Barron's Compact Guide to Colleges
Barrons Educational Series Incorporated, Aug 1, 2000 - Study Aids - 745 pages
This smaller and less expensive version of Barron's Profiles of American Colleges has been updated for the 2000-2001 school year. It describes approximately 400(?) colleges across the United States in profiles adapted from the larger book. The Compact Guide to Colleges mainly profiles schools that fall within Barron's top three categories on the academic competitiveness scale: Most Competitive, Highly Competitive, and Very Competitive.
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