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B+ Grades, A+ College Application

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B+ Grades, A+ College Application by Joie Jager-Hyman
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Jul 23, 2013 | ISBN 9781607743415

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Praise

“So much admissions advice seems intended for high achievers aiming for hyperselective schools. B+ Grades, A+ College Application is a refreshing change. It offers wise counsel to the solid student looking for a good college fit as well as tips on how to maximize acceptance odds. While any student can benefit from the suggestions in this book, those with some Bs (or below) should be delighted to find that they are, for once, the target audience.” 
—SALLY RUBENSTONE, columnist, “Ask the Dean,” CollegeConfidential.com

“The decisions made during the college admissions process can have a huge impact on your life. This book provides an expert-crafted road map for this crucial period.”
—CAL NEWPORT, author, How to Be a High School Superstar

Table Of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
 
Chapter 1: 
Choose Your Own (College) Adventure
Chapter 2: 
Building a College List      
Chapter 3: 
Getting a Good Gut Feeling        
Chapter 4: 
Selectivity and Standardized Testing         
Chapter 5: 
Painless Ways to Beef Up Your Application           
Chapter 6: 
Making the Most of Early Admissions Policies   
Chapter 7: 
Making Each Piece of Your Application Count    
Chapter 8: 
Writing Your College Essay        
Chapter 9: 
Getting the Red-Carpet Treatment: 
Students with Special Circumstances          
Chapter 10: 
Communicating Your Experience: 
Students with Learning Disabilities 
Chapter 11: 
Paying for College
Chapter 12: 
How Parents Can Help (and Hurt)         
 
Appendix A: 
Junior- and Senior-Year College Admissions Timeline
Appendix B: 
Getting Into a Top College Through the Side Door
Appendix C: 
A List of Colleges Worth Considering
 
Resources        
About the Author
Index

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