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Graduate Admissions Essays (4TH 12 Edition)
Graduate Admissions Essays (4TH 12 Edition)
by Asher
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The fully updated fourth edition of the go-to guide for crafting winning essays for any type of graduate program or scholarship, including PhD, master’s, MBA, MD, JD, postdocs, DDS, DVM, Rhodes, Marshall, Fulbright--you... (read more)

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65 Successful Harvard Business School Application Essays: With Analysis by the Staff of the Harbus, the Harvard Business School Newspaper
65 Successful Harvard Business School Application Essays: With Analysis by the Staff of the Harbus, the Harvard Business School Newspaper
by The Harbus News Corporation
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"YOUR LIFE IN 300 WORDS OR LESS . . ." Business school application essays are among the hardest pieces that many of us will ever write. So diverse and successful are the applicants to the nation's top business schools that your essays need to do more... (read more)

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What High Schools Don't Tell You (and Other Parents Don't Want You to Know): Create a Long-Term Plan for Your 7th to 10th Grader for Getting Into the
What High Schools Don't Tell You (and Other Parents Don't Want You to Know): Create a Long-Term Plan for Your 7th to 10th Grader for Getting Into the
by Eliza Wissner Gross
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From the author of What Colleges Dont Tell You, a plan to help parents of middle and early high school students prepare their kids for the best colleges In order to succeed in the fiercely competitive college admissions game, you need a game plan... (read more)

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Identity Series: Now You're Thinking about College (Identity)
Identity Series: Now You're Thinking about College (Identity)
by Judy M Chartrand
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Start stronger. Finish stronger.    www.MyStudentSuccessLab.com... (read more)

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On Writing the College Application Essay, Revised Edition: the Key To Acceptance At the College of Your Choice (Rev 12 Edition)
On Writing the College Application Essay, Revised Edition: the Key To Acceptance At the College of Your Choice (Rev 12 Edition)
by Harry Bauld
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What does an admissions officer look for in a college application essay? You. It's that simple. There's no formula, no trick, no strategy, says Harry Bauld, a former Ivy League admissions officer. But with acceptance rates at all-time lows, just being... (read more)

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Admissions Essay Boot Camp: How to Write Your Way Into the Elite College of Your Dreams
Admissions Essay Boot Camp: How to Write Your Way Into the Elite College of Your Dreams
by Ashley Wellington.
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 WHAT’S THE ESSAY GOT TO DO WITH IT?  If you have picked up this book, you are probably in your junior or senior year of high school, which means it is impossible to augment or change what is already on your transcript. But take a deep... (read more)

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Rock Hard Apps: How to Write a Killer College Application
Rock Hard Apps: How to Write a Killer College Application
by Katherine Cohen
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Cohen, founder of Ivywise, a private college admissions practice, follows three students through the college application process and uses dozens of other real applications to illustrate what's effective in a college application, and what's not.... (read more)

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Medical School Essays That Made a Difference (Graduate School Admissions Guides)
Medical School Essays That Made a Difference (Graduate School Admissions Guides)
by Princeton Review
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Getting In!: The Zinch Guide to College Admissions and Financial Aid in the Digital Age
Getting In!: The Zinch Guide to College Admissions and Financial Aid in the Digital Age
by Steve Cohen
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From the college admissions experts—where to go, how to get in, and how to pay for it Zinch.com is the largest online social network connecting students with colleges and scholarship opportunities. With 2.5 million student profiles and more... (read more)

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Get Into Any College: Secrets of Harvard Students
Get Into Any College: Secrets of Harvard Students
by Gen Tanabe
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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... (read more)

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How to Get Into the Top MBA Programs (How to Get Into...)
How to Get Into the Top MBA Programs (How to Get Into...)
by Richard Montauk
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Montauk, a savvy admissions insider, demystifies the MBA application process and provides the targeted tools to ace every step. He gives an up-close and candid view of what leading schools look for in an applicant, and gives applicants detailed advice on... (read more)

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Campus Visits and College Interviews: All-New Second Edition (Campus Visits & College Interviews)
Campus Visits and College Interviews: All-New Second Edition (Campus Visits & College Interviews)
by Collegeboard
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How to get the most out of your campus visits, and get the stress out of your college interviews. Updated to give the pros and cons of college Web sites and "virtual visits," and reformatted with easy-to-use charts and checklists, this quick and handy... (read more)

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How to Get Into the Right Business School (How to Get Into--)
How to Get Into the Right Business School (How to Get Into--)
by James L Strachan
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Focuses on recognizing that the "best" business school varies for each applicant. It provides behind-the-scenes details on the major business schools, highlights strategies for standing out from the competition, and offers insight on trends affecting... (read more)

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Marketing Yourself to the Top Business Schools
Marketing Yourself to the Top Business Schools
by Phil Carpenter
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Expert advice helps you get into the business school of your choiceEarning an MBA from a leading business school can be an important career boost. But first you have to get accepted. This straight-talking guide is dedicated to helping you conquer the... (read more)

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Get a Jump! (Get a Jump! Your Guide to College & Career Planning)
Get a Jump! (Get a Jump! Your Guide to College & Career Planning)
by Petersons
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GET A JUMP! is intended for use by students at any stage of middle and high school, but it has the most relevance for high school sophomores and juniors who are starting to get serious about the decisions they will need to make after graduation. Whether... (read more)

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McGraw-Hill's Writing an Outstanding College Application Essay
McGraw-Hill's Writing an Outstanding College Application Essay
by Estelle Rankin
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From the creators of the popular 5 Steps to a 5 program, expert tips on writing college application essays In McGraw-Hill's Writing an Outstanding College Application Essay, two writing coaches show you how to craft an essay that will get you into the... (read more)

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Get Into Any College: Secrets of Harvard Students
Get Into Any College: Secrets of Harvard Students
by Gen Tanabe
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Based on the real-life experiences of students who were admitted to the United States' most prestigious universities, this guide provides proven strategies to get into and pay for any college. Detailing what high school students—from freshmen to... (read more)

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The Ivey Guide to Law School Admissions: Straight Advice on Essays, Resumes, Interviews, and More
The Ivey Guide to Law School Admissions: Straight Advice on Essays, Resumes, Interviews, and More
by Anna Ivey
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As dean of admissions at the University of Chicago Law School, Anna Ivey decided the fate of thousands of law school applicants. In this book-the first of its kind by a former law school admissions officer-she draws on her expertise to cover topics from... (read more)

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Accepted! 50 Successful College Admission Essays
Accepted! 50 Successful College Admission Essays
by Gen Tanabe
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Students will prepare powerful and successful admission essays with the tools provided in this invaluable, newly-updated resource for the college-bound. Examples of 50 real essays are included, discussing such topics as leadership, personal obstacles... (read more)

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Kaplan Get Into Graduate School (Get Into Graduate School)
Kaplan Get Into Graduate School (Get Into Graduate School)
by Kaplan
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This strategic guide will give applicants the insider advice on everything from: * Planning for graduate school during college--what courses to take and extracurricular activities to get involved in * Researching the best graduate program for each... (read more)

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