ERIC Number: ED399491
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Who's Who among American High School Students, Lake Forest, IL.
The college admissions process and the college selection process are complex and much debated procedures which confront more than 50% of high school seniors in the United States. The purpose of this digest is to help students explore options available in choosing a suitable postsecondary education. For example the advantages of large or small schools, and considerations for public, private, or church-related schools are examined; the importance of testing and test preparation is discussed; and the opportunities for financial aid are explored. The importance high school counselors in the entire process is emphasized. Chapters are: (1) Foreword to Students; (2) Getting the Most From Your High School Counselor; (3) The SAT: What, How, Who Cares? (4) How to Find Financial Aid; (5) Tough Questions to Ask Any Admissions Officer; (6) Selecting a College: One Size Does Not Fit All; (7) Campus Lifestyle: An Important Consideration in Choosing a College; (8) Major Decisions: Choosing the Right College Major; (9) How to Survive Freshman Year; and (10) Learning a New Role...For Parents. (JBJ)
Descriptors: College Admission, College Bound Students, College Choice, College Freshmen, High School Seniors, High School Students, High Schools, Higher Education, Majors (Students), School Counseling, School Counselors, Student Financial Aid
Educational Communications, Inc., 721 N. McKinley Road, Lake Forest, IL 60045, (847) 295-6650 (single copy: $7.95; 2-10 copies: $6.50; 11-99 copies: $5.25; 100 or more copies: $5 plus $1 postage and handling).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Who's Who among American High School Students, Lake Forest, IL.
Note: For the 1995 edition, see ED 302 128.