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Surviving the college application process, a pocket research and planning guide for students, Jennifer Romano

Table Of Contents
Cover -- Half Title -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Introduction -- Part 1 Where to apply? -- 1 College-bound for everyone? -- 2 Trends of a forever-changing college landscape -- 3 Two-year vs. four-year colleges -- 4 Alternative post-secondary pursuits-considering a gap year, immersion programs, travel abroad, or full-year college deferments -- Part 2 How to apply? -- 5 Common-, coalition-, institution-based applications: What and how do they matter? -- 6 Data-driven schools vs. holistic -- 7 Admission types and deadlines -- 8 The wave of selectivity: Reach, target, and safety -- 9 When to test, what to test, how many times? -- 10 Self-reported academic record (SRAR©/SSAR©) -- 11 Alternative branch campuses and various semester starts (including summer) -- 12 The value of spiked interest vs. well-rounded -- Part 3 The parts of the application -- 13 The essay vs. personal statement -- 14 Value of the LORs (letters of recommendation) -- 15 Social media and email etiquette -- 16 What schools look at: Major-specific -- 17 World language -- Part 4 After the application -- 18 You've been deferred or wait-listed. . . . Now what? -- 19 Transferability vs. apply direct -- 20 Applying undecided-developmental studies -- 21 ROTC and Service Academy candidates -- 22 Athletes and athletic Division I/II and III considerations and recruitment -- 23 Paying for college -- 24 ACCUPLACER®/ALEKS® placement exams -- 25 "Thank you": The power of a great attitude = gratitude -- Part 5 After acceptance -- 26 Mental health and balance -- 27 Disabilities: SSD and SDI -- 28 Senioritis-finishing strong -- 29 Preparing for successful arrival on campus
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Copyright
Edition
1st ed.
Physical Description
1 online resource (112 pages)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781003802419

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