Rock Hard Apps: How To Write A Killer College Application

Rock Hard Apps: How To Write A Killer College Application

by Katherine Cohen
     
 

The inside scoop on how to crack the code of college acceptance by a leading college admissions counselor.

In Rock Hard Apps, Katherine Cohen, founder of Ivywise, a private college admissions practice, follows three students through the college application process and uses dozens of other real applications to illustrate what's effective in a

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The inside scoop on how to crack the code of college acceptance by a leading college admissions counselor.

In Rock Hard Apps, Katherine Cohen, founder of Ivywise, a private college admissions practice, follows three students through the college application process and uses dozens of other real applications to illustrate what's effective in a college application, and what's not. Here is the inside scoop on courses and grades, SATs, brag sheets, personal essays, and extra credit. Rock Hard Apps also includes sidebars of do's and don't's, as well as one complete before and after winning application to an Ivy League school.

Dr. Katherine Cohen -- who once worked in the admissions office of Yale University -- has cracked the code of college acceptance. Now she wants to teach students to view their applications through the eyes of those who will judge it. Rock Hard Apps is the ultimate guide to writing the perfect college application.

--Ivywise gets 80 percent of its clients into their first choice schools -- and 88 percent into their "reach" schools

--Katherine Cohen hets fantastic publicity: NBC's Today Show, CNN, a People magazine profile, the New York Times, W magazine, and New York Magazine

--With two degrees from Yale and an undergraduate degree from Brown, she knows the system -- and how to negotiate it

--Her website, www.Ivywise.com, is one of the fastest growing sites devoted to college admissions

Katherine Cohen, Ph.D. founded Ivywise in 1997. In addition to her Yale and Brown degrees, she has a certificate in college admissions counseling from UCLA.Dr. Cohen lives in New York City.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786868629
Publisher:
Hachette Books
Publication date:
08/06/2003
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
282
Product dimensions:
0.64(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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