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Entrance Exams

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Test Books

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Cracking the Act, 2014 - Princeton Review
ISBN: 9780804124386
Publication Date: 2013
An updated guide to scoring high on the ACT offers readers tips on all five sections of the exam, including rhetorical skills and reading comprehension for English, geometry and trigonometry for Math and experiments for Science Reasoning.

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11 Practice Tests for the SAT and PSAT, 2014 Edition - Princeton Review
ISBN: 9780307946164
Publication Date: 2013
A test-preparation handbook for students preparing for the SAT and PSAT provides 11 full-length sample exams and detailed answer explanations, along with online access to diagnostic score reports, additional practice exams and a grading service to critique students' practice essays

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CLEP Official Study Guide 2014 - College Board Staff
ISBN: 9781457300325
Publication Date: 2013
Offers advice about taking multiple choice and essay CLEP examinations; describes each subject on the test, including English, foreign languages, and history; and aids in the interpretation of scores.

 

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How to Choose a School & Get In

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How to Get Transcripts

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Career

By looking for the career you want, you can determine what education you need to pursue that goal!

 

Guides

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Right College, Right Price - Frank Palmasani
ISBN: 9781402273797
Publication Date: 2013
Describes how the "Financial Fit" program can help families determine how much college will really cost beyond the sticker price and factor cost into the college search, and explains how to maximize financial aid benefits.

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College Majors Handbook with Real Career Paths and Payoffs - Neeta P. Fogg; Paul E. Harrington; Thomas F. Harrington; Laurence Shatkin
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300 Best Jobs Without a Four-Year Degree - Laurence Shatkin
ISBN: 9781593579289
Publication Date: 2013
Parses information from the Department of Labor to provide a listing of the top 300 career paths for someone who has chosen not to pursue a bachelor's degree.

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