Black Excel African American Student's College Guide: Your One-Stop Resource for Choosing the Right College, Getting In, and Paying the Bill

Black Excel African American Student's College Guide: Your One-Stop Resource for Choosing the Right College, Getting In, and Paying the Bill

by Isaac Black, Black, Black Excel
     
 

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How do you pick the right college? Can you get in?

And if you get in, how will you pay for it? Choosing a college is the most important–and daunting–decision facing today’s high school students. Unfortunately, when it comes time to narrow down the choices and throw the perfect admissions punch, young people are often left to navigate the tricky

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How do you pick the right college? Can you get in?

And if you get in, how will you pay for it? Choosing a college is the most important–and daunting–decision facing today’s high school students. Unfortunately, when it comes time to narrow down the choices and throw the perfect admissions punch, young people are often left to navigate the tricky admissions process on their own. Now, from the nation’s top African American college guidance service, comes help at last–a comprehensive, one-stop guide to finding the right college, getting in, paying the bill, and much more. With insider tips on the entire admissions process, including advice on choosing a school, getting into the elite colleges, writing a powerful essay, preparing for the SATs, and packaging the application, the book shows students how to package themselves. No wonder college counselors nationwide look to Black Excel for resource materials. A one-of-a-kind manual for success, African American Student’s College Guide also provides:

  • In-depth profiles of the top 100 colleges for African American students
  • Black Excel’s exclusive list of hundreds of scholarships
  • The "Get-the-Money Guide"
  • Extraordinary sample essays
  • Invaluable Internet resources

Whether you’re a superstar student shooting for the Ivy League or a high school underachiever who needs a "second chance," African American Student’s College Guide will give you that much-needed edge–including the "real rules," insider’s tips, and how to beat the admissions odds. BLACK EXCEL: THE COLLEGE HELP NETWORK is the nation’s premier college help service for African Americans. Founded in 1988, it has garnered continuous praise for its personal counseling services, information packets, and its award-winning web site

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Booknews
This reference is designed to help African American students to negotiate the process of selecting a college, getting through admissions, and finding funding. Coverage includes, for example, test scores, essays, recommendations, transferring, financial aid, and loans. Profiles of the top historically black colleges as well as predominantly white schools are included. The volume also contains information on some 350 sources for scholarships. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471295525
Publisher:
Turner Publishing Company
Publication date:
08/07/2000
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.79(d)

Meet the Author

ISAAC BLACK, the founder, is a youth counselor who has received widespread recognition for his work. He has helped thousands of students navigate the college admissions process, appeared regularly at college fairs and high schools, and lectured for community and cultural organizations, such as the Urban League.

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