COLLEGE COUNTDOWN is America’s best planning guide for students and their parents who are not completely sure about how to apply to college, win scholarships and maximize financial aid. It also tells how to earn excellent grades and achieve high college entrance test scores. Some students are the first in their families to go to college; others may be recent immigrants. The complicated admission process and the different deadlines for admissions, testing and scholarships confuse many students. Superior students can be overscheduled with classes and activities. For all these students, COLLEGE COUNTDOWN provides a simple and reliable way to overcome these obstacles and achieve their goals.
Graduating eighth graders, freshmen, sophomores and juniors should use COLLEGE COUNTDOWN to prepare thoroughly for the senior year application procedures. The book features an expanded section on study skills to help students academically. Here is critical information on courses to take, possible activities, and how to organize for college admission. Seniors are guided by month by month calendars, using tips for the major activity that needs to be completed each month.
This book is the key that unlocks the door to a college education!