Chicken Soup for the Soul: Teens Talk Getting In. . . to College: 101 True Stories from Kids Who Have Lived Through It

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Teens Talk Getting In. . . to College: 101 True Stories from Kids Who Have Lived Through It

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Overview

Applying to colleges is stressful, and teens will appreciate reading these stories from other kids who been through it and understand the anxiety and uncertainty of the process.

Colleges are deluged with applications and the college application process has become traumatic and all-consuming. In this portable “support group” for high school students, kids share their stories of:
  • SAT and ACT testing madness
  • parental pressure — and support
  • stress and the need to “have a life”
  • road trips, interviews, and auditions
  • disappointments and silver linings
  • gap years and other alternative paths to higher education
  • not getting in anywhere
  • and all the other facets of the college application process!


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781935096276
Publisher: Chicken Soup for the Soul
Publication date: 11/04/2008
Series: Chicken Soup for the Soul Series
Pages: 380
Sales rank: 1,180,597
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

About the Author

Jack Canfield is co-creator of the Chicken Soup for the Soul® series, which includes forty New York Times bestsellers, and coauthor of The Success Principles: How to Get from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be. He is a leader in the field of personal transformation and peak performance and is currently CEO of the Canfield Training Group and Founder and Chairman of the Board of The Foundation for Self-Esteem. An internationally renowned corporate trainer and keynote speaker, he lives in Santa Barbara, California.

Mark Victor Hansen is a co-founder of Chicken Soup for the Soul.

Hometown:

Santa Barbara, California

Date of Birth:

August 19, 1944

Place of Birth:

Fort Worth, Texas

Education:

B.A. in History, Harvard University, 1966; M.A.T. Program, University of Chicago, 1968; M.Ed., U. of Massachusetts, 1973

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