The College Advising Handbook for Parents and Administrators
by Dr. Larry Stephenson
Updated March 2016. All too often, trying to help students prepare for, select, and be accepted into the right college or university feels a bit like a roll of the dice . . . plain old luck. Instead, allow The College Advising Handbook to assist you in getting a handle on the process. This short handbook covers the following subjects:
- Helping your college-bound kid- Deciding on a college- Preparing for a college in 11th grade- Preparing for a college in 12th grade- Deadline checklist for juniors and seniors- Researching colleges- What colleges actually want- Checklists for visiting and interviewing colleges- Early Decision programs- Preparation for standardized testing- Writing and submitting your college applications- Financial aid and scholarshipsand much more!