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8 First Choices : an Expert's Strategies for Getting into College.

Author: Joyce Slayton Mitchell
Publisher: New York : SuperCollege, 2014.
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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. Establishing readers as anthropologists, students will learn to observe 20 campus cultures, assess each one, and research their options in American higher education. Additionally, it offers several basic assumptions that are  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Mitchell, Joyce Slayton.
8 First Choices : An Expert's Strategies for Getting into College.
New York : SuperCollege, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joyce Slayton Mitchell
ISBN: 9781617600548 1617600547
OCLC Number: 884646697
Description: 1 online resource (330 pages)
Contents: Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Dedication Page; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Seven Basic Assumptions; How Eight First Choices will Help; The College Selection Calendar; International Students: Welcome to College USA! Americans Abroad: Welcome Home!; Part I: Developing your College List; Chapter 1: Self-Assessment; Goals and Values; Academics; The Kid behind the Numbers; Activities, Interests, and Aspirations; Personality, Character, and Relationships to Others; Chapter 2: College Admissions Testing; SAT Prep; Preliminary SAT (PSAT); The SAT and ACT Tests. Advanced Placement TestsInternational Baccalaureate Examinations (IB); Chapter 3: What's Out There? Researching the Colleges; Research Questions; Ten-Step Quiz: Campus Culture: Find My Match!; Keep your Eyes-and Options-Open; Researching Campus Cultures; View Books, College Catalogs, and the Net; College Representatives who Visit your High School; Your High School Faculty; College Visits; Chapter 4: The College Visit; Scheduling the College Visit; How to See; Collecting the Data; Evaluation Form; Chapter 5: Communications: Personalize, Personalize, Personalize. Communicating the Academic Record and Balanced List to ParentsCommunication Means Personalizing; What's the Dean Looking For?; Chapter 6: College Economics 101; Six College Money Principles; Last Word on Financial Aid; Chapter 7: Final List: Eight First Choices; Do you want to Get In?; Eight First Choices: The Final Eight; One First Choice: Early Decision, Early Action; Part II: Applying to College; Chapter 8: College Essay; Who are You?; Writing the Essay; What Deans of Admissions Look For; A Reflection of You; Chapter 9: The Application; Organizing Applications. College Application OrganizerThe Common Application; Number of Applications; Writing the Application; Short Answers Call for Creativity; Supplementary Materials; Application Deadlines: Early, Rolling, and Regular; Mailing Applications; Resist January Add-Ons; Chapter 10: The Interview; The Unconscious Power of the Interview; The Spoken Word; An Interview Survey; Do Interviews Count?; Interview Tips; Chapter 11: Late Decision (Wait Listed!); Chapter 12: Transfers; Part III: A Word to the Wise Parents; Chapter 13: A Parenting Challenge; Hired Gun: The Private Consultant; The SAT Scare. The Dean's Point of ViewFamily Life is Hard to Do; Open Minds Win; The College Process Builds Character; Blessed Assurance; Appendix A: College Admissions Talk; Appendix B: Annotated Resources; Appendix C: Top 101 American Colleges; About the Author; Back Cover.

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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. Establishing readers as anthropologists, students will learn to observe 20 campus cultures, assess each one, and research their options in American higher education. Additionally, it offers several basic assumptions that are contrary to common knowledge about getting into college. Written by a college counselor with decades of experience, this guide offers insight into the college admissions process and.

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