Acing the College Application: How to Maximize Your Chances by Michele A. Hernández

By Michele A. Hernández

With such a lot of certified candidates, pageant for school admissions is fiercer than ever. you can now positioned your self prior to the pack by means of making your software flawless!

When using for school, strong grades and excessive standardized attempt ratings aren't consistently adequate to assure admission. What units you aside, argues Michele Hernández, is how you describe your self on your program. yet how do you current your self with aptitude, and spotlight your entire abilities, abilities, and passions, in exactly a number of pages?

A former assistant director of admissions at Dartmouth university, Dr. Hernández takes you step by step throughout the whole software procedure, revealing the main points that make or holiday an applicant. From the multitude of brief and longer essays to the myriad of charts, lists, and private facts sections, she bargains crucial recommendation, worthwhile anecdotes, and shiny examples. incorporated are:
• A line-by-line examine the typical application
• the reality in regards to the essays, with samples of these that made the grade
• how you can ask for instructor and suggestions counselor recommendations
• while to supply faculties with not obligatory essays and peer evaluations
• the 10 universal myths and misconceptions of the on-campus interview
• the main significant educational matters, paintings event, and extracurricular actions to mention
• Early motion as opposed to early decision—the alternate offs

With this useful, savvy ebook, potential collage students—and their mom and dad and counselors—can now significantly increase their possibilities of moving into the varsity in their selection.

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