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Making It Into a Top College, 2nd Edition: 10 Steps to Gaining Admission to Selective Colleges and Universities

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Let America's premier college consultants take the mystery out of admissions.

As seen on PBS, this proven, ten-step program offers a comprehensive inside view of the state of college admissions today. Educational consultants Howard and Matthew Greene have mastered the science and art of college admissions, helping tens of thousands of students get into their schools of choice. This highly effective program is now available to all students who want to attend an outstanding college or university. The Greenes' cutting-edge approach will teach you to:

  • Think like an admissions officer
  • Plan a comprehensive admissions campaign
  • Understand and take advantage of current trends
  • Implement the best strategies for standing out

Whether it's choosing the best college for you, writing a winning personal statement, or planning your college financing, this fully updated new edition gives you the latest in admissions secrets, statistics, tactics, and facts.

Book News Annotation:

Two independent educational consultants offer an insider's view of the state of college admissions today. The authors' ten-step program begins in high school, stressing the importance of following a demanding secondary curriculum and giving advice on succeeding on standardized tests. There is detailed guidance on choosing a college, writing a personal statement, financial planning, campus visits, and applying to selective US colleges from abroad. Howard Greene is a former Princeton University admissions officer. Matthew Greene has taught and advised students at the University of Colorado-Boulder. Both are now independent consultants. There is no subject index. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

About the Author

Howard Greene, M.A., M.Ed., is the president of Howard Greene & Associates, the nation's leading independent educational consulting company, and is a former Princeton University admissions officer and member of the Faculty Board of Advisors. Howard has counseled thousands of students for almost forty years and has been a consultant for numerous schools, colleges, and corporations. A graduate of Dartmouth College, he holds master's degrees from Harvard and New York University. He lives in Wilton, Connecticut.

Matthew W. Greene, Ph.D., is Educational Director of Howard Greene & Associates. Matthew has consulted with families for a dozen years and often writes and speaks on educational planning and college admissions issues. A graduate of Dartmouth College, Matthew has taught and advised students at the University of Colorado at Boulder, where he earned his doctorate in public policy. He lives in Wilton, Connecticut.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780061726736
Subtitle:
10 Steps to Gaining Admission to Selective Colleges and Universities
Author:
Greene, Howard
Author:
Greene, Matthew W.
Publisher:
Collins Reference
Subject:
College Entrance
Subject:
Universities and colleges
Subject:
College applications
Subject:
Higher
Subject:
Universities and colleges -- United States.
Subject:
College applications -- United States.
Subject:
Reference-College Guides
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series:
Greene's Guides
Publication Date:
20090721
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
512
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 18.48 oz
Age Level:
from 8 to 12

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