College Apps: Selecting, Applying to, and Paying for the Right College for You [NOOK Book]

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Today's high school students are in new territory when it comes to making college and career decisions. College costs, the current economy, and the wide variety of educational options available mean that students and their parents are, more than ever, in need of careful, clear guidance and advice. A roadmap for millennials and their parents, COLLEGE APPS: SELECTING, APPLYING TO, AND PAYING FOR THE RIGHT COLLEGE FOR YOU leads readers through the transition from high school to college. Based on Trish Portnoy's ...

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College Apps: Selecting, Applying to, and Paying for the Right College for You

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Overview

Today's high school students are in new territory when it comes to making college and career decisions. College costs, the current economy, and the wide variety of educational options available mean that students and their parents are, more than ever, in need of careful, clear guidance and advice. A roadmap for millennials and their parents, COLLEGE APPS: SELECTING, APPLYING TO, AND PAYING FOR THE RIGHT COLLEGE FOR YOU leads readers through the transition from high school to college. Based on Trish Portnoy's popular course, College Freshman Seminar, the book is a comprehensive guide covering personality and career analysis, college research and selection, college applications with supplemental materials, decision making, campus safety, and more. Trish's inspirational approach, developed over years of teaching teens, speaks to students in a straightforward, engaging voice and helps parents toward their ultimate goal: seeing their children living happy and successful lives. Fast-paced, step-by-step, and task oriented, COLLEGE APPS encourages a cooperative approach, creating a space for students and parents to develop and implement a shared strategy and, ultimately, achieve success.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781285098302
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 11/21/2012
  • Sold by: CENGAGE LEARNING
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 534,579
  • File size: 4 MB

Meet the Author


Trish Portnoy, CPA, MS Ed has a professional diploma in educational leadership and administration and more than 15 years of experience teaching career education and college preparation coursework to secondary students on Long Island. She has also taught as an adjunct instructor at both local and State University of New York colleges, and she is known for her ability to inspire students and foster a love of learning while engaging them in college-ready and career-ready curricula. Enrollment in Trish's college preparation class has quadrupled over the past six years, leading other school districts to attempt identical programs based on the course she developed. She has a bachelor's degree in accounting (Lehigh University) and a master's degree in education (Dowling College) while holding a valid Certified Public Accounting license in New York State.
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Table of Contents


A journey begins. How does college work. Let's get ready. Your guidance counselor and resources. Majors and schools. The big three. And three more. Do you have what it takes. Online applications. Tuition and more. Financial aid. Factors to consider. Making your choice. The serious topics. Topics to consider. All's well. I hate it here.
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