Get Into College in 3 Months or Less

Get Into College in 3 Months or Less

by Doug Hewitt, Robin Hewitt

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Overview

Get Into College in 3 Months or Less by Doug Hewitt, Robin Hewitt

Each year, thousands of parents find themselves in a frantic scramble to help their child get into college at the last minute. Cutting through the anxiety and frustration, Get Into College in 3 Months of Less offers the perfect last-minute rescue to ensuring college entrance. Filled with insider tips and tricks, this book is ideal for parents and their students who are too busy to spend hours combing through university brochures or filling in applications and need to complete the college admission process fast.

By utilizing techniques practiced by college counselors across the nation, parents and students can find pertinent information on universities online, discover how to get financial aid quickly, create templates for filling out applications, and develop successful essays that can be used again and again! The authors also offer last-minute strategies for winning scholarships and grants. Get Into College in 3 Months or Less is sure to become an essential handbook for teenagers and their parents and counselors everywhere!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781593634339
Publisher: Sourcebooks
Publication date: 12/01/2010
Pages: 150
Sales rank: 1,282,858
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

About the Author

After putting five children through college for no cost, Doug Hewitt and Robin Hewitt's familiarity with online research and skill with guiding their children into college have given them crucial insights into the college admission process. Doug and Robin are both full-time freelance nonfiction writers who enjoy writing fiction in their spare time.

Table of Contents

Introduction vii

Chapter 1 The Basics 1

Chapter 2 Alternate Paths 13

Chapter 3 Tools of the Trade 21

Chapter 4 Your Major 33

Chapter 5 Your College 45

Chapter 6 Getting In 59

Chapter 7 Overcoming Roadblocks 77

Chapter 8 The Seven Gotchas of College Admission 89

Chapter 9 Finding College Funding 95

Chapter 10 Interviews 111

Chapter 11 Essays 119

Chapter 12 Let's Go! 131

Resources 133

References and Bibliography 143

About the Authors 145

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