What Colleges Don't Tell You (And Other Parents Don't Want You to Know): 272 Secrets for Getting Your Kid into the Top Schools - eBook
What Colleges Don't Tell You (And Other Parents Don't Want You to Know): 272 Secrets for Getting Your Kid into the Top Schools - eBook  -     By: Elizabeth Wissner-Gross
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Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: Plume
Publication Date: 2006
ISBN: 9781101217993
ISBN-13: 9781101217993

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A sought-after packager of high school students shares 272 secrets to help parents get their kids into the top schools

Targeting the savvy parents of today's college-bound teenagers who seek to gain a proven edge in the college admissions process, this book reveals 272 little-known secrets to help parents get their kids into the school of their dreams.

Did you know?
-A child's guidance counselor can help reverse a deferral.
-A parent can help get a child off a waiting list.
-There is a way for students to back out of Early Decision once they've been accepted.

Based on the controversial insider information Elizabeth Wissner-Gross has gleaned from working as a highly successful packager of high school students and from interviews with heads of admission at the nation's top colleges, this book empowers parents by decoding the admissions process.


From the Trade Paperback edition.

Author Bio

Elizabeth Wissner-Gross, trained as a journalist, has for ten years succeeded in helping students, including her own children, gain admission offers to Harvard, Princeton, Yale, MIT, and other competitive colleges.


From the Trade Paperback edition.

Editorial Reviews

"An empowering insider’s guide."—Melissa Hartman, Imagine magazine, Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth
 
"Insider Wissner-Gross… knows exactly how to help graduates gain admission to the most prestigious colleges in the country, including Harvard, Yale, and Princeton… Dig in and give your kid a much-needed advantage."—Kirkus Reviews
 
"Wissner-Gross has found a keenly sought after niche in helping parents ’package’ their children for college admissions… Most helpful is [her] advice gleaned from admissions officers… and her reminder to stay persistent."—Publishers Weekly

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