The Bound for College Guidebook

Author: Frank Burtnett
Publisher: R&L Education
ISBN: 1475801920
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The Bound-for-College Guidebook, now in its second edition, addresses the high school to college transition from A to Z. The guidebook provides students and parents with the information and tools they need for effective exploration, decision-making and application for admission and financial aid. The student exercises offered throughout the book help the student create a personal college guidance portfolio and the dozens of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) address everything a student wants to ask and a few he/she didn’t think to ask. It is “must” reading before and throughout the high school-to-college navigation process. The Bound-for-College Guidebook is the perfect study guide for counselors and educators to use in conducting workshops or classes on the school-to-college transition.

College Admission

Author: Robin Mamlet
Publisher: Three Rivers Press (CA)
ISBN: 0307590321
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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A comprehensive guide for college-bound teens and their parents shares step-by-step coverage of today's competitive admissions processes based on expert advice by 50 admissions deans from ivy-league universities, in a reference that outlines recommendations for the sophomore, junior and senior grades of high school. Original.

Career Errors

Author: Frank Burtnett
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 147580752X
Format: PDF, Docs
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Career Errors is the next best thing to having a professional career counselor in the room. While written for the individual experiencing the various life and work activities, this book is also of significant value to counselors, educators, and others playing important roles in these transitions.

The College Bound Organizer

Author: Anna Costaras
Publisher: Sourcebooks Incorporated
ISBN: 9781402272080
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A thorough, efficient, and all-encompassing tool to guide students through every step of the college application process. Includes worksheets, checklists, and organization systems to keep track of all test scores and all student materials in addition to giving college search, financial aid, and essay advice.

The College Admissions Mystique

Author: Bill Mayher
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780374525132
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Demystifies the process of searching for the right college, locating financial aid, and managing family transitions during the admission process

College Is Yours 2 0

Author: Patrick O'Connor
Publisher: Outskirts Press
ISBN: 9781432778071
Format: PDF, ePub
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Award-winning college counselor Patrick OConnor has helped thousands of college-bound students and families find colleges that are right for them by focusing on what matters mostthe needs, interests and goals of the student. College is Yours 2.0 offers nearly twice the advice found in College is Yours, with updates to guide you through a strong college search while living a high school life you love. From high school schedules to admission essays, from college visits to paying for college, College is Yours 2.0 offers the calm, clear, step-by-step advice thats easy to follow, but hard to come by. A world of opportunity awaits youdiscover the richer road to college in College is Yours 2.0._______________________________________________________________________ Praise for College is Yours: (logo) If you are going to read one book before embarking on the college search process, this is the one. --Kimberly Bryant, Assistant Director of Admissions, University of Michigan Having survived a successful college search with our first child, I turned to this handbook again when our second child began his own process. The book provided a user-friendly refresher. And, just as importantly, it helped us all keep a sense of humor during a stressful period. ---Christie Peck, Parent"The best college counseling book that I have ever read. It truly gets to the essence of what choosing a college is REALLY about." --Dr. Alicia Acey, Adolescent Psychologist Concise, thorough and powerful. Patrick OConnor, one of our nations giants in the college counseling arena, has hit a grand slam with this guidebook. Frank, honest and fun, the book helps students navigate this sometimes-daunting process without having to, in effect, ?Çÿadd another course in order to understand its nuances. ---Raymond Brown, Dean of Admissions, Texas Christian University Given the contemporary madness which characterizes the college application process, the novice and experienced parent will greatly appreciate the substantial, practical advice contained in this manual. --Lori Lutz, Parent

College Planning For Dummies

Author: Pat Ordovensky
Publisher: For Dummies
ISBN:
Format: PDF, Docs
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Offers advice on applying for admission, negotiating financial aid, choosing the right college, writing essays, and preparing for interviews

Admission Matters

Author: Sally P. Springer
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119329892
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Make sense of college admissions and prepare a successful application Admission Matters offers comprehensive, expert, and practical advice for parents and students to guide them through the college admissions process. From building a college list, to understanding standardized tests, to obtaining financial aid, to crafting personal statements, to making a final decision, this book guides you every step of the way with clear, sensible advice and practical tips. This new fourth edition has been completely updated to reflect the latest changes in college admissions. including new developments in standardized testing, applications, financial aid and more. Questionnaires, interactive forms, checklists, and other tools help you stay focused and organized throughout the process.. With the answers you need and a down-to-earth perspective, this book provides an invaluable resource for stressed-out students and parents everywhere. Applying to college can be competitive and complex. Admission Matters offers real-world expert advice for all students, whether you're aiming an Ivy or the state school close to home. It also includes much needed guidance for students with special circumstances, including students with disabilities, international students, and transfer students. In addition, athletes, artists and performers, and homeschoolers will find valuable guidance as they plan for and apply to college. Understand how the admissions process works and what you can and cannot control Learn how to build a strong list of good-fit colleges Craft a strong application package with a compelling personal statement Get expert advice on early admissions, financial aid, standardized testing, and much more Make a final decision that is the right one for you Whether you think you've got applying to college under control or don't even know where to begin, Admission Matters is your expert guide throughout the college admissions process.

The Enlightened College Applicant

Author: Andrew Belasco
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1475826923
Format: PDF
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The Enlightened College Applicant presents a no-nonsense account of how students should approach the college search and admissions process. Instead of providing recycled entrance statistics or anecdotal generalizations about campus life, authors Belasco and Bergman incorporate cutting-edge data and research to pull back the curtain on critical topics.