5 Factors That Set You Apart in College Admission
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5 Factors That Set You Apart in College Admission

An action guide that shows middle school and high school students and their parents how to gain a competitive edge.
2.2 (2 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
726 students enrolled
Created by Sia Knight
Last updated 3/2014
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This course includes
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Identify and explain the top factors in college admissions today
  • Identify action steps that will help students become more attractive to universities
Requirements
  • A basic knowledge of the college admissions process
Description

This 60-minute course will teach the participant how to gain a competitive edge in the college prep process. The instructor reveals why, in the current college admissions environment, good just isn't good enough.

Have you ever asked the following:

  • *How much foreign language do I need to get into college?
  • *Is it better to get an "A" in a regular course or a "C" in an advanced class?
  • *Can I skip math my senior year?

Then, this course is for you! Through twenty-two engaging lectures, this course will teach participants how to become GREAT candidates for admission.

Who this course is for:
  • Parents of middle school students
  • Parents of high school students
  • High School students
Course content
Expand all 22 lectures 56:18
+ Grades
3 lectures 08:49
How Much Foreign Language Do I Need for College?
01:57
Do I Have to Take Math My Senior Year?
01:04
Crucial College Questions - Grades
3 questions
+ Recommendations
4 lectures 09:52
General Advice About Recommendations
01:33
Teacher vs. School Counselor Recommendation
03:04
Can My Coach Write a Letter of Recommendation?
02:01
How Should I Ask For a Rec?
03:14
Crucial College Questions - Recommendations
3 questions
+ Extracurricular Activities
4 lectures 09:06
General advice about extracurricular activities
02:14
How many activities do I need to get into college?
01:11
What Type of Community Service is Impressive to Colleges?
02:38
How Do Colleges View Special Enrichment Programs?
03:03
Crucial College Questions - Extracurricular Activities
2 questions
+ Avatar (Online Presence)
3 lectures 07:50
General Advice
01:22
Are Colleges Really Checking My Social Profiles?
04:51
Does my Email Address Matter?
01:37
Crucial College Questions - Avatar (online presence)
2 questions
+ Test Scores
4 lectures 10:45
Test Scores - Crucial College Content
01:22
ACT or SAT?
01:29
What can I expect from the SAT?
03:13
When Should I Test?
04:41
Crucial College Questions - Test Scores
3 questions
+ Action Steps
1 lecture 04:18
Action Steps and Closing
04:18