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What it really takes to get into the Ivy League & other highly selective colleges

Author: Chuck Hughes
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2003.
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Hughes, Chuck (Chuck W.).
What it really takes to get into the Ivy League & other highly selective colleges.
New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2003
(DLC) 2002155765
(OCoLC)51251777
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Chuck Hughes
ISBN: 0071425063 9780071425063
OCLC Number: 52685440
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 253 pages)
Contents: College Admissions 101: What Matters to Admissions Offices --
A 10,000 Foot View of Selective Admissions --
The Long Line to Admission --
The Admission Mission: Prepare Leaders for the Twenty-First Century --
Universities Don't Just Admit Individuals--They Build Classes --
Individual Assessment: The Key Criteria --
Academic Assessment: Are Good Grades and Strong SAT Scores Enough? --
Analyzing Academic Rigor, GPA, and Class Rank --
Standardized Testing --
Co-Curricular Programs and Awards --
Academic Profile of Students Admitted to Highly Selective Colleges --
Extracurricular Activities --
Making a Difference on and off Campus --
The Extracurricular Milieu --
Depth versus Breadth of Extracurricular Commitments --
Avoiding Tunnel Vision --
Student Government and the Politicians of Tomorrow --
The Great Debate --
Music and Visual and Performing Arts: High Profile on Campus and in Admissions --
Power of the Pen: Publications, Journalism, and Writing --
Entrepreneurship, Business Internships, and Term-Time Work --
Social Service and Community Involvement --
Impact of Athletics in Admission --
Recognized Extracurricular Programs and Positions --
Extracurricular Profile of Students Admitted to Highly Selective Colleges --
Circumstances That Limit Extracurricular Involvement --
Personal Qualities and Background Factors Impact on the Application --
Why Personal Character Is Important --
Letters of Recommendation --
The Personal Essay and the Story It Tells --
Interviewing --
Intangibles: Tip Factors.
Responsibility: Chuck Hughes.
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