Making It Into A Top College

Making It Into A Top College

10 Steps to Gaining Admission to Selective Colleges and Universities

Book - 2009
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Baker & Taylor
A planning handbook for college-bound students offers step-by-step advice on the admissions process, from test taking, essays, and interviews to campus visits, references, and creative financial aid packages.


Let America's premier college consultants take the mystery out of admissions.

As seen on PBS, this proven, ten-step program offers a comprehensive inside view of the state of college admissions today. Educational consultants Howard and Matthew Greene have mastered the science and art of college admissions, helping tens of thousands of students get into their schools of choice. This highly effective program is now available to all students who want to attend an outstanding college or university. The Greenes' cutting-edge approach will teach you to:

  • Think like an admissions officer
  • Plan a comprehensive admissions campaign
  • Understand and take advantage of current trends
  • Implement the best strategies for standing out

Whether it's choosing the best college for you, writing a winning personal statement, or planning your college financing, this fully updated new edition gives you the latest in admissions secrets, statistics, tactics, and facts.

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Two independent educational consultants offer an insider's view of the state of college admissions today. The authors' ten-step program begins in high school, stressing the importance of following a demanding secondary curriculum and giving advice on succeeding on standardized tests. There is detailed guidance on choosing a college, writing a personal statement, financial planning, campus visits, and applying to selective US colleges from abroad. Howard Greene is a former Princeton University admissions officer. Matthew Greene has taught and advised students at the University of Colorado-Boulder. Both are now independent consultants. There is no subject index. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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A step-by-step guide for organizing an admission campaign to the country's most competitive schools shares inside information on what top colleges seek in applicants while counseling students on how to make the most of their qualifications and prepare for the interview process. 10,000 first printing. Original.

Publisher: New York : Collins Reference, c2009
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9780061726736
Characteristics: xvi, 482 p. : ill. 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Greene, Matthew W. 1968-


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