K&W Guide to Colleges for Students with Learning Disabilities, 10th Edition

By Marybeth Kravets; Imy Wax;
(Princeton Review, Paperback, 9780375429613, 848pp.)

Publication Date: September 7, 2010

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Description

A comprehensive resource for selecting the right college for students with learning disabilities, the K&W Guide to Colleges for Students with Learning Disabilities includes profiles of over 300 schools, advice from specialists in the field of learning disabilities, and strategies to help students find the best match for their needs.

Each school profile includes:
·Services available at each college—from tutors to special testing arrangements
·Admissions requirements for each program
·Policies and procedures about course waivers and substitutions
·Contact information for program administrators

This guide also provides a reference list with essential program information for an additional 1,000 schools.




About the Author

Marybeth Kravets, M.A., is the chief educational officer for Chicago Scholars, a nonprofit serving underserved students in Chicago, Illinois. She is a past president of both the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) and the Illinois Association for College Admission Counseling (IACAC), and has over thirty years’ experience as a high school college counselor. In addition to her work on the K&W Guide, Kravets has authored numerous publications.

Imy F. Wax, M.S., LCPC, CEP is an educational consultant and psychotherapist who works with families to make the best match for children, teens, and adults in traditional and non-traditional settings, including colleges and college alternatives, as well as other post-secondary options. Her practice extends to the U.S. and internationally. Wax is a sought-after speaker to counselor groups, psychological associations, schools, universities, and parent organizations. She has appeared on numerous national radio and TV programs.

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