Monday, October 4, 2010

NEW COURSE: Inside the College Admissions Process « New York Times Knowledge Network

NEW COURSE: Inside the College Admissions Process « New York Times Knowledge Network

October 13 - November 10, 2010, Registration Closes October 12
Live Sessions Wednesdays 8:00 - 9:00 PM EST
Instructor: Jacques Steinberg $225

This course will help you, your college-bound teen, and college admissions counselors navigate the mystifying process of college admissions...The course will include an explanation of the importance of matching a particular student to particular schools; an analysis of the factors that carry the most weight with admissions offices; an overview of financial aid options and how to evaluate them for your family; and a look at the merits of early decision and early action programs. Special attention will be paid to the application essay and its latest incarnations, such as video.

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