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1 Tips and Tricks for Students & Parents Embarking on the College Admission Journey Kent Rinehart Dean of Admission December 2, 2014.

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1 1 Tips and Tricks for Students & Parents Embarking on the College Admission Journey Kent Rinehart Dean of Admission December 2, 2014

2 2 Trying to Get Into College? Good News Bad News

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7 7 Choices, choices, choices! 4,000+ colleges Distance From Here Size Co-ed/Single Sex Environment Academic Programs Cost

8 8 Admissibility/Scholarship Reach Schools Target Schools Likely Schools

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10 10 Selective College Admission High School Transcript Standardized Tests Letters of Recommendation Extracurricular Activities Essay Interview (when available)

11 11 High School Transcript Grades are important Course selection is extremely important! Performance over all 4 years is important Admission Offices understand that gradingsystems vary High schools vary

12 12 Standardized Test Scores SAT ACT Test Optional –

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14 14 Letters of Recommendation Choose carefully who writes your letter ofrecommendation Please don’t send too many! Give plenty of time to whoever writes yourletter of recommendation

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17 17 Extracurricular Activities (cont.) Sports Community Service Working Clubs and Organizations BE YOURSELF!!!

18 18 Essay Student’s Voice Spell Check

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21 21 Essay (cont.) “….and that is why I want to attend HarvardUniversity.”

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25 Unique Actions to get into College 25

26 26 Financial Aid Merit Scholarships  Academic  Athletic Need Based Financial Aid  FAFSA  CSS Profile

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28 28 Kent Rinehart Dean of Admission Marist College

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