Acceptance: A Legendary Guidance Counselor Helps Seven Kids Find the Right Colleges--and Find Themselves
An engrossing profile of an extraordinary guidance counselor who helps kids get into the right colleges through focusing on self- awareness
Gwyeth Smith, known as Smitty, is a nationally renowned guidance counselor who believes that getting into college should be a kid's first great moment of self-discovery. In Acceptance, David L. Marcus, Pulitzer Prize-winning former education writer for U.S. News & World Report, spins an absorbing narrative of a year in the lives of Smitty and "his" kids.
At a diverse public school in Long Island, New York, Smitty works his unique magic on students' applications and their lives, helping them find the right college by figuring out who they are, rather than focusing on what their test scores, grades, and finances reflect. Loaded with advice that readers can apply to their own college searches, Acceptance is a book that thousands of students and their parents will find indispensable.
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Review: Acceptance: A Legendary Guidance Counselor Helps Seven Kids Find the Right Colleges---And Find ThemselvesUser Review - Ann - Goodreads
Great book, follows one "legendary" guidance counselor and seven of his kids as they apply to colleges. It gives a very comprehensive look at the application process from start to finish, with an ... Read full review
Review: Acceptance: A Legendary Guidance Counselor Helps Seven Kids Find the Right Colleges--and Find ThemselvesUser Review - Heather - Goodreads
I had to read Acceptance as part of my training as an Admissions Fellow (aka the Interviewer) at my small college (which is appropriately listed in the back of Acceptance). I doubt the reading would ... Read full review
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David L. Marcus
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