What to expect and how to handle it - insider advice on university life
Author: Jenny Hawkins,Lucy Clarke
Publisher: Hachette UK
Lucy Clarke and Jenny Hawkins, both current students at Cardiff University, have written this guide to university life encompassing study, the social scene, accommodation and making the best of university. They cover issues from the chaos of Fresher's week and difficult landlords, to sex and social life, the stress of finals and beyond. Recipes and a university dictionary are also included.
Author: Karen Elcock
Publisher: Learning Matters
Nursing is the one of the most popular degrees in the UK, with nearly 200,000 applicants every year. Competition for places is tough, and it is essential to stand out from the crowd in order to get a place. This book helps potential nursing students succeed in getting into nursing. It gives practical help on the application process: filling out application forms, passing numeracy and literacy tests and succeeding at interviews. It also explains what nurses do, what personal qualities are needed and what is involved in nursing training, so applicants can decide whether nursing is really for them.
From application to offer and beyond
Author: Cathy Poole
Becoming a nurse is a life-changing process and making the decision to study nursing at university is the first step. This short guide will help you decide whether it is the right move for you, give you an idea of which field of nursing might suit you best and provide useful tips for making a successful application. Outlining the academic and clinical support that students can expect during their study, the stresses that they may face, how placements work and the role of the NMC for student nurses, this book includes a wide range of testimonials from nursing students as well as practising nurses. Most importantly, it shows what is unique about each of the different fields, which include children’s nursing, adult nursing, mental health nursing, learning disability and defence nursing. It also looks at what all of these areas have in common – what makes nursing nursing and what makes nursing special. With a final section looking to the future, with tips for getting your first job and highlighting nursing opportunities around the globe, this is the must-have, no-nonsense career advice book for all those considering nursing as a career option or waiting to start their nursing course or indeed for those nurses who are wishing to return to the nursing profession.
The Stuff Nobody Tells You About!
Author: Haley Moss
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Category: Family & Relationships
How do you know which college is right for you? What happens if you don't get on with your roommate? And what on earth is the Greek system all about? As a university student with High-Functioning Autism, Haley Moss offers essential tips and advice in this insider's guide to surviving the Freshman year of college. Chatty, honest and full of really useful information, Haley's first-hand account of the college experience covers everything students with Autism Spectrum Disorders need to know. She talks through getting ready for college, dorm life and living away from parents, what to expect from classes, professors and exams, and how to cope in new social situations and make friends. This book is a must-read for all students on the autism spectrum who are about to begin their first year of college, parents and teachers who are helping them prepare, and college faculty and staff.
The Insider's Guide to Avoiding Mistakes, Choosing the Right Program, Working with Professors, and Just How a Person Actually Writes a 200-Page Paper
Author: Jason R. Karp
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
Category: Study Aids
How to Survive Your PhD is your insider's guide to avoiding mistakes, choosing the right program, working with professors, and just how a person actually writes a 200-page paper When you're getting your PhD, you never know what surprises to expect. But now, you can be prepared! How to Survive Your PhD is your step-by-step guide to the right way to tackle every part of the doctoral process. Getting your PhD is not an easy process, and the decisions you make before and during your doctoral work can mean the different between having a PhD in four years or eight, Jason Karp has been there and made the mistakes and he shows you just what to avoid, what you should be doing, and how to make the best use of your time and resources. Plus insider tips on: Choosing Your School Dealing with Finances Picking the Right Academic Advisor Researching the Dissertation Managing Your Time The Exams Tricks of the Trade The Defense And so much more
Category: College student development programs
Category: Young adult literature
Author: Yale Daily News,Yale Daily News Staff
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Category: Universities and colleges
Author: William White
Category: Library science
Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Also issued separately.
Category: Women's studies
Author: Lucy Clarke
Publisher: Piper ebooks
Als Jacob sich von seiner Mutter Sarah verabschiedet, um zu einer Strandparty zu gehen, ist alles wie immer. Am nächsten Morgen ist nichts mehr, wie es war: Jacob ist verschwunden. Vor genau sieben Jahren verschwand auch Marley an diesem Strand, der Sohn von Sarahs bester Freundin Isla. Später wurde er tot geborgen. Verzweifelt sucht Sarah nach Spuren und stößt dabei auf viele Fragen: Wo war ihr Mann in der Nacht, als Jacob verschwand? Warum sind Jacobs Klamotten in Islas Haus? Und was verschweigt der Fischer, der damals Marleys Leiche fand? Stück für Stück setzt sich ein Bild der Ereignisse zusammen, das Sarah dazu zwingt, sich endlich einer Wahrheit zu stellen, vor der sie so viele Jahre lang die Augen verschlossen hat.
Category: Affirmative action programs
Category: American literature
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Author: Lucy Clarke
Publisher: Piper Verlag
Ein meerblaues Reisetagebuch. Das ist alles, was Katie von ihrer Schwester bleibt. Denn Mia ist tot. In Bali stürzte sie von einer Klippe. Katie hat nur eine Chance, das Geheimnis um den Tod ihrer unnahbaren Schwester zu lüften: Ihr Tagebuch zu lesen und den Stationen ihrer Reise zu folgen. Und so taucht Katie immer tiefer ein in das Leben ihrer Schwester und entziffert Stück für Stück Mias ganz persönliche Landkarte der Liebe ...
Author: Charles E. Rotkin
Publisher: Amphoto Books
Category: American literature
Author: Stephen King
Publisher: Heyne Verlag
Category: Biography & Autobiography
„Ich schreibe so lange, wie der Leser davon überzeugt ist, in den Händen eines erstklassigen Wahnsinnigen zu sein.“ Stephen King Während der Genesung nach einem schweren Unfall schreibt Stephen King seine Memoiren – Leben und Schreiben sind eins. Ein unverzichtbarer Ratgeber für alle angehenden Schriftsteller und eine Fundgrube für alle, die mehr über den König des Horror-Genres erfahren wollen. Ein kluges und gleichzeitig packendes Buch über gelebte Literatur. »Eine Konfession.« Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung