Other books byJason Morris
Applying Successfully to Top US Universities
Peterson's Applying Successfully to Top U.S. Universities is a unique guide that assists highly ambitious Chinese students to get accepted to one of the top-ranked higher-education institutions in the United States, to both undergraduate and graduate programs of study. The book starts out with a general overview of what to expect from receiving a higher education in the United States, from earning a degree to financial aid, from campus life to the academic calendar. You will find an entire chapter dedicated to the rankings of schools and universities: who creates the rankings, how to read them, and what to do with the information provided by them. This book also offers extensive information about the language proficiency and admittance tests you may have to take and advice on how to handle the financial aspect of a U.S. education, with a list of scholarships and financial aid available. You will find valuable strategies for building a strong and successful application, with special emphasis on creating an outstanding essay or statement of purpose and securing strong letters of recommendation. The book concludes with extensive advice from admission officers and successful international students.
The Best Scholarships for the Best Students
With thousands of students competing each year for some of the nation's most prestigious academic and experiential awards, there is a need to offer fresh and innovative ways to help this growing field of students. Peterson's Best Scholarships for the Best Students is the source for those students looking to apply for nationally prestigious scholarships, internships, and experience-based programs. Selling Points: Valuable information on the most competitive scholarships, fellowships, internships, and experiential learning opportunities for today's top students. Strategies for winning major competitive scholarships and landing top internships and experiential opportunities-crafting a compelling personal statement and preparing an eye-catching resume Resources for international students Advice readers can relate to from current high-achieving students for parents of high school and college students