What Colleges Don't Tell You (and Other Parents Don't Want You To Know): 272 Secrets For Getting Your Kid Into The Top Schools by Elizabeth Wissner-grossWhat Colleges Don't Tell You (and Other Parents Don't Want You To Know): 272 Secrets For Getting Your Kid Into The Top Schools by Elizabeth Wissner-gross

What Colleges Don't Tell You (and Other Parents Don't Want You To Know): 272 Secrets For Getting…

byElizabeth Wissner-gross

Paperback | July 31, 2007

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A sought-after packager of high school students shares 272 secrets to help parents get their kids into the top schools

Targeting the savvy parents of today's college-bound teenagers who seek to gain a proven edge in the college admissions process, this book reveals 272 little-known secrets to help parents get their kids into the school of their dreams.

Did you know?
-A child's guidance counselor can help reverse a deferral.
-A parent can help get a child off a waiting list.
-There is a way for students to back out of Early Decision once they've been accepted.

Based on the controversial insider information Elizabeth Wissner-Gross has gleaned from working as a highly successful packager of high school students and from interviews with heads of admission at the nation's top colleges, this book empowers parents by decoding the admissions process.
Elizabeth Wissner-Gross, trained as a journalist, has for ten years succeeded in helping students, including her own children, gain admission offers to Harvard, Princeton, Yale, MIT, and other competitive colleges.
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Title:What Colleges Don't Tell You (and Other Parents Don't Want You To Know): 272 Secrets For Getting…Format:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 8.4 × 5.5 × 0.8 inPublished:July 31, 2007Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0452288541

ISBN - 13:9780452288546

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“An empowering insider’s guide.”—Melissa Hartman, Imagine magazine, Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth   “Insider Wissner-Gross… knows exactly how to help graduates gain admission to the most prestigious colleges in the country, including Harvard, Yale, and Princeton… Dig in and give your kid a much-needed advantage.”—Kirkus Reviews   “Wissner-Gross has found a keenly sought after niche in helping parents ‘package’ their children for college admissions… Most helpful is [her] advice gleaned from admissions officers… and her reminder to stay persistent.”—Publishers Weekly