Admission matters: what students and parents need to know about getting into college

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Make sense of college admissions and prepare a successful application

Admission Matters offers comprehensive, expert, and practical advice for parents and students to guide them through the college admissions process. From building a college list, to understanding standardized tests, to obtaining financial aid, to crafting personal statements, to making a final decision, this book guides you every step of the way with clear, sensible advice and practical tips. This new fourth edition has been completely updated to reflect the latest changes in college admissions. including new developments in standardized testing, applications, financial aid and more. Questionnaires, interactive forms, checklists, and other tools help you stay focused and organized throughout the process.. With the answers you need and a down-to-earth perspective, this book provides an invaluable resource for stressed-out students and parents everywhere.

Applying to college can be competitive and complex. Admission Matters offers real-world expert advice for all students, whether you're aiming an Ivy or the state school close to home. It also includes much needed guidance for students with special circumstances, including students with disabilities, international students, and transfer students. In addition, athletes, artists and performers, and homeschoolers will find valuable guidance as they plan for and apply to college.

Understand how the admissions process works and what you can and cannot control Learn how to build a strong list of good-fit colleges Craft a strong application package with a compelling personal statement Get expert advice on early admissions, financial aid, standardized testing, and much more Make a final decision that is the right one for you

Whether you think you've got applying to college under control or don't even know where to begin, Admission Matters is your expert guide throughout the college admissions process.

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subject_facet College choice -- United States, Universities and colleges -- Admission -- United States, Universities and colleges -- United States -- Admission
title_display Admission matters : what students and parents need to know about getting into college
title_full Admission Matters What Students and Parents Need to Know About Getting into College, Admission matters : what students and parents need to know about getting into college / Sally P. Springer, Jon Reider, Joyce Vining Morgan, Admission matters : what students and parents need to know about getting into college / Sally P. Springer, Jon Reider, and Marion R. Franck, Admission matters : what students and parents need to know about getting into college / Sally P. Springer, Marion R. Franck
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