Rating: 5/5 stars.
I finished this in four hours. I read it in August, as a rising senior with college applications waiting to be started – what I can I say?
While I can confidently say that I had a roughly accurate idea of how admissions worked, this book refined some of my beliefs and heightened others that I already held. The academic index and the finer details regarding parental involvement/guidance counselor/teacher recommendations were intriguing. It would help if all of those involved in the admissions process possessed a good grasp of the concepts presented in this guide.
I was worried that this book would focus too much on how to get high SAT or scores or how to superficially solidify my application. Continue reading