Fiske 250 Words Every High School Graduate Needs to Know

ISBN: 9781402260810

By: Dave HatcherEdward FiskeJane Mallison

Published: 08/02/2011

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Here are the 250 most important words students need to know 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.

About the Author

Dave Hatcher

Edward B. Fiske served for seventeen years as education editor of the New York Times, and he is the author of Fiske Guide to Colleges and numerous other books on college admissions. Jane Mallison has taught for more than twenty years and has served on the College Board SAT Committee. David Hatcher has written and co-written several books, workbooks, and other training materials on vocabulary, writing, proofreading and editing, and related subjects. His writing has been published in the Washington Post and in national magazines. Jane Mallison and David Hatcher have MA degrees from, respectively, Duke University and Indiana University. This is their first collaboration since their joint journalistic efforts as undergraduates.



Format: Paperback

Length: 8 in
Width: 4.75 in
Weight: 6.16 oz
Page Count: 176 pages


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