The Best 381 Colleges, 2017 Edition

Everything You Need to Make the Right College Choice

Author: Princeton Review

Publisher: Princeton Review

ISBN: 1101920319

Category: Study Aids

Page: 880

View: 6472

CELEBRATING 25 YEARS OF HELPING STUDENTS SELECT THE PERFECT COLLEGE! The Princeton Review started publishing The Best Colleges in 1992 with surveys from 30,000 students. A quarter-century and more than a million student surveys later, we stand by our claim that there is no single “best” college, only the best college for you… and that this is the book that will help you find it! What Makes THE BEST 381 COLLEGES the Most Popular College Guide? DIRECTLY FROM STUDENTS TO YOU · 381 in-depth school profiles based on candid feedback from 143,000 students, covering academics, administration, campus life, and financial aid · Insights on unique college character, social scene, and more RANKING LISTS & RATINGS SCORES · Lists of the top 20 colleges in 62 categories based on students' opinions of academics, campus life, facilities, and much more · Ratings for every school on Financial Aid, Selectivity, and Quality of Life · Bonus list of the 200 "best-value" schools featured in Colleges That Pay You Back DETAILED ADMISSIONS INFORMATION · The "Inside Word" on competitive applications, test scores, tuition, and average indebtedness · Comprehensive information on selectivity, freshman profiles, and application deadlines at each school What the media is saying about The Best 381 Colleges from The Princeton Review: “The most efficient of the college guidebooks. Has entertaining profiles larded with quotes from students.”–Rolling Stone “The offbeat indexes, along with the chattily written descriptions of each school, provide a colorful picture of each campus.” –The New York Times “A great book.... It’s a bargain.” –CNN “Our favorite college guidebook.” –Seventeen “Provides the kind of feedback students would get from other students in a campus visit.” –USA Today From the Trade Paperback edition.
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The Best 382 Colleges, 2018 Edition

Author: Princeton Review,Robert Franek

Publisher: Princeton Review

ISBN: 1524710342

Category: Study Aids

Page: 880

View: 5804

NO ONE KNOWS COLLEGES LIKE THE PRINCETON REVIEW! The Princeton Review's college rankings started in 1992 with surveys from 30,000 students. Over 25 years and more than a million student surveys later, we stand by our claim that there is no single “best” college, only the best college for you… and that this is the book that will help you find it! What Makes THE BEST 382 COLLEGES the Most Popular College Guide? STRAIGHT FROM STUDENTS TO YOU · 382 in-depth school profiles based on candid feedback from 137,000 students, covering academics, administration, campus life, and financial aid · Insights on unique college character, social scene, and more RANKING LISTS & RATINGS SCORES · Lists of the top 20 colleges in 62 categories based on students' opinions of academics, campus life, facilities, and much more · Ratings for every school on Financial Aid, Selectivity, and Quality of Life · Bonus list of the 200 "best-value" schools featured in Colleges That Pay You Back DETAILED ADMISSIONS INFORMATION · The "Inside Word" on competitive applications, test scores, tuition, and average indebtedness · Comprehensive information on selectivity, freshman profiles, and application deadlines at each school What the media is saying about The Princeton Review's Best Colleges guide: “The most efficient of the college guidebooks. Has entertaining profiles larded with quotes from students.”–Rolling Stone “The offbeat indexes, along with the chattily written descriptions of each school, provide a colorful picture of each campus.” –The New York Times “A great book.... It’s a bargain.” –CNN “Our favorite college guidebook.” –Seventeen “Provides the kind of feedback students would get from other students in a campus visit.” –USA Today
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Admission Matters

What Students and Parents Need to Know About Getting into College

Author: Sally P. Springer,Jon Reider,Joyce Vining Morgan

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119329892

Category: Education

Page: 416

View: 6469

Make sense of college admissions and prepare a successful application Admission Matters offers comprehensive, expert, and practical advice for parents and students to guide them through the college admissions process. From building a college list, to understanding standardized tests, to obtaining financial aid, to crafting personal statements, to making a final decision, this book guides you every step of the way with clear, sensible advice and practical tips. This new fourth edition has been completely updated to reflect the latest changes in college admissions. including new developments in standardized testing, applications, financial aid and more. Questionnaires, interactive forms, checklists, and other tools help you stay focused and organized throughout the process.. With the answers you need and a down-to-earth perspective, this book provides an invaluable resource for stressed-out students and parents everywhere. Applying to college can be competitive and complex. Admission Matters offers real-world expert advice for all students, whether you're aiming an Ivy or the state school close to home. It also includes much needed guidance for students with special circumstances, including students with disabilities, international students, and transfer students. In addition, athletes, artists and performers, and homeschoolers will find valuable guidance as they plan for and apply to college. Understand how the admissions process works and what you can and cannot control Learn how to build a strong list of good-fit colleges Craft a strong application package with a compelling personal statement Get expert advice on early admissions, financial aid, standardized testing, and much more Make a final decision that is the right one for you Whether you think you've got applying to college under control or don't even know where to begin, Admission Matters is your expert guide throughout the college admissions process.
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Colleges That Pay You Back

The 200 Best Value Colleges and What It Takes to Get In

Author: Princeton Review

Publisher: Princeton Review

ISBN: 0804125899

Category: Study Aids

Page: 480

View: 2834

YOU NEED A GREAT RETURN ON YOUR COLLEGE INVESTMENT. College costs more than ever these days. That's why we at The Princeton Review have worked to expand our wildly popular "Best Value Colleges" list into this comprehensive guidebook! Inside, you'll find detailed profiles of the 200 best-value schools and learn what it takes to get into them. Great Education at a Great Price • 200 schools that offer average grants of over $22,600—plus 9 tuition-free schools • Top-value picks based on 40+ data points, including academics, cost of attendance, financial aid, and post-grad salary figures Unique Ranking Lists • Lists of the top 20 schools with the Best Alumni Network, Best Career Placement, Top Financial Aid, and more • Unique return-on-education rating for each school, with the Top 50 ranked by rating • Lists of the highest-paying majors and great schools that offer them Valuable Career Information from PayScale.com • Starting and mid-career salary information for graduates of each school • Job satisfaction ratings from college alumni—and whether they would recommend their alma mater With the 2015 edition of Colleges That Pay You Back, you'll get everything you need to find a school with quality academics, reasonable tuition, and great financial aid. Remember: No one knows colleges like The Princeton Review!
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Choosing the Right College 2014–15

The Inside Scoop on Elite Schools and Outstanding Lesser-Known Institutions

Author: John Zmirak

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 148049299X

Category: Education

Page: 992

View: 1968

“By far the best college guide, for both its honesty and its insights.” —Thomas Sowell Over the past decade, Choosing the Right College has established itself as the indispensable resource for students—and parents—who want the unvarnished truth about America’s top colleges and universities. It is the most in-depth, independently researched college guide on the market, using on-campus sources to turn up the best—and worst—aspects of nearly 150 schools. Just as important, Choosing the Right College covers the intellectual, political, and social conditions that really matter, including: · The integrity and rigor of the curriculum · Which courses and professors to take—and which to avoid · The prevalence of politics in the classroom and the state of free speech—all highlighted with ISI’s unique “traffic light” · Living arrangements, safety, and other keys to student life · How to get a real education at any school Beyond all that, this brand-new edition of Choosing the Right College features a host of innovations, including: “So You’re Looking For...,” top-five lists of colleges for all types of students; a quick list of each school’s strengths and weaknesses; an insider’s look at the pros and cons of online education; and more. This new edition of Choosing the Right College also provides the financial information families need in this age of soaring tuition. What are the most overpriced colleges—and which are relatively good values? What is the average student-debt load? To cap it all off, Choosing the Right College introduces the groundbreaking feature “Blue Collar Ivies”—in-depth reports on the best affordable colleges in all fifty states. Choosing the Right College 2014–15 will completely change the way young people make a life-altering decision.
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The Best 378 Colleges

Author: Robert Franek,Princeton Review (Firm)

Publisher: Princeton Review

ISBN: 0307946053

Category: Study Aids

Page: 829

View: 7045

A survey of life on the nation's campuses offers detailed profiles of the best colleges and rankings of colleges in sixty-two different categories, along with a wealth of information and applications tips.
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The Enlightened College Applicant

A New Approach to the Search and Admissions Process

Author: Andrew Belasco,Dave Bergman

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1475826923

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 252

View: 3350

The Enlightened College Applicant presents a no-nonsense account of how students should approach the college search and admissions process. Instead of providing recycled entrance statistics or anecdotal generalizations about campus life, authors Belasco and Bergman incorporate cutting-edge data and research to pull back the curtain on critical topics.
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Colleges That Pay You Back, 2017 Edition

The 200 Schools That Give You the Best Bang for Your Tuition Buck

Author: Princeton Review,Robert Franek

Publisher: Princeton Review

ISBN: 0451487494

Category: College choice

Page: 480

View: 3199

"Discover colleges that offer exceptional return on investment: a great education at a great price with great career prospects!"--Cover.
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The Gatekeepers

Inside the Admissions Process of a Premier College

Author: Jacques Steinberg

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101200316

Category: Education

Page: 336

View: 5311

In the fall of 1999, New York Times education reporter Jacques Steinberg was given an unprecedented opportunity to observe the admissions process at prestigious Wesleyan University. Over the course of nearly a year, Steinberg accompanied admissions officer Ralph Figueroa on a tour to assess and recruit the most promising students in the country. The Gatekeepers follows a diverse group of prospective students as they compete for places in the nation's most elite colleges. The first book to reveal the college admission process in such behind-the-scenes detail, The Gatekeepers will be required reading for every parent of a high school-age child and for every student facing the arduous and anxious task of applying to college. "[The Gatekeepers] provides the deep insight that is missing from the myriad how-to books on admissions that try to identify the formula for getting into the best colleges...I really didn't want the book to end." —The New York Times
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The Best 380 Colleges 2016

Author: Princeton Review (Firm)

Publisher: Princeton Review

ISBN: 0804126305

Category: Education

Page: 864

View: 7766

A survey of life on the nation's campuses offers detailed profiles of the best colleges and rankings of colleges in sixty-two different categories, along with a wealth of information and applications tips.
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8 First Choices

An Expert's Strategies for Getting Into College

Author: Joyce Slayton Mitchell

Publisher: SuperCollege

ISBN: 9781617601286

Category: Education

Page: 208

View: 2399

Written within an educational framework, this handbook offers general guidance to help students do a self-assessment and select the top eight colleges that are the strongest fit for them. Establishing readers as anthropologists, students will learn to observe 20 campus cultures, assess each one, and research their options in American higher education. Additionally, it offers several basic assumptions that are contrary to common knowledge about getting into college. Written by a college counselor with decades of experience, this guide offers insight into the college admissions process and allows students to hone in on the schools that are right for them.
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Greenes' Guide to Educational Planning:The Public Ivies

Author: Howard Greene,Matthew W. Greene

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 006093459X

Category: Study Aids

Page: 215

View: 6902

"The Public Ivies" explains the differences between various public universities, the contrasts between public and private higher education, the admission process for public schools, honors and residential college programs, merit scholarships, and what it takes to succeed in public university environments.
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Fiske Guide to Colleges 2017

Author: Edward Fiske

Publisher: Sourcebooks

ISBN: 9781402260674

Category: Study Aids

Page: 880

View: 8014

"The best college guide you can buy."-USA Today Every college and university has a story, and no one tells those stories like former New York Times education editor Edward B. Fiske. That's why, for more than 30 years, the Fiske Guide to Colleges has been the leading guide to 320+ four-year schools, including quotes from real students and information you won't find on colleges' websites. Fully updatedand expanded every year, Fiske is the most authoritative source of information for college-bound students and their parents. Helpful, honest, and straightforward, theFiske Guide to Collegesdelivers an insider's look at what it's really like to be a student at the "best and most interesting" schools in the United States, plus Canada, Great Britain, and Ireland—so you can find the best fits for you. In addition to detailed and candid storieson each school, you will find: *A self-quiz to help you understand what you are really looking for in a college *Lists of strong programs and popular majors at each college *"Overlap" listings to help you expand your options *Indexes that break down schools by state, price, and average debt *Vital information on how to apply, including deadlines, fees, and test requirements *Exclusive academic, social, and quality-of-life ratings *All the basics, including financial aid stats, SAT/ACT scores, and acceptance rates Plus a special section highlighting the 44 public and private Best Buy schools—colleges that provide the best educational value "I send students to Fiske before I send them anywhere else." —Director of College Counseling, Los Olivos, CA
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Paying for College Without Going Broke, 2017 Edition

How to Pay Less for College

Author: Princeton Review,Kalman Chany

Publisher: Princeton Review

ISBN: 1101920432

Category: Study Aids

Page: 352

View: 4958

The only annual college financial aid guide with line-by-line instructions for completing the FAFSA and CSS PROFILE aid forms! As seen in USA Today, the Wall Street Journal, Money, and the Los Angeles Times, Paying for College Without Going Broke will help you: • Navigate the recent changes to the FAFSA • Use line-by-line strategies for filling out the FAFSA and CSS PROFILE to maximum effect • Increase your chances of receiving aid • Compare aid offers and learn how to appeal if needed • Calculate the actual costs of college • Plan strategically as an independent student or a divorced or single parent • Avoid costly mistakes when applying Paying for College Without Going Broke includes a foreword by Bill Clinton as well as in-depth line-by-line strategies for filling out 2017-2018 aid forms, including the required federal FAFSA form. Praise for PAYING FOR COLLEGE WITHOUT GOING BROKE: "Get this book, and don't just read it. Study it." —Chicago Tribune "Can save thousands in college bills." —John Wasik, Forbes "A first-rate guide through the financial aid maze." —Lynn Brenner, Newsday "...Kalman Chany’s Paying For College Without Going Broke [is] a must-read now. It’s loaded with tips that can save you thousands on college bills...when I got to the section on financial aid, my eyes lit up." —John Wasik, Forbes.com "One of my favorite financial-advice books." —Eric Tyson, author of Investing for Dummies and Personal Finance for Dummies
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Book of Majors 2017

Author: The College Board

Publisher: College Board

ISBN: 9781457307744

Category: Study Aids

Page: 1400

View: 6348

The Book of Majors 2017 helps students answer these questions: What's the major for me? Where can I study it? What can I do with it after graduation?Revised and refreshed every year, this book is the most comprehensive guide to college majors on the market. In-depth descriptions of 200 of the most popular majors are followed by complete listings of every major offered at more than 3,800 colleges, including four-year and two-year colleges and technical schools.The 2017 edition covers every college major identified by the U.S. Department of Education - over 1,200 majors are listed in all. This is also the only guide that shows what degree levels each college offers in a major, whether a certificate, associate, bachelor's, master's or doctorate. The guide features:-insights - from the professors themselves - on how each major is taught, what preparation students will need, other majors to consider and much more.-updated information on career options and employment prospects.-the inside scoop on how students can find out if a college offers a strong program for a particular major, what life is like for students studying that major, and what professional societies and accrediting agencies to refer to for more background on the major.
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College Majors

The Ultimate Student's Guide for Choosing the Best College Major for You

Author: Caesar Lincoln

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781507847961

Category:

Page: 44

View: 8914

Discover How to Choose The Perfect College Major!Read on your PC, Mac, smart phone, tablet or Kindle device!You're about to discover the crucial information about choosing the correct college major for you. Millions of people have suffered from making ill-informed decisions in high school and college and are still paying for it years later. It can be overwhelming if you are trying to choose the correct major because of all the various options out there. You also need to understand the risks and benefits of each major, how long it will take to complete, as well as how much it will cost when deciding your own path.This book goes into strategies on how to find out your true passions, how to discover the profitable majors, as well as trying to find the major that will fit your future lifestyle. By investing in this book, you will get some great information if you are looking for some guidance on this topic.Here Is A Preview Of What You'll Learn... Understanding Your True Passion How Much It Will Cost You Self-Reflection And Strategies Your Marketable Skills And Potential Take action right away to invest in your own future by downloading this book, "College Majors: The Ultimate Student's Guide for Choosing The Best College Major For You", for a limited time discount!
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Paying for College Without Going Broke, 2018 Edition

How to Pay Less for College

Author: Princeton Review,Kalman Chany

Publisher: Princeton Review

ISBN: 1524710857

Category: Study Aids

Page: 352

View: 4175

Take control of your college financial aid experience with this essential guide—the only annual guidebook with line-by-line instructions for completing the FAFSA and CSS PROFILE aid forms! The filing date for the FAFSA has moved up—and since many colleges disburse financial aid on a first-come, first-served basis, it's essential that you get your paperwork filled quickly and accurately. As seen in USA Today, the Wall Street Journal, Money, and the Los Angeles Times, Paying for College Without Going Broke will help you do just that, plus ... • Navigate the most recent changes to the FAFSA • Use line-by-line strategies for filling out the FAFSA and CSS PROFILE to maximum effect • Calculate the actual costs of college • Increase your chances of receiving aid • Avoid costly mistakes when applying for assistance • Compare aid offers and learn how to appeal if necessary • Plan strategically as a separated/divorced parent, blended family, or independent student Paying for College Without Going Broke also includes a foreword by former president Bill Clinton.
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The Fiske Guide to Colleges 2000

Author: Edward B. Fiske

Publisher: Three Rivers Press (CA)

ISBN: 9780812931716

Category: Study Aids

Page: 749

View: 2959

Draws on interviews with administrators and students to furnish data on three hundred of the country's most prominent colleges.
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Colleges that Change Lives

40 Schools that Will Change the Way You Think about Colleges

Author: Loren Pope

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0143122304

Category: EDUCATION

Page: 340

View: 1446

Offers profiles of forty-one colleges that focus on individual needs and academic standards, provides tips for choosing a school based on personality, and discusses such topics as learning disabilities and single-sex education.
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The Best 384 Colleges, 2019 Edition

In-Depth Profiles & Ranking Lists to Help Find the Right College For You

Author: Princeton Review,Robert Franek

Publisher: Princeton Review

ISBN: 1524758515

Category: Study Aids

Page: 880

View: 8445

*****As seen on the TODAY SHOW!***** NO ONE KNOWS COLLEGES LIKE THE PRINCETON REVIEW! The Princeton Review's college rankings started in 1992 with surveys from 30,000 students. Over 25 years and more than a million student surveys later, we stand by our claim that there is no single “best” college, only the best college for you … and that this is the book that will help you find it! What Makes THE BEST 384 COLLEGES the Most Popular College Guide? STRAIGHT FROM STUDENTS TO YOU · 384 in-depth school profiles based on candid feedback from 138,000 students, covering academics, administration, campus life, and financial aid · Insights on unique college character, social scene, and more RANKING LISTS & RATINGS SCORES · Lists of the top 20 colleges in 62 categories based on students' opinions of academics, campus life, facilities, and much more · Ratings for every school on Financial Aid, Selectivity, and Quality of Life DETAILED ADMISSIONS INFORMATION · The "Inside Word" on competitive applications, test scores, tuition, and average indebtedness · Comprehensive information on selectivity, freshman profiles, and application deadlines at each school Plus! Free access to 2 full-length practice tests online (1 SAT and 1 ACT) to help you prep for the important admissions-exams part of your admissions journey.
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