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The only guidebook of its kind to combine extensive narrative college profiles with detailed data and statistics on each institution, this tome reports on more than 300 colleges and universities, addressing their academics, majors, student life, athletics, student body, distinguished alumni, admissions/financial aid, and postgraduation success. Tips on each college’s admission process and student quotes from a national survey accompany each description to provide an honest and thorough appraisal of each college’s strengths and weaknesses. To guide students by the numbers, this book includes extensive statistics for each school, with figures on the student composition, class sizes, most popular majors, admissions rates, required standardized tests, deadlines, college costs, and financial aid. A must-have, go-to resource for any college-bound student, their parents, or guidance and career counselors, readers will also find a ranking of the 100 best college values.
Gen Tanabe and Kelly Tanabe are the authors of 14 books including The Ultimate Scholarship Book, How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay, and Accepted! 50 Successful College Application Essays. They tour the country as speakers on college planning and live in Belmont, California.
Table of Contents
Section One Introduction Chapter One: The Most Honest Guide to Helping You Choose the Right College Chapter Two: How This Book Came to Be Chapter Three: About the Profiles and Data
Section Two How To Guides Chapter Four: How to Pick the Perfect College Chapter Five: 18 Tips and Tricks to Getting into College Chapter Six: Five Steps to Getting the Most Financial Aid You Deserve
Section Three The Rankings Colleges with Popular Programs in Specific Majors The Top 100 Best College Values Public Colleges by Price Private Colleges by Price
Section Four Colleges Profiles
Section Five Indexes Colleges by Name Colleges by Location Section Six Worksheets