"Students, parents and the college guidance community will find lots of sensible advice in this comprehensive work. From start to finish it seeks to help people navigate the admissions process — by increasing understanding, and decreasing stress and confusion."
John F. Latting, Dean of Undergraduate Admissions, Johns Hopkins University
"Cut through the hype — and fear — about applying to college with this step-by-step guide to the admissions process. Must reading for high school students, their parents, teachers and counselors."
Bob Schaeffer, Public Education Director FairTest: National Center for Fair & Open Testing
"I hate to sound cliche, but this book *really* is one-stop shopping for students and parents. This book is for all students with college in their futures."
Bob Turba, Chairman of School Counseling Services Stanton College Preparatory School
"Finding clear, reliable counsel in the flurry of guidebooks, magazine articles, and blogs can be as dizzying as the college search and application process itself. For any student, parent, or counselor staring anxiously at shelves of college admission guides, I would say go here first."
Keith W. Light, Associate Director of Admissions, Brown University
"Admissions Matters is the “how to” book that I recommend to all of our families. The wealth of information that it provides on all aspects of the college admissions process from both the student and college perspective make it an indispensable aid during the junior and senior years of high school."
Ilene Abrams, College Counselor, Berkeley High School
"Because it provides a comprehensive inside glimpse into what can seem like a confounding and stressful undertaking, "Admission Matters" is a must read for any student or parent approaching the college admission process."
Paul Marthers, Dean of Admission, Reed College
"Admission Matters is the best book on college admission on the market today. It is a must read for every parent whose child is getting ready to embark on the college admission journey and for every high school student who is wondering how to deal with parents during this stressful time."
John Anderson, Director of College Counseling, Phillips Academy
"Admission Matters is the single best resource available to avoid the barbarity of the “admission marketplace.” It provides students and their families with essential information and tools to make the college admission process sane and maybe even a great voyage of discovery."
Michael Beseda, Vice Provost for Enrollment, Saint Mary’s College of California
"With more than 30 years in the profession I have read many books on college admissions but none with the clarity, scope, depth or breadth of Admission Matters. Kudos to the authors for this outstanding book!"
Marybeth Kravets, Past President National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC),xxxxxxx College Counselor, Deerfield High School, Deerfield, IL
"FINALLY, a book on selective college admission in the 21st century that is written well, explains the issues, gives clear instructions on how to find the best college for the individual student, and offers students clear and concise tips in the competitive application process! This is perhaps the most helpful, energetic, accurate and well written book on college admissions I have seen in 35 years as an admission officer."
Robert J. Massa, Vice President for Enrollment & College Relations, Dickinson College
"Admission Matters emphasizes that college admissions is a process which when conducted properly on both sides benefits both the applicant and the institutions, rather than being a game or an adversarial struggle. Both reassuring and supportive, it is the most thorough, most balanced, most useful book on college admissions that I have seen."
Bob Laird, Author of The Case for Affirmative Action in University Admissions, xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Former Director of Undergraduate Admission at UC Berkeley
"This book may not be called an instruction manual, but it does give college bound students and their families all the information they will need to launch an effective college search. Best of all, if you think the authors makes an assertion and your are tempted to say 'prove it,' they do so with numerous examples and stories."
Gary L. Ross, Vice President and Dean of Admission, Colgate University
"The authors, highly experienced in field, provide a complete introduction to the complex world of selective college admission. A ‘must read’ for parents and college-bound students who want to master this process.”
George Mills, Vice President for Enrollment, University of Puget Sound
"Admission Matters, with great success, talks to both students and their parents. Common sense dominates every page and will encourage everyone as they do college admissions together."
F. Sheppard Shanley, Senior Associate Director of Admission, Northwestern University