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Getting in : the truth about college admissions

Author: Human Relations Media, inc.
Publisher: Mount Kisco, NY : Human Relations Media, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Secondary (senior high) school : English
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Follow four real teens as they navigate the college application process - developing a solid college list, filling out applications and, hopefully, getting into their colleges of choice. Program also taps guidance counselors and university admissions officers for insiders advice on the smartest steps to take in an increasingly competitive application process. Viewers learn how to catch a college's attention: choose  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Educational films
Films for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Secondary (senior high) school, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Human Relations Media, inc.
ISBN: 9781555489342 1555489346
OCLC Number: 775598924
Language Note: English dialogue; optional Spanish subtitles. Closed-captioned.
Notes: Includes 40 page Teacher's resource book (PDF file) with Blackline Master Student Activities, pre/post tests, fact sheets, learning objectives, and more.
Description: 1 videodisc (23 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 inc
Details: DVD.
Responsibility: executive producer, Anson Schloat ; Human Relations Media.

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Follow four real teens as they navigate the college application process - developing a solid college list, filling out applications and, hopefully, getting into their colleges of choice. Program also taps guidance counselors and university admissions officers for insiders advice on the smartest steps to take in an increasingly competitive application process. Viewers learn how to catch a college's attention: choose challenging classes, build a strong transcript, and get involved in the types of extracurriculars that colleges value. Program stresses how important it is to select the right schools to meet individual needs. When it comes time to apply, the teens and experts reveal the secrets of a winning personal statement and the benefits of standout recommendations. Also demystifies financial aid by explaining the process behind obtaining loans, grants, scholarships and more.

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