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The Portable Guidance Counselor: Answers to the 284 Most Important Questions about Getting into Collegeby Princeton Review
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The college admissions process is confusing, competitive and intimidating, and not every high school guidance counselor can answer all of your questions (especially when they’re helping hundreds of other students in the same year). That’s why the experts at The Princeton Review are taking matters into their own hands — Guidance for Getting In tells students and parents everything they need to know about the college admissions process. It is based on a survey of over 200 guidance counselors and arranged in sections by grade and topic. It’s filled with tips from top guidance counselors and it includes advice on
•Putting together a college application
•and much more
Whether a student needs extra help deciding which sports to participate in or whether to join the band, whether to take AP classes, which scholarships to try for, or just staying calm during the college admissions process, Guidance for Getting In provides key answers and advice.
The college admissions process is overwhelming, and counselor appointments can be few and far between at some schools. That's why The Princeton Review got more than 200 top college counselors to share their secrets about getting that crucial acceptance letter!
Take the stress out of the college application process with:
Handy tips on finding the right school for you
Step-by-step advice on every aspect of the application
Insider insight into what colleges look for in applicants
Practical hints on standing out in the crowd
The Portable Guidance Counselor helps you maximize your college chances with answers to key questions like these:
What should I look for during college visits?How many AP classes should I take?Are valedictorians and salutatorians shoo-ins for college?What do I need to know about applying Early Action or Early Decision?Where do I find scholarships, and how do I get them?What do college admissions officers really want to see on an application?
Answers to questions students and parents have about the college admissions process, including when to start choosing a college and common mistakes made by students.
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