ERIC Number: EJ541270
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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What School Is Right for You?
Fitzpatrick, Bonnie; Loennig, Marge
U.S. News & World Report, v121 n11 p101-02,04-05 Sep 16 1996
Two veteran high school counselors answer college bound students' common questions about selecting and applying to colleges. Topics discussed include where to begin research, criteria for selecting schools, number of applications to submit, parent role, getting counselors' help, relative importance of admission criteria, applying to parents' alma maters, and student aid. (MSE)
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Admission Criteria, Alumni, College Admission, College Applicants, College Bound Students, College Choice, College Entrance Examinations, Costs, Counselor Role, Decision Making, Extracurricular Activities, Family Role, Grades (Scholastic), Higher Education, Information Seeking, Institutional Characteristics, Parent Influence, Paying for College, Records (Forms), Scores, Selective Admission, Student Financial Aid
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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