Applying to colleges is often a nail-biting experience, but it doesn't have to be. This easy-to-read handbook offers tools, tips, and "to do's," guiding high school students step by step through the application process. Checklists for each year of high school, work sheets to identify priorities, expert advice on acing interviews, and more will help your college-bound kids make one of life's most important decisions. 104 pages, softcover from Perseus.
Applying to college can be a stressful process, and it's never too early in high school for students to start thinking about what will make their application stand out from the crowd.An easy-to-read handbook for freshmen and seniors alike, Applying to College will help students develop a personal college-entrance strategy. From determining what kind of schools to select to mastering the essay and interviewing process, from surviving standardized testing to calculating how to pay for a college education, Applying to College is full of tools and tips to help students navigate the complicated and drawn-out process. Complete with a step-by-step checklist of goals and "to do's" for each year of high school, a worksheet to help students identify their priorities, and a glossary of admissions terms, Applying to College will help students get into their school of choice.