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Getting Through It Together : A Family Guide To The College Applications Process
by Susan McGarr




Overview -

Navigating the increasingly competitive landscape of college admissions can be overwhelming--for both students and their families. There is no simple way to manage all the facets of the college applications process, and there is no avoiding the sheer volume of work involved, but the process can be organized to make it more accessible and productive.

Getting Through It Together takes on this enormous task and breaks it down into manageable pieces, to help high school students and their parents understand all that needs to be done...and how to do it. This no-frills guide outlines the step-by-step process in an easy-to-follow format.

Getting Through It Together offers:

- Information on tactical planning and preparation in high school
- Details of the college application process
- Tools to help you get organized and in control
- Notes on how to build a college list to match aspirations and abilities
- Guidance on how to prepare an outstanding college application
- Advice on how to write compelling essays, personal statements, and supplements
- Parent pointers, with tips on how to help your teen throughout the process
- Insight on how college admissions officers evaluate the applications
- Advice for international students applying to colleges in America
- Plus many other helpful resources.

The prospect of college is thrilling for most young people, but students and their families often dread the process of applying. Take the anxiety out of the equation by arming yourself with relevant information and real-world guidance from an expert in the field.

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Overview

Navigating the increasingly competitive landscape of college admissions can be overwhelming--for both students and their families. There is no simple way to manage all the facets of the college applications process, and there is no avoiding the sheer volume of work involved, but the process can be organized to make it more accessible and productive.

Getting Through It Together takes on this enormous task and breaks it down into manageable pieces, to help high school students and their parents understand all that needs to be done...and how to do it. This no-frills guide outlines the step-by-step process in an easy-to-follow format.

Getting Through It Together offers:

- Information on tactical planning and preparation in high school
- Details of the college application process
- Tools to help you get organized and in control
- Notes on how to build a college list to match aspirations and abilities
- Guidance on how to prepare an outstanding college application
- Advice on how to write compelling essays, personal statements, and supplements
- Parent pointers, with tips on how to help your teen throughout the process
- Insight on how college admissions officers evaluate the applications
- Advice for international students applying to colleges in America
- Plus many other helpful resources.

The prospect of college is thrilling for most young people, but students and their families often dread the process of applying. Take the anxiety out of the equation by arming yourself with relevant information and real-world guidance from an expert in the field.


 

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  • ISBN-13: 9781977215406
  • ISBN-10: 1977215408
  • Publisher: Outskirts Press
  • Publish Date: September 2019
  • Page Count: 178
  • Dimensions: 11.02 x 8.5 x 0.38 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.94 pounds


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