Admissions Confidential

Admissions Confidential

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There are hundreds of books available that coach kids on writing college application essays, improving SAT scores and trying to beat the admissions system. Admissions Confidential is a definitive look at why those books don't work. Toor lifts the veil on a process that anxious parents and high school students have never had decoded before. And they may be shocked to find out: --that elite colleges spend thousands of dollars recruiting students they will never admit --why some students at the bottom of their high school classes are admitted to top schools when the valedictorians are rejected --how pricey independent college counselors can hurt an applicant's chances --why admission to a top school depends on who reads your application --why the top of the class at a high-performing high school may end up at their second and third choice Written in engaging first-person and covering the entire admissions process--from recruiting to enrollment--Admissions Confidential is a year in the life of a college admissions officer.They posit a direct relationship between their own application essays and their admission to Harvard, confusing ... Please click here to view samples of our work, unsolicited customer comments, a customer poll, and descriptions of ouranbsp;...

Title:Admissions Confidential
Author:Rachel Toor
Publisher:St. Martin's Press - 2014-05-06


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