By Michele A. Hernández

ISBN-10: 0345462025

ISBN-13: 9780345462022

With such a lot of certified candidates, pageant for faculty admissions is fiercer than ever. you can now positioned your self sooner than the pack via making your program flawless!

When utilising for school, reliable grades and excessive standardized try out ratings will not be continuously 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 all of your abilities, abilities, and passions, in exactly a couple of pages?

A former assistant director of admissions at Dartmouth university, Dr. Hernández takes you step by step in the course of the complete software approach, 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 information sections, she bargains crucial suggestion, necessary anecdotes, and bright examples. integrated 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 one can ask for instructor and assistance counselor recommendations
• while to supply schools with non-compulsory 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 greatly enhance their possibilities of moving into the school in their selection.

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