It's the Student, Not the College : The Secrets of Succeeding at Any School -- Without Going Broke or Crazy Read ebook DJVU, FB2, RTF, DOCX

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More than ever before, today's college hopefuls and their families face intense academic and extracurricular pressure, dwindling acceptance rates, mounting tuition costs, crippling student loan burdens, and of course the need to find-and gain acceptance to-the elusive "dream school." In It's the Student, Not the College , educational consultant Kristin White explains that it doesn't need to be so hard. She cuts through the nonsense surrounding "elite" institutions, then provides students and their harried parents with a path to academic excellence and career success that leapfrogs over needless stress and expense. White's essential message: Students can make any school into a dream school if they become dream students, by developing a personal "College Success Profile" of qualities such as perseverance, curiosity, and strong study habits. So parents can take a deep breath and skip that second mortgage, and students can grow, excel, and even live a little, wherever they enroll, knowing the future is in their hands-not Harvard's., The future is in "your" hands not Harvard'sTO: All students wondering Can I get into my dream college? CC: All parents wondering Can we afford it? FROM: Educational consultant Kristin M. WhiteMEMO: COLLEGE RANKINGS DON T MATTER. This claim might sound crazy, but it s true: Research shows that where you go to school makes little difference to future financial success or quality of life personal qualities such as ambition, perseverance, and a sense of purpose are all more important. Kristin M. White has helped hundreds of parents and students look beyond the dream-school hype and focus on what s most important. Now, in "It s the Student, Not the College," she shows how to avoid unrepayable debt and set yourself up to grow, excel, and enjoy yourself at any school. Instead of obsessing over GPA cutoffs and SAT scores, students will learn how to build a personal Success Profile by adopting the traits that help stellar students make the grade in school and life. Plus . . .Why what you do in school counts more than where you go14 surefire ways to develop your Success Profile as a student and beyondCriteria to consider when choosing a collegeHow to find a good fit for your family s financesAnd tips for graduating career-ready and landing a great first job.Expensive, elite colleges have too much sway over the minds and bank accounts of students and parents. "It s the Student, Not the College" breaks that stranglehold and reveals the real secrets of success.", The future is in your hands--not Harvard's TO: All students wondering "Can I get into my dream college?" CC: All parents wondering "Can we afford it?" FROM: Educational consultant Kristin M. White MEMO: COLLEGE RANKINGS DON'T MATTER. This claim might sound crazy, but it's true: Research shows that where you go to school makes little difference to future financial success or quality of life--personal qualities such as ambition, perseverance, and a sense of purpose are all more important. Kristin M. White has helped hundreds of parents and students look beyond the dream-school hype and focus on what's most important. Now, in It's the Student, Not the College , she shows how to avoid unrepayable debt and set yourself up to grow, excel, and enjoy yourself at any school. Instead of obsessing over GPA cutoffs and SAT scores, students will learn how to build a personal "Success Profile"--by adopting the traits that help stellar students make the grade in school and life. Plus . . . Why what you do in school counts more than where you go 14 surefire ways to develop your Success Profile as a student and beyond Criteria to consider when choosing a college How to find a good fit for your family's finances And tips for graduating career-ready and landing a great first job. Expensive, elite colleges have too much sway over the minds and bank accounts of students and parents. It's the Student, Not the College breaks that stranglehold--and reveals the real secrets of success.


It's the Student, Not the College : The Secrets of Succeeding at Any School -- Without Going Broke or Crazy by Kristin M. White Read ebook IBOOKS, DOC, MOBI

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