Words You Should Know in High School: 1000 Essential Words to Build Vocabulary, Improve Standardized Test Scores, and Write Successful Papers
DescriptionEloquence counts! Do you want to ace your SATs, write literate papers, and find the perfect language to impress would-be bosses at job interviews? Words You Should Know in High School helps you achieve the success you're looking for--one word at a time. This easy-to-use book features more than 1,000 essential words that arm you with the vocabulary you need to tackle real-world tasks--from debating current events to writing essays for your college applications. Whether you're an incoming freshman or a graduating senior, inside these engaging and enlightening pages, you'll find sections that help you:
- Understand commonly misused words
- Learn popular definitions used in standardized tests
- Recognize the difference between synonyms and antonyms
- Perfect spelling and grammar usage
- Choose the right word for every special course and circumstance
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About the Author
Burton Jay Nadler is an Assistant Dean at the University of Rochester and Director of the Career Center. He is the author of The Everything Resume Book, 2nd Edition and The Adams College Admissions Essay Handbook. For more than twenty years, he has shared how to best use words on resumes and cover letters, during interviews, and through graduate and undergraduate admissions essays. He lives in Rochester, NY.
Jordan Nadler is a member of Cornell University's Class of 2005. At Cornell, she is a Near Eastern Studies and Government dual major. Jordan coauthored The Adams College Admissions Essay Handbook, sharing with her peers many of lessons she learned as a college applicant and admissions essay writer.
Justin Nadler is a member of the Pittsford Mendon (New York) High School Class of 2005. His academic strengths include history, sports marketing, art, and Spanish.