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College Planning for Gifted Students

ISBN: 9781593631819

Published: June 2006

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College Planning for Gifted Students: Choosing and Getting Into the Right College is a must-have for any gifted or advanced learner planning to attend college. Sandra Berger, a nationally recognized expert on college and career planning for gifted students, provides a hands-on, practical guide to college planning in this revised volume of the best-selling College Planning for Gifted Students book.

Berger leads students through the college planning process, moving from self-exploration, to college matching, to the application process. She focuses specifically on helping gifted students discover who they are, and how that discovery corresponds to finding the perfect postsecondary endeavor. The author also provides useful, practical advice for writing college application essays, requesting recommendation letters, visiting colleges, and acing the college entrance interview.

Throughout the book, helpful timelines and checklists are provided to give students and their parents, teachers, and counselors assistance in planning for and choosing the right college. An extensive resource section also is included, with information about the SATs and ACTs, early entrance programs, and a sample college application.

About the Author

Sandra L. Berger

Formerly the “guru” of the Ask ERIC answer desk and the USA Today hotline, Sandra Berger is a frequent speaker on the topic of college planning for gifted students. She also is a yearly presenter at the College of William and Mary’s career day. Berger’s interests in gifted education expand beyond college and career planning; she also studies the topics of girls’ success in science and math and the use of technology in the classroom.



Format: Paperback

Length: 9 in
Width: 6 in
Weight: 14.00 oz
Page Count: 200 pages