The Essential Guide to College Admissions for Teens (ages 13-18) & Their Parents is a blueprint for mapping a pathway to college. It offers teens a strategic approach to accessing higher education by utilizing the entire high school experience to maximum benefit. Each year is given singular focus so that relevant information and assignments are discussed, as the student needs to know it. The guide permits teens to lay a solid foundation in the first two years of high school, so that they are well-prepared and informed to enter the later stages of college search. And to help teens with organizing their activities and monitoring their progress and results, a host of resource listings and checklists are provided. Lastly, a chapter is devoted to parents in which 13 tips are offered for how to support teens, during the high school years.