A Is for Admission: The Insider's Guide to Getting into the Ivy League and Other Top Colleges
A former admissions officer at Dartmouth College reveals how the world's most highly selective schools really make their decisions.
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Review: A is for Admission: The Insider's Guide to Getting Into the Ivy League and Other Top CollegesUser Review - Shaun Terry jr. - Goodreads
It's a very pretentious, very meritocratic, very Radcliffe-y book, and it makes a big deal about societal rules and does plenty of moralizing. Still, there's really good information here, and ... Read full review
Review: A is for Admission: The Insider's Guide to Getting Into the Ivy League and Other Top CollegesUser Review - Sydney - Goodreads
Sheds some light on the whole mysterious admissions process. Though a bit dated. Read full review
THE HIGH SCHOOL TRANSCRIPT
OTHER MISCELLANEOUS SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS
CASE NUMBER ONE
MIDDLE SCHOOLJUNIOR HIGH
WHAT ABOUT GRADE GRUBBING AND WORKING FOR THE GRADE?
TIME TIPS FOR TAKING TESTS IN HIGH SCHOOL
TEST REQUIREMENTS AT TOP SCHOOLS
WHAT ABOUT SAT PREP COURSES?
POSSIBLE OUTCOMES FOR EARLY APPLICATIONS
WILL I GET LESS FINANCIAL AID IF I APPLY EARLY DECISION OR EARLY ACTION?
WHATS THE BOTTOM LINE?
IMPLICATIONS FOR SELECTIVE ADMISSIONS
SOME IMPORTANT OBSERVATIONS
CALCULATING THE AI
HOW TO OVERRIDE THE CRS IN UNFAIR CASES
ACADEMIC RANKING SYSTEMS
FINE BUT WHAT USE IS THE AI?
WHAT TO DO IF YOU ARE AN ACADEMIC 1 2 OR 3
WHAT TO DO IF YOU ARE AN ACADEMIC 4 5 OR 6
WHAT TO DO IF YOU ARE AN ACADEMIC 7 8 OR 9
AP SCHOLAR AWARDS
CASE NUMBER THREE
CASE NUMBER FOUR
CASE NUMBER FIVE
ADMISSIONS POLICIES AND MINORITY STUDENTS
IVY LEAGUE APPLICANTS WHO ARE NOT ATHLETES AND OTHER APPLICANTS TO HIGHLY SELECTIVE COLLEGES
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
PRAISE FOR A IS FOR ADMISSION