College Admission 101, 3rd Edition

Expert Advice for the New Challenges in Admissions, Testing, Financial Aid, and More

This friendly, helpful Q&A book from the editor-in-chief of The Princeton Review presents simple answers to your toughest questions about navigating the college admissions process, figuring out financial aid, and getting into the university of your choice!

As The Princeton Review’s Editor-in- Chief and nationally renowned expert on education, Robert Franek speaks with tens of thousands of anxious students and parents each year, advising them on how to turn their college hopes into reality.

College Admission 101 is an accessible, timely collection of the 60+ most-asked questions Rob hears. Uncomplicate your search with straightforward answers to questions like:
• How has college admissions changed since 2020?
• What changes are coming to the PSAT and SAT?
• Should I take the ACT, SAT, or both?
• What’s more important: GPA or test scores?
• How do I write a game-changing college essay?
• What extracurricular activities do colleges want to see?
• How does the financial aid process work?
The experts at The Princeton Review have been helping students, parents, and educators achieve the best results at every stage of the education process since 1981. The Princeton Review has helped millions succeed on standardized tests and provides expert advice and instruction to help parents, teachers, students, and schools navigate the complexities of school admission. In addition to classroom courses in over 40 states and 20 countries, The Princeton Review also offers online and school-based courses, one-to-one and small-group tutoring, as well as online services in both admission counseling and academic homework help. View titles by The Princeton Review
Robert J Franek is a graduate of Drew University and has been a member of The Princeton Review Staff since 1999. He has an extensive admissions background at Wagner College in Staten Island, NY. In addition, he owns his own tour company, which offers walking tours of his hometown of New York City.

Eric Owens attended Cornell University, and is a recent graduate of Loyola Chicago School of Law. He teaches and writes for The Princeton Review, and is the voice of Joe Bloggs on a CD-ROM.

Tom Meltzer is a graduate of Columbia University. He has taught for The Princeton Review since 1986 and is the author or co-author of seven TPR titles, the most recent of which is Illustrated Word Smart, which Tom co-wrote with his wife, Lisa. He is also a professional musician and songwriter. View titles by Robert Franek

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This friendly, helpful Q&A book from the editor-in-chief of The Princeton Review presents simple answers to your toughest questions about navigating the college admissions process, figuring out financial aid, and getting into the university of your choice!

As The Princeton Review’s Editor-in- Chief and nationally renowned expert on education, Robert Franek speaks with tens of thousands of anxious students and parents each year, advising them on how to turn their college hopes into reality.

College Admission 101 is an accessible, timely collection of the 60+ most-asked questions Rob hears. Uncomplicate your search with straightforward answers to questions like:
• How has college admissions changed since 2020?
• What changes are coming to the PSAT and SAT?
• Should I take the ACT, SAT, or both?
• What’s more important: GPA or test scores?
• How do I write a game-changing college essay?
• What extracurricular activities do colleges want to see?
• How does the financial aid process work?

Author

The experts at The Princeton Review have been helping students, parents, and educators achieve the best results at every stage of the education process since 1981. The Princeton Review has helped millions succeed on standardized tests and provides expert advice and instruction to help parents, teachers, students, and schools navigate the complexities of school admission. In addition to classroom courses in over 40 states and 20 countries, The Princeton Review also offers online and school-based courses, one-to-one and small-group tutoring, as well as online services in both admission counseling and academic homework help. View titles by The Princeton Review
Robert J Franek is a graduate of Drew University and has been a member of The Princeton Review Staff since 1999. He has an extensive admissions background at Wagner College in Staten Island, NY. In addition, he owns his own tour company, which offers walking tours of his hometown of New York City.

Eric Owens attended Cornell University, and is a recent graduate of Loyola Chicago School of Law. He teaches and writes for The Princeton Review, and is the voice of Joe Bloggs on a CD-ROM.

Tom Meltzer is a graduate of Columbia University. He has taught for The Princeton Review since 1986 and is the author or co-author of seven TPR titles, the most recent of which is Illustrated Word Smart, which Tom co-wrote with his wife, Lisa. He is also a professional musician and songwriter. View titles by Robert Franek

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