The Fiske Guide to Getting into the Right College

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Sourcebooks, Inc., Jul 1, 2007 - Study Aids - 320 pages
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Find the college that's right for you!

An A Z of admissions secrets, The Fiske Guide to Getting into the Right College takes you behind the scenes of the college application process. The expert advice and tips in this book will help you get accepted at the schools of your choice. This clear, accessible guide takes students and their parents step-by-step through the admissions process.

Learn:
--How to choose the right college
--How to get off a waiting list and get accepted
--How to write winning essays
--How to use the Internet in the application process
--How admissions officers really rank applicants
--How to interview successfully
--How to construct a successful application
--How to get the most financial aid
--And much more!

This is the best resource for helping students get into the schools of their choice.


Edward B. Fiske served for 17 years as Education Editor of The New York Times, during which time he realized that college-bound students and their families needed better information on which to base their educational choices. He wrote the bestselling annual, The Fiske Guide to Colleges, to help them.

Bruce G. Hammond was editor in chief of The Insider's Guide to the Colleges and was managing editor of four editions of The Fiske Guide to Colleges. He is the author of Discounts and Deals at the Nation's 360 Best Colleges and is the school and college expert at Parent Soup, a division of iVillage.com.
 

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Contents

Getting In
169
Paying the Bill
267
A Time to Reflect
313
What to Do When
325
Glossary
329
Acknowledgments
333
College Counselors Advisory Group
334
OneHour College Finder Index
337
General Index
349
About the Authors
351
Notes
353
Back Cover
359
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Edward B. Fiske served for 17 years as Education Editor of the New York Times, during which time he realized that college-bound students and their families needed better information on which to base their educational choices. He wrote the bestselling annual, The Fiske Guide to Colleges, to help them.

Bruce G. Hammond was editor in chief of The Insider's Guide to the Colleges and was managing editor of four editions of The Fiske Guide to Colleges. He is the author of Discounts and Deals at the Nation's 360 Best Colleges and is the school and college expert at Parent Soup, a division of iVillage.com.

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