College Handbook 2009

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College Board, Jun 24, 2008 - Education - 2100 pages
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This is the only guide that contains objective information on every accredited college in the United States--2,150 four-year colleges and universities, and 1,650 two-year community colleges and technical schools.  With its clearly laid-out entries and more than 40 indexes, the College Handbook 2009 is also the fastest, easiest way for students to narrow a college search and compare the schools that they're interested in.  Tables of Early-Decision and wait-list outcomes show information that can't be found in any other guide.  A planning calendar and worksheets help students organize their applications and keep on track. Purchasers of the College Handbook 2009 qualify for a $10 discount on The Official SAT Online Course (TM), the only course offered by the test makers. 

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Purchased this book for niece and nephew who will be applying to attend college in 2010.This book is essential for students interested in applying to colleges or universities. In addition to an ... Read full review

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Very large book, but useful to cross reference with the 376 Best Colleges Book. Read full review

Contents

About accreditation
10
Applying to colleges
23
Taking college admissions
29
Copyright

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The College Board, a not-for-profit membership association, connects students to college success and opportunity through major programs and services in college admissions, guidance, assessment, financial aid, enrollment, and teaching and learning. Among its best-known programs are the SAT®, the PSAT/NMSQT®, and the Advanced Placement Program® (AP). Students, parents, educators, and librarians recognize the College Board as a source of expertise on SAT and CLEP®test preparation, college admissions, and financial aid. The Board publishes the bestselling Official SAT Study Guide, the College Handbook, the Book of Majors, and other books that help students prepare for college, research their options, and succeed in higher education. It also maintains the popular collegeboard.com Web site, which is visited by more than two million unique visitors per month.