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COLLEGE PURSUIT JOURNAL

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: COLLEGE PURSUIT:

Seller ID: IM326263


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OPEN THE GATES TO THE IVY LEAGUE

By: C. W. HENDERSON

Price: $8.00

Publisher: PUTNAM PUBLISHING GROUP@:

Seller ID: IM129109


Ivy League schools on average reject some 90 percent of applicants. But there is another way to get into the top colleges in the United States--the back gate--that will still see motivated students come out the front gate with an Ivy League diploma. This book is the plan B that offers you an alternative set of keys to seven of the Ivy League universities: Harvard, Yale, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Pennsylvania (Penn), and Brown. Also covered are the so-called seco... View more info

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HOW TO BE A HIGH SCHOOL SUPERSTAR : A RE

By: CAL NEWPORT

Price: $6.50

Publisher: BANTAM DOUBLEDAY DELL:

Seller ID: IM489455


Do Less, Live More, Get Accepted What if getting into your reach schools didn't require four years of excessive A.P.-taking, overwhelming activity schedules, and constant stress?" "In "How to Be a High School Superstar, " Cal Newport explores the world of relaxed superstars--students who scored spots at the nation's top colleges by leading uncluttered, low stress, and authentic lives. Drawing from extensive interviews and cutting-edge science, Newport ex... View more info

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COLLEGE FILES : WRITTEN FOR A COLLEGE

By: CHRIS FERRETTI

Price: $6.50

Seller ID: IM193781


"The College Files" answers the single most important question that a first semester freshman in college will have: How do I survive? Chris Ferretti discusses a vast range of college topics including Greek life, drugs, time management, cramming for an exam, surviving difficult relationships, how a student can choose a major, and much more. He addresses all of the relevant issues that someone new to college will encounter, and does so in a layman's tongue. At the co... View more info

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WHAT YOU DON'T KNOW CAN KEEP YOU OUT OF

By: DON DUNBAR

Price: $13.50

Publisher: GOTHAM BOOKS:

Seller ID: IM387072


In the tradition of "The Gatekeepers," a veteran counselor provides the missing key to the college admissions door with insider wisdom about how admissions committees think, and the thirteen fatal mistakes that can ruin an application. When Don Dunbar was a college counselor for Phillips Academy, Andover, in the 1980s, he got to sit in on the meetings where the nation's top colleges decided whether to admit his students. Prep school counselors no longer get this kin... View more info

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WHAT YOU DON'T KNOW CAN KEEP YOU OUT OF

By: DON DUNBAR

Price: $7.50

Publisher: GOTHAM BOOKS:

Seller ID: IM493433


In the tradition of "The Gatekeepers," a veteran counselor provides the missing key to the college admissions door with insider wisdom about how admissions committees think, and the thirteen fatal mistakes that can ruin an application. When Don Dunbar was a college counselor for Phillips Academy, Andover, in the 1980s, he got to sit in on the meetings where the nation's top colleges decided whether to admit his students. Prep school counselors no longer get this kin... View more info

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REAL COLLEGE

By: DOUGLAS STONE

Price: $12.60

Publisher: PENGUIN:

Seller ID: IM45259


Few people have as much experience helping students cope with college life as Douglas Stone, a long-time Harvard residential adviser and coauthor of "Difficult Conversations," and Elizabeth Tippett, recent Harvard graduate and founding director of the university's peer mediation program. In "Real College," they join forces to help students deal with nightmare roommates, handle academic pressures, make smart choices about alcohol and sex, communicate with parents, and add... View more info

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Law School Essays that Made a Difference

By: Eric Owens

Price: $7.00

Publisher: PRINCETON REVIEW PUB.:

Edition: 3

Seller ID: IM494607


One of the best ways to stand out in a crowd of applicants to law school is to write an exceptional personal statement. "Law School Essays That Made a Difference, 3rd Edition," contains 70 real application essays as well as interviews with admissions pros and with students who've been through the process and made it to law school. "Law School Essays That Made a Difference, 3rd Edition" includes essays submitted to the following schools: American University Washin... View more info

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NAKED ROOMMATE'S FIRST YEAR SURVIVAL

By: HARLAN COHEN

Price: $10.00

Publisher: SOURCEBOOKS.EDU:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: IM338159


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50 Successful Harvard Application Essays

By: Harvard Crimson (COR)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: MPS:

Edition: 3

Seller ID: IM489478


Where to Begin? With an ever-growing pool of talented and diverse college applicants coming from the top high schools in the country and beyond, students everywhere are feeling the pressure to craft application essays that are clear, passionate, and, above all else, persuasive. No easy task. Examples that Inspire To help, this completely new edition of 50 Successful Harvard Application Essays showcases the exact approaches, both conventional and creative, ... View more info

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GATEKEEPERS : INSIDE THE ADMISSIONS PROC

By: JACQUES STEINBERG

Price: $8.00

Publisher: PENGUIN:

Seller ID: IM43294


In the fall of 1999, "New York Times" education reporter Jacques Steinberg was given an unprecedented opportunity to observe the admissions process at prestigious Wesleyan University. Over the course of nearly a year, Steinberg accompanied admissions officer Ralph Figueroa on a tour to assess and recruit the most promising students in the country. The Gatekeepers follows a diverse group of prospective students as they compete for places in the nation's most elite college... View more info

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Complete Law School Companion

By: JEFFERY DEAVER

Price: $9.00

Publisher: JOHN WILEY & SONS INC.:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: IM494615


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FIGHTING THE FRESHMAN FIFTEEN : A COLLEG

By: ROBYN FLIPSE

Price: $5.00

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

Seller ID: IM194725


The temptations of late-night pizza, "all you can eat" choices in the cafeteria -- not to mention weekend parties and exam stress -- all contribute to the 15 pounds an average college girl gains in her first semester. Fighting the Freshman Fifteen offers an essential and easy-to-ace course in making intelligent nutritional and lifestyle choices, including: -- Tips on using the cafeteria wisely-- Smart grocery shopping on a tight budget-- 50 no-mess meals that... View more info

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Acing Your First Year of Law School

By: Shana Connell Noyes

Price: $6.00

Publisher: HEIN WILLIAM S. & CO:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: IM495082


First published in 1999, Acing Your First Year of Law School has become one of the bestselling law school preparation books of all time. Every law student will tell you that the first year is the most important and the most frustrating. Law professors do not teach students the law, instead they leave students on their own to figure out the "answer" from a series of questions. This is a manual that teaches first year law students the ten basic skills they need to know... View more info

WRITING HISTORY : A GUIDE FOR STUDENTS

By: WILLIAM KELL STOREY

Price: $8.50

Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: IM54614


Bringing together practical methods from both history and composition, Writing History provides a wealth of tips and advice to help students research and write essays for history classes. The book covers all aspects of writing about history, including finding topics and researching them, interpreting source materials, drawing inferences from sources, and constructing arguments. It concludes with three chapters that discuss writing effective sentences, using precise wordi... View more info