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B+ Grades, A+ College Application
How to Present Your Strongest Self, Write a Standout Admissions Essay, and Get Into the Perfect School for You
Written by Joie Jager-Hyman

B+ Grades, A+ College Application
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Category: Study Aids - College Entrance; Study Aids - College Guides; Education - Higher
Imprint: Ten Speed Press
Format: Trade Paperback
Pub Date: July 2013
Price: $14.99
Can. Price: $16.95
ISBN: 978-1-60774-341-5 (1-60774-341-8)
Pages: 256
Also available as an eBook.


CONTENTS

 
Acknowledgments
Introduction
 
Chapter 1: 
Choose Your Own (College) Adventure
Chapter 2: 
Building a College List      
Chapter 3: 
Getting a Good Gut Feeling        
Chapter 4: 
Selectivity and Standardized Testing         
Chapter 5: 
Painless Ways to Beef Up Your Application           
Chapter 6: 
Making the Most of Early Admissions Policies   
Chapter 7: 
Making Each Piece of Your Application Count    
Chapter 8: 
Writing Your College Essay        
Chapter 9: 
Getting the Red-Carpet Treatment: 
Students with Special Circumstances          
Chapter 10: 
Communicating Your Experience: 
Students with Learning Disabilities 
Chapter 11: 
Paying for College
Chapter 12: 
How Parents Can Help (and Hurt)         
 
Appendix A: 
Junior- and Senior-Year College Admissions Timeline
Appendix B: 
Getting Into a Top College Through the Side Door
Appendix C: 
A List of Colleges Worth Considering
 
Resources        
About the Author
Index   





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