An invaluable resource for high school students who dream of getting into top- flight colleges
College Matters offers the guidance of 12 students who made it into their dream colleges. They share their expertise about the entire process, from first explorations, to estimating chances, through the practical work of reaching the goal. Here's what you need to know to optimize your chances of admission to one of the most selective colleges.
- Proven techniques for getting into an elite college
- An approach that teenagers can identify with
- Chapters that are written by students uniquely qualified in specific topics--for example, Evelyn Huang, author of the financial aid chapter, won more than $110,000 in scholarships
Jacquelyn Kung founded College Matters while she was a student at Harvard. She graduated in 2002 and works at the Boston Consulting Group.
Melissa Dell was the College Matters seminar director and will be the organization's 2004-2005 managing director. She is currently a Harvard junior studying abroad in Chile.
Joanna Chen graduated at the top of her class of 1,100, won a Presidential Scholarship, and was accepted early by Harvard and other top schools.