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    DescriptionFor generations, the admissions process of the Ivy League schools and other top colleges has been cloaked in mystery and myth. Now Michele A. Hernandez, a former admissions officer at Dartmouth, finally breaks the ancient code of silence to reveal how the world's most highly selective schools really make their decisions. With absolute candor, Hernandez tells you all the hard truths, provides all the secrets, reveals how admission officers factor in every extenuating circumstance, and, most importantly, she shows you how to make this complex, high-stakes system work for you. Thorough, direct, and written for real results, A IS FOR ADMISSION answers the questions asked by countless students: * What do admissions officers really look for and what turns them off? * How are test scores and grades truly evaluated? * Does applying for early decision hurt or help you get in to the college of your choice? * How can you improve the chances of acceptance?


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    Title
    A is for Admission
    Subtitle
    The Insider's Guide to Getting into the Ivy League and Other Top Colleges
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Michele A. Hernandez
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 304
    Width: 150 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 19 mm
    Weight: 338 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780446540674
    ISBN 10: 0446540676
    Classifications

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    BISAC region code: 4.0.1.0.0.0.0
    LC classification: LB2351.2 .H45 2009
    Edition
    Revised
    Edition statement
    Revised, Updated
    Publisher
    Little, Brown & Company
    Imprint name
    Grand Central Publishing
    Publication date
    01 October 2009
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Michele A. Hernandez graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Dartmouth College in 1989. She served as an assistant director of admissions at Dartmouth College from 1992 to 1997. Currently, she is the president of Hernandez College Consulting LLC, one of the nation's leading firms on helping students gain admission into top colleges.
    Review quote
    Secrets of the Ivy League...a former admissions officer tells all - Newsweek 'An Ivy League bombshell...the admissions process has been exposed to daylight...Hernandez's book is rich in detail' #NAME?
    Back cover copy
    FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER, THE COMPLETE, INSIDE STORY FROM AN ACTUAL IVY LEAGUE ADMISSIONS OFFICERFor generations, the admissions process of the Ivy League schools has been cloaked in mystery and myth. Now Michele A. Hernandez, a former admissions officer at Dartmouth College, finally breaks the ancient code of silence to reveal how the world's most highly selective schools really make their decisions. With absolute candor, she tells you all the hard truths, how officials factor in every extenuating circumstance, and, most important, how to make this complex, high-stakes system work for you. Thorough, direct, and written for results, A IS FOR ADMISSION answers the questions asked by countless students: -- What do admissions officers look for and what turns them off? -- How are test scores and grades truly evaluated? -- Does applying for early decision hurt or help you get into the college of your choice? -- How can you improve the odds of acceptance? ...and much more.