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New Vocational Collection Titles
What Color Is Your Parachute? 2021 by
Call Number: [NEW] VOC 650.14 B
Publication Date: 2020-12-22
With timeless advice, up-to-the-minute insights, and more than ten million copies sold over fifty years, the world's most popular and best-selling career guide is fully revised and expanded for 2021. In today's challenging job-market, as recent grads face a shifting economic landscape and seek work that pays and inspires, as workers are laid off mid-career, and as people search for an inspiring work-life change, the time-tested advice of What Color Is Your Parachute? is needed more than ever. This new edition has been fully revised for 2021 by Vanderbilt University Career Center Director Katharine Brooks, EdD, with modern advice on the job hunt strategies that are working today, such as building an online resume, making the most of social media tools, and acing Skype interviews. Building on the wisdom of original author Richard N. Bolles, this edition updates the famed Flower Exercise (which walks job seekers through the seven ways of thinking about themselves) and demystifies the entire job-search process, from writing resumes to interviewing and networking. With the unique and authoritative guidance of What Color Is Your Parachute?, job-hunters and career changers will have all the tools they need to discover--and land--their dream job.
1001 Ways to Pay for College by
Call Number: [NEW]VOC 378 T
Publication Date: 2021-05-18
Completely revised with updated descriptions, contact information, websites, and available monies, this guide to financing higher education is the only resource students need to fund their pursuit of knowledge. Balancing detailed explanations with real-life examples and practical resources, the featured topics include finding and winning scholarships, requesting a reassessment from colleges for more financial aid, maximizing assistance from state and federal governments, taking advantage ofeducational tax breaks, and benefiting from government-subsidized student loans. Creative strategies--such as starting profitable dorm-room enterprises, trading tuition costs for volunteer service, and canceling debts with loan-repayment programs--help students find extra money when more traditional routes are exhausted. The provided tips are designed for students of all ages and levels and their parents.
GRE Prep Plus 2022 by
Call Number: [NEW]VOC 376.1664 G
Publication Date: 2021-05-04
Kaplan's GRE Prep Plus 2022 guides you through the GRE step-by-step, with expert strategies, essential content review, and five online practice tests. Get an advantage on test day with our proven test-taking strategies, math skills review, and one-year access to online practice and lessons. We're so certain that GRE Prep Plus 2022 offers all the knowledge you need to excel at the GRE that we guarantee it: After studying with the online resources and book, you'll score higher on the GRE--or you'll get your money back. The Best Practice Five full-length online tests help you practice in the same computer-based format you'll see on test day. One full-length practice test included in the book for when online is not an option. Two mini tests, one math and one verbal, online to help you get off to a fast start More than 1,500 questions with detailed explanations. NEW: Video explanations of selected questions. Customize your practice with a 500-question online Qbank that lets you select problems by topic and difficulty. Chapters on each GRE question type and math skill, with practice sets for each. Questions have been reviewed, revised, and updated by Kaplan's expert faculty. Expert Guidance Online study-planning tool helps you target your prep no matter how much time you have before the test. We know the test: Our learning engineers have put tens of thousands of hours into studying the GRE, and we use real data to design the most effective strategies and study plans. Kaplan's books and practice questions are written by veteran teachers who know students--every explanation is written to help you learn. We invented test prep--Kaplan (kaptest.com) has been helping students for over 80 years. Want to boost your studies with even more online practice and in-depth GRE math and verbal workbooks? Try Kaplan's GRE Complete 2022.
Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-PN® Examination by
Call Number: VOC 610.7306 S
Publication Date: 2021-02-24
Get the best review for the NCLEX-PN® exam from the leading NCLEX® experts! Written by Linda Anne Silvestri and Angela E. Silvestri, Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-PN® Examination, 8th Edition provides everything you need to prepare for success on the NCLEX-PN. The book includes a review of all nursing content areas, more than 4,500 NCLEX exam-style questions, detailed rationales, test-taking tips and strategies, and new Next-Generation NCLEX (NGN)-style questions. An Evolve website simulates the exam-taking experience with a choice of practice questions along with realistic practice tests. Based on Silvestri's proven Pyramid to Success, this complete review is a perennial favorite of students preparing for the NCLEX. More than 4,500 practice questions are included in the book and on Evolve. Detailed rationales are provided for both correct and incorrect answer options. Alternate item format questions include multiple response, prioritizing, fill-in-the-blank, figure/chart, and video clips. Test-taking strategies provide useful hints for analyzing and uncovering correct answer options. Pyramid Points and Pyramid Alerts identify content that typically appears on the NCLEX-PN exam Pyramid to Success sections at the beginning of each unit provide an overview of content, guidance for your review, and the subject's relative importance in the NCLEX-PN text plan. What Should You Do? boxes in each chapter help you develop critical thinking skills, with answers at the end of the chapter. UNIQUE! A 75-question pre-test on Evolve provides feedback on your strengths and weaknesses, and the results generate an individualized study calendar. NEW! Next-Generation NCLEX® (NGN)-style questions ensure that you are ready for the biggest change to the NCLEX-PN test plan in many years. New! The current NCLEX-PN® test plan is incorporated throughout the book and the Evolve companion website.
Thriving in Graduate School by
Call Number: VOC 378.1 T
Publication Date: 2021-08-02
Addresses the mental health challenges of graduate school and how students can succeed and thrive. With rates of depression and anxiety six times higher among graduate students than the general population, maintaining emotional wellbeing in graduate school is vital! Students must be prepared with skills that will not only help them perform well but also help them feel well.Thriving in Graduate School: The Expert's Guide to Success and Wellness is the first book on graduate student mental health written by mental health professionals. It promotes psychologically healthy approaches to navigating the graduate school experience and teaches students that they are not alone in their mental health struggles. The authors introduce students to unique perspectives that are key to positive mental health. Additionally, this is the only book of its type to explore issues routinely faced by historically marginalized graduate students. Special sections at the end of each chapter written for faculty, administrators, and mental health professionals augment the book by suggesting ways that each of these groups can help guide and support graduate students through their journey.Featuring vignettes and experiences from actual graduate students, Thriving in Graduate School sheds light on common--but hidden--truths to help students manage the many challenges they will face and even thrive during their graduate school years. Written with compassion and humor, this is a must read for prospective students and those who seek to support them.
CLEP Official Study Guide 2022 by
Call Number: VOC 378.1662 C
Publication Date: 2021-08-03
This study guide is useful to: Decide which exams to take. Read detailed descriptions of the exams that will help you choose your study resources. Familiarize yourself with the types of questions on the exams. Learn how the College-Level Examination Program (CLEP®) can help advance your path to a college degree. What Is CLEP? CLEP, the College-Level Examination Program, gives students the opportunity to receive college credit by earning qualifying scores on any one or more of 34 exams. Nearly 3,000 colleges and universities in the United States will grant credit for CLEP exams. More than seven million students have taken CLEP exams since 1967. Now it's your turn to move ahead in your education and career with CLEP! Book jacket.
Fiske Guide to Colleges 2022 by
Call Number: VOC 378.0257 F
Publication Date: 2021-07-06
"The best college guide you can buy."--USA Today Every college and university has a story, and no one tells those stories like former New York Timeseducation editor Edward B. Fiske. That's why, for nearly 40 years, the Fiske Guide to Collegeshas been the leading guide to 320+ four-year schools, including quotes from real students and information you won't find on college websites. Fully updated and expanded every year, Fiske is the most authoritative source of information for college-bound students and their parents. Helpful, honest, and straightforward, the Fiske Guide to Collegesdelivers an insider's look at what it's really like to be a student at the "best and most interesting" schools in the United States, plus Canada, Great Britain, and Ireland--so you can find the bestfits for you. In addition to detailed and candid stories on each school, you will find: A self-quiz to help you understand what you are really looking for in a college Lists of strong programs and popular majors at each college "Overlap" listings to help you expand your options Indexes that break down schools by state, price, and average debt Exclusive academic, social,and quality-of-life ratings All the basics, including financial aid stats, and acceptance rates Plus a special section highlighting the 20 public and private Best Buy schools--colleges that provide the best educational value
ASVAB Prep Plus 2022-2023 by
Call Number: VOC 355.0076
Publication Date: 2021-06-01
Kaplan's ASVAB Prep Plus 2022-2023 features proven strategies and realistic practice for all sections of the ASVAB and AFQT. Comprehensive subject review, expert tips, detailed explanations, and flashcards will help you face the test with confidence. Kaplan is so certain that ASVAB Prep Plus offers all the knowledge you need to excel at the ASVAB that we guarantee it: After studying with the online resources and book, you'll score higher on the test--or you'll get your money back. Essential Practice More than 1,000 realistic practice questions with explanations Six full-length ASVAB practice tests with detailed explanations: 3 online and 3 in the book Flashcards in the book and also in an app to review on the go Qbank for more online practice with every question type Detailed subject review, including targeted strategies for vocabulary questions and math problem solving An extensive word list to help you build your vocabulary NEW: Math video instruction to provide refreshers on the tested concepts Expert Guidance Comprehensive content review and specific methods for tackling all technical topics: science, electronics, auto/shop, mechanical information, and object assembly Specific strategies for mastering the Computer Adaptive Test format We invented test prep--Kaplan (kaptest.com) has been helping students for 80 years. Our proven strategies have helped legions of students achieve their dreams.
Princeton Review MCAT Prep, 2021-2022 by
Call Number: VOC 610.76 P
Publication Date: 2021-03-23
ESSENTIAL SUBJECT REVIEW FOR YOUR TOP MCAT SCORE. This comprehensive, all-in-one resource preparesyou for the MCAT with in-depth content reviews, test-conquering strategies, a tear-out "cheat sheet" reference guide, and 4 full-length online practice exams for total test preparation. Walk into test day with confidence, armed with this resource designed to prepare you for MCAT scoring success. The Princeton Review MCAT Prep provides unparalleled MCAT content coverage, including- .Detailed coverage of MCAT test essentials, plus topic-by-topic subject reviews for Organic Chemistry, General Chemistry, CARS (Critical Analysis and Reasoning), Biology, Biochemistry, Physics & Math, and Psychology & Sociology . Specific strategies for tackling every question type . A full-color, 16-page tear-out reference guide with all the most important formulas, diagrams, information, concepts, and charts for every MCAT section . Tons of illustrations, diagrams, and tables . A comprehensive index PLUS! Access to 4 full-length practice exams with detailed answer explanations online
Princeton Review GMAT Premium Prep 2022 by
Call Number: VOC 650.076 P
Publication Date: 2021-05-18
THE ALL-IN-ONE SOLUTION FOR YOUR HIGHEST GMAT SCORE! This comprehensive guide includes 6 computer-adaptive (CAT) practice tests, 2 additional diagnostic exams, access to free online tools, and detailed topic reviews. Everything You Need for a High Score. . Comprehensive subject coverage of all GMAT topics . A thorough review of necessary Math, Verbal, Writing, and Integrated Reasoning skills . Bulleted chapter summaries for quick reference . Video tutorials with expert advice from leading course instructors Practice Your Way to Excellence. .6 full-length CAT practice examsonline for practice that mimics the actual exam experience .Score reports and detailed answer explanationsfor all exams .2 new diagnostic tests with 120 total questions,organized by GMAT topic .180+ additional practice questions, sorted by difficulty, to customize your prep Techniques That Actually Work. . Powerful tactics to avoid traps and help beat the GMAT . Step-by-step problem-solving guides for the toughest question types . Key strategies to help you work smarter, not harder Premium Online Features for an Extra Competitive Edge. . Multi-week study guides . Examples of successful b-school essays and interviews with admissions officers . Special "GMAT Insider" section packed with info on admissions and financial aid, the MBA, your career, writing winning essays, and more