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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.
This planning guide provides college-bound students and their parents with essential information on how the admissions process works; what the top colleges are looking for; choosing the right college; presenting a student's qualifications, work experience, and references; making the most of campus visits; and creative financing.
Making It Into a Top College
is a comprehensive insider view of the state of college admissions today. Howard and Mathew Greene have mastered the science and art of college admissions. The proven ten-step program they use in private counseling is now available to all students who want to attend an outstanding college or university. This valuable approach will teach you
- To think like an admissions officer
- The relative selectivity of elite private colleges and universities
- The latest trends and strategies for competing successfully for a place at a top college or university
- How to plan your admissions campaign
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.