Winning The Heart Of The College Admissions Dean: An Expert's Advice For Getting Into College
Provides information on the college admissions process; offers advice on researching colleges, improving testing scores, writing the essay, and the personal interview; and stresses the need to personalize the process.
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The Kid behind the Numbers
Activities Interests and Aspirations
Personality Character and Relationship to Others
Privilege Is Out Diversity Is In Yes but Is It Fair?
College Admissions Testing
Preliminary SAT PSAT
Who Are You?
Writing the Essay
A Reflection of You
The Common Application
Writing the Application
Short Answers Call for Creativity
The New SAT and ACT Tests
Advanced Placement Tests
Whats Out There? Researching the Colleges
Keep Your Eyes and Options Open
Researching Campus Cultures
View Books College Catalogs and the Web
College Representatives Who Visit Your High School
Your High School Faculty
The College Visit
Scheduling the College Visit
Collecting the Data
Communications Personalize Personalize Personalize
Communication Means Personalizing
Whats the Dean Looking For?
College Economics 101
Six College Money Principles
Last Word on Financial Aid
Final List Eight First Choices
Do You Want to Get In?
The Final Eight
Early Decision Early Action Early Action Single Choice
Early Rolling and Regular
Resist January AddOns
The Unconscious Power of the Interview
The Spoken Word
Do Interviews Count?
Late Decision WaitListed
A Parenting Challenge
The SAT Scare
The Deans Point of View
Family Life Is Hard to Do
The College Process Builds Character
About the Author
College Admissions Talk
Top 101 American Colleges
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