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Greenes' Guides to Educational Planning: Making It Into a Top College: 10 Steps to Gaining Admission to Selective Colleges and Universities (Greenes' Guides to Educational Planning)
Greenes' Guides to Educational Planning: Making It Into a Top College: 10 Steps to Gaining Admission to Selective Colleges and Universities (Greenes' Guides to Educational Planning)
by Howard Greene
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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... (read more)

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Acing the College Application: How to Maximize Your Chances for Admission to the College of Your Choice
Acing the College Application: How to Maximize Your Chances for Admission to the College of Your Choice
by Michele A Hernandez
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With so many qualified applicants, competition for college admissions is fiercer than ever. Now you can put yourself ahead of the pack by making your application flawless! When applying for college, good grades and high standardized test scores are not... (read more)

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50 Successful Harvard Application Es 2ND Edition
50 Successful Harvard Application Es 2ND Edition
by Harvard Crimson Sta
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You've been told a million times how selective and random the college process is, how the personal essay is your one chance to speak directly to admissions officers and sway them in your favor.  You have to be entertaining, persuasive, and... (read more)

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The Fiske Guide to Getting Into the Right College (Fiske Guide to Getting Into the Right College)
The Fiske Guide to Getting Into the Right College (Fiske Guide to Getting Into the Right College)
by Edward B Fiske
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Taking students and parents step-by-step through the college admissions process, this revised, updated edition of the ultimate admissions guidebook shows readers how to get into the college of their choice.... (read more)

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All in: Expanding Access Through Nationally Competitive Awards
All in: Expanding Access Through Nationally Competitive Awards
by Suzanne Mccray
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The University of Arkansas Press has published All In: Expanding Access Through Nationally Competitive Awards, edited by Suzanne McCray, vice provost for enrollment and director of nationally competitive awards at the University of Arkansas. All In helps... (read more)

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Fiske Real College Essays That Work (Fiske Real College Essays That Work)
Fiske Real College Essays That Work (Fiske Real College Essays That Work)
by Edward Fiske
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The #1 book on college admissions essays, completely updated and revised From the most trusted name in college admissions, Fiske Real College Essays That Work is the first application essay book designed for those who need it most: bright students who... (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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How to Get Into Law School
How to Get Into Law School
by Susan R Estrich
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Whether youre is a college junior facing the LSATs, a senior sitting with disappointing test scores, or someone who has always dreamed of a career in the law, there is too much at stake not to ask the hard questions about what lies ahead. How to Get... (read more)

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The Everything College Major Test Book: 10 Test to Help You Choose the Major That Is Right for You
The Everything College Major Test Book: 10 Test to Help You Choose the Major That Is Right for You
by Burton Nadler
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With nearly 40 percent of incoming college freshmen undecided on a major, and with 75 to 80 percent of all students changing their majors at least once during their college career, students are begging for a straightforward guide to help them make the... (read more)

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55 Successful Harvard Law School Application Essays: What Worked for Them Can Help You Get Into the Law School of Your Choice
55 Successful Harvard Law School Application Essays: What Worked for Them Can Help You Get Into the Law School of Your Choice
by Harvard Crimson
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Separate yourself from the pack   Competition has never been more intense for admittance into the nations top law schools. The application essay represents your only chance to plea your case to admissions officers. Why select you over so many other... (read more)

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Earn It: A Stress-Free and Proven Approach to Getting Into Top MBA Programs
Earn It: A Stress-Free and Proven Approach to Getting Into Top MBA Programs
by Katie Malachuk
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From the company that gets more people in business school than any other and author of the successful You're Accepted, comes a new guide to getting into business school while leaving stress behind and finding your own true self. Katie Malachuk, who... (read more)

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The Complete Start-To-Finish MBA Admissions Guide
The Complete Start-To-Finish MBA Admissions Guide
by Jeremy Shinewald
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The Complete Start-to-Finish MBA Admissions Guide provides practical advice and exercises to help students differentiate themselves from other MBA applicants and grab that coveted acceptance letter. The MBA admissions process is fiercely competitive, yet... (read more)

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College Essays That Made a Difference (College Admissions Guides)
College Essays That Made a Difference (College Admissions Guides)
by Princeton Review (cor)
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College Essays That Made a Difference
College Essays That Made a Difference
by Princeton
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College Essays That Made a Difference, 3rd Edition includes real-life essays written by applicants to Harvard, Princeton, Stanford, Yale, MIT, and more, as well as complete application profiles of over 100 students, including test scores, GPAs... (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 youâ€"one that... (read more)

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Winning the College Admission Game: Stratgies for Parents & Students
Winning the College Admission Game: Stratgies for Parents & Students
by Petersons
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Winning the College Admission Game: Strategies for Parents and Students is an innovative book that helps parents and students of all backgrounds develop a winning strategy for getting into and succeeding at the college of their choice. In a unique ?flip... (read more)

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On Writing the College Application Essay: The Key to Acceptance and the College of Your Choice
On Writing the College Application Essay: The Key to Acceptance and the College of Your Choice
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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Conquering the College Admissions Essay in 10 Steps: Crafting a Winning Personal Statement
Conquering the College Admissions Essay in 10 Steps: Crafting a Winning Personal Statement
by Alan Gelb
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Writing a memorable personal statement can seem like an overwhelming project for a young college applicant, but college essay coach Alan Gelb's holistic strategy and reassuring voice takes out the intimidation factor. Students will identify an engaging... (read more)

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Crazy U: One Dad's Crash Course in Getting His Kid Into College
Crazy U: One Dad's Crash Course in Getting His Kid Into College
by Andrew Ferguson
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Now in paperback: “Both a hilarious narrative and an incisive guide to the college admissions process….Ferguson’s storytelling is irresistible” (The Washington Post). Once a straightforward process, applying to college has evolved... (read more)

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What You Don't Know Can Keep You Out of College: A Top Consultant Explains the 13 Fatal Application Mistakes and Why Character Is the Key to College A
What You Don't Know Can Keep You Out of College: A Top Consultant Explains the 13 Fatal Application Mistakes and Why Character Is the Key to College A
by Don Dunbar
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In the tradition of The Gatekeepers, a veteran counselor provides the missing key to the college admissions door with insider wisdom about how admissions committees think, and the thirteen fatal mistakes that can ruin an application. When Don Dunbar was... (read more)

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