ERIC Number: ED340331
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Mar
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The Other Route into College: How To Get into College when You Can't Depend on Your Grades or SATs. Alternative Admission.
This book offers guidance to high school seniors and college transfer students desiring college admission even if they possess low SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test) scores or spotty grade point averages. The book begins by describing alternative admissions programs that accept students who would not otherwise meet the entrance standards of a particular college. It explains what these programs offer as well as the ways they can be helpful to the student with a spotty record. Then, college by college, the directory gives the basic facts of the current alternative admissions programs at 239 colleges: general information, the details of tutoring, course requirements, mainstreaming and degree issued, costs, profile of the student body, accommodations, application deadlines, etc. The information is intended to help the student and family select an appropriate school program. Contains a geographical index to the colleges. (GLR)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Admission Criteria, Admission (School), College Admission, College Bound Students, College Entrance Examinations, Grades (Scholastic), High School Graduates, Higher Education, Prerequisites, Program Descriptions, Resource Materials, Transfer Students
Random House Reference Books, 201 East 50th Street, New York, NY 10022 ($14.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Students
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