Applying to Graduate School: A Proven Guide for Mastering the GRE Exam and Getting into the Grad School Program of Your Choice
Kelly Neil (Author)
( 11+ Reviews )

Feeling stressed about the graduate school application process?

A new book, Graduate School: A Proven Guide for Mastering the GRE Exam and Getting into the Grad School Program of Your Choice, has you covered. Having gone through the gauntlet herself, author Kelly Neil shares all she’s learned about getting into grad school.

There are many admissions guides out there, but Graduate School’s focus on the perspective of actual college applicants means it is full of nuggets you won’t find in most guides. Neil offers practical, concise tips on every aspect of the graduate admissions process, from your college courses to the GRE exam to saving money once you’re admitted.

You’ll learn:

● The seven questions you should answer before deciding to go to grad school
● How to look beyond school reputation to find the right graduate program for you
● How to select between Masters and Ph.D. programs
● The best GRE study book
● The little extras that can make the difference between admission and rejection
● The questions your application must answer
● All about acing your interview

And much, much more.

Don’t go into the complex graduate admissions process blind. Grab a copy of Graduate School today, and get started on applying–the right way!

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Applying to Graduate School: A Proven Guide for Mastering the GRE Exam and Getting into the Grad School Program of Your Choice
Kelly Neil
ASIN: B00TBY1V7M

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Many of us are guilty of being bias towards a particular genre, theme or storyline and base our decision to read a book solely on its cover. But what if you couldn’t see a book’s cover and had to decide whether or not to read it from a few descriptive words? A number of bookstores in New York City and even abroad in Australia have implemented this new “Blind Date” system which matches up an unsuspecting reader with a new book that indeed takes them out of their comfort zone.

According to an article written by Kristy Raffensberger entitled “Do You Judge a Book by Its Cover?” the New York Public Library’s Webster branch experimented with these “Blind Date” books and it was met with great success. The staff themselves picked out a number of books in which they wrapped in brown paper, wrote a list of words or a short description which they placed on its cover, then put them on display.

If a customer was interested in purchasing one of these books, they would read the written description, make their decision, and it’s theirs. Raffensberger also mentions one book that was wrapped with the description “ 3,856 stories. One book.” which was unwrapped by a girl and turned out to be a graphic novel. While this book isn’t one that the girl would normally read, Raffensberger explained that it is indeed a great book and should be given a chance.

Elizabeth’s Bookshop in Newtown, Australia is another destination for “Blind Date” books. According to Matt Pearson, a few carefully chosen words on a blank canvas should be enough to pick out a book to give to a certain special someone as a Valentine’s Day gift or for any occasion. Elizabeth’s Bookshop has been selling these books for almost two years now and they’ve been a huge hit with customers. Melanie Prosser, the store manager states “People have such a hard time choosing what to read and you do tend to judge a book on what you see, so this takes all the choice out of it”. It is almost natural for a reader to gravitate to genres or storylines that they know they will enjoy and are comfortable with. On the other hand, stepping outside of your comfort zone is a great way to deepen your literary range. Prosser also states that these books are great as gifts because they eliminate the stress of picking the perfect gift while reducing the blame if the recipient doesn’t like it.

Many people look at books as a way to escape or to delve into the reality of someone else whether through fiction or non-fiction. While a person may be perfectly comfortable reading one type of book and enjoying one type of storyline, “Blind Date” books give readers the opportunity to let the books choose them and not the other way around. Instead of choosing to read a book with our eyes, we are now forced to use our instinct.

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The Not-So-Perfect Heroine
Gloria Atcheson (Author)
( 7+ Reviews )

“The Not-So-Perfect Heroine” by Gloria Atcheson is a how-to in finding yourself. Atcheson brings beautiful writing and compelling down to earth lessons for feeling better and improving the home, wrapped around a tale of empathy and love.

“The Not-So-Perfect Heroine” is the perfect book for those interested in self-help, organization, the FLY system, or motivational works. Easy to relate to, this story never pretends that life is always easy, and instead offers ways to work with a disorganized household until it is something better. Readers will find new life skills, and inspiration for moving ever forward within “The Not-So-Perfect Heroine”, just as Elizabeth does with the FlyLady in the story. The heroine of this tale finds that a cluttered house and a cluttered life can be overcome with a good system, as much work as it does take. The author knows all too well that feeling overwhelmed is a common ailment, but taking tasks apart and gaining a drive to keep on going can help make life move smoother, and with more joy. Atcheson plays with an interesting format, using dialog taking place inside a chat room, and so the audience gets a glimpse into an intimate piece of a larger concept and story. The narrative speaks to those who want to find that special something in their lives, or those who have a desire to get a life back on track. This is a wonderfully fluid way of introducing the concept of a life changing system within a readable and easy to digest storyline.

Under the guise of fiction, this is actually a very personal story for the author, which brings an air of understanding and passion for those reading the tale. As such, this FlyBaby story goes above and beyond expectations, and is a must-buy for anyone looking to change their lives for the better. “The Not-So-Perfect Heroine” by Gloria Atcheson should be read, reread, shared with loved ones, and kept for when the reader needs a burst of encouragement. – GoodbooksToday.com Reviews

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Gloria Atcheson
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A Devil of a Time
Gretchen Jeannette (Author)
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Young adult and older fans of American history, historical fiction, romance, and war, will find “A Devil of a Time” by Gretchen Jeannette compelling and more intriguing with every turn of the page. Staged during the Revolutionary War, the excitement builds in this riveting follow up to “The Devil Take Tomorrow”, with brilliant story telling and believable characters. This is adventure at the finest level, wrapped up in a history lesson one will not soon forget.

With all the twists and turns, Jeannette’s writing is incredibly gripping. The reader will behold as love attempts to find a way, and good and evil face off once again. Yet, with all of the fantastic imagery and the well-woven story, the air of realism is never lost. Instead, the tale is well grounded in true to life emotions and events during this tremendously important time of change in the past. Logically, those aware of the tales of yesteryear would have some sense of the ending, and yet, this story goes so far beyond expectations that it does not cease to be suspenseful and thrilling.

The history involved is well researched, the characters are interesting and complex, and the details Jeannette uses to permeate every inch of the book makes for a rich story, building off of the book before it with elegance. Audiences will find themselves drawn to the hero, and interest will be peaked by the Revolutionary War as it is shown. The story is one of dramatic times and passionate people exploding into an action filled tale to be remembered. “A Devil of a Time” is unpredictable and satisfying, with a setting gorgeously painted by Gretchen Jeannette’s writing style. Despite the complexity of the storytelling, the book is easy to read and intellectually absorb, which makes the experience all the more enjoyable. Gretchen Jeannette’s “A Devil of a Time” goes well beyond expectation, giving the reader a brilliant imagining of romance and battle right alongside a detailed historical tale. “A Devil of a Time” therefore comes recommended for purchase. A title such as Gretchen Jeannette’s belongs on the reader’s home bookshelf, and in the hands of friends to be discussed and read again. – GoodbooksToday.com Reviews

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Gretchen Jeannette
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