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This thoroughly updated and expanded third edition of the "must-have" resource for college admissions offers parents and students expert guidance for navigating the complicated maze of the college application process. Admission Matters delivers comprehensive, practical advice for selecting the right school, writing effective essays, negotiating financial aid, picking the right major, and much more. No matter what type of school college-bound students may select, Admission Matters will give them the help they need.

This new edition addresses the latest changes in the admissions process and includes much-needed guidance for students with special circumstances, including students with disabilities, international students, and transfer students. In addition, athletes, artists and performers, and homeschoolers will find valuable guidance as they plan for and apply to college. Admission Matters continues to be the most up-to-date, clear, insightful, supportive, and practical book on college admissions available today.

  • Choosing the Right College
  • Writing a Great Essay
  • Preparing Strong Applications
  • How Colleges Decide
  • Getting Financial Aid

Praise for Admission Matters

"The most helpful, accurate, and well-written book on college admissions I have seen in nearly four decades in admissions."
Robert Massa, former VP, Dickinson College and dean of enrollment, Johns Hopkins

"Admission Matters represents the gold standard for 'how-to' books on the college admission process. It is wise, practical, sane, comprehensive, and calming, and will be mandatory reading for the families I assist in the college choice journey."
William Shain William M. Shain Consulting and former dean of admission at Vanderbilt University, Macalester College, and Bowdoin College

"A bible for every applicant."
Sarah McGinty, author, The College Application Essay (College Board)

"In the ever-evolving world of college admission, Admission Matters is both comprehensive and cutting edge."
Bruce J. Jones, associate director of admission, Whitman College

Synopsis:

New edition of the go-to reference to college admission

Getting into college has never been more complicated or competitive. Parents and students need expert guidance to navigate the maze of college admissions. This thoroughly updated edition of Admission Matters is the best source, covering the whole process for any applicant. The authors offer great practical advice for selecting the right school, writing effective essays, navigating financial aid, and much more. No matter what type of school a college-bound student may select, Admission Matters will give them the edge they need.

  • Offers an essential resource for understanding the admission process for all students applying to college
  • Addresses the most recent changes to the college application process
  • New sections include information for international students, transfer students, and students with learning disabilities, as well as expanded advice for athletes, artists, and homeschoolers

This is an essential handbook for any family facing the college admission process.

About the Author

Sally P. Springer, PhD, is associate chancellor emerita at the University of California, Davis, and a psychologist with more than 30 years of experience in higher education as a professor and administrator. She has taken the college admissions journey twice with her children.

Jon Reider, PhD, is director of college counseling at San Francisco University High School, an independent 9–12 high school. For 15 years he served as an admissions officer and taught humanities at Stanford University.

Joyce Vining Morgan, PhD, is a certified educational planner specializing in college admissions with an online individualized practice. She has over 17 years of experience in college admissions counseling.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction xiii

1 Why Has College Admissions Become So Competitive? 1

It Used to Be Simple...
But Not Anymore
What Is Selectivity All About?
Why Is There So Much Interest in a Small Group of Colleges?
The Rankings Game Why Are Rankings So Popular?
"I'll Make More Money If I Graduate from an Elite College": Another Myth
Getting into Graduate School
The Importance of Fit

2 What Do Colleges Look for in an Applicant? 20

How College Admissions Has Changed
What Matters Now
The Academic Record
Standardized Tests
Engagement Beyond the Classroom: The Extracurricular Record
Personal Qualities: The Person Behind the Paper
Hooks and How They Help
Fitting It All Together

3 How Do Colleges Make Their Decisions? 44

Who Works in Admissions?
What Happens to Your Application?
Tentative Decisions
How the Final Decision Is Made
The Special Case of the Most Selective Colleges
The Role of Your High School Counselor
How College Access Programs Can Help
Should You Consider Hiring an Independent College Counselor?
The Parents' Role

4 How Colleges (and Students) Differ: Finding What Fits 59

So Many Choices: How Do You Begin?
Some Questions to Ask Yourself Liberal Arts Colleges
Research Universities
What's in a Name?
Master's Universities and Baccalaureate Colleges
Specialized Programs
Colleges with Special Affiliations
Earning Your Degree Abroad, in English
Which Kind of College Is Best for You?
Majors, Careers, and Curriculum
How Easily Can You Get Advice and Help?
What Makes for a Quality Undergraduate Experience?
Determining Your Priorities

5 Where Should You Apply? 94

Start at Your Counseling Office
Use a College Search Tool
Meeting College Representatives
Read What They Send You (But Don't Let It Go to Your Head)
How to Narrow Things Down
The College Visit
Showing That You Are Interested
Selectivity and Your College List
Check Out the Data
How Long Should Your College List Be? The Key to a Good College List
A Word About Finances

6 The Big Tests 122

What Is the SAT Supposed to Test?
What Is the ACT Supposed to Measure? How Much Do Standardized Tests Count?
How Should You Prepare?
Which Test Should You Take?
When Should You Take the SAT or ACT?
How Do the PSAT and PLAN Fit into the Picture?
Test-Optional Schools
The Case of Special Accommodations
The SAT Subject Tests
A Word to Parents About Standardized Tests

7 Deciding About Early Decision and Other Early Options 147

An Overview of Early Acceptance Programs
The Pros and Cons of Early Decision Early Action in Detail
Should You Apply Early Decision or Early Action?
More Things to Consider
Likely Letters and Early Notification
The Advantage of Thinking Early Even If You Decide Against Applying Early
And Humor Always Helps Keep Things in Perspective

8 Applying Well, Part I: The Application and Essay 161

Getting Off to a Good Start
Using the Common Application
Writing an Effective Personal Essay
An Important To-Do List

9 Applying Well, Part II: Recommendations, Interviews, and Activities 179

Getting Great Letters of Recommendation
Shining in Your Interview Highlighting What You've Accomplished
The Canadian and British/Irish Difference You've Finished Your Applications. What's Next?

10 Making the Most of Your Special Talents 199

The Student Athlete and Athletic Recruitment
Options for the Student Artist

11 Students with Special Circumstances 221

Students with Disabilities
Tips for Homeschoolers
Making a Change: How to Successfully Transfer Colleges

12 Paying the Bill 242

Key Concepts for Understanding Financial Aid
How Colleges Determine Your Financial Need
What Forms Will You Have to File?
Getting an Estimate of Your Financial Need
What Goes into a Financial Aid Package?
Why Need-Based Packages Can Differ from College to College
Will Your Need for Financial Aid Affect Your Chances for Admission?
How Merit Aid Works
Seeking Outside Scholarships Financial Aid and Your College List
Evaluating Aid After You've Been Accepted Another Word About Early Decision
Planning Ahead When Your Child Is Young

13 Advice for International Students 270

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Being an International Applicant What Are Colleges Looking For?
How Will Your Application Be Reviewed? Where Should You Apply?
The Role of Standardized Tests
Tests to Show Proficiency in English
Getting the Application Completed
Paying for Your Education
Special Circumstances
The Bigger Picture

14 Making Your Decision After the Colleges Make Theirs 291

How Will You Be Notified?
The Special Case of Early Decision
What You Can Do If You Are Deferred
When It Is Your Turn to Decide in the Spring
Dealing with Disappointment
Spring Admits
Taking Another Look
Revisiting Financial Aid
How Wait Lists Work
Deposit Ethics
Should You Consider a Gap Year?
A Word About Senioritis
Celebrate and Enjoy!

15 What Matters Most: Advice to Parents and Students 315

Some Parting Thoughts for Parents
Some Parting Thoughts for Students

Appendixes

A. College Research Worksheet 325

B. Common Application Essay Instructions and Prompts, 2013–2014 329

C. Sample Student Information Sheet for Letters of Recommendation 331

D. Financial Aid Comparison Worksheet 335

E. Cost of Attendance Worksheet 337

College Preparation Time Line 339

Glossary 349

Resources 355

Notes 363

About the Authors 369

Index 371

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Admission Matters: What Students and Parents Need to Know about Getting Into College (Admission Matters: What Students and Parents Need to Know) New Trade Paper
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"Synopsis" by , New edition of the go-to reference to college admission

Getting into college has never been more complicated or competitive. Parents and students need expert guidance to navigate the maze of college admissions. This thoroughly updated edition of Admission Matters is the best source, covering the whole process for any applicant. The authors offer great practical advice for selecting the right school, writing effective essays, navigating financial aid, and much more. No matter what type of school a college-bound student may select, Admission Matters will give them the edge they need.

  • Offers an essential resource for understanding the admission process for all students applying to college
  • Addresses the most recent changes to the college application process
  • New sections include information for international students, transfer students, and students with learning disabilities, as well as expanded advice for athletes, artists, and homeschoolers

This is an essential handbook for any family facing the college admission process.

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