How to get into a TOP-RANKED COLLEGE

How to get into a TOP-RANKED COLLEGE
How to get into a TOP-RANKED COLLEGE
How to get into a TOP-RANKED COLLEGE
How to get into a TOP-RANKED COLLEGE
How to get into a TOP-RANKED COLLEGE
How to get into a TOP-RANKED COLLEGE
How to get into a TOP-RANKED COLLEGE
How to get into a TOP-RANKED COLLEGE
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THIS RESOURCE IS GREAT FOR:

STUDENTS

PARENTS

MENTORS

HIGH SCHOOL COUNSELORS

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Colleges are getting more selective every year. The number of college applications is reaching unbelievable numbers! So how do you make your application stand out from the crowd?

I've created this easy to follow guide to help high-aspiring high school students (and their helpful, nervous parents) reach their dream of attending their TOP COLLEGE CHOICE. I've worked with hundreds of high school students as a College & Career Coordinator and helped them achieve their goals. Why wait until your sophomore or junior year to start planning? Get started NOW to make a plan for your (or your child's) success! The earlier you realize what colleges are looking for, the bigger advantage you'll have with your application. Examples of some of the schools where my students have been accepted are: American, Boston College, Colgate, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Davidson, Duke, Georgetown, Georgia Tech, NYU, Notre Dame, Princeton, Rice, UC Berkeley, UCLA, UNC Chapel Hill, Vanderbilt, Villanova, and the Washington University in St. Louis.

It only takes FIVE things to make your college application stand out from the crowd:

  • Academics (but you already knew that!)
  • Curiosity (a demonstrated love of learning, whatever that is)
  • Good character (yes, colleges are looking at that)
  • Great personal skills (yep, they'll try to figure this out too!)
  • High impact volunteerism or research project (I'll talk about this in the book.)

WHAT’S INCLUDED:

Tips on sharing your UNIQUE STORY

Why interests and curiosity matter

The truth about ACADEMICS, GPA, and all those AP classes

Are colleges really looking at your CHARACTER and PERSONAL SKILLS?

Ideas on how to create MEANINGFUL COMMUNITY SERVICE ACTIVITIES

How to solicit impactful LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION

How to save time in the fall by writing these three ESSAYS ahead of time

Why you should attend optional ADMISSIONS INTERVIEWS

Why you should brag about your SCHOLARSHIPS

Explanation of all the different types of APPLICATION DEADLINES

Organizational tools, such as the APPLICATION and SCHOLARSHIP TRACKERS

Four links to interviews and a news story about the college application process.

So what are you waiting for? The time to start planning is NOW!

If you are a high school counselor and need a fully editable presentation for students and parents about the college planning process, check out my Planning for College PowerPoint.

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