TITLE

HOW TO WIN THE COLLEGE GAME

AUTHOR(S)
Kantrowitz, Barbara; Wingert, Pat; Springen, Karen
PUB. DATE
April 2002
SOURCE
Newsweek;4/8/2002, Vol. 139 Issue 14, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the college application process and competition among students to be accepted at top colleges. Accomplishments of students which may make them attractive to colleges, including Advanced Placement courses and high Scholastic Aptitude Test scores; Way that prospective students tour universities and colleges during the application process.
ACCESSION #
6416769

 

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