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The College Solution: A Guide for Everyone Looking for the Right School at the Right Price, Second Edition by Lynn O’Shaughnessy

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Index

A

Academic Common Market, 42

academic excellence, evaluating. See student learning

Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses, 144, 163-168

acceptance rate

of black students at prestigious liberal arts colleges, 115

for transfer students, 236-237

accuracy of net price calculators, 30-31

ACT

advantages for minority students, 116-117

opting out of, 79

cynics of, 82-83

examples of test-optional schools, 80

negative reactions about, 83-84

supporters of, 81-82

test-optional schools, defined, 81

retaking, 220

SAT versus, 219

ACT, Inc., 189

active interest. See demonstrated interest

admissions process

demonstrated interest, 85

Common Data Set, viewing, 86-88

stealth applicants versus, 86

tips for showing, 88

gender bias in, 110 ...

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