How to Say it to Get Into the College of Your Choice: Application, Essay, and Interview Strategies to Get You the Big Envelope

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Penguin, 2007 - Study Aids - 229 pages
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The latest in the How to Say It(r) series demystifies the omplex college admissions process.

How to Say It(r) to Get Into the College of Your Choice offers students-as well as their parents and school counselors-a variety of essential resources and information, including:

- Worksheets for writing personal statements and resumes
- Winning words and phrases for filling out a sample Common Application used by more than 200 of the top colleges
- Finding the right words for the admissions essay-using advice from admissions directors at top schools
- Pointers for the essay portion of the New SAT- plus a practice test
- The fundamentals of obtaining winning recommendations
- Statements to make interviews successful

 

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Contents

And the Finalists Are The Brightest the Committed and the Honest
Youre Moving Out But Where Are You Going?
Oh the Tests You Will Take
Apply You Will Meet Deadlines You Must
Mastering the Common Application
Your Profile of Courage How to Get the Best Recommendations
Essay Writing 101 Telling It Your Way
How to Impress Express and Dress at College Interviews
CONCLUSION
GLOSSARY
PREPARATORY BOOKS FOR COLLEGE TESTS
INDEX
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Linda Metcalf, Ph.D., a Certified School Guidance Counselor, Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, is the author of numerous articles and has presented over 200 workshops around the world on school-related issues. She has appeared on The Montel Williams Show among other national media outlets.

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