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Making a difference in college admission

a step-by-step guide for the secondary school counselor

by Kenneth W. Hitchner

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Published by Center for Applied Research in Education in West Nyack, N.Y .
Written in English

  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Counseling in secondary education -- United States.,
    • Universities and colleges -- United States -- Admission.,
    • College student orientation -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies and index.

      StatementKenneth W. Hitchner, Anne Tifft-Hitchner.
      ContributionsTifft-Hitchner, Anne.
      LC ClassificationsLB1620.5 .H55 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 276 p. :
      Number of Pages276
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2182973M
      ISBN 100876285493
      LC Control Number89000710

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