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The truth about college admission : a family guide to getting in and staying together

Author: Brennan E Barnard; Rick Clark
Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"The coauthors, a college admissions officer and a high school guidance counselor, demystify the process of college admissions and bring sanity to what has become a source of great anxiety for families with college-bound kids. This book is rooted in experience from both sides of the college admission profession, and it provides valuable insight and practical tips about choosing and applying to schools"--
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brennan E Barnard; Rick Clark
ISBN: 9781421436371 142143637X
OCLC Number: 1090904520
Description: xv, 219 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: how to use this book --
Part I. Why are you going to college? --
Remapping the admission landscape --
Wedges of college admission --
Part II. Creating a college list --
The college visit --
Part III. Admission factors I: what are colleges looking for academically? --
Admission factors II: what are colleges looking for outside the classroom? --
Admission decisions --
Part IV. Making your college choice --
Closing letters.
Responsibility: Brennan Barnard and Rick Clark.

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The Truth about College Admission is the practical and inspiring guidebook your family needs, an essential companion along the path to college acceptance.  Read more...

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... helpful, candid and pragmatic. -- Maureen Downey * Atlanta Journal Constitution *

 
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