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8 first choices : an expert's strategies for getting into college

Author: Joyce Slayton Mitchell
Publisher: Belmont, CA : SuperCollege, ©2009.
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Written within an educational framework, this handbook offers general guidance to help students do a self-assessment and select the top eight colleges that are the strongest fit for them. It also offers several basic assumptions that are contrary to common knowledge about getting into college.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Mitchell, Joyce Slayton.
8 first choices.
Belmont, CA : SuperCollege, ©2009
(DLC) 2009007527
(OCoLC)313077834
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joyce Slayton Mitchell
ISBN: 9781932662863 1932662863 9781932662719 1932662715
OCLC Number: 615624522
Description: 1 online resource (xxvi, 170 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cover; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; PART I: Developing Your College List; Chapter 1: Self-Assessment; Chapter 2: College Admissions T esting; Chapter 3: What's Out There? Researching the Colleges; Chapter 4: The College Visit; Chapter 5: Communications: Personalize, Personalize, Personalize; Chapter 6: College Economics; Chapter 7: Final List: Eight First Choices; Part II: Applying to College; Chapter 8: College Essay; Chapter 9: The Application; Chapter 10: The Interview; Chapter 11: Late Decision (Wait Listed!); Chapter 12: Transfers. Part III: A Word to the Wise ParentsChapter 13: A Parenting Challenge; Appendix A: College Admissions Talk; Appendix B: Annotated Resources; Appendix C: Top 101 American Colleges; Back.
Other Titles: Eight first choices
Responsibility: Joyce Slayton Mitchell.

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"Trust Joyce Slayton Mitchell. Her advice gives everyone--students, their parents, and their counselors--the 'can do' confidence to get through college admissions without meltdown." --Sheppard Read more...

 
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