The Gatekeepers

Author: Jacques Steinberg
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101200316
Size: 13.33 MB
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The first book to reveal the college admission process in such behind-the-scenes detail, The Gatekeepers will be required reading for every parent of a high school-age child and for every student facing the arduous and anxious task of ...

The Gatekeepers

Author: Jacques Steinberg
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780142003084
Size: 63.14 MB
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A revealing study of the college admissions process sheds light on the inside workings of America's "meritocracy," focusing on SAT scores, student essays, transcripts, and other factors vital in the process. Reprint.

The College Admissions Mystique

Author: Bill Mayher
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780374525132
Size: 46.54 MB
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Demystifies the process of searching for the right college, locating financial aid, and managing family transitions during the admission process

Don T Stalk The Admissions Officer

Author: Risa Lewak
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
ISBN: 158008382X
Size: 47.58 MB
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Packed with insider tips, helpful suggestions, and laugh-out-loud anecdotes, this savvy handbook gives you the know-how and confidence to conquer this stressful rite of passage . . . and minimize nervous breakdowns.

Admission Matters

Author: Sally P. Springer
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119329892
Size: 40.42 MB
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Every student who's about to embark on the college search will find something valuable to think about here, as well as high-impact advice about what to do." —Jeffrey Brenzel, former dean of undergraduate admissions, Yale University "This ...

College Admissions For The 21st Century

Author: Robert J. Sternberg
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674058593
Size: 35.21 MB
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Sternberg's book convincingly indicts the SAT and ACT exams. A single test lasting a few hours, he writes, "ends up having a weight equal" to the product of "years of effort and dedication" in high school.

Creating A Class

Author: Mitchell L Stevens
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674044037
Size: 77.42 MB
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Ambitious high schoolers and savvy guidance counselors know that admission here is highly competitive. But creating classes, Stevens finds, is a lot more complicated than most people imagine.

They Marched Into Sunlight

Author: David Maraniss
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9780743261043
Size: 69.70 MB
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Focuses on a crucial two-day battle in Vietnam that was also marked by an ill-fated protest by University of Wisconsin students at the Dow Chemical Company, in an hour-by-hour narrative.

You Are An Ironman

Author: Jacques Steinberg
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101544317
Size: 32.86 MB
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His You Are an Ironman is both a riveting sports narrative and a fascinating, behind-the scenes study of what makes these athletes keep going.

Early Decision

Author: Lacy Crawford
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062240706
Size: 67.43 MB
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Told in part through the students' essays, unsparingly revealing the secrets of college advisors at the highest levels, Early Decision is an explosive insider's guide to college admissions in our day.