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Tackling college admissions

Cheryl Paradis

Tackling college admissions

sanity + strategy = success : just for parents

by Cheryl Paradis

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., Distributed by National Book Network in Lanham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • College student orientation -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Education -- Parent participation -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-224) and index.

    StatementCheryl Paradis and Faren R. Siminoff.
    GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc.
    ContributionsSiminoff, Faren Rhea.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLB2343.32 .P373 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 227 p. ;
    Number of Pages227
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18818430M
    ISBN 100742547833
    ISBN 109780742547834
    LC Control Number2007037763

    Admissions by Design is a poignant, unorthodox, and thorough guide that upends the traditional paradigm of college admissions. Incorporating the latest research in brain science and human development and using stories from her nearly 20 years of work with students, Lisa Fisher offers students practical tools to reframe the college admissions. Long-term involvement in a hobby or other activity makes a student more attractive to college admissions committees. Depth matters more than breadth. Encourage your child to take the most-challenging courses that he or she can handle. Tackling tough courses can give your child confidence and prepare him or her for higher-level high school classes.

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    Tackling the Common App Essay Prompts. Prompt #1: Share your story. Answer this prompt by reflecting on a hobby, facet of your personality or experience that is genuinely meaningful and unique to you. Admissions officers want to feel connected to you and an honest, personal statement about who you are draws them in.   Make sense of college admissions and prepare a successful application. Admission Matters offers comprehensive, expert, and practical advice for parents and students to guide them through the college admissions process. From building a college list, to understanding standardized tests, to obtaining financial aid, to crafting personal statements, to making a final 4/4(4).


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(By: The College Board) This book is updated every year and is geared towards helping students narrow down their college search. It contains extensive information on all accredited 2-year colleges (i.e. Bainbridge College) and 4-year universities, including majors and minors, demographics, statistics, and admissions requirements.

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The racecourse to college admissions is littered with obstacles—some anticipated, some unexpected. 10 Things to Know About Early College Admissions Experts say students who apply early may have an admissions advantage at some colleges.

Tackling Online Classes During COVIDAuthor: Ilana Kowarski. Admissions officers view performance in the context of each student's goals, explains Andy Strickler, dean of admission and financial aid at Connecticut College.

"A student with a stated desire in. With nearly 3, courses across four divisions – Humanities, Natural, Social, and Computational sciences – CAS is BU’s largest college.

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Last night my parents had a business dinner at our house. My father’s firm does this quarterly, where about 25 employees and their spouses show up to one of the principles’ homes and the company brings. If you want to show a college that you’re more than your SAT score and your cumulative GPA, the college interview is the perfect place to do it.

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Their advice is good, but not obsessive (as Cohen's can be), and is very comprehensive. The only warning I have to give is that the book is a bit older (circaI believe) and with all "older" college admissions books, you have to.