Rock Hard Apps: How to Write a Killer College Application

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Hyperion, Aug 6, 2003 - Family & Relationships - 273 pages
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The inside scoop on how to crack the code of college acceptance by a leading college admissions counselor In Rock Hard Apps, Katherine Cohen, founder of Ivywise, a private college admissions practice, follows three students through the college application process and uses dozens of other real applications to illustrate what's effective in a college application, and what's not. Here is the inside scoop on courses and grades, SATs, brag sheets, personal essays, and extra credit. Rock Hard Apps also includes sidebars of do's and don't's, as well as one complete before and after winning application to an Ivy League school. Dr. Katherine Cohen--who once worked in the admissions office of Yale University--has cracked the code of college acceptance. Now she wants to teach students to view their applications through the eyes of those who will judge it. Rock Hard Apps is the ultimate guide to writing the perfect college application.

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Cohen, a graduate of Brown University and Yale University, founded her private counseling practice, IvyWise, in 1997. She holds a certification in college admissions counseling from UCLA.

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