What Colleges Don't Tell You (And Other Parents Don't Want You to Know): 272 Secrets for Getting Your Kid into th... (Paperback)

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A sought-after packager of high school students shares 272 secrets to help parents get their kids into the top schools

Targeting the savvy parents of today?s college-bound teenagers who seek to gain a proven edge in the college admi...

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Elizabeth Wissner-Gross, trained as a journalist, has for ten years succeeded in helping students, including her own children, gain admission offers to Harvard, Princeton, Yale, MIT, and other competitive colleges.

A sought-after packager of high school students shares 272 secrets to help parents get their kids into the top schools

Targeting the savvy parents of today?s college-bound teenagers who seek to gain a proven edge in the college admissions process, this book reveals 272 little-known secrets to help parents get their kids into the school of their dreams.

Did you know?
? A child?s guidance counselor can help reverse a deferral.
? A parent can help get a child off a waiting list.
? There is a way for students to back out of Early Decision once they?ve been accepted.

Based on the controversial insider information Elizabeth Wissner-Gross has gleaned from working as a highly successful packager of high school students and from interviews with heads of admission at the nation?s top colleges, this book empowers parents by decoding the admissions process.

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Dimensions 9.0x6.45x0.75
ISBN 9780452288546
Genre EDUCATION / Higher
Format Paperback
Pages 307
Publisher Date 2007-07-31 00:00:00.0
Publisher Plume
Copyright Year 2007
Height 8.5 in
Wdth 5.25 in
Thickness 0.75 in
Unit weight 0.7 lb
Language English
Subtitle 272 Secrets for Getting Your Kid into the Top Schools
Edition Detail Reprint
Audience General/trade
Authors Wissner-Gross, Elizabeth

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  • What Colleges Don't Tell You

    This is an awesome book! I wish I'd had this when we were researching colleges for my daughter. The tips and strategies showed many ways I can help my son be accepted to almost any school he is considering. If you want to do all you can to help your child gain acceptance to a selective school, this book is an invaluable resource.

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