Parent's Guide to College Admissions

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Simon & Schuster, 2000 - Study Aids - 230 pages
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Your Step-by-Step Guide to Managing the College Admissions Process.

Kaplan's Parent's Guide to College Admissions sheds light on the often bewildering and always nerve-wracking college admissions process. From choosing the right school to paying for it, long-time college counselor Marjorie Nieuwenhuis provides the expert advice you need to guide your son or daughter through one of life's most important decisions.

* When should we start the process?
* How much should a parent help?
* What should my teen be doing now?
* How should colleges be assessed?
* Which admissions tests does my teen need to take?
* What are our financing options?
* When should we visit campuses?

Includes up-to-date advice on Early Decision, electronic applications, ethics in the admissions process, and more.

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First Steps
Academic Planning
Making AfterSchool Hours Count

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About the author (2000)

Marjorie Nieuwenhuis has been the Director of College Counseling at the United Nations International School in New York City for twelve years. Previously, she was the Director of Guidance for the Weston, Connecticut, schools. She holds Master's degrees in School Counseling from Fairfield University and Educational Administration from Teachers College of Columbia University. Ms. Nieuwenhuis is the mother of two children and has been en loco parentis to thousands of high school juniors and seniors in a college counseling career that has spanned over 25 years. She has led countless parents' and professional workshops pertaining to the college admissions process, produced an educational videotape, and is a contributing author to the book Counseling for College.

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