What Colleges Don't Tell You (And Other Parents Don't Want You to Know)

What Colleges Don't Tell You (And Other Parents Don't Want You to Know)

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A sought-after packager of high school students shares 272 secrets to help parents get their kids into the top schools Targeting the savvy parents of today?s college-bound teenagers who seek to gain a proven edge in the college admissions process, this book reveals 272 little-known secrets to help parents get their kids into the school of their dreams. Did you know? ? A child?s guidance counselor can help reverse a deferral. ? A parent can help get a child off a waiting list. ? There is a way for students to back out of Early Decision once they?ve been accepted. Based on the controversial insider information Elizabeth Wissner-Gross has gleaned from working as a highly successful packager of high school students and from interviews with heads of admission at the nation?s top colleges, this book empowers parents by decoding the admissions process.argue, whata#39;s most important about the application essay is not how well you write, but, rather, what you write. ... The studenta#39;s writing ability is already measured in the ACT or SAT, which test writing skills, so admissions officers, reading college applications, are freed to focus on content. ... Sometimes students are mistakenly advised to submit a€œan essay samplea€a€”an essay theya#39;ve written for an Englishanbsp;...


Title:What Colleges Don't Tell You (And Other Parents Don't Want You to Know)
Author:Elizabeth Wissner-Gross
Publisher:Penguin - 2006-08-03
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