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"The College Selection Compass" is a step-by-step guidebook designed to help parents and their teens as they begin their exploration of the often complex college world filled with major decisions, a multitude of information, and overwhelming campus visits.
Educator Rebecca Callow and college admissions coordinator Susan Nichols draw upon their professional backgrounds as they share the eye-opening results from their personal interviews with over fifteen hundred college students from forty-eight states and various ethnic backgrounds who were anxious to recount their college search experiences. Parents and their teens will not only gain insight on how to effectively plan ahead and organize the college search process, they will also benefit from tips on how to communicate openly during what can be a stressful period for everyone involved. Future college freshmen and their families will learn specifically about the:
Various ways to research colleges Social and psychological issues that accompany the process Methods to help stay organized Techniques to create individual resumes and cover letters
"The College Selection Compass" will help ensure that future college students possess the practical tools and in-depth knowledge so that they eventually find a school that maximizes their true potential.
Patrick Suskind's Perfume is a classic novel of death and sensuality in Paris 'In eighteenth-century France there lived a man who was one of the most gifted and abominable personages in an era that knew no lack of gifted and abominable personages. His name was Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, and if his name has been forgotten today, it is certainly not because Grenouille fell short of those more famous blackguards when it came to arrogance, misanthropy, immorality, or, more succinctly, wickedness, but because his gifts and his sole ambition were restricted to a domain that leaves no traces in history: to the fleeting realm of scent ...' 'An astonishing tour de force both in concept and execution' Guardian 'A fantastic tale of murder and twisted eroticism controlled by a disgusted loathing of humanity ...Clever, stylish, absorbing and well worth reading' Literary Review 'A meditation on the nature of death, desire and decay ...a remarkable debut' Peter Ackroyd, The New York Times Book Review 'Unlike anything else one has read. A phenomenon ...Everyone seems to want to get a whiff of this strange perfume, which will remain unique in contemporary literature' Figaro 'An ingenious and totally absorbing fantasy' Daily Telegraph 'Witty, stylish and ferociously absorbing' Observer Patrick Suskind was born near Munich, in 1949. He studied medieval and modern history at the University of Munich. His first play, The Double Bass, was written in 1980 and became an international success. His first novel, Perfume, became an internationally acclaimed bestseller. He is also the author of The Pigeon and Mr. Summer's Story, and a coauthor of the enormously successful German television series Kir Royal. Patrick Suskind lives and writes in Munich.
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