Publisher: Lighthouse Review Incorporated
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Study Aids
A comprehensive math review for the GRE, GMAT, and SAT. This math refresher workbook is designed to clearly and concisely state the basic math rules and principles of arithmetic, algebra, and geometry which a student needs to master. This is accomplished through a series of carefully sequenced practice sets designed to build a student's math skills step-by-step. The workbook emphasizes basic concepts and problem solving skills. Strategies for specific question types on the GRE, GMAT, and SAT are the focus of the Lighthouse Review self study programs.
Author: Lighthouse Review, Inc
Publisher: Lighthouse Review Incorporated
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Study Aids
This book provides a comprehensive verbal and vocabulary builder for the SAT, ACT, GRE, GMAT, and LSAT. Includes over 1700 words commonly seen on these tests, together with methods and tools designed to teach the meaning of words in context. Book uses "self reference," antonyms, synonyms, and context to impact word meanings in a user friendly, easy to learn manner.
Author: Tara L. Kuther
Publisher: Charles C Thomas Publisher
Release Date: 2004-01-01
In Graduate Study in Psychology: Your Guide to Success author Tara Kuther takes the reader step-by-step through the graduate admissions process. She begins with posing the question of whether graduate school is right for everyone and the differences between pursuing a master's degree or a doctoral degree. The following chapters contain information regarding what graduate school is like, how to evaluate and choose the right graduate program for you, and what graduate schools are looking for in an applicant. Kuther also addresses how to improve an applicant's chances of getting selected for graduate school by improving credentials and obtaining research and applied experience during college. This book offers advice on how to seek financial aid to fund graduate education and a timetable for complying with admission application requirements. There are chapters that detail how to study for the Graduate Record Exam, how to write an admissions essay, how to prepare for interviews, and how to ask for letters of recommendation. Each chapter concludes with tips from graduate students about each challenge encountered. Graduate Study in Psychology closes with an appendix of resources and recommended readings and websites to help the reader at each stage of choosing, applying to, and succeeding in graduate school.
Every year more than 200,000 people take the Graduate Management Admission Test, also known as the GMAT. Of those, 21 percent are repeat testers. The best business schools in the country typically look for scores in the upper 600s to low 700s, with 800 being the highest score. How can you pass the test and improve you score? Reading 101 Ways to Score Higher on Your GMAT and using the techniques provided within is one way to do so. The GMAT is used to assess the qualifications of business school candidates and predict their performance in an MBA or other graduate management program. In this book, you will learn how to prove you are ready for advanced study in business and management. You will learn about the computerized adaptive format and the content of the exam. You will also learn how to read questions correctly, control your anxiety, and how to approach each section. In addition, you will be presented with a list of resources to help you prepare and dozens of proven strategies, mindsets, and problem solving methods. 101 Ways to Score Higher on Your GMAT is filled with practice questions and reviews of the topics covered in the verbal, math, and writing sections, including reading and understanding material, evaluating arguments, writing in standard English, reasoning quantitatively, solving quantitative problems, and interpreting graphic data. Instead of panicking and worrying about the GMAT, pick up this book and be confident in your test-taking abilities. Whether you are sitting for the test for the first time or you are a repeat tester, you will learn valuable information and practical tips for improving your score. Atlantic Publishing is a small, independent publishing company based in Ocala, Florida. Founded over twenty years ago in the company presidentâe(tm)s garage, Atlantic Publishing has grown to become a renowned resource for non-fiction books. Today, over 450 titles are in print covering subjects such as small business, healthy living, management, finance, careers, and real estate. Atlantic Publishing prides itself on producing award winning, high-quality manuals that give readers up-to-date, pertinent information, real-world examples, and case studies with expert advice. Every book has resources, contact information, and web sites of the products or companies discussed.
"This book is lewd, rude and superb! Frank and Stein have written the first guide to grad school from a student's point of view; and the result is an irreverent, humorous and USEFUL book of advice. These foul-mouthed sages will help you get through a master's or doctoral program more quickly, with fewer blunders and less angst. I plan to recommend this book to all the graduate students I coach and teach." -Mary McKinney, Ph.D. Clinical Psychologist and Dissertation Coach http://www.successfulacademic.com Yes, sports fans!, er, grad school fans Bad boys Fred and Karl are back with an updated version of their best selling self-help guide for grad students. This New and/or Improved Version is stocked with additional content, more lame attempts at humor, and a lower price (Karl threatened to moon the publisher unless his demands were met). Written with the attitude of a couple ill-mannered schoolboys who exhibit the insight and genius of the Ph.D.'s who wrote it, Playing the Game simplifies even the most complex aspects of grad school. Authors Frank and Stein have broken down Playing The Game into three hilarious and straightforward sections: Getting In, Getting Through, and Getting the Hell Out. In whatever stage of graduate school you find yourself, rest assured that you will never again grumble, "If only I had known! If only someone had explained this @%#! to me sooner!" Playing the Game simplifies the entire graduate school experience while imparting comically relevant stories and translating complicated graduate school jargon. This self-help guide helps grad students to comprehensively navigate their graduate school journey from application to matriculation. Unlike most of the material you'll be reading in grad school, Playing the Game is actually intelligible. www.playing-the-game.com
Author: Sid Thatte
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
Release Date: 2010-06-24
Genre: Study Aids
Have you ever wished for a book that would cover EVERY math topic and EVERY type of math question typical of the GRE/GMAT? Well, this book is your answer. It is neither as boring nor as technical as would be expected of a textbook; yet it lucidly explains every single math concept you will ever encounter on the GRE/GMAT. Additionally, it has over 500 solved examples as well as over 500 practice questions (with full solutions) to reinforce what you learn. This book is written in an easy-to-understand, conversational style that native as well as non-native speakers of English will find enjoyable. The book is so well-planned in its approach that there's a great chance you will retain it for future reference. If you are looking for a one-stop manual that would completely prepare you for the math section of the GRE/GMAT, then this is your book.
Author: Jerry Bobrow
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Release Date: 2012-04-06
Genre: Study Aids
Your guide to a higher math score on standardized tests *SAT ACT® ASVAB GMAT® GRE® CBEST® PRAXIS I® GED® And More! Why CliffsNotes? Go with the name you know and trust Get the information you need–fast! About the Contents: Introduction How to use this book Overview of the exams Part I: Basic Skills Review Arithmetic and Data Analysis Algebra Part II: Strategies and Practice Mathematical Ability Quantitative Comparison Data Sufficiency Each section includes a diagnostic test, explanations of rules, concepts with examples, practice problems with complete explanations, a review test, and a glossary! Test-Prep Essentials from the Experts at CliffsNotes® For more test-prep help, visit CliffsNotes.com® *SAT is a registered trademark of the College Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product.
Author: Brandon Royal
Publisher: Maven Publishing
Release Date: 2016-01-01
Genre: Study Aids
ACE THE GMAT is based on a simple but powerful observation: Test-takers who score high on the GMAT exam do so primarily by understanding how to solve a finite number of the most important, recurring problems that appear on the GMAT. What are these important, recurring problems? The answer to this question is the basis of this book. This manual provides in-depth analysis of over 200 all-star problems that are key to mastering the seven major GMAT problem types including Problem Solving, Data Sufficiency, Sentence Correction, Critical Reasoning, Reading Comprehension, Analytical Writing, and Integrated Reasoning. Apart from providing readers with answers and full explanations, a special feature of this book is that each problem is categorized by type (“classification”), rated by difficulty level (“chili rating”), and supplemented with a problem-solving strategy (“snapshot”). “Chance favors the prepared mind.” Whether you’re a candidate already enrolled in a test-prep course or are undertaking self-study, this guidebook will serve as a rigorous skill-building study guide to help you conquer the math, verbal, analytical writing, and integrated reasoning sections of the exam. Studying for the math and verbal sections of the GMAT exam requires some 100 hours of study time. This book’s content is conveniently divided into topics, which require two to three hours of study time per day. Total study time will vary between 80 to 120 hours for the entire 40 days. Solving (Official exam instructions for Problem Solving, Strategies and approaches, Review of basic math, Multiple-choice problems, Answers and explanations); Chapter 3 – Data Sufficiency (Official exam instructions for Data Sufficiency, Strategies and approaches, How are answers chosen in Data Sufficiency? How do the big seven numbers work? Multiple-choice problems, Answers and explanations); Chapter 4 – Sentence Correction (Official exam instructions for Sentence Correction, Strategies and approaches, Review of Sentence Correction, Multiple-choice problems, Answers and explanations); Chapter 5 – Critical Reasoning (Official exam instructions for Critical Reasoning, Strategies and approaches, Review of Critical Reasoning, Multiple-choice problems, Answers and explanations); Chapter 6 – Reading Comprehension (Official exam instructions for Reading Comprehension, Strategies and approaches, Review of Reading Comprehension, Answers and explanations); Chapter 7 – Analytical Writing Workshop (Official exam instructions for the Analytical Writing Assessment, Strategies and approaches, Review of Analytical Writing, Essay exercises, Outlines and proposed solutions); Chapter 8 – Integrated Reasoning Workshop (Official exam instructions for Integrated Reasoning, Strategies and approaches; Review of Integrated Reasoning with exercises, Answers and explanations); Appendix I – GMAT and MBA Informational Websites (Registering for the GMAT exam; MBA fairs & forums; MBA social networks; GMAT courses; Other GMAT & MBA websites; Information on business school rankings); Appendix II – Contact Information for the World’s Leading Business Schools (U.S. business schools; Canadian business schools; European business schools; Australian business schools; Asia-Pacific business schools; Latin and South American business schools; South African business schools); Quiz – Answers; On a Personal Note; Praise for Ace the GMAT. “Finally, a book that helps you master those learning skills that are critical to success on the GMAT.” —Linda B. Meehan, former Assistant Dean & Executive Director of Admissions, Columbia Business School
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.
The competition for graduate school admission is tough. To ensure entry into the colleges of their choice, today's candidates need to boost their GRE General Test scores even to be considered. The GRE General Test specifically tests verbal, writing, and math skills-the advanced subject test practice that LearningExpress is renowned for. Rather than simply providing practice tests, LearningExpress has compiled targeted lessons that address the specific types of questions found on the GRE test.
Author: C. Reed
Publisher: Learning Express Llc
Release Date: 2003
Genre: SAT (Educational test)
Provides targeted practice to pass the exam and learn the study skills to keep on track and focused for success. Candidates learn effective problem-solving strategies for each type of math and verbal question on the exam, along with complete lessons on how to tackle the six question types: critical reading, word analogy, sentence completion, five-choice math, quantitative comparison and grid-in.
Author: - Manhattan GMAT
Publisher: Manhattan Prep Publishing
Release Date: 2011-05-31
Genre: Study Aids
Developed for test-takers who need a refresher, Foundations of GMAT Verbal provides a user-friendly review of basic verbal concepts crucial for GMAT success. Manhattan GMAT's Foundations of Verbal provides a refresher of the basic verbal concepts tested on the GMAT. Designed to be user-friendly for all students, this book provides easy-to-follow explanations of fundamental concepts and step-by-step application of these concepts to examples. It’s an invaluable resource for students who want to cement their understanding of basic principles such as grammar, logic, and reading, while building core verbal skills for the GMAT. Purchase of this book includes access to the Foundations of Verbal Homework Bank of extra practice questions and detailed explanations not included in the book, as well as to the Foundations of Verbal Bonus Drill Set.
Written by renowned data science experts Foster Provost and Tom Fawcett, Data Science for Business introduces the fundamental principles of data science, and walks you through the "data-analytic thinking" necessary for extracting useful knowledge and business value from the data you collect. This guide also helps you understand the many data-mining techniques in use today. Based on an MBA course Provost has taught at New York University over the past ten years, Data Science for Business provides examples of real-world business problems to illustrate these principles. You’ll not only learn how to improve communication between business stakeholders and data scientists, but also how participate intelligently in your company’s data science projects. You’ll also discover how to think data-analytically, and fully appreciate how data science methods can support business decision-making. Understand how data science fits in your organization—and how you can use it for competitive advantage Treat data as a business asset that requires careful investment if you’re to gain real value Approach business problems data-analytically, using the data-mining process to gather good data in the most appropriate way Learn general concepts for actually extracting knowledge from data Apply data science principles when interviewing data science job candidates
Author: Gary R. Gruber
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
Release Date: 2011-06-01
Genre: Study Aids
Bringing his critical analysis and groundbreaking strategies to the GRE, the author, a leading test-taking expert, provides the most current information, powerful study tools and four adaptive practice tests. Original.