When It Comes to College Admissions, Dare to Be Yourself
Applying to college isn’t just about your GPA, test scores, or how many activities you’ve done. It’s about finding colleges that fit you as a student and a person. And the name of the game is: that’s what the colleges want as well.
adMISSIONPOSSIBLE is not your unusual admission guide-this book is designed that will help you be just a little bit different, just a little bit better, than everyone else by specializing in who you are and what you love.
adMISSION POSSIBLE takes the stress out of the admission process by providing you with the most useful hands-on advice on everything you wish to have to know and do to make the application process go smoothly-a step by step action plan, filled with worksheets, charts, resume and essay samples, questions, directions, and timelines. Along the way you’ll be able to discover how to make yourself shine with:
Extracurricular activities that show your passions, know-how, leadership, and/or resourcefulness
Admissions essays based on insights and unique, down-to-earth personal stories
High school counselor and teacher recommendations that are “over the top“
An Activities Résumé that helps colleges and recommenders really know you
“Wonderfully comprehensive…extraordinarily accurate in a field with a million small details that can change swiftly.”—Jon Reider, Former Senior Associate Director of Admission, Stanford University (1985-2000), Director of College Counseling, San Francisco University High School
“Majorie makes college admissions a process of discovery for the student and leaves them happy about where they’re going instead of unhappy about where they aren’t going.” —Samuel L. Popkin, PhD, Professor of Political Science, University of California, San Diego, Susan L. Shirk, PhD, Director of the University of California Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation