Foreign Service Officer Test FSOT 2013 Edition

  • Filename: foreign-service-officer-test-fsot-2013-edition.
  • ISBN: 061581137X
  • Release Date: 2013-07-22
  • Number of pages: 250
  • Author: Adar Review
  • Publisher:

The 2013 Complete Study Guide to the Foreign Service Officer Test includes information about the test and Foreign Service, valuable test-taking strategies, practice questions and essay prompts. This book is current as of July 2013.

CliffsTestPrep Foreign Service Officer Exam

  • Filename: cliffstestprep-foreign-service-officer-exam.
  • ISBN: 9780764596469
  • Release Date: 2005-10-14
  • Number of pages: 304
  • Author: American BookWorks Corporation
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Your guide to passing the Foreign Service Officer Exam Why CliffsTestPrep Guides? Go with the name you know and trust Get the information you need—fast! Written by test prep specialists Introduction Review of how the exam is organized, along with answers to frequently asked questions Part I: Written Exam: The Job Knowledge Test Descriptions of the five general career track knowledge areas—management, consular, economic, political, and public diplomacy Question-and-answer subject review chapters for the eight job topic areas, along with mini-tests after each subject review A sample Job Knowledge test with complete answers and explanations Part II: Written Exam: The English Expression Test Grammar and usage review Two sample English Expression tests with complete answers and explanations Part III: Written Exam: The Biographic Information Questionnaire General information on this section of the exam, plus helpful sample questions Part IV: Written Exam: Written Essay Overview of the Written Essay portion of the exam, plus sample essay topics for practice Direction on how to effectively prewrite, outline, organize, edit, and revise your essay Part V: Oral Assessment Overview of the Oral Assessment portion of the exam and the categories in which you'll be assessed Test Prep Essentials from the Experts at CliffsNotes® An American BookWorks Corporation Project Contributors: Deborah Barrett, PhD; Elaine Bender, MA; Phillip Gay, PhD; Freddy Lee, PhD; Val Limburg, PhD; Tandy McConnell, PhD; Edward Miller, PhD; Deborah Grayson Riegel, MA; Sharon Saronson, MFA, MA; Brice Sloan, BA; Jonathan Weber, BA; Mark Weinfeld, MA

Inside a U S Embassy

  • Filename: inside-a-u-s-embassy.
  • ISBN: 9781612344676
  • Release Date: 2011
  • Number of pages: 265
  • Author: Shawn Dorman
  • Publisher: Potomac Books, Inc.

All-new third edition of the essential guide to the Foreign Service

Career Diplomacy

  • Filename: career-diplomacy.
  • ISBN: 9781589017542
  • Release Date: 2011-03-22
  • Number of pages: 320
  • Author: Harry W. Kopp
  • Publisher: Georgetown University Press

Career Diplomacy—now in its second edition—is an insider's guide that examines the foreign service as an institution, a profession, and a career. Harry W. Kopp and Charles A. Gillespie, both of whom had long and distinguished careers in the foreign service, provide a full and well-rounded picture of the organization, its place in history, its strengths and weaknesses, and its role in American foreign affairs. Based on their own experiences and through interviews with over 100 current and former foreign service officers and specialists, the authors lay out what to expect in a foreign service career, from the entrance exam through midcareer and into the senior service—how the service works on paper, and in practice. The second edition addresses major changes that have occurred since 2007: the controversial effort to build an expeditionary foreign service to lead the work of stabilization and reconstruction in fragile states; deepening cooperation with the U.S. military and the changing role of the service in Iraq and Afghanistan; the ongoing surge in foreign service recruitment and hiring at the Department of State and U.S. Agency for International Development; and the growing integration of USAID’s budget and mission with those of the Department of State.

FSOT Study Guide Complete Guide to the Written Exam and Oral Assessment

  • Filename: fsot-study-guide-complete-guide-to-the-written-exam-and-oral-assessment.
  • ISBN: 1533412693
  • Release Date: 2016-05-20
  • Number of pages: 250
  • Author: Adar Review
  • Publisher:

Adar Review is the leading provider of FSOT preparation materials on Amazon. This newly-released (2016 Edition) book has 250 pages of content, providing a full review of the FSOT and FSOA process, including: (1) What to expect at the test? (2) How to prepare to succeed the first time (3) How to prepare for the Biographical Information section (4) How to prepare for the Biographical Questionnaire (5) How to prepare for each section of the FSOA, including the new sections added in 2014 The book ends with tow practice question sections and sample essay prompts. Please browse through the book on Amazon by clicking on "Look Inside". We trust that you will find this book very informative and useful. Some of the 34 Amazon reviews for our previous edition included: "This book [...]narrowed down my studying, foscusing on more important issues + countries." (2013) "This book has been such a great source of information, I have read it numerous times." (2014) "You should definitely read this book before deciding what other study materials to invest in." (2015) "Lots of helpful information about the test, and material to study. Great idea if you are interested in foreign service, or even government/foreign relations work!" (2016) "Don't buy any other guides--this one is enough" (2016) Adar Review wishes you success as you prepare for one of the most demanding and employment tests and exciting and rewarding careers.

American Diplomats

  • Filename: american-diplomats.
  • ISBN: 9780595329748
  • Release Date: 2004
  • Number of pages: 304
  • Author: William D. Morgan
  • Publisher: iUniverse

What do the men and women of America's diplomatic corps do? William D. Morgan and Charles Stuart Kennedy, themselves career diplomats, culled over 1400 oral interviews with their Foreign Service peers to present forty excerpts covering events from the 1920s to the 1990s. Insiders recount what happens when a consul spies on Nazi Germany, Mao Tse-Tung drops by for a chat, the Cold War begins with the Berlin blockade, the Marshall Plan rescues Europe, Sukarno moves Indonesia into the communist camp, Khrushchev calls President Kennedy an SOB, and our ambassador is murdered in Kabul. "You are there" accounts deepen readers' understanding, as diplomatic and consular officers talk about the beginnings of Kremlinology, predicting a coup in Ecuador, Hemingway and the embassy in Havana, the secret formulation of the NATO treaty, Jerusalem after the British and the US recognition of Israel, fighting in the Congo over Katangan secession, dealing with an alcoholic foreign president, human rights work in Paraguay, the U.S. Embassy takeover in Tehran, the bombing of the U.S. Embassy in Beirut, helping families of the Pan Am 103 victims, Greece and Turkey at odds over a tiny island, embassy roles in Riyadh and Tel Aviv during Desert Storm, and many more.

Immigrants and the Right to Stay

  • Filename: immigrants-and-the-right-to-stay.
  • ISBN: STANFORD:36105134524680
  • Release Date: 2010
  • Number of pages: 114
  • Author: Joseph H. Carens
  • Publisher: Mit Press

Suggests that illegal immigrants should be offered a path to citizenship.

To Make Men Free

  • Filename: to-make-men-free.
  • ISBN: 9780465080663
  • Release Date: 2014-09-23
  • Number of pages: 416
  • Author: Heather Cox Richardson
  • Publisher: Basic Books

A distinguished American historian traces the paradoxical evolution of the Republican Party—founded to give the poor equal opportunity, but too often aligned with the country's elites.


  • Filename: outpost.
  • ISBN: 9781451685916
  • Release Date: 2014-10-07
  • Number of pages: 448
  • Author: Christopher R. Hill
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster

A former ambassador to Macedonia during the wars in the Balkans, Poland during the depths of the Cold War, South Korea during tense disarmament negotiations with North Korea and Iraq in the 21st century details the danger, loss of comrades, high-stakes negotiations, war criminals and American statesmen and heroes he has been witness to. 50,000 first printing. Illustrations.

Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery

  • Filename: otorhinolaryngology-head-and-neck-surgery.
  • ISBN: 3540689400
  • Release Date: 2010-01-22
  • Number of pages: 738
  • Author: Matti Anniko
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

The aim of this book is to harmonize the field of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery and its interdisciplinary subjects within the European Community; to present the state of the art in the field and to give standards for diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. The book includes sections titled Head and Neck, Larynx and Trachea, Nose and Paranasal Sinuses, Oral Cavity and Oropharynx, and Otology and Neurotology. It also covers such topics as patient evaluation and treatment, basic surgical procedures, as well as more conservative approaches. The book is authored by renowned experts throughout Europe, and features a layout that facilitates quick and easy retrieval of information.

The Art of Manliness

  • Filename: the-art-of-manliness.
  • ISBN: 9781600614620
  • Release Date: 2009-10-15
  • Number of pages: 274
  • Author: Brett McKay
  • Publisher: F+W Media, Inc.

More and more males today seem to be putting off adult responsibilities in order to play video games and do keg stands. "The Art of Manliness" is dedicated to providing the skills and knowledge every man needs to know for the 21st century.

Case in Point

  • Filename: case-in-point.
  • ISBN: 0971015880
  • Release Date: 2013
  • Number of pages: 228
  • Author: Marc Cosentino
  • Publisher:

"Cosentino demystifies the consulting case interview. He takes you inside a typical interview by exploring the various types of case questions and he shares with you a system that will help you answer today's most sophisticated case questions"--Page [4] of cover.

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