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Admission Matters: What Students and Parents Need to Know About Getting into College
1.  Admission Matters: What Students and Parents Need to Know About Getting into College by Sally P. Springer
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  "Great overview of the process!  Things have changed in the past 20 years.  Provides a balanced perspective."
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The New Rules of College Admissions: Ten Former Admissions Officers Reveal What it Takes to Get Into College Today (Fireside Books (Fireside))
2.  The New Rules of College Admissions: Ten Former Admissions Officers Reveal What it Takes to Get Into College Today (Fireside Books (Fireside)) by Stephen Kramer
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  "Another good overview.  The first chapter is good for a freshman in high school to read as that's the time to start preparing for college/career."
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What High Schools Don't Tell You (And Other Parents Don't Want You toKnow): Create a Long-Term Plan for Your 7th to 10th Grader for Getting into the Top Colleges
3.  What High Schools Don't Tell You (And Other Parents Don't Want You toKnow): Create a Long-Term Plan for Your 7th to 10th Grader for Getting into the Top Colleges by Elizabeth Wissner-Gross
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  "Starting in middle school... preparing for the MOST ELITE colleges...  May be stressful to read!"
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What Colleges Don't Tell You (And Other Parents Don't Want You to Know): 272 Secrets for Getting Your Kid into the Top Schools
4.  What Colleges Don't Tell You (And Other Parents Don't Want You to Know): 272 Secrets for Getting Your Kid into the Top Schools by Elizabeth Wissner-Gross
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  "Starting in 9th grade... preparing for the MOST ELITE colleges...   May be stressful to read!"
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Countdown to College: 21 To Do Lists for High School: Step-By-Step Strategies for 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th Graders 2nd Edition
5.  Countdown to College: 21 To Do Lists for High School: Step-By-Step Strategies for 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th Graders 2nd Edition by Valerie Pierce
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How to Make Colleges Want You: Insider Secrets for Tipping the Admissions Odds in Your Favor
6.  How to Make Colleges Want You: Insider Secrets for Tipping the Admissions Odds in Your Favor by Mike Moyer
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  "haven't seen this one yet... looks interesting"
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What You Don't Know Can Keep You Out of College: A Top Consultant Explains the 13 Fatal Application Mistakesand Why Character Is the Key to College Admissions
7.  What You Don't Know Can Keep You Out of College: A Top Consultant Explains the 13 Fatal Application Mistakesand Why Character Is the Key to College Admissions by Don Dunbar
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Do What You Are: Discover the Perfect Career for You Through the Secrets of Personality Type
8.  Do What You Are: Discover the Perfect Career for You Through the Secrets of Personality Type by Barbara Barron-Tieger
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  "Launching off in the right direction is SO IMPORTANT! This book helps you to consider your strengths and interests in choosing a potential career."
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What Color Is Your Parachute? For Teens, 2nd Edition: Discovering Yourself, Defining Your Future
9.  What Color Is Your Parachute? For Teens, 2nd Edition: Discovering Yourself, Defining Your Future by Richard Nelson Bolles
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  "Excellent!"
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What Do You Really Want? How to Set a Goal and Go for It! A Guide for Teens
10.  What Do You Really Want? How to Set a Goal and Go for It! A Guide for Teens by Beverly K. Bachel
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  "Excellent book for teens!  Questions to help teens start thinking about goals.  White space to actually write in the book.  Motivational quotes for encouragement.  Helps to make "goal-setting" do-able!"
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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens: The Ultimate Teenage Success Guide
11.  The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens: The Ultimate Teenage Success Guide by Sean Covey
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  "Teens need to identify and pursue their goals.  This book is most helpful!"
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The 6 Most Important Decisions You'll Ever Make: A Guide for Teens
12.  The 6 Most Important Decisions You'll Ever Make: A Guide for Teens by Sean Covey
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  "Another excellent book by Sean Covey."
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The Organized Student: Teaching Children the Skills for Success in School and Beyond
13.  The Organized Student: Teaching Children the Skills for Success in School and Beyond by Jennifer Zwiebel
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  "This book is written for the parent, although a mature student could use it too. In today's competitive environment, kids NEED to be organized to stay on top of their game.  This book is an invaluable step-by-step resource!!!!"
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House of Doolittle Teachers Planner, 8.5 x 11 Inch, Blue Leatherette Cover, 40 Weeks, 7 Periods, Seating Chart, Records, Recycled (HOD50907)
14.  House of Doolittle Teachers Planner, 8.5 x 11 Inch, Blue Leatherette Cover, 40 Weeks, 7 Periods, Seating Chart, Records, Recycled (HOD50907) by House of Doolittle
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  "This is a "teacher's planner", but it is recommended by the above author (The Organized Student) to be used by students. The student can lay out their entire week to SEE what they have scheduled and what they must do.  Perfect!!"
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Study Smarter, Not Harder: Use the genius inside you. (Self-Counsel Reference)
15.  Study Smarter, Not Harder: Use the genius inside you. (Self-Counsel Reference) by Kevin Paul M.A.
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  "Talks about maximizing efficiency by relaxing, focusing on goals, and using time wisely."
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Creating Your High School Resume: A Step-By-Step Guide to Preparing an Effective Resume for Jobs College and Training Programs
16.  Creating Your High School Resume: A Step-By-Step Guide to Preparing an Effective Resume for Jobs College and Training Programs by Kathryn K. Troutman
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  "This book is GREAT!  Offers a truly step-by-step guide for putting together your first resume.  My teen found this helpful and do-able!"
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Your First Interview: For Students and Anyone Preparing to Enter Today's Tough Job Market
17.  Your First Interview: For Students and Anyone Preparing to Enter Today's Tough Job Market by Ronald W. Fry
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Best Answers to the 201 Most Frequently Asked Interview Questions
18.  Best Answers to the 201 Most Frequently Asked Interview Questions by Matthew J. DeLuca
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Qualifications: M.A. in College Student Development, mother of a high schooler
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