College Countdown: The Parent's and Student's Survival Kit for the College Admissions Process / Edition 1

College Countdown: The Parent's and Student's Survival Kit for the College Admissions Process / Edition 1

by Jill Von Gruben
     
 

ISBN-10: 0071352902

ISBN-13: 9780071352901

Pub. Date: 10/10/1999

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

College is not the automatic answer to "What happens after high school?" In order for college to be the answer, many steps must be taken: forms have to be filled out and submitted, and long range planning needs to occur. The planning actually needs to start as early as the eighth grade! College Countdown is a survival kit for teens and

parents who are

Overview

College is not the automatic answer to "What happens after high school?" In order for college to be the answer, many steps must be taken: forms have to be filled out and submitted, and long range planning needs to occur. The planning actually needs to start as early as the eighth grade! College Countdown is a survival kit for teens and

parents who are struggling to get through this intense and confusing process. It is designed to help families organize all the stuff required by college admissions. This helpful workbook includes: tear-out timelines and checklists; financial aid ideas; internet resources; inside advice on admissions essays and interviews; and much more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071352901
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
10/10/1999
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
253
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.74(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.
Praise for Taming the Paper Monster.
Acknowledgements.

Chapter 1: One Your Mark - The Survival Skills - Having What It Takes.

Chapter 2: Get Set - The College Game Starts in 8th Grade.

Chapter 3: Go! - 9th Grade - The Clock Starts.

Chapter 4: 10th Grade - The Clock is Ticking.

Chapter 5: If Only Money Did Grow On Trees - Paying for College.

Chapter 6: 11th Grade - The Halfway Mark.

Chapter 7: The Final Countdown.

Chapter 8: Planning Ahead When You Have SPecial Concerns.

Chapter 9: Those Last Few Minutes.
Appendix.
Glossary.
References.
Index.

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