Fiske Countdown to College: 41 To-Do Lists and a Plan for Every Year of High School

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Sourcebooks, Inc., Jul 1, 2009 - Study Aids - 160 pages
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Unique, simple approach to the complicated college prep process, from the leading authority in college admissions.

Getting ready for college is a complicated and confusing process - how do you know when to take the SAT? When do you start applying to schools? What classes should you be taking to help prepare you for college-level work? Is there anything you should do before high school?

Fiske Countdown to College is a comprehensive collection of simple, easy-to-use checklists that explain everything you need to do in each year of high school to make preparation for college a breeze. There are 28 "to-do" lists for parents and students, ten "don't" lists, three "top 10" lists, and two glossaries, divided by year, that walk you through high school to college. Quotes from students, parents, and counselors offer advice and support from people who've been through all of this before.

 

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Contents

Grade 9
1
Grade 10
15
Grade 11
43
Grade 12
79
Epilogue
136
College Counselors Advisory Group
137
Notes
139
Back Cover
155
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Edward B. Fiske served for 17 years as Education Editor of the New York Times. He is the author of the bestselling college guide, Fiske Guide to Colleges. Bruce G. Hammond coauthored Fiske Guide to Getting into the Right College and Fiske Real College Essays that Work.

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