Foreign Service Officer Test FSOT 2013 Edition

Author: Adar Review
Publisher:
ISBN: 061581137X
Release Date: 2013-07-22
Genre: Civil service

The 2013 Complete Study Guide to the Foreign Service Officer Test includes information about the test and Foreign Service, valuable test-taking strategies, practice questions and essay prompts. This book is current as of July 2013.

CliffsTestPrep Foreign Service Officer Exam

Author: American BookWorks Corporation
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780764596469
Release Date: 2005-10-14
Genre: Study Aids

Your guide to passing the Foreign Service Officer Exam Why CliffsTestPrep Guides? Go with the name you know and trust Get the information you need—fast! Written by test prep specialists Introduction Review of how the exam is organized, along with answers to frequently asked questions Part I: Written Exam: The Job Knowledge Test Descriptions of the five general career track knowledge areas—management, consular, economic, political, and public diplomacy Question-and-answer subject review chapters for the eight job topic areas, along with mini-tests after each subject review A sample Job Knowledge test with complete answers and explanations Part II: Written Exam: The English Expression Test Grammar and usage review Two sample English Expression tests with complete answers and explanations Part III: Written Exam: The Biographic Information Questionnaire General information on this section of the exam, plus helpful sample questions Part IV: Written Exam: Written Essay Overview of the Written Essay portion of the exam, plus sample essay topics for practice Direction on how to effectively prewrite, outline, organize, edit, and revise your essay Part V: Oral Assessment Overview of the Oral Assessment portion of the exam and the categories in which you'll be assessed Test Prep Essentials from the Experts at CliffsNotes® An American BookWorks Corporation Project Contributors: Deborah Barrett, PhD; Elaine Bender, MA; Phillip Gay, PhD; Freddy Lee, PhD; Val Limburg, PhD; Tandy McConnell, PhD; Edward Miller, PhD; Deborah Grayson Riegel, MA; Sharon Saronson, MFA, MA; Brice Sloan, BA; Jonathan Weber, BA; Mark Weinfeld, MA

Inside a U S Embassy

Author: Shawn Dorman
Publisher: Potomac Books, Inc.
ISBN: 9781612344676
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Diplomatic and consular service, American

All-new third edition of the essential guide to the Foreign Service

Career Diplomacy

Author: Harry W. Kopp
Publisher: Georgetown University Press
ISBN: 9781589017542
Release Date: 2011-03-22
Genre: Political Science

Career Diplomacy—now in its second edition—is an insider's guide that examines the foreign service as an institution, a profession, and a career. Harry W. Kopp and Charles A. Gillespie, both of whom had long and distinguished careers in the foreign service, provide a full and well-rounded picture of the organization, its place in history, its strengths and weaknesses, and its role in American foreign affairs. Based on their own experiences and through interviews with over 100 current and former foreign service officers and specialists, the authors lay out what to expect in a foreign service career, from the entrance exam through midcareer and into the senior service—how the service works on paper, and in practice. The second edition addresses major changes that have occurred since 2007: the controversial effort to build an expeditionary foreign service to lead the work of stabilization and reconstruction in fragile states; deepening cooperation with the U.S. military and the changing role of the service in Iraq and Afghanistan; the ongoing surge in foreign service recruitment and hiring at the Department of State and U.S. Agency for International Development; and the growing integration of USAID’s budget and mission with those of the Department of State.

American Diplomats

Author: William D. Morgan
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 9780595329748
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Political Science

What do the men and women of America's diplomatic corps do? William D. Morgan and Charles Stuart Kennedy, themselves career diplomats, culled over 1400 oral interviews with their Foreign Service peers to present forty excerpts covering events from the 1920s to the 1990s. Insiders recount what happens when a consul spies on Nazi Germany, Mao Tse-Tung drops by for a chat, the Cold War begins with the Berlin blockade, the Marshall Plan rescues Europe, Sukarno moves Indonesia into the communist camp, Khrushchev calls President Kennedy an SOB, and our ambassador is murdered in Kabul. "You are there" accounts deepen readers' understanding, as diplomatic and consular officers talk about the beginnings of Kremlinology, predicting a coup in Ecuador, Hemingway and the embassy in Havana, the secret formulation of the NATO treaty, Jerusalem after the British and the US recognition of Israel, fighting in the Congo over Katangan secession, dealing with an alcoholic foreign president, human rights work in Paraguay, the U.S. Embassy takeover in Tehran, the bombing of the U.S. Embassy in Beirut, helping families of the Pan Am 103 victims, Greece and Turkey at odds over a tiny island, embassy roles in Riyadh and Tel Aviv during Desert Storm, and many more.

Outpost

Author: Christopher R. Hill
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781451685916
Release Date: 2014-10-07
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

A former ambassador to Macedonia during the wars in the Balkans, Poland during the depths of the Cold War, South Korea during tense disarmament negotiations with North Korea and Iraq in the 21st century details the danger, loss of comrades, high-stakes negotiations, war criminals and American statesmen and heroes he has been witness to. 50,000 first printing. Illustrations.

The Art of Manliness

Author: Brett McKay
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781440308918
Release Date: 2009-09-17
Genre: Reference

Man Up! While it's definitely more than just monster trucks, grilling and six-pack abs, true manliness is hard to define. The words macho and manly are not synonymous. Taking lessons from classic gentlemen such as Benjamin Franklin and Theodore Roosevelt, authors Brett and Kate McKay have created a collection of the most useful advice every man needs to know to live life to its full potential. This book contains a wealth of information that ranges from survival skills to social skills to advice on how to improve your character. Whether you are braving the wilds with your friends, courting your girlfriend or raising a family, inside you'll find practical information and inspiration for every area of life. You'll learn the basics all modern men should know, including how to: Shave like your grandpa Be a perfect houseguest Fight like a gentleman using the art of bartitsu Help a friend with a problem Give a man hug Perform a fireman's carry Ask for a woman's hand in marriage Raise resilient kids Predict the weather like a frontiersman Start a fire without matches Give a dynamic speech Live a well-balanced life So jump in today and gain the skills and knowledge you need to be a real man in the 21st century.

Case in Point

Author: Marc Cosentino
Publisher:
ISBN: 0971015880
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Business consultants

"Cosentino demystifies the consulting case interview. He takes you inside a typical interview by exploring the various types of case questions and he shares with you a system that will help you answer today's most sophisticated case questions"--Page [4] of cover.

Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery

Author: Matti Anniko
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3540689400
Release Date: 2010-01-22
Genre: Medical

The aim of this book is to harmonize the field of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery and its interdisciplinary subjects within the European Community; to present the state of the art in the field and to give standards for diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. The book includes sections titled Head and Neck, Larynx and Trachea, Nose and Paranasal Sinuses, Oral Cavity and Oropharynx, and Otology and Neurotology. It also covers such topics as patient evaluation and treatment, basic surgical procedures, as well as more conservative approaches. The book is authored by renowned experts throughout Europe, and features a layout that facilitates quick and easy retrieval of information.

Post Office Jobs

Author: Dennis V. Damp
Publisher: Bookhaven Press LLC
ISBN: 0943641241
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Business & Economics

Discusses the job positions, postal exams, pay, applications and resumes, interview process, and related civil service positions for those interested in a postal service career.

CNRN Exam Secrets Study Guide

Author: Mometrix Media
Publisher: Mometrix Media Llc
ISBN: 1609714350
Release Date: 2014-03-31
Genre: Medical

***Includes Practice Test Questions*** CNRN Exam Secrets helps you ace the Certified Neuroscience Registered Nurse Exam, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive CNRN Exam Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. CNRN Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to CNRN Exam Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; Comprehensive sections including: Dementia, Spinal Vasculature, Partial Seizure, Glasgow Coma Scale, Degenerative Disc Disease, Benign Essential Tremor, Sleep Apnea, Epilepsy, Cervical Strain, Radiation Therapy, Hypertension, Aphasia, Cerebral Palsy, Secondary Cellular Injury, Pharmacotherapy, Computed Tomography, LOC, Syringomyelia, Dystonia Classifications, Chronic Pain Management, Vertigo, Lyme Disease, Hemifacial Spasm, TIA, Glioma, Bell's Palsy, Parasomnias, Lacunar Strokes, Thrombolytic Therapy, International Normalized Ratio, PTT, t-PA, NIHSS, Dermal Sinus, Geriatric Depression, Lumbar-Level Herniated Disc, Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease, Posterior Fossa, Neurofibromatosis type I, Penumbra, and much more...