The Gatekeepers

Author: Jacques Steinberg
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101200316
Size: 10.60 MB
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The first book to reveal the college admission process in such behind-the-scenes detail, The Gatekeepers will be required reading for every parent of a high school-age child and for every student facing the arduous and anxious task of ...

The Gatekeepers

Author: Jacques Steinberg
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780142003084
Size: 26.49 MB
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A revealing study of the college admissions process sheds light on the inside workings of America's "meritocracy," focusing on SAT scores, student essays, transcripts, and other factors vital in the process. Reprint.

The College Admissions Mystique

Author: Bill Mayher
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780374525132
Size: 30.73 MB
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Demystifies the process of searching for the right college, locating financial aid, and managing family transitions during the admission process

You Are An Ironman

Author: Jacques Steinberg
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101544317
Size: 71.86 MB
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His You Are an Ironman is both a riveting sports narrative and a fascinating, behind-the scenes study of what makes these athletes keep going.

They Marched Into Sunlight

Author: David Maraniss
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9780743261043
Size: 53.46 MB
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Focuses on a crucial two-day battle in Vietnam that was also marked by an ill-fated protest by University of Wisconsin students at the Dow Chemical Company, in an hour-by-hour narrative.

Creating A Class

Author: Mitchell L Stevens
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674044037
Size: 12.21 MB
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Ambitious high schoolers and savvy guidance counselors know that admission here is highly competitive. But creating classes, Stevens finds, is a lot more complicated than most people imagine.

Admission Matters

Author: Sally P. Springer
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119329892
Size: 77.34 MB
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Every student who's about to embark on the college search will find something valuable to think about here, as well as high-impact advice about what to do." —Jeffrey Brenzel, former dean of undergraduate admissions, Yale University "This ...

A Is For Admission

Author: Michele A. Hernández
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
ISBN: 1455501891
Size: 77.20 MB
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A former admissions officer at Dartmouth College reveals how the world's most highly selective schools really make their decisions.

Cool Colleges

Author: Donald Asher
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
ISBN: 0307797708
Size: 13.73 MB
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Fully revised since the first edition, COOL COLLEGES covers the most exciting schools in the U.S. and Canada, with a new chapter on eco schools, an update on tuition-free schools, and the total low-down on the so-called top-ranked schools.

Where You Go Is Not Who You Ll Be

Author: Frank Bruni
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
ISBN: 9781455532681
Size: 41.29 MB
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Through statistics, surveys, and the stories of hugely successful people who didn't attend the most exclusive schools, he demonstrates that many kinds of colleges-large public universities, tiny hideaways in the hinterlands-serve as ideal ...