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Write Your College Essay in Less Than a Day
Write Your College Essay in Less Than a Day
by Eliza Wissner Gross
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Strategies from a noted educational consultant on how to ease the pressure, ace the essay, and gain admission into your top-choice school Getting into college has become fiercely competitive, which makes the personal-essay part of the application process... (read more)

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Fiske Guide to Getting Into the Right College (Fiske Guide to Getting Into the Right College)
Fiske Guide to Getting Into the Right College (Fiske Guide to Getting Into the Right College)
by Edward Fiske
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A first-rate introduction. - Booklist Get accepted to the college that's right for you Everyone has their own idea of the perfect college. The Fiske Guide to Getting into the Right College is the only admissions guide that starts with an in-depth... (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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How To Get Into the Top Mba Programs 3RD Edition
How To Get Into the Top Mba Programs 3RD Edition
by J D Montauk
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This revised and updated edition of the classic MBA guide provides a complete explanation of what top schools look for, plus a step-by-step guide to the entire application process. Included are more than a hundred successful essays and in-depth advice... (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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Perfect Phrases for Medical School Acceptance (Perfect Phrases)
Perfect Phrases for Medical School Acceptance (Perfect Phrases)
by Paul Bodine
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Perfect Phrases for Getting Accepted Whether you're applying to law school, business school, or medical school, it's essential to have the right phrases at your fingertips. Students need to be ready to stand out in essays, to impress during the interview,... (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 Lauren Sullivan
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YOUR LIFE . . . IN 300 WORDS OR LESS It’s a daunting task. Even the most seasoned professionals find business school application essays to be among the hardest pieces they ever write. With a diverse pool of talented people applying to the nation... (read more)

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How to Get Into the Top Law Schools Revised)
How to Get Into the Top Law Schools Revised)
by Richard Montauk
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Richard Montauk, a savvy admissions insider who is also a lawyer, demystifies the entire law school application process and provides the targeted tools to ace every step. Based on interviews with dozens of admissions officers, this newly revised edition... (read more)

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Complete Idiot's Guide to College Planning, Second Edition (Complete Idiot's Guides)
Complete Idiot's Guide to College Planning, Second Edition (Complete Idiot's Guides)
by Oneal Turner
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You're no idiot, of course. You know that college life is full of exciting academic challenges, and you can't wait to gain independence from your parents and meet new friends. But when it comes to evaluating colleges, filling out application forms, and... (read more)

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How to Get Into Medical School
How to Get Into Medical School
by Raakhi Mohan
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Written by authors who have been on both sides of the medical school application process, this guide provides never-before-published strategies and techniques that will help students optimize their applications and presentations to medical schools.... (read more)

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Get Your Mba Part Time 2ND Edition the Part Time
Get Your Mba Part Time 2ND Edition the Part Time
by Kaplan
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For the Part-Time Student with a Full-Time Life Kaplan's Get Your M.B.A. Part-Time, Third Edition is written exclusively for the professional interested in balancing work and school. This straightforward guide outlines the entire process -- from... (read more)

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Don't Stalk the Admissions Officer: How to SURVIVE the College Admissions Process Without LOSING YOUR MIND
Don't Stalk the Admissions Officer: How to SURVIVE the College Admissions Process Without LOSING YOUR MIND
by Risa Lewak
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The college admissions process is:    A) Similar to gallbladder surgery without anesthesia    B) Worse than watching American Idol auditions without earplugs    C) Soul-destroying, ego-crushing, and life-sucking   ... (read more)

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Get Into Law School: A Strategic Approach (Get Into Law School: A Strategic Approach)
Get Into Law School: A Strategic Approach (Get Into Law School: A Strategic Approach)
by Kaplan
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Everything a law school candidate needs to know for success! With top law schools accepting less than 20 percent of applicants, getting into law school has never been more difficult. Fortunately, applicants can turn to Get Into Law School for reliable... (read more)

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10 Best College Majors for Your Personality
10 Best College Majors for Your Personality
by Laurence Shatkin
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By choosing a major that fits their personality, college students may improve their career certainty, graduation rates, and even school involvement and satisfaction, according to research. With this book, students discover their personality type and the... (read more)

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Accepted! 50 Successful Business School Admission Essays
Accepted! 50 Successful Business School Admission Essays
by Gen Tanabe
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Prospective MBA students will find everything they need to prepare successful admission essays in this book. Containing 50 real essays students have written to gain admission to top business schools, this guide details the strengths of each essay... (read more)

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What Colleges Don't Tell You: (And Other Parents Don't Want You to Know) 272 Secrets for Getting Your Kid Into the Top Schools
What Colleges Don't Tell You: (And Other Parents Don't Want You to Know) 272 Secrets for Getting Your Kid Into the Top Schools
by Elizabeth Wissner-gross
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A sought-after packager of high school students shares 272 secrets to help parents get their kids into the top schools Targeting the savvy parents of today?s college-bound teenagers who seek to gain a proven edge in the college admissions process, this... (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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College Essays That Made a Difference (Princeton Review: College Essays That Made a Difference)
College Essays That Made a Difference (Princeton Review: College Essays That Made a Difference)
by Princeton Review
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College Essays That Made a Difference, 4th 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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College Essays That Made a Difference (Princeton Review: College Essays That Made a Difference)
College Essays That Made a Difference (Princeton Review: College Essays That Made a Difference)
by Princeton Review
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What's the scariest part of the college application? For most, it's that big white space where an essay is supposed to go, and this book puts you in the admissions officer's seat as you set out to write those college application essays. College Essays... (read more)

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Law School Essays That Made a Difference, 4th Edition (Princeton Review: Law School Essays That Make a Difference)
Law School Essays That Made a Difference, 4th Edition (Princeton Review: Law School Essays That Make a Difference)
by Princeton Review
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One of the best ways to stand out in a crowd of law school applicants is to write an exceptional personal statement. Law School Essays That Made a Difference, 4th Edition, contains 70 real application essays as well as interviews with admissions pros and... (read more)

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