The Search for Personalized College Help Ends Here Since its release in 2007, College is Yours in 600 Words or Lesshas helped college-bound students and their families make the most out of searching for a college with an approach that is practical, student-centered, supportive, funny, and calming. College is Yours 2.0offers nearly twice the ...Read MoreThe Search for Personalized College Help Ends Here Since its release in 2007, College is Yours in 600 Words or Lesshas helped college-bound students and their families make the most out of searching for a college with an approach that is practical, student-centered, supportive, funny, and calming. College is Yours 2.0offers nearly twice the advice found in College is Yours, with updates to guide students and families through a strong college search while living a great high school life. Every chapter is short enough to read in 3 minutes, but deep enough to read over and over again. New topics in College is Yours 2.0include: -Expanded coverage on applying for scholarships and paying for college -What to do when you "freeze" on an application -Making the most of a college interview -Advice for college-bound artists, athletes, and students with special needs -How to make sure your e-mail and social media accounts don't hurt your college chances -What notto write in a college essay -How to lead a happy, productive senior year -Applying to a highly selective college -Choosing among many offers of admission -Taking a year off before starting college -Is college really worth it? These topics build on the rock-solid advice in areas such as: -Learning how to be a strong high school student -What colleges really look for in community service work -How to prepare for college entrance tests -Asking for letters of recommendation -How to visit a college campus -Building your college list -The sure-fire way families can talk about college in a supportive way Readers can continue the college search and discussion on www.collegeisyours.com, where they'll find weekly updates on applying to college, a chance to ask for advice, and more. Award-winning college counselor Patrick O'Connor has helped thousands of college-bound students and families find colleges that are right for them by focusing on what matters most%u2014the needs, interests and goals of the student. College is Yours 2.0 includes the same advice families pay hundreds, even thousands, of dollars for, and now it's available to everyone. From high school schedules to admission essays, from college visits to paying for college, College is Yours 2.0 offers the calm, clear, step-by-step advice that's easy to follow, but hard to come by. A world of opportunity awaits-discover the richer road to college in College is Yours 2.0.Read Less
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