From Application to Acceptance, Step by Step


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   Order Code: RH135    ISBN : 9780307590329
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By Robin Mamlet and Christine VanDeVelde. Featuring the wise counsel of more than 50 deans of admission, this guide has a wealth of reasoned advice. Robin Mamlet has been dean of admission at three of America’s most selective colleges, and journalist and parent Christine VanDeVelde has been through the process firsthand. Inside you’ll find clear and expert answers to such questions as:

  • The role of extracurricular activities
  • What’s more important: high grades or tough courses?
  • What it means to find a college that’s the "right fit"
  • What role does testing play
  • The best candidates for early admission
  • When help from parents is too much help
  • Advice for athletes, artists, international students, and those with learning differences
  • How wait lists work
  • Applying for financial aid

The book provides guidance during the sophomore, junior, and senior years of high school. Three Rivers Press. 432 pages. ©2011.

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