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College Match

Author : Steven R. Antonoff
ISBN : 0692835385
Genre : College choice
File Size : 52. 56 MB
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Matching Students To Opportunity

Author : Andrew P. Kelly
ISBN : 1612509487
Genre : Education
File Size : 47. 89 MB
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"Matching Students to Opportunity" expands on the discussion of a critical issue in college access and success: the match between prospective students and the colleges in which they enroll. The contributors to this volume argue that the discussion of college match must be broadened to include students at all levels of achievement not just the most academically qualified and must take into consideration dimensions other than academic selectivity, such as geography and price. "Matching Students to Opportunity" advances the current conversation on college access, match, and completion, and offers a valuable addition to public policy discussions on this timely and urgent topic. "Matching Students to Opportunity" widens the college match and fit conversation to be more inclusive and impactful. This volume challenges us to take a more global and comprehensive view of college match a view that is critical if we want to make serious progress in improving educational attainment and increasing opportunity for all of our nation s students. Nicole Hurd, founder and CEO, College Advising Corps This book is a powerful exploration of inadequate matching between students and colleges. It provides important insights to all parties in the college admissions process students, counselors, college administrators, and policy makers. Christopher Avery, Roy E. Larsen Professor of Public Policy and Management, Harvard Kennedy School Andrew P. Kelly is the director of the Center on Higher Education Reform and a resident scholar in education policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute. Jessica S. Howell is the executive director of policy research at the College Board. Carolyn Sattin-Bajaj is an assistant professor in the Department of Education Leadership, Management, and Policy and a codirector of the Center for College Readiness at Seton Hall University. "

The College Finder

Author : Steven R. Antonoff
ISBN : 9781933119861
Genre : Education
File Size : 30. 19 MB
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A user-friendly guide written for the college shopper. A book of lists, this is the way to identify colleges where students will get in and fit in; includes the best schools in various fields, hidden gems, best dorm food, great low-cost colleges, best places to study abroad, and activisit campuses.

Best College Match

Author : Opal Dawson
ISBN : 1946111058
Genre :
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Brand U

Author : Charlie Mandell
ISBN : 0990431401
Genre : Education
File Size : 88. 97 MB
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All the Advice You Need to Get In To the College You Want! Getting in to your dream college has never been more competitive. Swamped with applications, admissions officers spend 10-20 minutes on each, looking for reasons to say no. It's crucial that students make it easy for colleges to say yes. In his new book, Brand U, renowned college admissions adviser David Montesano shows you exactly how to position yourself as the kind of applicant colleges are eager to admit. David's proven, easy-to-follow Montesano Method takes the fear and uncertainty out of the admissions process, maximizes your chances of success, and is a guide that addresses the goals and concerns of both students and parents, because going through college applications is a family experience. The Montesano Method has 4 phases: SPARK: Here we identify the most critical element for your college application, your spark. This is what sets you apart from the crowd. FIRE: With your spark, now we build your fire, finding and developing your abilities and experiences that make you exceptional. This process isn't just about college, but life. VISION: What kind of undergraduate experience is right for you? We avoid superficial criteria like magazine rankings and instead guide you to the best undergrad fit for you. BRAND: Here, by positioning how you're different and what you bring to each college, we turn the admissions game around so that you're in control and colleges are pursuing you. The college game is too rough to go it alone. With Brand U, you'll have everything you need to find-and get into-the college of your dreams. Brand U Reviews "David Montesano has written a masterful book on how high school students can brand themselves in a way that will lead to winning more college acceptances. With top schools becoming more exclusive, getting the inside scoop on what excites college admission officers is invaluable. I highly recommend that parents and teenagers read this book." Lynn O'Shaughnessy, Education and Finance Writer, CBS Moneywatch "Montesano expertly translates tried and tested strategies and marketing techniques into a "how to" get-into-the-college-of- your-choice guide. His techniques work. I know, because my son got into 14 of the 15 schools he applied to, including his "reach" schools. Do not apply without reading this first!" John McLaughlin, Former CEO and Group President, About the Author: David Montesano is founder of College Match ( - a leading global educational consultancy; more than 96% of Montesano Method students have gained admission to their "reach" colleges and graduate schools, winning merit scholarships averaging $57,000 - the largest amount for students whose awards are being measured. Brand U is David's second book; his first was 10 Strategic College Admission Steps (College Bound News). Termed a "new breed" of college admission consultant by The Washington Post/Newsweek, David contributes to articles in The New York Times, U.S. News & World Report's "Best Colleges," the CBS Moneywatch Blog, Seattle Magazine and Newsweek/Daily Beast. Appearances include CBS-TV in San Francisco and on radio shows and webcasts including Michael Dresser Live and College Week Live. David also offers the Montesano Methodology in a six-part video course available at

Colleges That Change Lives

Author : Loren Pope
ISBN : 9780143122302
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Offers profiles of forty-one colleges that focus on individual needs and academic standards, provides tips for choosing a school based on personality, and discusses such topics as learning disabilities and single-sex education.

Find The Perfect College For You

Author : Rosalind P. Marie
ISBN : 1617601195
Genre : Education
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"A comprehensive approach to selecting a college that is in tune with a student's learning style, this guide offers a personalized, psychology-based approach to selecting the perfect university. With accessible tables and simple descriptions of campuses and majors, college bound students and their parents will find self-assessments and suggestions for 82 well-known colleges"--

Best College Match Workbook

Author : Gregory Dawson
ISBN : 154412936X
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This workbook is a companion to the Best College Match Book and will help students learn the 5-Step Best College Match process. It contains over 20 templates that have been developed to help students organize for the college and scholarship application process. These tools have been proven effective by students in 9th-12th grade and their families. A college education has the potential to change the very circumference and direction of your life and future success. Choosing the right college to attend can be tricky, time consuming and often complicated. This workbook is designed to assist you as identify your "Best College Match" by: -Mastering Personal Self Awareness -Accepting Ownership of Academic Competencies -Thoughtfully Identifying College Parameters -Carefully Procuring College Funding -Honestly Picking your Best College Match

Choosing The Right College 2014 15

Author : John Zmirak
ISBN : 9781480492998
Genre : Education
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“By far the best college guide, for both its honesty and its insights.” —Thomas Sowell Over the past decade, Choosing the Right College has established itself as the indispensable resource for students—and parents—who want the unvarnished truth about America’s top colleges and universities. It is the most in-depth, independently researched college guide on the market, using on-campus sources to turn up the best—and worst—aspects of nearly 150 schools. Just as important, Choosing the Right College covers the intellectual, political, and social conditions that really matter, including: · The integrity and rigor of the curriculum · Which courses and professors to take—and which to avoid · The prevalence of politics in the classroom and the state of free speech—all highlighted with ISI’s unique “traffic light” · Living arrangements, safety, and other keys to student life · How to get a real education at any school Beyond all that, this brand-new edition of Choosing the Right College features a host of innovations, including: “So You’re Looking For...,” top-five lists of colleges for all types of students; a quick list of each school’s strengths and weaknesses; an insider’s look at the pros and cons of online education; and more. This new edition of Choosing the Right College also provides the financial information families need in this age of soaring tuition. What are the most overpriced colleges—and which are relatively good values? What is the average student-debt load? To cap it all off, Choosing the Right College introduces the groundbreaking feature “Blue Collar Ivies”—in-depth reports on the best affordable colleges in all fifty states. Choosing the Right College 2014–15 will completely change the way young people make a life-altering decision.

Cool Colleges

Author : Donald Asher
ISBN : 9780307797704
Genre : Study Aids
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Fully revised since the first edition, COOL COLLEGES covers the most exciting schools in the U.S. and Canada, with a new chapter on eco schools, an update on tuition-free schools, and the total low-down on the so-called top-ranked schools. Are you hyper-intelligent? Self-directed? A late-bloomer? Or just different? Then you need a great school that will challenge, nurture, inspire, and motivate you-and COOL COLLEGES has got '¬?em. It will also give you the scoop on: What the Ivy league is and what it really wants Totally free schools, including one where financial need is a requirement for admission Universities that don'¬?t give grades Schools that don'¬?t want your SAT scores Data on the highest (and lowest) paying majors The schools that graduate the most millionaires Men'¬?s, women'¬?s, and minority-focused colleges Schools where you can design your own degree program A college where you can hike and camp your way to a degree A college that runs its own ranch on an 80-square-mile campus Science and engineering schools where undergrads get their own labs The most competitive colleges, including one that rejects 95% of applicants Campuses where students love to study, even on Saturday nights Schools that offer programs in computer game studies, comedy, auctioneering, special-effects makeup, and more Plus a link to the Web addresses for every college and university in the United States and Canada.COOL COLLEGES is the resource for finding your dream school-and gives you the edge you'¬?ll need to get accepted. Reviews"Worth a look, if you'¬?re headed for college or getting ready to apply."-San Diego Union Tribune I received a used copy of your book, Cool Colleges (2nd Edition) in the mail this morning and (admittedly) out of vague interest and the slight boredom that comes with not having a driver's license, I picked it up and went about my usual hole-up-in-my-bedroom-with-new-book-and-blinds-down-and-stay-holed-until-I-have-finished-the-text-in-it's-entirety routine. The purpose of this message is to express my nearly inexpressible gratitude to you and your associates in research. I have read life-changing books, articles, and speeches but I have never, not once, been so deeply affected by a work of this type: A guidebook? I have perused U.S. News & World Report's 2007 College Guide and the Newsweek/Kaplan 2007 College Guide, each with their individual talents and faults, but your book was different. For once I felt like the book was directed to students such as myself. I'm not an athlete and I'm no an academic superstar: at my school, that's what it takes to be a favorite. I am just another mediocre teenager in millions who wants to save the world. Your book made me feel, for once, as though someone was looking at those of us hanging by our fingernails on the edge of being completely lost in our distinction. I love to learn for the sake of learning and not because I'm aiming for any star-studded diplomas or accreditations, but because there is so much to learn. Your book not only allowed me to see that there were other "Lost Kids" (that's what my guidance counselor called me) but further that there were places trying to find us because we aren't as lost as some of our superiors like to think. Again Sir, thank you for all your work. It has not gone unnoticed nor was it in vain. If nothing else, you made at least one girl's life (and future) a little brighter. -Carina, 17St. Petersburg, FL From the Trade Paperback edition.

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