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Getting In


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The College Admissions Mystique
The College Admissions Mystique
by Bill Mayher
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In this fresh and plainspoken book, admissions professional Bill Mayher demystifies the college application process, guiding students and parents through this too often anxiety-filled ritual. He covers practical issues, including discovering colleges... (read more)

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The Gatekeepers: A Premier College Admits Its Freshman Class
The Gatekeepers: A Premier College Admits Its Freshman Class
by Jacques Steinberg
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From the fall of 1999 to the spring of 2000, New York Times education reporter Jacques Steinberg was given unparalleled access to an entire admissions season at Wesleyan University in Connecticut. In that time, he discovered just how difficult it could... (read more)

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Writing a Successful College Application Essay
Writing a Successful College Application Essay
by George Ehrenhaft
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(back cover) Write an essay that they'll remember in the college admissions office Follow these three easy steps: 1. Read sample essays and the critiques that point out their strengths and weaknesses. 2. Pick a topic matters to you"one that opens a... (read more)

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100 Successful College Application Essays (2ND 02 - Old Edition)
100 Successful College Application Essays (2ND 02 - Old Edition)
by Harvard Independent Staff
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The Largest Collection of Successful College Application Essays Available in One Volume   These are the essays that helped their authors gain admission to Harvard, Yale, Brown, Columbia, Wellesley, Pomona, and other outstanding schools—... (read more)

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50 Successful Harvard Application Essays
50 Successful Harvard Application Essays
by Harvard Crimson Staf
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This collection gives 50 great examples of effective and diverse ways to express individuality in that most dreaded of all tasks for high school seniors--writing the college application essay. Each was used by a Harvard student on his or her application... (read more)

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Getting In: Inside the College Admissions Process
Getting In: Inside the College Admissions Process
by Bill Paul
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With the crisp pacing of a suspense novelist, veteran reporter Bill Paul follows five high-school honor students and the dean of admission at Princeton through each step of the college admissions process. As the narrative unfolds, we watch the students... (read more)

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Peterson's Game Plan for Getting Into College
Peterson's Game Plan for Getting Into College
by K. Patricia Aviezer
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Offers practical advice on everything from admissions tests and applications to financial aid and campus life. This practical guide speaks to freshmen and sophomores in high school as well as upperclassmen who've already been accepted.... (read more)

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Winning the Heart of the College Admissions Dean: An Expert's Advice for Getting Into College
Winning the Heart of the College Admissions Dean: An Expert's Advice for Getting Into College
by Joyce Slayton Mitchell
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Written by college-counseling guru Joyce Slayton Mitchell, this book tells aspiring collegians how to stand out from the crowd in the application process. Starting with a student self-assessment and moving on to admissions testing, researching colleges... (read more)

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Essays That Will Get You Into College
Essays That Will Get You Into College
by Amy Burnham
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Updated with much new material, this book presents approximately 50 model college admission essays that will inspire students who must prepare original essays of their own as part of today's college entrance process. Students will also find extensive... (read more)

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