How to Go to College in Seven EASY Steps
It was written for those who have not had the benefit of thorough guidance and counseling at high school; or for first-generation college students who are coming from a family to whom a higher education has only ever been a dream. It is written to guide prospective students through all the confusion and pitfalls that seem to loom when considering how to navigate the application process.
This book takes the prospective student through the maze of how to figure out what they want to study (i.e. how to decide what career choice for which they need to select subjects to study) and how to find the best college/university to apply to.
It then takes them through the many avenues and ways in which to select a school of higher education and how to apply to schools for admission. Detailed explanations and all sorts lots of advice, tips and pointers assist the seeker in making sure they cover all the aspects required and submit successful applications; tips are also provided for successful interviews and essays and how prospective students can prepare themselves through writing admissions tests.
The all-important matter of how to finance their studies is also explained in detail, with an emphasis on aiming for a debt-free degree or certification. Financial aid is broken down into the various available options and how to apply for scholarships is also discussed.
The reader isn’t left high and dry with all that done – what to do once acceptance letters arrive and how to prepare to attend the future school is also detailed.
All that remains after that is to GO! And to enjoy the pursuit of higher education as it opens up new vistas on a promising, exciting future.