Fiske Guide to Colleges 2009

Author: Edward B. Fiske

Publisher: Sourcebooks Incorporated

ISBN: 9781402209598

Category: Study Aids

Page: 782

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

Fiske Guide to Colleges 2018

Author: Edward Fiske

Publisher: Sourcebooks

ISBN: 9781402260681

Category: Study Aids

Page: 880

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The #1 bestselling college guide, from the most trusted expert Every college and university has a story - and no one tells those stories like former New York Times education editor Edward B. Fiske. Counselors everywhere agree, the Fiske Guide to Colleges is the best way to get to know the unique personalities of schools without visiting campus.Featuring Fiske's trademark descriptions, exclusive ratings, up-to-date tips from current students, and tools for broadening and narrowing your list, the Fiske Guide is the #1 source for discovering more than 320 of the best colleges and universities - and finding the right one for you.

Students' Guide to Colleges

The Definitive Guide to America's Top 100 Schools Written by the Real Experts - the Students who Attend Them

Author: Jordan Goldman,Colleen Buyers

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780143035589

Category: Reference

Page: 623

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A guide to one hundred of America's top schools features descriptions written by attending undergrads from various walks of life, along with vital statistics and requirements for each school and information on the student body, academics, social life, and

Fiske Countdown to College

41 To-Do Lists and a Plan for Every Year of High School

Author: Edward B Fiske,Bruce G. Hammond

Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

ISBN: 140222415X

Category: Study Aids

Page: 160

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Unique, simple approach to the complicated college prep process, from the leading authority in college admissions. Getting ready for college is a complicated and confusing process - how do you know when to take the SAT? When do you start applying to schools? What classes should you be taking to help prepare you for college-level work? Is there anything you should do before high school? Fiske Countdown to College is a comprehensive collection of simple, easy-to-use checklists that explain everything you need to do in each year of high school to make preparation for college a breeze. There are 28 "to-do" lists for parents and students, ten "don't" lists, three "top 10" lists, and two glossaries, divided by year, that walk you through high school to college. Quotes from students, parents, and counselors offer advice and support from people who've been through all of this before.

Fiske Guide to Colleges 2019

Author: Edward Fiske

Publisher: Sourcebooks

ISBN: 9781492662099

Category: Study Aids

Page: 864

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"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 Collegeshas been the leading guide to 320+ four-year schools, including quotes from real students and information you won't find on college websites. Fully updated and expanded every year, Fiske is the most authoritative source of information for college-bound students and their parents. Helpful, honest, and straightforward, the Fiske 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 stories on 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

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

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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.

The Ultimate Guide to America's Best Colleges 2019

Author: Gen Tanabe,Kelly Tanabe

Publisher: SuperCollege

ISBN: 9781617601316

Category: Young Adult Nonfiction

Page: 976

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The only college guide that gives detailed profiles of the 300 best colleges, plus essential statistics and admissions information, to help you select and get into the perfect school.

Fiske Guide to Colleges 2017

Author: Edward Fiske

Publisher: Sourcebooks

ISBN: 9781402260674

Category: Study Aids

Page: 880

View: 7835

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"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

The Fiske Guide to Colleges 2000

Author: Edward B. Fiske

Publisher: Three Rivers Press (CA)

ISBN: 9780812931716

Category: Study Aids

Page: 749

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

The Insider's Guide to the Colleges, 2004

Students on Campus Tell You What You Really Want to Know, 30th Edition

Author: Yale Daily News,Yale Daily News Staff

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9780312316181

Category: Education

Page: 992

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College students discuss what colleges are really like, including grades, sports, social life, alcohol policies, gender relations, admissions, and classes

Profiles of American Colleges 2019

Author: Barron's College Division Staff,

Publisher: Barrons Educational Series

ISBN: 9781438010731

Category: Study Aids

Page: 1568

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America's leading college directory and a perennial favorite among high school guidance counselors is a recognized authority in comparative college ratings The brand-new edition of Barron's Profiles of American Colleges describes more than 1,650 colleges, with up-to-date facts and figures covering: Admission requirements and procedures Tuitions, fees, and financial aid sources Library, computer, and athletic facilities Campus safety and security Degree requirements and extracurricular activities Websites, email addresses, and admissions contacts The book contains an Index of College Majors, an extended chart listing all available major study programs at every school. Also profiled are many of the finest colleges in Canada, as well as brief profiles of religious colleges and American colleges based in foreign countries. All colleges in the directory are rated according to Barron's competitiveness scale, which ranges from "Competitive" to "Most Competitive." Includes FREE access to Barron's exclusive College Search Engine. It gives college-bound students online information and guidance to help them match their academic plans and aptitudes with the admission requirements and academic programs of every accredited four-year college in the country.

The Border

Author: Steve Schafer

Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

ISBN: 1492646849

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 360

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Perfect for readers of This Is Where it Ends, The Border is a gripping drama about four teens, forced to flee home after a deadly cartel rips apart their families. They must now face life-threatening danger and unimaginable sacrifice as they attempt to cross the U.S. border. "Thrilling... often brilliant."—Kirkus One moment changed their lives forever. A band plays, glasses clink, and four teens sneak into the Mexican desert, the hum of celebration receding behind them. Crack. Crack. Crack. Not fireworks—gunshots. The music stops. And Pato, Arbo, Marcos, and Gladys are powerless as the lives they once knew are taken from them. Then they are seen by the gunmen. They run. Except they have nowhere to go. The narcos responsible for their families' murders have put out a reward for the teens' capture. Staying in Mexico is certain death, but attempting to cross the border through an unforgiving desert may be as deadly as the secrets they are trying to escape...

The Ultimate Scholarship Book 2019

Billions of Dollars in Scholarships, Grants and Prizes

Author: Tanabe,Kelly Tanabe

Publisher: SuperCollege

ISBN: 9781617601309

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 784

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The #1 selling scholarship guide from winners of more than $100,000 in scholarships. A directory of more than 1.5 million scholarships, grants and prizes that you can use at any college, The Ultimate Scholarship Book includes helpful indexes to pinpoint the best scholarships for you.

Best Colleges 2019

Find the Best Colleges for You!

Author: U. S. News and World U.S. News and World Report

Publisher: Best Colleges

ISBN: 9781931469913

Category: Education

Page: 348

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U.S. News & World Report's annual Best Colleges book is the longest-running and most quoted guide to undergraduate study in the United States -- with exclusive in-depth rankings; expert advice on choosing, getting into, and paying for college; and a directory of nearly 1,600 schools.

Book of Majors 2018

Author: The College Board

Publisher: College Board

ISBN: 9781457309236

Category: Study Aids

Page: 1400

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The Book of Majors 2018 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 201 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. 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.

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

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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

Colleges That Change Lives

40 Schools You Should Know About Even If You're Not a Straight-A Student

Author: Loren Pope

Publisher: Penguin Books

ISBN: 9780140296167

Category: Education

Page: 304

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Offers profiles of forty colleges which focus on individual needs and high academic standards; provides insider tips for choosing a school based on personality; and discusses homeschooling and learning disabilities.

College Handbook 2018

Author: The College Board

Publisher: College Board

ISBN: 9781457309229

Category: Study Aids

Page: 2336

View: 8806

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This is the only guide available that contains objective information on every accredited college in the United States--2,200 four-year colleges and universities, and 1,700 two-year community colleges and technical schools. With its clearly laid-out entries and more than 40 indexes, the College Handbook 2018 is also the fastest, easiest way for students to narrow a college search and compare the schools that they're interested in. • comprehensive listings of admission requirements, majors, sports, on-campus activities and campus computing • targeted information for home-schooled students and students considering community college as an option • useful features for black and Hispanic students -tables of early decision and wait-list outcomes show information that can't be found in any other guide • planning calendar and worksheets help students organize their applications and stay on track • updated annually by a team of editors who verify information with each college, making the College Handbook 2018 the best college reference guide available

Acing Admissions: The Indian Student's Comprehensive Guide to US CollegeApplications

Author: Kavita Mehta,Kimberly Wright Dixit

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 9351067998

Category: Education

Page: 292

View: 1950

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Confused by the complicated US college admissions process? Fret no more. Acing Admissions is the only guide you need to help navigate the application process. From profile building to financial aid information and everything in between, Acing Admissions provides a step-by-step guide to help parents and students alike. Authors Kavita Mehta, MBA, and Kimberly Wright Dixit, PhD, co-founders of The Red Pen, India's premier admissions advising firm, aim to demystify the US college landscape by providing easy-to-understand information and anecdotes that are helpful to Indian applicants.