Getting in Without Freaking Out

Getting in Without Freaking Out

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Is College Planning Driving You Crazy? Somehow, watching as your children decide which schools to apply to is as stressful for you as it is for them. If youa€™ve found yourself contemplating essay forgery, scheduling five college tours for a single holiday weekend, and obsessively checking the U.S. News and World Report rankings, you may be on the verge of freaking out. But as a parent, ita€™s important to (try to) remain calm and help keep everything in perspective. Written specifically for parents and their college-bound teens, Getting In Without Freaking Out is an insidera€™s guide to the application process by professional college coach Arlene Matthews. Years of experience have taught her the secrets of playing the admissions game without all the anxiety. Now, Arlene shares what admissions officers wona€™t tell youa€”that getting into a great college isna€™t as hard as it seems! Youa€™ll learn . . . a€c How to get into a top college without ever taking the SATs a€c Why a little procrastination never hurt anyone a€c Why applying to fewer schools increases the chances of acceptance a€c What really matters when your child goes off to collegea€”and beyond As entertaining as it is practical and realistic, Getting In Without Freaking Out is the only guide of its kinda€”one that helps you get through the getting-in process with grace, good humor, and knowledge that will enhance your studenta€™s chance of success. From the Trade Paperback edition.Secret #96 Therea#39;s Always Grad School In four yearsa#39; time, therea#39;s -.1 good chance the same kid youa#39;re so worried about today will be undergoing another admissions marathona€”this time aimed at getting into graduate school. ... There are, though, sortie factors that make grad-school admissions a bit easier to deal with.

Title:Getting in Without Freaking Out
Author:Arlene Matthews
Publisher:Three Rivers Press - 2007-12-18


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