The College Admissions Mystique

The College Admissions Mystique

by Bill Mayher
     
 

In this fresh and plainspoken book, admissions professional Bill Mayher demystifies the college application process, guiding students and parents through this too often anxiety-filled ritual. He covers practical issues, including discovering colleges, narrowing down the search, finding financial aid, and using college counselors to the best advantage. And he deals

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In this fresh and plainspoken book, admissions professional Bill Mayher demystifies the college application process, guiding students and parents through this too often anxiety-filled ritual. He covers practical issues, including discovering colleges, narrowing down the search, finding financial aid, and using college counselors to the best advantage. And he deals with the emotional issues, since this is a time of transition and growth for the whole family. Finally, he makes it clear that the best college choice is not simply the school that is the most difficult to get into.

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Library Journal
In this plain-spoken book, Mayher covers practical issues of college admissions, including selecting colleges, narrowing the search, finding financial aid, and using college counselors. Drawing on 27 years of experience in counseling students, he presents important issues in a humorous manner. His aim is to provide knowledgeable and useful tips in helping students and their parents gain a basic understanding of what goes on in the world of college admissions. Students and parents who read this book should be able to overcome some of the anxiety and frustration that have become part of the process of choosing a college; along with high school counselors, they will find this helpful book, written in plain language, an enjoyable read. Recommended for school and public libraries.Samuel T. Huang, Northern Ill. Univ. Lib., DeKalb

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780374525132
Publisher:
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publication date:
01/28/1998
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
1,385,198
Product dimensions:
5.48(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.68(d)

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