If the U Fits

Author: Princeton Review
Publisher: Princeton Review
ISBN: 0804124728
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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THE PRINCETON REVIEW KNOWS COLLEGES—AND COLLEGEWISE KNOWS HOW TO GET IN. For over twenty years, we at The Princeton Review have published our Best Colleges guides with one goal in mind—helping high school students answer the question: What is the best college for me? Now, we’ve partnered with the admissions experts at Collegewise to bring you a fresh approach to finding your best fit school and putting your best foot forward on your applications! Collegewise helps students finish college applications without stress, get accepted to schools they’re excited to attend, and receive generous financial aid and scholarships. Inside, you'll learn: · How to move beyond the question “What is the best college?” to “What is the best college for me?” · Strategies for completing applications, writing essays, and handling college interviews · Tips for maintaining sanity and perspective during the college application process In If the U Fits, Kevin McMullin, Founder and President of Collegewise, and Robert Franek, Publisher and Lead Author of The Princeton Review’s Best Colleges guides, share their expertise to help you navigate your college search and admissions process, and even have fun along the way.

The Best 379 Colleges 2015 Edition

Author: Princeton Review
Publisher: Princeton Review
ISBN: 1101881917
Format: PDF
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What makes The Best 379 Colleges the most popular college guide? DIRECT QUOTES FROM STUDENTS · In-depth school profiles covering academics, administration, campus life, and financial aid · Insights on unique college character, social scene, and more · Candid feedback from 130,000 students RANKING LISTS & RATINGS SCORES · Lists of the top 20 colleges in 62 categories based on students' opinions of professors, career services, financial aid, dorms, and much more · Ratings for every school on Financial Aid, Selectivity, and Quality of Life · Bonus list of the 150 Best Value Colleges DETAILED ADMISSIONS INFORMATION · The "Inside Word" on competitive applications · Tuition, graduation rates, and average indebtedness Written for any student or parent mystified by the confusing college admissions process, The Best 379 Colleges provides the facts and information needed to make a smart decision about which of the country's best schools to consider. What the media is saying about The Best 379 Colleges from The Princeton Review: “The offbeat indexes, along with the chattily written descriptions of each school, provide a colorful picture of each campus.”–The New York Times “The most efficient of the college guidebooks. Has entertaining profiles larded with quotes from students.”–Rolling Stone “A great book…it’s a bargain.” –CNN “Our favorite college guidebook.” –Seventeen “Provides the kind of feedback students would get from other students in a campus visit.” –USA Today

Fiske Countdown to College

Author: Edward B Fiske
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 1402224141
Format: PDF, ePub
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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.

College Admission

Author: Robin Mamlet
Publisher: Three Rivers Press (CA)
ISBN: 0307590321
Format: PDF, 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.

Fiske Guide to Getting into the Right College

Author: Edward B Fiske
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 1402257503
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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GET ACCEPTED TO THE COLLEGE THAT'S RIGHT FOR YOU Everyone has their own idea of the perfect college, and the best place for you to spend your college years may not be the most academically prestigious or have the best sports teams. Going well beyond just college rankings, the Fiske Guide to Getting into the Right College is the help you need to get started that's been trusted by hundreds of thousands of students, parents, and guidance counselors. SIMPLIFY AND TAKE THE STRESS OUT OF COLLEGE SEARCH --Choose the right type of schools for you, including considering the strongest majors, programs, and courses --Keep everything organized and filter out the marketing hype --Plan and map your college visits, and ask the right questions during campus tours --Attract and even negotiate the best financial aid package This book is a guide not only to who you are, but also to what kinds of schools will be great for you. It starts with an easy but in-depth assessment of your priorities, then takes you step-by-step through the process of applying to the schools that are the best fit for you. MAKE YOUR APPLICATIONS STAND OUT FROM THE CROWD --Earn the test scores colleges want to see --Write authentic admissions essays --Submit an application that shows off your best features --Know how admissions officers rank candidates --Get off the waiting list and get accepted to your top schools GET ADVICE FROM THE EXPERTS Edward B. Fiske served for seventeen 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 writes the #1 bestselling annual Fiske Guide to Colleges to help them. Bruce G. Hammond has devoted much of his time to counseling for college. He served as managing editor of the Fiske Guide to Colleges and is director of college counseling at Dipont Educational Management.

2011 College Access and Opportunity Guide

Author: Center for Student Opportunity
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 1402244053
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Presents a comprehensive college guidebook for first-generation and low-income students, including how to plan for college, finding mentors, and finding aid, and includes a directory of colleges committed to access and opportunity.

Fiske Guide to Colleges 2008

Author: Edward B. Fiske
Publisher: Sourcebooks Incorporated
ISBN: 9781402208362
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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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 2009

Author: Edward B. Fiske
Publisher: Sourcebooks Incorporated
ISBN: 9781402209598
Format: PDF, Docs
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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 Nailing the New SAT

Author: Edward Fiske
Publisher: Sourcebooks Incorporated
ISBN: 9781402204081
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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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.

Admission Matters

Author: Sally P. Springer
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119329892
Format: PDF, ePub
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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.