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Applying to College for Students with ADD or LD: A Guide to Keep You (and Your Parents) Sane, Satisfied, and Organized Through the Admission Process by Blythe Grossberg Psy. D.

Applying to College for Students With ADD or LD gives students easy-to-use guidelines and insider tips to make their college application process organized, effective, and less stressful. This one-of-a-kind book is specifically tailored for teens with ADD or LD, and breaks down the application process into manageable steps-from determining personalized criteria for college and narrowing down college choices, to developing a strong portfolio and application, as well as asking for references, requesting financial aid, and preparing for interviews.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781433808920
Publisher: American Psychological Association
Publication date: 09/28/2010
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 12 - 18 Years

Table of Contents

How to Use this Book 7

College Application Timeline 12

Application Checklist 15

Junior Year: Fall-Winter Organizing Your Stats & Building Your Portfolio

SWOT Analysis 19

Your Transcript & GPA 37

Your Extracurriculars 41

Standardized Tests 43

Junior Year: Spring-Summer Finding the Right College for You

Prepare to Research 55

Develop a List of Schools 67

Tour Colleges 73

Senior Year: Fall-Winter Putting Together Your Application

Organize Your Application Deadlines 89

Get Recommendations 91

Face Your Essay 95

Complete Application Supplements 103

Tackle Money Matters 107

Go on Interviews 111

Senior Year: Spring Making Decisions

Deal With Rejection 119

Tackle the Wait List 121

Choose Your School 125

Conclusion 129

Summer Before College

Request Accommodations 133

More Summer Planning 137

Additional Resources 140

About the Author 144

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