Fiske Guide to Getting Into the Right College

Author: Edward B Fiske
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 1492633313
Format: PDF, ePub
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"A first-rate introduction." —Booklist Get Accepted To The College That's Right For You Everyone has their own idea of the perfect college. The Fiske Guide to Getting into the Right College is the only admissions guide that starts with an in-depth assessment of your priorities, then takes you step-by-step through the process of applying to the schools you actually want to get into. New sixth edition is fully updated with information on standardized testing, financial aid, online applications, and more. The #1 expert on America's colleges will show you how to: Choose the right kind of school for you Filter out the hype Earn the test scores colleges want you to see Write authentic essays (even if you're not a great writer) Submit an application that shows off your best features Ask the right questions during campus visits Know how admissions officers rank candidates Get off the waiting list and get accepted Attract and even negotiate the best financial aid package The most trusted resource for helping students get into the schools of their choice.

Fiske Guide to Getting into the Right College

Author: Edward Fiske
Publisher: Sourcebooks
ISBN: 9781402219900
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Find the college that's right for you! An A Z of admissions secrets, The Fiske Guide to Getting into the Right College takes you behind the scenes of the college application process. The expert advice and tips in this book will help you get accepted at the schools of your choice. This clear, accessible guide takes students and their parents step-by-step through the admissions process. Learn: --How to choose the right college --How to get off a waiting list and get accepted --How to write winning essays --How to use the Internet in the application process --How admissions officers really rank applicants --How to interview successfully --How to construct a successful application --How to get the most financial aid --And much more! This is the best resource for helping students get into the schools of their choice. Edward B. Fiske served for 17 years as Education Editor of The New York Times, during which time he realized that college-bound students and their families needed better information on which to base their educational choices. He wrote the bestselling annual, The Fiske Guide to Colleges, to help them. Bruce G. Hammond was editor in chief of The Insider's Guide to the Colleges and was managing editor of four editions of The Fiske Guide to Colleges. He is the author of Discounts and Deals at the Nation's 360 Best Colleges and is the school and college expert at Parent Soup, a division of iVillage.com.

Fiske Guide to Colleges 2015

Author: Edward B Fiske
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 1492615706
Format: PDF
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"The best college guide you can buy."-USA Today This leading guide to more than 300 colleges and universities has been an indispensable source of information for college-bound students and their parents. Hip, honest, and straightforward, The Fiske Guide to Colleges delivers an insider's look at the academic climates and the social and extracurricular scenes at the "best and most interesting" schools in the U.S., Canada, Great Britain, and Ireland. Includes: • Fiske's exclusive academic, social, and quality-of-life ratings • Fiske's "Best Buys:" schools that deliver the best education at the most reasonable costs • Lists of each school's strongest majors and programs • Candid comments from each school's current students • A self-quiz to help students understand which college is right for them And more!

Fiske Guide to Colleges 2009

Author: Edward B. Fiske
Publisher: Sourcebooks Incorporated
ISBN: 9781402209598
Format: PDF
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Draws on interviews with administrators and students to furnish data on three hundred of the country's most prominent colleges.

Fiske Guide to Colleges 2013

Author: Edward B. Fiske
Publisher: Sourcebooks
ISBN: 9781402209635
Format: PDF
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Draws on interviews with administrators and students to furnish data on three hundred of the country's most prominent colleges.

Fiske Countdown to College

Author: Edward B Fiske
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 140222415X
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Unique, simple approach to the complicated college prep process, from the leading authority in college admissions. Getting ready for college is a complicated and confusing process - how do you know when to take the SAT? When do you start applying to schools? What classes should you be taking to help prepare you for college-level work? Is there anything you should do before high school? Fiske Countdown to College is a comprehensive collection of simple, easy-to-use checklists that explain everything you need to do in each year of high school to make preparation for college a breeze. There are 28 "to-do" lists for parents and students, ten "don't" lists, three "top 10" lists, and two glossaries, divided by year, that walk you through high school to college. Quotes from students, parents, and counselors offer advice and support from people who've been through all of this before.

Fiske Nailing the New SAT

Author: Edward Fiske
Publisher: Sourcebooks Incorporated
ISBN: 9781402204081
Format: PDF
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Looks at the process of preparing for the SAT from the student's point of view, explaining the new math and writing sections, offering tips and strategies for handling the questions, and including two practice exams.

Fiske Real College Essays That Work

Author: Edward B. Fiske
Publisher: Sourcebooks Incorporated
ISBN: 9781402260759
Format: PDF, Docs
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Provides tips on writing a college essay, including ones on such topics as science fiction, hobbies, community service, and significant experiences.

Fiske Guide to Colleges

Author: Edward B. Fiske
Publisher: Sourcebooks Incorporated
ISBN: 9781402203749
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The best college guide you can buy.-USA Today