by Chuck Hughes
The ultimate insider's guide to getting into the nation's most competitive colleges!
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Road to College™ President and Founder, Chuck Hughes, provides keen insights into what it takes to get into America's top schools. As a Harvard College graduate, former residential advisor and senior admissions officer, Hughes offers a comprehensive perspective that helps students and parents understand what it really takes to be a strong candidate in the selective college admission process.
For 20 years, this leading guide to more than 300 colleges and universities has been an indispensable source of information for college-bound students and their parents.
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