Black Excel African American Student's College Guide: Your One-Stop Resource for Choosing the Right College, Getting In, and Paying the Bill

Black Excel African American Student's College Guide: Your One-Stop Resource for Choosing the Right College, Getting In, and Paying the Bill

by Isaac Black

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471295525
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publication date: 08/07/2000
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 1,260,409
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.28(h) x 0.76(d)

About the Author

ISAAC BLACK, the founder, is a youth counselor who has received widespread recognition for his work. He has helped thousands of students navigate the college admissions process, appeared regularly at college fairs and high schools, and lectured for community and cultural organizations, such as the Urban League.

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Table of Contents

GETTING IN: NAVIGATING THE ADMISSIONS PROCESS.

Getting Started: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions.

Picking a College: What You Know Can Help You.

Packaging Your Application.

Have You Been Naughty or Nice?: Your High School Record.

Your Test Scores: Beat the Bell Curve!

The Essay: Your Life Preserver.

Recommendations: You'd Better Beware!

Black College vs. White College: Which Is Better for You?

The Top Schools: Can You Do a Four-Minute Mile?

If You've Messed Up Just a Little: "Need a Second Chance" Students.

Transferring: Oops, Let's Do It Again!

THE GET-THE-MONEY GUIDE: FINANCIAL AID, LOANS, AND SCHOLARSHIPS.

Financial Aid: Rules, Myths, and Misconceptions.

Loans and Debt.

Scholarships (or, Make Somebody Else Pay!).

Scholarship Sources.

THE COLLEGES.

Top Colleges for African American Students.

Black Arts: Colleges of Art, Film, and the Performing Arts.

Appendices.

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