The Best 371 Colleges, 2010 Edition
Random House Incorporated, Jul 28, 2009 - Study Aids - 813 pages
What makesThe Best 371 Collegesthe most popular college guide?
The Best 371 Colleges is a comprehensive college guide written for any student or parent mystified by the confusing college admissions process. This essential college-planning guide, from the experts at The Princeton Review, provides the facts about the best schools in the country, popular college ranking lists, and the information needed to make a smart decision about which schools to consider.
Revealing answers from college students cover each school’s unique character and give you extensive insight into their classes, financial aid, social life, and everything in between. Students are the experts, after all, and we talked to 122,000 of them!
•One-of-a-kind college rankings reveal the top colleges in 62 categories based on how students at the schools–the real experts! –rated their colleges. The ranking lists include:
-Best Financial Aid
-Best Career/Job Placement Services
-Best Classroom Experiences
-Top Party Schools
-Dorms Like Palaces
-Best Athletic Facilities
-Best Campus Food
-Most Politically Active Students
-Most Diverse Student Population
-Class Discussions Encouraged
-Best College Newspaper
-…and many more!
•Learn what you can do in high school to prepare yourself for admission to a selective college
•Get all the application essentials–tuition, admissions criteria, deadlines, phone numbers, addresses, demographics, student/faculty ratios, and most popular majors–for quick reference and easy comparison when you’re narrowing down your choices
•Green college ratings help readers find out if schools are environmentally friendly
•Special section on great colleges for the 15 most popular majors
•An Index of Schools by Cost allows you to search all colleges in the book by price
What the media is saying aboutThe Best 371 Collegesfrom The Princeton Review:
“The offbeat indexes, along with the chattily written descriptions of each school, provide
a colorful picture of each campus.”–The New York Times
“The most efficient of the college guidebooks. Has entertaining profiles larded with quotes from students.”–Rolling Stone
“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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My Junior and Senior students have read this every day since it came in the mail (over three weeks). It gives information on the college students outlook on the campus, professors, social scene, athletics and soooooooooooooo much more. It also gives the statistics for grades, test scores, % of applicants accepted, cost, number of students and soooooooooooooo much more. It is the best college book for both student and parent to have. Buy it now, set it at the kitchen table and watch your student read it at breakfast, lunch and dinner. There will be lots of dialogue about college.