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college admissions and awards. Select from the topics below:
- COLLEGE SELECTION Advice on how to find the best school for you.
Make wise, informed choices about where you'll go to
college, graduate school, or professional school. Make sure you'll get accepted to the best schools for you
and have choices among schools you've applied to.
See How to Choose Colleges.
- APPLICATION ESSAYS We take you through the entire process. Read our in-depth explanations of the essay's purpose, how to choose
a topic, how to write the first draft, how to engage and make the most use of feedback, and how to revise.
Includes preparation exercises. See:
- RECOMMENDATIONS Tips on how to choose recommenders,
make requests for recommendations, and follow up on requests. Includes information on what you can do to make the job of
the recommender easier and also improve your chances for getting
a strong recommendation. See
Getting Good Recommendations.
- FINAL OFFERS Advice on how to negotiate for
admission or award offers. Focuses on how to parlay existing offers into better ones. See
Negotiating the Best Offer.