Chicken Soup for the Soul: Teens Talk Getting In... to College: 101 True Stories from Kids Who Have Lived Through It

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Simon and Schuster, Feb 22, 2011 - Family & Relationships - 448 pages
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There are many books published on how to get into college, but Chicken Soup for the Soul: Teens Talk Getting In... to College is the only one that provides emotional, instead of tactical, support. Teens and parents will find this book a great source of support and inspiration.

Applying to college has become something traumatic students and parents experience together. This book isn’t about how to get into college -- it’s about emotional support. Those who have been there pass on their words of support to those about to go through the whole ordeal. With stories of peer pressure, standardized tests, applications and interviews, disappointments and successes, parents and students alike will find this volume a great source of comfort.
 

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Contents

Foreword
Standardized Testing Madness
Just Getting By Seth Fiegerman
Parental Pressure and Support
Running Through the Woods Wendy Walker
Road Trips
Placing Your Bets
The Basement Emma Lee Goode
The Waiting List
Now Its Our Turn to Decide
Disappointments and Silver Linings
Four Minutes Valerie Howlett
Totally Changed My Mind
Gap Years and Other Alternative Paths
A Few Words from the People Who Pay the Bills
Live Your Dream Becky Povich

Essays Interviews Auditions and SelfDoubt
Ten Things I Like about Myself Morgan Anthony Richardson
Acceptance Alexsys M Echevarria
Fates Compass Points South Val Muller
See Ya
Homesick Nell Musolf
Meet the Contributors

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Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen are co-founders of Chicken Soup for the Soul.
Amy Newmark is the Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Chicken Soup for the Soul.

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