The Ultimate College Acceptance System

Everything You Need to Know to Get into the Right College for You

Danny Ruderman

St. Martin's Griffin

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Danny Ruderman has helped countless students successfully apply, and get accepted, to the colleges of their choice.  Now, with his step-by-step, comprehensive system he can help you too. Like having a college guidance counselor by your side every step of the way, The Ultimate College Acceptance System helps you to create a winning application. The book includes information on:
 
Finding The Best School for You: Including The Ivies, Overlooked Schools, Schools for Performing Arts, Learning Disability Programs, and Schools for Students without an A or B average.
 
Learning How to Increase Your Chances of Getting Accepted: Including How to Get Organized, How to Interview, How to Beat Standardized Tests, How to Know if You Should Apply Early, and How to Appeal a Decision.
 
Completing the Application: Including How to Fill Out the Common Application, How to Write the "Big" Essay, How to Compose "Smaller Paragraph" Essays, How to Create a Personal Resume, How to Get Strong Letters of Recommendation, and How to Complete Financial Aid Forms.
 
Includes a bonus Resource CD with downloadable forms, useful website links, and audio of author speaking about the latest recommendations for parents and students!

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Ultimate College Acceptance System
PART ONEFIND THE BEST SCHOOL FOR YOUINTRODUCTIONSO JUST WHO AM I AND WHY SHOULD YOU LISTEN TO ME?Name: Danny RudermanAge: 32High school: Fontana High School, Fontana, CA (aka "Funtucky")College: Stanford U.Height: 6'2"Weight: 180Number of jobs since graduating from college: 27Current job: College admissions guruTime spent at current job: 8 yearsCars like it: 0Realizing you don't really care to know this stuff about me: PricelessSummary: Okay, although it is true about the twenty-seven jobs (ranger in Yosemite, bank teller, waiter, chauffeur, and more), I have

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"Students will come away from reading this book more empowered and with a better understanding of the active role they themselves can take in gaining admission to college." -Molly Branch, college counselor
"...like an expert coach, offering unique insights and guiding students as they research, select, and apply to college." -Kevin Newman, college counselor
"The best thing I found about the book was that it helped my son feel less overwhelmed and he actually got excited about applying to college." - Anonymous parent

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Danny Ruderman

Danny Ruderman, a mermber of the Western Association of College Admissions Counselors, has been a private college admissions counselor in Los Angeles for nin years.

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The Ultimate College Acceptance System
Everything You Need to Know to Get into the Right College for You
Danny Ruderman

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St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin
April 2007
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ISBN: 9781429908528
ISBN10: 1429908521
288 pages
$7.99
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