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Applying to College
The Insider's Guide to College Admissions: Find Out What You Really Need to Know About Getting into Collegeby Hayden, Thomas C.
This is a guide to the admission process from a college admissions director. What really goes on in admissions committee meetings?
The New Rules for College Admissions: Ten Former Admissions Officers Reveal What It Takes to Get into College Todayby Kramer, Stephen and London, Michael
High school students not only need to excel, they also need to make their applications stand out from the crowd because competition today is tougher than ever.
Applying to college is the culmination of years of hard work-late-night study sessions, grueling SAT preparation, and hours of dedication to extracurricular activities. It's also a process that often overwhelms both students and parents.
Preparing for College
College Rules! reveals strategies that aren't taught in lectures, including how to: Study smarter--not harderPlan a manageable course scheduleMaster e-learning technologiesInteract effectively with profsBecome a research pro--at the library and onlineOrganize killer study groupsFeel engaged--even in "yawn" coursesSurvive the stresses of exam week...
College Success takes a fresh look at what it means, in today's world, with today's students, to be successful in college.
Students will explore certificate and degree options; connect their needs, plans, and personalities to courses and programs; and gain tips for enhancing their financial aid package and scoring scholarships.
Written specifically for students attending two year programs, it addresses the needs and challenges of students in community and technical colleges.
Unique, simple approach to the complicated college prep process, from the leading authority in college admissions.
FOCUS ON COMMUNITY COLLEGE SUCCESS 3e speaks directly to the community college student, delivering strategies for navigating the unique challenges of juggling school, family, and work, and living/studying at home.
8th Edition: Our ultimate goal in this book is to provide you with tools, skills, and systems that will lead to self-sufficiency.
Examines college life: Legends, Festivals, Slang, mnemonics, late faculty, photocopier art, mooning, streaking, pranks, drinking games and songs, fight songs, ghost stories, competitive college humor (Aggie jokes), Greeks (pledging, hell week, initiation), dating, and engagement.
This innovative text simplifies the process of choosing a major from a sometimes overwhelming array of majors and related career fields. It will assist not only the "undecided" student with...
This book is a service project of the New Jersey Association for College Admission Counseling. Its chapters draw on the collective knowledge, experience and expertise of admission and guidance professionals who have helped thousands of high school students make a successful transition to college.
The Community College Experience: PLUS Edition is the only book on the market truly written for community college students.
The Everything® College Major Test Book: 10 Tests to Help You Choose the Major that is Right for Youby Nadler, Burton Jay
With nearly 40 percent of incoming college freshmen undecided on a major, and with 75 to 80 percent of all students changing their majors at least once during their college career, students are begging for a straightforward guide to help them make
Provides techniques on how to be successful in college.
This revealing look at the intricacies of study-abroad programs covers information on visas, health, cross-cultural interaction, and financing.
From the author of What Colleges Don't Tell You, 250 secrets for raising the kid colleges will compete to acceptThe headlines prove it: Competition for admission to America's top colleges is more cutthroat than ever.
The author of the best-selling What the Best College Teachers Do is back with humane, doable, and inspiring help for students who want to get the most out of their education. The first thing they should do? Think beyond the transcript.
Written by the leading authorities on the first-year seminar and grounded in research, Your College Experience by John Gardner and Betsy Barefoot offers today's diverse students the practical help they need to make the transition to college and get the most out of their time there.
Money for College
Shows how to complete college in three years using high school, the internet, placement tests, correspondence and other resources while avoiding common excessive expenses.
Drawing on insider advice from a roundtable of college administrators and financial planners, Cut College Costs NOW!
Yes, you can afford a top-notch college education! You'll want to leave no stone unturned when it comes to paying for a great college education, so get the guide that answers all your questions!
Demystifies the scholarship selection process Write winning essays and get financial aid Need money for college?
Provides information of how to apply for financial aid.
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