Admission Matters by Sally P. Springer
What Students and Parents Need to Know About Getting into College

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New edition of the go-to reference to college admission

Getting into college has never been more complicated or competitive. Parents and students need expert guidance to navigate the maze of college admissions. This thoroughly updated edition of Admission Matters is the best source, covering the whole process for any applicant. The authors offer great practical advice for selecting the right school, writing effective essays, navigating financial aid, and much more. No matter what type of school a college-bound student may select, Admission Matters will give them the edge they need. Offers an essential resource for understanding the admission process for all students applying to collegeAddresses the most recent changes to the college application processNew sections include information for international students, transfer students, and students with learning disabilities, as well as expanded advice for athletes, artists, and homeschoolers

This is an essential handbook for any family facing the college admission process.


About Sally P. Springer

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Dr. Sally P. Springer, is Associate Chancellor Emerita at University of California, Davis, and a psychologist with over 30 years’ experience in higher education both as a professor and administrator. As a former admissions reader for the UC Davis campus, a member of the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC), and as an educational consultant providing one-on-one college admissions guidance to families through Springer Educational Consulting, Dr. Springer has her finger on the pulse of the college admissions process. Dr. Jonathan P. Reider is a nationally recognized authority on college admissions. His background includes 15 years of experience in the Stanford Office of Admissions where he served as Senior Associate Director of Admissions. For the last 12 years, Dr. Reider has served as Director of College Counseling at San Francisco University High School. He is a regular presenter at the NACAC annual meeting and is frequently quoted in national media in stories regarding college admissions. Joyce Vining Morgan is a Certified Educational Planner specializing in college admission with an online individualized practice. She has over 17 years of experience in college admissions, including service as Director of College Counseling at The Putney School in Vermont and as Vice-President of the New England Association for College Admission Counseling.
Published June 20, 2013 by Jossey-Bass. 400 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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