Here are the 250 most important words students need to kw to be successful in college and beyond, from the former education editor of the New York Times and a leading authority on college admissions. Each entry contains information on the word origin, a complete definition, and example sentences, making it both the perfect gift for high school graduation and an effective tool for expanding a student's vocabulary, increasing word comprehension, and honing their writing skills. This is the perfect book for giving young adults entering college or starting a career a clear advantage before they begin.
Edward B. Fiske served for 17 years as education editor of the New York Times and is the author of the Fiske Guide to Colleges. Bruce G. Hammond co-authored the Fiske Guide to Getting into the Right College, and was editor in chief of The Insider's Guide to the Colleges.
Bruce G. Hammond co-authored The Fiske Guide to Getting into the Right College and Fiske Countdown to College, and was editor in chief of The Insider's Guide. He is the author of Discounts and Deals at the Nation's 360 Best Colleges and is the school and college expert at Parent Soup, a division of iVillage.com.