About The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Getting Into Top Colleges
Cruise your way to the Ivy League!
It’s no secret that it’s harder to get into college these days. Ivy League and other selective schools have record numbers of applicants, making the competition even steeper. This must-have guide carefully explores the to-do’s to gain admission to a top-tier school. Students and parents will learn about choosing the right school, what college admissions officers really consider when making their decisions, early decision versus early action, and what being on the waitlist means.
• Provides sample essays, recommendation forms, resources, and websites • Includes advice from guidance counselors and admission officers of top colleges • Between now and 2015, there will be more than 3 million high school graduates each year
About Marna Atkin
Marna Atkins runs Atkins College Counseling, a private college counseling business. She retired in 2008 after 30 years as a… More about Marna Atkin
About Ian R. Leslie
Ian R. Leslie received a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Albany in New York, with a minor… More about Ian R. Leslie