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Going Geek: What Every Smart Kid (and Every Smart Parent) Should Know about College Admissions

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Kindle Edition, 99 pages
Published (first published September 12th 2011)
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Nora Murad
Apr 15, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Reading “Going Geek” is like having an advocate help you navigate your own college admissions journey. In fact, John Carpenter doesn’t just advise, he encourages and challenges and rallies for his readers’ success with passion.

Carpenter emphasizes the importance of students, not parents, driving the college admissions process. For this reason, he writes directly to the student. It was an important message for me, as a parent, to hear that helping my daughter too much as she figures out what
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John Carpenter
Oct 10, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
I really enjoyed writing this book, and I hope it can be useful to many high school kids and their parents. I'm really interested in feedback from folks. Obviously, I can't be objective in any kind of review, but my aim was to show really bright kids who value intellectual engagement HOW to communicate that clearly to admissions officers at selective colleges and universities.
Thanks.
Claire Griffith
Jan 31, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Excellent resource during the college admissions process!
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