books and publications
Quantum Educational Services, in partnership with LAD Publishing, has made available the informative text books and guides below. Follow us on LinkedIn to be apprised of all updated editions and new releases!
College Roadmap: Navigating School Affordability and Employment Potential
Many prospective students have every intention of continuing with their educations, but do not know how to complete the research that is necessary or know who can be trusted to provide the answers they need. This book, College Roadmap: Navigating School Affordability and Employment Potential, provides guidance on how to choose a school that reflects a student’s areas of interest and that will lead to finding gainful employment after graduation. It also explains the costs involved in a college education and how to find and apply for financial aid.
100% Student Success: Strategies for Succeeding in College
Promotes student achievement and is a book that is special and different from many others covering the same topic. In addition to addressing the practical student tasks such as note taking and reading strategies, the text encourages students to develop skills such as self-reflection and lifelong learning that will serve them well beyond college. It also addresses practical concerns of today’s students, such as financial management and balancing life’s responsibilities with school. Students today represent a variety of age groups, backgrounds, learning styles, and personal situations. This edition of 100% Student Success addresses and appeals to the needs of these diverse students.
100% Financial Literacy: A Student’s Guide to Personal Finances
Helps students develop the basic knowledge and skills necessary to manage their personal finances during college and beyond. Topics including personal banking, financial aid, budgeting, credit cards, and taxes are introduced through case studies to help students understand the real-world applications and begin to think critically about the role of these concepts in their own lives. Throughout the text, individual, group, and online exercises encourage students to explore and apply skills from the text, helping them create a pathway for long-term financial success.
100% Information Literacy: A Critical Thinking Approach to Academic and Professional Success
Teaches students and professionals how to develop crucial information skills to succeed in today’s academic and professional environments. This edition in the 100% Success series focuses on the skills necessary for 21st century learners and workers. Using hands-on learning activities and real-world applications, the text teaches readers how to determine the nature and extent of information needed to solve a problem, how to access the information effectively, how to evaluate the information found, how to use the information for a specific purpose, and how to communicate the information effectively and legally.
100% Job Search Success: You’re Hired!
Intended to help students take an organized approach to the process of looking for a job, and alerts them to the latest tools and developments in the job-search process. This edition provides practical information on networking, including electronic networking via LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and Google+, as well as traditional networking methods such as career fairs and professional organizations. Three chapters cover preparation for the interview, with suggested questions and possible responses, handling the interview itself in a professional manner, and following up appropriately. A new capstone chapter, Professionalism in the Workplace, discusses issues that affect adult learners and how to demonstrate professionalism on the job.