * Tutorials and practice prompts for the new, enhanced ACT Writing Test * The funny, fresh voice that sets Tutor Ted apart from the rest Maximize YOUR success--with help from Tutor Ted!
The Most Effective ACT Strategies Ever Published
Author: Mike Barrett,Patrick Barrett
Click the "look inside" feature above to browse the Black Book and get a feel for how it approaches the ACT! The fully up-to-date ACT Prep Black Book, Second Edition gives you unique, effective ACT strategies from Mike Barrett, an ACT tutor with clients all over the globe who pay him hundreds of dollars an hour for phone tutoring. In addition to extensive and effective training on every aspect of the ACT, the ACT Prep Black Book gives you detailed, systematic, easy-to-follow walkthroughs for every question in all 3 official practice tests from the current Official ACT Prep Guide.The Black Book is a must-have in your ACT preparation, whether you need to make a perfect 36 to be competitive at an Ivy, score a 10 in each section to claim a sports scholarship, or anything in between. The Black Book works best when used with the authentic ACT questions in the "Red Book," which is the Official ACT Prep Guide, 2018, by ACT, Inc. The Black Book shows you how to beat the ACT, while the Red Book gives you real ACT questions to practice with. (The ACT Prep Black Book has no affiliation with ACT, Inc.)The Black Book and the Red Book are all you need to get your best possible ACT score.The Black Book is the ideal ACT book for 3 major reasons: It covers every aspect of the test with advice that actually works, making it unique in the ACT prep field. It doesn't just review material from your high school classes! Instead, you'll learn to exploit design flaws in the ACT, using its own "ACT tricks" against it. The Black Book contains 600+ detailed, systematic, easy-to-follow walkthroughs for real ACT questions from the Red Book, so you know that what you're learning actually works. You'll see every question from all 3 of the Red Book's official ACT Practice Tests attacked in a way that clearly demonstrates the ideal thought process on the ACT. (You'll need your own copies of those real ACT practice tests, which you can find in the Official ACT Prep Guide, 2018, by ACT, Inc.) The Black Book is a clear, concise roadmap to the ACT. (See the selected highlights below). It explains exactly how every ACT question works, and how to beat it in the least time possible. Selected Highlights from the ACT Prep Black Book: The important differences between the ACT and a normal high school test, and how they influence every aspect of the proper approach to ACT preparation... Why every ACT question can only have one valid answer, no matter how much it might seem otherwise sometimes... How to look at ACT questions the same way ACT, Inc. does when it writes them... Why it's so important to work with real test questions from ACT, Inc....and why you shouldn't pay much attention to the official written explanations for those questions... What you're actually supposed to do when the ACT asks you about an author's attitude... The important implications of viewing time as an investment on test day... Why focusing on the wrong answers can be just as important as finding the right one...and how to do it effectively... The simple formula that allows you to crank out a top-scoring essay (that is, if you even need to take the ACT Writing test in the first place)... The special grammatical rules tested on the ACT English section-which may differ from what's commonly accepted in a high school or college classroom... The unwritten rules for every kind of ACT question... The many ways to approach an ACT Math question, and which ones are likely to work best for you... Why every real ACT Math question can potentially be answered in under 30 seconds... And much, much more than we can fit in this space...
Author: Cynthia C. Chernecky,Barbara J. Berger
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Find complete answers to questions such as which laboratory tests to order or what the results might mean. Laboratory Tests and Diagnostic Procedures, 6th Edition covers more tests than any other reference of its kind, with over 900 lab tests and diagnostic procedures in all. In Part I, you'll find an alphabetical list of hundreds of diseases, conditions, and symptoms, including the tests and procedures most commonly used to confirm or rule out a suspected diagnosis. In Part II, you’ll find descriptions of virtually every laboratory and diagnostic test available. This edition is updated with the latest research and over 20 NEW test entries. Written by educator Cynthia Chernecky and clinical nurse specialist Barbara Berger, this lab reference covers today’s lab tests with concise, easy-to-use information. More than 900 laboratory tests and diagnostic procedures are included — more than any other reference! Over 600 diseases, conditions, and symptoms are listed, along with the tests used to confirm them. Alphabetical organization and A-to-Z thumb tabs make it easy to find the information you’re looking for. Alternative test names and acronyms are cross-referenced to simplify lookup. Instructions for client and family teaching help you offer guidance concerning test preparation and follow-up care. Age and gender-specific norms are provided, giving you complete lifespan coverage. Risks and Contraindications are highlighted to help you safeguard your patients and provide effective care. Panic Level Symptoms and Treatment are provided for dangerously increased and decreased levels. Minimum volumes for blood samples are included, useful when a client’s blood preservation is essential, as well as information on whether blood specimens can be drawn during hemodialysis. Tests for toxic substances are included, making this a lab, diagnostic, and toxicology book all in one. Abbreviations, measurement prefixes, and symbols are listed on the front and back covers for convenience. Information on herbal supplements indicates when a client’s use of natural remedies might affect test results. Over 20 NEW test entries present the latest tests and procedures, with a strong focus on affordable, clinically relevant genetic tests. UPDATED content includes the latest research relating to accuracy of tests, diagnostic value of results, and associated cost-benefit ratios.