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College Admission
From Application to Acceptance, Step by Step
Written by Robin Mamlet and Christine VanDeVelde

College Admission
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Category: Education - Guidance & Orientation; Education - Reference
Imprint: Three Rivers Press
Format: Trade Paperback
Pub Date: August 2011
Price: $19.99
Can. Price: $22.99
ISBN: 978-0-307-59032-9 (0-307-59032-1)
Pages: 432
Also available as an eBook.



 
College Admission is the ultimate user's manual and go-to guide for any student or family approaching the college application process.

Featuring the wise counsel of more than 50 deans of admission, no other guide has such thorough, expert, compassionate, and professional advice.

Inside this book, readers will find clear, comprehensive, and expert advice on topics such as:

• The role of extracurricular activities
• What it means to find a college that's the "right fit"
• What's more important: high grades or tough courses
• What role does testing play
• The best candidates for early admission
• When help from parents is too much help
• Advice for athletes, artists, international students, and those with learning differences
• How wait lists work
• Applying for financial aid

College Admission is adefinitive resource during the sophomore, junior, and senior years of high school.



ABOUT THE AUTHOR

 
ROBIN MAMLET is the former dean of admission at Stanford, Swarthmore, and Sarah Lawrence. In 2005 she shifted her career from helping colleges find and select their student bodies to helping colleges and universities find and select their
deans of admission and now leads the Enrollment Search Practice for Witt/Kieffer.

Journalist CHRISTINE VANDEVELDE's work has appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle, Parenting, Self, and USA Today.





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