Admission Matters: What Students and Parents Need to Know About Getting into College
John Wiley & Sons, Sep 4, 2009 - Study Aids - 336 pages
The updated edition of the must-have resource for any student applying to college
This thoroughly revised and updated edition of the bestselling book Admission Matters demystifies the college application process and offers practical advice for choosing the right school, writing an effective essay, navigating financial aid, and more. This handy resource will help any college-bound student whether they attend well-funded private schools or cash-strapped public schools. Filled with helpful suggestions, ideas, and advice, the new edition also includes tips for home-schooled students who are preparing to attend college.
This book gives any college-bound student the information they need to make the application process run smoothly.
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Why Has College Admissions Become So Competitive?
What Do Selective Colleges Look for in an Applicant?
How Do Colleges Make Their Decisions?
Finding What Fits
The Big Tests
Deciding About Early Decision and Other Early Options
Part I Getting Off to a Good Start Using the Common Application Writing an Effective
Advice to Parents and Students
A College Research Worksheet
Sample Student Information Sheet for Letters
E Cost of Attendance Worksheet
Paying the Bill
Making Your Decision After the Colleges Make Theirs
About the Authors