Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think About Colleges

Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think About Colleges Author Loren Pope
ISBN-10 0143122304
ISBN-13 9780143122302
Year 2012-08-28
Pages 352
Language English
Publisher Penguin Books
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The groundbreaking guide to the 40 best colleges you ve never heard ofcolleges that will change your lifeChoosing the right college has never been more importantor more difficult For the latest edition of this classic college guide Hilary Masell Oswald conducted her own tours of top schools and in depth interviews building on Loren Pope s original to create a totally updated more expansive work Organized by geographic region every profile includes a wealth of vital information including admissions standards distinguishing facts about the curriculum extracurricular activities and what faculty say about their jobs Masell Oswald also offers a new chapter on how students with learning disabilities can find schools that fit their needs For every prospective college student searching for more than football and frat parties Colleges That Change Lives will prove indispensable Fully revised and updated by education journalist Hilary Oswald Colleges That Change Lives remains the definite guide for high school students and their parents who are looking for more in their college education than football frat parties and giant lectures Building on the foundation of landmark author Loren Pope Oswald spent more than a year visiting 40 colleges speaking with students faculty and alumni to create these vivid and concise portraits Featuring a new introduction a new Required Reading section and a new chapter on learning disabilities the book is organized into five geographic regions Northeast South Midwest Southwest Northwest to make for easy browsing and urban suburban and rural campuses are all featured Theres also an alphabetical index of colleges Each profile includes admissions standards as well as relevant statistics to make your decision easier including where the school ranks in post graduate grants and fellowships what percentage of students go on to graduate school or further education distinguishing facts about the curriculum percentage of professors who have terminal degrees in their field even what activities are available to students and what theyre likely to do on weekends

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Cool Colleges

Cool Colleges Author Donald Asher
ISBN-10 9780307797704
Release 2011-06-29
Pages 304