"The College Selection Compass" is a step-by-step guidebook designed to help parents and their teens as they begin their exploration of the often complex college world filled with major decisions, a multitude of information, and overwhelming campus visits.
Educator Rebecca Callow and college admissions coordinator Susan Nichols draw upon their professional backgrounds as they share the eye-opening results from their personal interviews with over fifteen hundred college students from forty-eight states and various ethnic backgrounds who were anxious to recount their college search experiences. Parents and their teens will not only gain insight on how to effectively plan ahead and organize the college search process, they will also benefit from tips on how to communicate openly during what can be a stressful period for everyone involved. Future college freshmen and their families will learn specifically about the:
Various ways to research colleges Social and psychological issues that accompany the process Methods to help stay organized Techniques to create individual resumes and cover letters
"The College Selection Compass" will help ensure that future college students possess the practical tools and in-depth knowledge so that they eventually find a school that maximizes their true potential.