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College Admission

College Admission Author Robin Mamlet
ISBN-10 9780307590329
Release 2011
Pages 405
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A comprehensive guide for college-bound teens and their parents shares step-by-step coverage of today's competitive admissions processes based on expert advice by 50 admissions deans from ivy-league universities, in a reference that outlines recommendations for the sophomore, junior and senior grades of high school. Original.



College Admission

College Admission Author Robin Mamlet
ISBN-10 9780307590336
Release 2011-08-30
Pages 432
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College Admission is the ultimate user's manual and go-to guide for any student or family approaching the college application process. Featuring the wise counsel of more than 50 deans of admission, no other guide has such thorough, expert, compassionate, and professional advice. Let’s be honest: applying to college can be stressful for students and parents. But here’s the good news: you can get in. Robin Mamlet has been dean of admission at three of America's most selective colleges, and journalist and parent Christine VanDeVelde has been through the process first hand. With this book, you will feel like you have both a dean of admission and a parent who has been there at your side. Inside this book, you'll find clear, comprehensive, and expert answers to all your questions along the way to an acceptance letter: • The role of extracurricular activities • What it means to find a college that's the "right fit" • What's more important: high grades or tough courses • What role does testing play • The best candidates for early admission • When help from parents is too much help • Advice for athletes, artists, international students, and those with learning differences • How wait lists work • Applying for financial aid This will be your definitive resource during the sophomore, junior, and senior years of high school. From the Trade Paperback edition.



Acing the College Application

Acing the College Application Author Michele A. Hernández
ISBN-10 9780345498922
Release 2007
Pages 262
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Offers a step-by-step guide to the college application process with an analysis of the common application, a detailed study of application essays, and a look at common myths and misconceptions about the on-campus interview.



How to Prepare a Standout College Application

How to Prepare a Standout College Application Author Alison Cooper Chisolm
ISBN-10 9781118702062
Release 2013-08-06
Pages 352
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Demystifying the process of completing a college application Written by two former admissions officers at top universities and current admissions coaches, this book is a must-have for preparing a winning college application. The authors reveal the mystery behind what college admissions officers are looking for and show applicants how to leverage their credentials, stand out in the over-crowded applicants' pool, and make a genuine, memorable impression. This is the book that will help the college-bound get off the "like many others" pile and onto the acceptance list. Includes instructions and examples for every component of the college application, from writing the essay to answering questions like "Why do you want to go to College X?" Shows how to avoid underestimating the importance of critical features on any application Includes the latest information on the Common Application 4.0 and corrects outdated, holdover advice still stressed in many other books This book is filled with step-by-step advice that students and parents can use immediately and will refer to again and again.



College Planning For Dummies

College Planning For Dummies Author Pat Ordovensky
ISBN-10 PSU:000043856831
Release 1999-07-26
Pages 320
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Offers advice on applying for admission, negotiating financial aid, choosing the right college, writing essays, and preparing for interviews



From Applications to Acceptance The Step By Step College Admissions Guide The Only Book for High School Students Written by a High School Student

From Applications to Acceptance  The Step By Step College Admissions Guide  The Only Book for High School Students Written by a High School Student Author Rebecca Goldstein
ISBN-10 9781438922614
Release 2008-11-01
Pages 36
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This book will help any High School Junior or Senior applying to colleges. It gives the student step-by-step instructions on how to research and choose schools, manage the activities on their resume, apply to college, and decide on the right school once they are accepted.



B Grades A College Application

B  Grades  A  College Application Author Joie Jager-Hyman
ISBN-10 9781607743415
Release 2013-07-23
Pages 256
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"This alternative college admissions guide gives non-straight-A students advice on how to identify, gain admittance to, and pay for the schools that will allow them to flourish"--Provided by publisher.



Where You Go Is Not Who You ll Be

Where You Go Is Not Who You ll Be Author Frank Bruni
ISBN-10 9781455532698
Release 2015-03-17
Pages 176
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Over the last few decades, Americans have turned college admissions into a terrifying and occasionally devastating process, preceded by test prep, tutors, all sorts of stratagems, all kinds of rankings, and a conviction among too many young people that their futures will be determined and their worth established by which schools say yes and which say no. That belief is wrong. It's cruel. And in WHERE YOU GO IS NOT WHO YOU'LL BE, Frank Bruni explains why, giving students and their parents a new perspective on this brutal, deeply flawed competition and a path out of the anxiety that it provokes. Bruni, a bestselling author and a columnist for the New York Times, shows that the Ivy League has no monopoly on corner offices, governors' mansions, or the most prestigious academic and scientific grants. Through statistics, surveys, and the stories of hugely successful people who didn't attend the most exclusive schools, he demonstrates that many kinds of colleges-large public universities, tiny hideaways in the hinterlands-serve as ideal springboards. And he illuminates how to make the most of them. What matters in the end are a student's efforts in and out of the classroom, not the gleam of his or her diploma. Where you go isn't who you'll be. Americans need to hear that-and this indispensable manifesto says it with eloquence and respect for the real promise of higher education.



Getting In The Zinch Guide to College Admissions Financial Aid in the Digital Age

Getting In  The Zinch Guide to College Admissions   Financial Aid in the Digital Age Author Michael Muska
ISBN-10 9780544186545
Release 2011-12-15
Pages 360
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From the college admissions experts—where to go, how to get in, and how to pay for it Zinch.com is the largest online social network connecting students with colleges and scholarship opportunities. With 2.5 million student profiles and more than 800 universities—from Yale to Stanford, and American University to community colleges—Zinch offers students an efficient, relevant, and effective way to find the "right- fit" school, how to get in, and how to pay for it. Getting In: The Zinch Guide to College Admissions & Financial Aid in the Digital Age is your college admissions how-to guide, written by experts with insider guidance to the entire college admission process. Leveraging the power of Zinch.com, it covers every aspect of the college application process, from choosing the right (vs.best) schools, visiting campuses, improving your odds with a dynamic application strategy, meeting with a college advisor, working with athletic recruiting, applying for financial aid, knowing what to do if you are on a wait list, and much more. Incredibly well-connected authors Leverages the power of Zinch.com, the largest online social network of its kind Application do's and don'ts If you are one of the 2.2 million high school seniors ready to embark on the next step in your education, Getting In: The Zinch Guide to College Admissions & Financial Aid in the Digital Age is your go-to guide for getting into the college of your dreams—without ever breaking a sweat.



The College Bound Organizer

The College Bound Organizer Author Anna Costaras
ISBN-10 1402272081
Release 2013-01-01
Pages 403
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A thorough, efficient, and all-encompassing tool to guide students through every step of the college application process. Includes worksheets, checklists, and organization systems to keep track of all test scores and all student materials in addition to giving college search, financial aid, and essay advice.



Surviving the College Application Process

Surviving the College Application Process Author Lisa Bleich
ISBN-10 9781614487227
Release 2014-04-01
Pages 262
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Does the college application process overwhelm you? Are you unsure about the topic for your main essay or what part of your experience is most compelling? How about which school is the right fit, or how you are going to pay for college? Imagine following eleven students’ journeys in-depth, getting into their heads when they made a decision about which extracurricular activities to pursue, which schools to apply to, and which topics to choose for their main essay and supplemental essays. Imagine having a tool that will help you think about your own process in a more strategic way. Surviving the College Application Process: Case Studies to Help You Find Your Unique Angle for Success utilizes the College Application Wheel to showcase the successful journeys of eleven different students. You can read all the case studies or just those that resonate with your own circumstances. With the strategies outlined in this book, you will be well on your way to Surviving the College Application Process.



Accepted

Accepted Author Gen Tanabe
ISBN-10 0965755606
Release 2001-04-01
Pages 224
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A step-by-step guide to writing powerful college admission essays that provides information on different writing strategies, the most common writing mistakes, and the best topics to write on.



The Thinking Parent s Guide to College Admissions

The Thinking Parent s Guide to College Admissions Author Eva Ostrum
ISBN-10 0143037412
Release 2006
Pages 249
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Furnishes a guide on how to negotiate the college admissions process, offering advice, tools, and procedures that cover everything from the college application timetable to writing an effective application essay.



The College Hook

The College Hook Author Pam Proctor
ISBN-10 9781599953441
Release 2009-10-31
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A comprehensive guide to the powerful packaging tool called the "Hook"--a special talent or achievement that leaps off the page of a college application and catches the eye of admissions officers. Competition for entry to the nation's top colleges is at an all-time high--and intensifying every year. Now nationally recognized college consultant and writer Pam Proctor reveals the "packaging" secrets that can help any student maximize the odds of admission to the college of his or her choice. Using real life anecdotes and examples from winning applications, Proctor provides students with a step-by-step program that will enable them to determine and develop their unique "Hook," and then package and market themselves at every stage of the admissions process.



College Essay Essentials

College Essay Essentials Author Ethan Sawyer
ISBN-10 9781492635130
Release 2016-07-01
Pages 256
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Writing an amazing college admission essay is easier than you think! So you're a high school senior given the task of writing a 650-word personal statement for your college application. Do you tell the story of your life, or a story from your life? Do you choose a single moment? If so, which one? The options seem endless. Lucky for you, they're not. College counselor Ethan Sawyer (aka The College Essay Guy) will show you that there are only four (really, four!) types of college admission essays. And all you have to do to figure out which type is best for you is answer two simple questions: 1. Have you experienced significant challenges in your life? 2. Do you know what you want to be or do in the future? With these questions providing the building blocks for your essay, Sawyer guides you through the rest of the process, from choosing a structure to revising your essay, and answers the big questions that have probably been keeping you up at night: How do I brag in a way that doesn't sound like bragging? and How do I make my essay, like, deep? Packed with tips, tricks, exercises, and sample essays from real students who got into their dream schools, College Essay Essentials is the only college essay guide to make this complicated process logical, simple, and (dare we say it?) a little bit fun.



In College Admissions and Beyond

In  College Admissions and Beyond Author Lillian Luterman
ISBN-10 0789210606
Release 2011-05
Pages 303
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A mother-daughter college-admissions-consultant team share their step-by-step proven strategy for crafting a college application that stands out and gets one accepted into the school of his or her choice.



8 First Choices

8 First Choices Author Joyce Slayton Mitchell
ISBN-10 1617601284
Release 2017
Pages 208
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Written within an educational framework, this handbook offers general guidance to help students do a self-assessment and select the top eight colleges that are the strongest fit for them. Establishing readers as anthropologists, students will learn to observe 20 campus cultures, assess each one, and research their options in American higher education. Additionally, it offers several basic assumptions that are contrary to common knowledge about getting into college. Written by a college counselor with decades of experience, this guide offers insight into the college admissions process and allows students to hone in on the schools that are right for them.