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The Ultimate UCAS Personal Statement Guide

by Dr. Rohan Agarwal & Dr David Salt

“A journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step…”

As you may have already experienced, hardest part of a big project is the first step. It’s easy to plan to start something, but when it actually...


Seeing the World

by Mitchell L. Stevens, Cynthia Miller-Idriss & Seteney Shami

An in-depth look at why American universities continue to favor U.S.-focused social science research despite efforts to make scholarship more cosmopolitan

U.S. research universities have long endeavored to be...


It's Time to Complete Community College

by S. deBoef

Earning a college degree improves health and economic wellbeing. Thus, American taxpayers subsidize a majority of the cost of public colleges. At least half of all college students in the U.S. today attend two-year...


Fundamentalist U

by Adam Laats

Colleges, universities, and seminaries do more than just transfer knowledge to students. They sell themselves as "experiences" that transform young people in unique ways. The conservative evangelical Protestant...


Print News and Raise Hell

by Kenneth Joel Zogry

For over 125 years, the Daily Tar Heel has chronicled life at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and at times pushed and prodded the university community on issues of local, state, and national...


Alternative Models of Sports Development in America

by B. David Ridpath & Tom Farrey

In the United States, the entanglement of sports and education has persisted for over a century. Multimillion-dollar high school football stadiums, college coaches whose salaries are many times those of their...


The Case against Education

by Bryan Caplan

Despite being immensely popular--and immensely lucrative—education is grossly overrated. In this explosive book, Bryan Caplan argues that the primary function of education is not to enhance students' skill...


The Ultimate Medical Personal Statement Guide

by Dr. Rohan Agarwal & Dr David Salt

“A journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step…”

As you may have already experienced, hardest part of a big project is the first step. It’s easy to plan to start something, but when it actually...


Empowerment at the Tower

by David Silverberg

Many colleges/universities, their professors, and their students are waking up to the question: “how can we transform our institution to meet the needs of today’s professors and students?” This book offers...


Educational Facilities

by Richard Bauscher & E. Michael Poe

Aspiring, new and old superintendents all want to have the BEST school facilities that are possible. This fifth edition is the most comprehensive and up-to-date book on the market today in the planning of educational...


A Time to Stir

by Paul Cronin

For seven days in April 1968, students occupied five buildings on the campus of Columbia University to protest a planned gymnasium in a nearby Harlem park, links between the university and the Vietnam War, and...


Impacting Teaching and Learning

by Elizabeth Hope Dorman, Kathryn Byrnes & Jane Dalton

The second book in this series, Impacting Teaching and Learning: Contemplative Practices, Pedagogy, and Research in Education, demonstrates research-based practices from a variety of teacher education programs,...


Universities and Colleges: A Very Short Introduction

by David Palfreyman & Paul Temple

What is a university? What is the University? How have universities evolved over the centuries? How might they change over the coming decades as the physical and organisational entity most identified with 'higher...


College Aspirations and Access in Working-Class Rural Communities

by Sonja Ardoin

College Aspirations and Access in Working Class Rural Communities: The Mixed Signals, Challenges, and New Language First-Generation Students Encounter explores how a working class, rural environment influences...


The Ultimate Medical School Interview Guide

by Dr. Rohan Agarwal & Dr Ranjna Garg

“What would you do if you were in charge of the NHS?”

“What is a clinical trial?”

“Why Medicine?”

These are examples of Real Questions that were asked in previous medical school interviews. Stumped?...


The Malaise of Academic Scholarship

by John J. HAMPTON

“When you are in a hole, stop digging.” The wisdom of Will Rogers, American humorist, seems to be forgotten with respect to scholarly research in the arts, social sciences, business, and education. Why do...


Learning from the Learners

by Elizabeth Berry, Bettina J. Huber & Cynthia Z. Rawitch

This book turns the traditional approach to student success on its head by examining the learning habits of successful students based on what they have told us about their learning strategies, on what they do...


Happy Abortions

by Erica Millar

  • A radical criticism of choice rhetoric.

  • Significant and novel argument: that abortion is configured as a bad choice at the same time as it is accepted as a choice.

  • Reveals the conflicting and contradictory elements...

Cultivating a Culture of Learning

by Kathryn Byrnes, Jane Dalton & Elizabeth Hope Dorman

Cultivating a Culture of Learning: Contemplative Practices, Pedagogy, and Research in Education illustrates portraits of practice from a variety of teacher education programs, bringing together a rich collection...


Global Health Watch 5

by People's Health Movement, Medact, Third World Network & Health Poverty Action et al.

For over a decade, Global Health Watch has been the definitive source for alternative analysis on health.

This new edition addresses the key challenges facing governments and health practitioners today, within...