The Fiske guide to colleges

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Sourcebooks, Jul 30, 2005 - Education - 774 pages
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First published more than 20 years ago, this leading college guide to more than 300 schools has been the indispensable source of information for thousands of students and their parents. Each college is rated on a scale of 1 to 5 stars on Academics, Social Life and Quality of Life. The Fiske Guide to Colleges has everything you need to know, including:
- Range of SAT and ACT scores
- Percentage of financial aid
- Number of applicants and percentage of acceptance
- Rating of academics
- Each school's strongest programs
- Campus culture and lifestyle
- Listing of each school's strongest departments and majors
- The 40+ schools that deliver the best education at the most reasonable costs
This version has been fully revised and updated and is based on new surveys of thousands of students and administrators. It's the perfect tool for anxious students and their parents.

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User Review  - bnuse - Overstock.com

This guide gives great narrative about the colleges. It gives you a feel for the school in addition to various statistics. Very helpful to those involved in the college search process. Read full review

excellent resource

User Review  - louna928 - Overstock.com

this book is an incredible source of information and comparisons--- and overall an excellent guide as you begin your search for higher education -- we reference it on a daily basis! Read full review

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About the author (2005)

Fiske is a Visiting Scholar at the School of Education, Stanford University, and Consultant to the Pew Forum on Education/Reform.