Admission Matters: What Students and Parents Need to Know About Getting into College, 2nd Edition
July 2009, Jossey-Bass
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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.
- Helps all students who are applying to college understand the process and find the school that fits their needs
- Expanded information on testing, early decision/early action, applying as a home schooler, and tackling the dreaded college essay
- Up-to-date advice on financial aid in tough economic times – how it works and how to maximize your chances of getting aid
- Authors bring the multiple viewpoints of college admissions officer, high school counselor, and parent of college-bound students
This book gives any college-bound student the information they need to make the application process run smoothly.