Fiske Guide to Colleges 2012

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Sourcebooks, Inc., Jul 1, 2011 - Study Aids - 864 pages
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"The best college guide you can buy." -USA Today

For more than 25 years, this leading guide to more than 310 colleges and universities-fully updated and expanded every year-has been an indispensable source of information for college-bound students and their parents. Helpful, honest, and straightforward, the Fiske Guide to Colleges delivers an insider's look at the academic climates and the social and extracurricular scenes at the "best and most interesting" schools in the United States, plus Canada and Great Britain.

In addition to the candid essays on each school, you will find:

-A self-quiz to help you understand what you are really looking for in a college

- Lists of the strongest majors and programs at each college

- Vital information on how to apply, including admissions and financial aid deadlines, required tests, and each school's essay questions

- "Overlap" listings to help you expand your options

- Selectivity statistics and SAT/ACT scores

- Indexes that break down schools by price and state

- A list of schools with strong programs for learning disabled students

- All the basics, including email addresses and university websites

Plus a special section highlighting the 45 public and private Best Buy schools-colleges that provide the best educational value
  

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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

Contents

Fiske Guide to Colleges 2012
1
Consortia
803
Index
807
Acknowledgments
810
About the Authors
812
Back Cover
829
Copyright

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About the author (2011)

Edward B. Fiske served for 17 years as education editor of the New York Times, where he realized that college-bound students and their families needed better information on which to base their educational choices. He is also the author of the Fiske Guide to Getting into the Right College. He lives in Durham, North Carolina.

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