Synopses & Reviews
With examples of applications, interviews, and 23 college admission essays, this guide reveals proven strategies to get into and pay for any college. Based on the experiences of students who were admitted to America's most prestigious universities, this updated edition covers the entire admissions and financial aid processes. Information is provided for what 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th graders can do to prepare for college, how parents can help without hurting, what it takes to ace the new SAT and ACT, and where students can find free cash for tuition. Stories of students' successes and failures reveal how the college admissions and financial aid processes really work while giving a personal face to what is often seen as an impersonal experience.
With examples of applications, interviews, and 23 college admission essays, this guide reveals proven strategies to get into and pay for any college. Illustrations throughout.
About the Author
and Kelly Tanabe
are Harvard graduates and the award-winning authors of Accepted! 50 Successful College Admission Essays
, Get Free Cash for College
, and Money-Winning Scholarship Essays and Interviews
. They have appeared on more than 150 television news programs including Fox Morning News
and CNN Financial News
. They live in Palo Alto, California.