The College Admissions Process

The College Admissions Process

by Marcia Amidon Lusted


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781534502239
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date: 01/15/2018
Series: Issues That Concern You Series
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 5

1 The College Admissions Process Is Too Stressful for Teens Michelle Trudeau 8

2 There Isn't Room for Everyone Ben Jones 13

3 Colleges Should Be Able to Practice Race-Conscious Admissions Liliana M. Garces 19

4 Race-Based Decisions Don't Help Anyone in the Long Run Jennifer Gratz 25

5 We Need to Be Careful About the Standardized Tests We Choose Richard C. Atkinson 35

6 The Rich-Poor Divide on College Campuses Is Widening Jon Marcus Holly K. Hacker 40

7 Six Ways Colleges Game Their Numbers Marian Wang 46

8 Students Need Quality College Counseling Robert Bardwell 52

9 How Can the College Application Process Be Improved? Holly Korbey 60

10 Think Twice Before Paying for College Prep Professionals Caralee J. Adams 69

11 High SAT and ACT Scores Might Not Spell Success at College Judy Woodruff William Hiss 77

12 What Colleges Don't Want You to Know About Admissions Stephen Burd Rachel Fishman 83


What You Should Know About College Admissions 93

What You Should Do About College Admissions 96

Organizations to Contact 98

Bibliography 101

Index 105

Picture Credits 109

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