College Admission is the ultimate user's manual and go-to guide for any student or family approaching the college application process. Featuring the wise counsel of more than 50 deans of admission, no other guide has such thorough, expert, compassionate, and professional advice. Letas be honest: applying to college can be stressful for students and parents. But hereas the good news: you can get in. Robin Mamlet has been dean of admission at three of America's most selective colleges, and journalist and parent Christine VanDeVelde has been through the process first hand. With this book, you will feel like you have both a dean of admission and a parent who has been there at your side. Inside this book, you'll find clear, comprehensive, and expert answers to all your questions along the way to an acceptance letter: ac The role of extracurricular activities ac What it means to find a college that's the qright fitq ac What's more important: high grades or tough courses ac What role does testing play ac The best candidates for early admission ac When help from parents is too much help ac Advice for athletes, artists, international students, and those with learning differences ac How wait lists work ac Applying for financial aid This will be your definitive resource during the sophomore, junior, and senior years of high school. From the Trade Paperback edition.v High school college counselors provide influential parts of the application such as v Students should get to know their high ... For example. using college profiles and student test scores and grades. a counselor can help students understand their realistic chances of being admitted. ... Applications usually require a letter of recommendation from a secondary school official. in most high schools. this letter anbsp;...
|Author||:||Robin Mamlet, Christine VanDeVelde|
|Publisher||:||Three Rivers Press - 2011-08-30|