Tackling College Admissions

Tackling College Admissions

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Every year millions of parents shepherd their teens through the arduous college admissions process. They are bombarded with too much information and with destructive and pervasive college admissions myths. Tackling College Admissions: Sanity + Strategy = Success by Cheryl Paradis and Faren R. Siminoff provides just what the college admissions doctor needs: sanity, perspective, and common sense. The racecourse to college admissions is littered with obstaclesa€”some anticipated, some unexpected. However, with knowledge and a little humor, virtually all teens can cross the finish line into that good-fit college. Paradis and Siminoff offer a simple, two-part approach to college admissions. Part I shows parents how to become effective coaches through employing self and teen assessment and discarding the college myths. Part II takes parents through the ins-and-outs of the college admissions process, alerting them to potential hurdles and teaching them effective, easy-to-implement strategies to overcome these.We believe that most people are under the illusion that there is such a thing as the a€œwinning essay.a€ Where do people get the impression that the personal essay is that important? Again, take a stroll down the college application aisle of youranbsp;...

Title:Tackling College Admissions
Author:Cheryl Paradis, Faren R. Siminoff
Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield Publishers - 2008-05-13


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