Fiske Guide to Colleges 2017

Fiske Guide to Colleges 2017 Author Edward Fiske
ISBN-10 1402260679
Year 2016-06-24
Pages 880
Language en
Publisher Sourcebooks
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"The best college guide you can buy."-USA Today Every college and university has a story, and no one tells those stories like former New York Times education editor Edward B. Fiske. That's why, for more than 30 years, the Fiske Guide to Colleges has been the leading guide to 320+ four-year schools, including quotes from real students and information you won't find on colleges' websites. Fully updatedand expanded every year, Fiske is the most authoritative source of information for college-bound students and their parents. Helpful, honest, and straightforward, theFiske Guide to Collegesdelivers an insider's look at what it's really like to be a student at the "best and most interesting" schools in the United States, plus Canada, Great Britain, and Ireland—so you can find the best fits for you. In addition to detailed and candid storieson each school, you will find: *A self-quiz to help you understand what you are really looking for in a college *Lists of strong programs and popular majors at each college *"Overlap" listings to help you expand your options *Indexes that break down schools by state, price, and average debt *Vital information on how to apply, including deadlines, fees, and test requirements *Exclusive academic, social, and quality-of-life ratings *All the basics, including financial aid stats, SAT/ACT scores, and acceptance rates Plus a special section highlighting the 44 public and private Best Buy schools—colleges that provide the best educational value "I send students to Fiske before I send them anywhere else." —Director of College Counseling, Los Olivos, CA

Fiske Guide to Colleges 2018

Fiske Guide to Colleges 2018 Author Edward Fiske
ISBN-10 1402260687
Year 2017-07-01
Pages 880
Language en
Publisher Sourcebooks
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The #1 bestselling college guide, from the most trusted expert Every college and university has a story - and no one tells those stories like former New York Times education editor Edward B. Fiske. Counselors everywhere agree, the Fiske Guide to Colleges is the best way to get to know the unique personalities of schools without visiting campus.Featuring Fiske's trademark descriptions, exclusive ratings, up-to-date tips from current students, and tools for broadening and narrowing your list, the Fiske Guide is the #1 source for discovering more than 320 of the best colleges and universities - and finding the right one for you.

Fiske Guide to Getting into the Right College

Fiske Guide to Getting into the Right College Author Edward B Fiske
ISBN-10 9781402257506
Year 2010-08-01
Pages 368
Language en
Publisher Sourcebooks, Inc.
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GET ACCEPTED TO THE COLLEGE THAT'S RIGHT FOR YOU Everyone has their own idea of the perfect college, and the best place for you to spend your college years may not be the most academically prestigious or have the best sports teams. Going well beyond just college rankings, the Fiske Guide to Getting into the Right College is the help you need to get started that's been trusted by hundreds of thousands of students, parents, and guidance counselors. SIMPLIFY AND TAKE THE STRESS OUT OF COLLEGE SEARCH --Choose the right type of schools for you, including considering the strongest majors, programs, and courses --Keep everything organized and filter out the marketing hype --Plan and map your college visits, and ask the right questions during campus tours --Attract and even negotiate the best financial aid package This book is a guide not only to who you are, but also to what kinds of schools will be great for you. It starts with an easy but in-depth assessment of your priorities, then takes you step-by-step through the process of applying to the schools that are the best fit for you. MAKE YOUR APPLICATIONS STAND OUT FROM THE CROWD --Earn the test scores colleges want to see --Write authentic admissions essays --Submit an application that shows off your best features --Know how admissions officers rank candidates --Get off the waiting list and get accepted to your top schools GET ADVICE FROM THE EXPERTS Edward B. Fiske served for seventeen years as education editor of the New York Times, during which time he realized that college-bound students and their families needed better information on which to base their educational choices. He writes the #1 bestselling annual Fiske Guide to Colleges to help them. Bruce G. Hammond has devoted much of his time to counseling for college. He served as managing editor of the Fiske Guide to Colleges and is director of college counseling at Dipont Educational Management.

The Fiske Guide to Colleges 2015

The Fiske Guide to Colleges 2015 Author Edward B. Fiske
ISBN-10 1402260652
Year 2014-07-05
Pages 818
Language en
Publisher Sourcebooks
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Draws on interviews with administrators and students to furnish data on more than 300 of the country's most prominent colleges, in a book that includes academic, social and quality-of-life ratings; the top 40 to 50 schools that are the "best buys;" lists of each school's strongest majors and programs; candid tips from each school's current students; and more. Original.

Fiske Countdown to College

Fiske Countdown to College Author Edward B Fiske
ISBN-10 9781402224157
Year 2009-07-01
Pages 160
Language en
Publisher Sourcebooks, Inc.
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Unique, simple approach to the complicated college prep process, from the leading authority in college admissions. Getting ready for college is a complicated and confusing process - how do you know when to take the SAT? When do you start applying to schools? What classes should you be taking to help prepare you for college-level work? Is there anything you should do before high school? Fiske Countdown to College is a comprehensive collection of simple, easy-to-use checklists that explain everything you need to do in each year of high school to make preparation for college a breeze. There are 28 "to-do" lists for parents and students, ten "don't" lists, three "top 10" lists, and two glossaries, divided by year, that walk you through high school to college. Quotes from students, parents, and counselors offer advice and support from people who've been through all of this before.

The Insider s Guide to the Colleges

The Insider s Guide to the Colleges Author
ISBN-10 0312204132
Year 1999-08-01
Pages 935
Language en
Publisher St. Martin's Press
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The only guide book researched and written by current college students, this insider's guide features honest, relevant portraits of life in more than 300 colleges and universities in the United States and Canada.

Fiske Real College Essays That Work

Fiske Real College Essays That Work Author Edward B. Fiske
ISBN-10 9781402245176
Year 2009
Pages 343
Language en
Publisher Sourcebooks, Inc.
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The #1 book on college admissions essays, completely updated and revised From the most trusted name in college admissions, Fiske Real College Essays That Work is the first application essay book designed for those who need it most: bright students who aren't natural writers. College experts Edward Fiske and Bruce Hammond offer readers the best, most student-tailored advice on how to choose their topic and write their essay. Students can learn by example with more than 100 real sample essays, chosen from all degrees of writing proficiency, including 20 brand-new essays from students who got into the most up-and-coming, in-demand schools. Examples are also given to show how an essay is edited from initial to final draft. Fiske and Hammond give students an all-inclusive guide to writing an application essay that will open the door to the college of their dreams. "An excellent purchase for libraries..." School Library Journal

Book of Majors 2017

Book of Majors 2017 Author The College Board
ISBN-10 145730774X
Year 2016-07-05
Pages 1400
Language en
Publisher College Board
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The Book of Majors 2017 helps students answer these questions: What's the major for me? Where can I study it? What can I do with it after graduation?Revised and refreshed every year, this book is the most comprehensive guide to college majors on the market. In-depth descriptions of 200 of the most popular majors are followed by complete listings of every major offered at more than 3,800 colleges, including four-year and two-year colleges and technical schools.The 2017 edition covers every college major identified by the U.S. Department of Education - over 1,200 majors are listed in all. This is also the only guide that shows what degree levels each college offers in a major, whether a certificate, associate, bachelor's, master's or doctorate. The guide features:-insights - from the professors themselves - on how each major is taught, what preparation students will need, other majors to consider and much more.-updated information on career options and employment prospects.-the inside scoop on how students can find out if a college offers a strong program for a particular major, what life is like for students studying that major, and what professional societies and accrediting agencies to refer to for more background on the major.

The Ultimate Guide to America s Best Colleges

The Ultimate Guide to America s Best Colleges Author Gen Tanabe
ISBN-10 1617600938
Year 2016-07-12
Pages 976
Language en
Publisher SuperCollege
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Provided up-to-date detailed profiles on academics, student life, athletics, and offers student reviews, entrance strategies, and rankings of the one hundred best college values.

Colleges That Change Lives

Colleges That Change Lives Author Loren Pope
ISBN-10 9781101221341
Year 2006-07-25
Pages 320
Language en
Publisher Penguin
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Prospective college students and their parents have been relying on Loren Pope's expertise since 1995, when he published the first edition of this indispensable guide. This new edition profiles 41 colleges—all of which outdo the Ivies and research universities in producing performers, not only among A students but also among those who get Bs and Cs. Contents include: Evaluations of each school's program and "personality" Candid assessments by students, professors, and deans Information on the progress of graduates This new edition not only revisits schools listed in previous volumes to give readers a comprehensive assessment, it also addresses such issues as homeschooling, learning disabilities, and single-sex education.

The Insider s Guide to the Colleges 2015

The Insider s Guide to the Colleges  2015 Author Yale Daily News Staff
ISBN-10 9781466848351
Year 2014-07-01
Pages 1024
Language en
Publisher St. Martin's Griffin
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With this new edition, The Insider's Guide to the Colleges has been, for 41 years, the most relied-upon resource for high school students looking for honest reports on colleges straight from the college students themselves. Having interviewed hundreds of their peers on more than 330 campuses and by getting the inside scoop on everything from the nightlife and professors to the newest dorms and wildest student organizations, the reporters at the Yale Daily News have created the most candid college guide ever. In addition to the in-depth profiles, this edition has been updated to include: * Essential statistics for every school, from acceptance rates to popular majors * A "College Finder" to help students zero in on the perfect school * All-new FYI sections with student opinions and outrageous advice The Insider's Guide to the Colleges cuts through the glossy Web sites and brochures to uncover the things that matter most to students, and by staying on top of trends, it gives both students and their parents the straightforward information they need to choose the school that's right for them.

College Handbook 2017

College Handbook 2017 Author The College Board
ISBN-10 1457307731
Year 2016-07-05
Pages 2336
Language en
Publisher College Board
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This is the only guide available that contains objective information on every accredited college in the United States - 2,200 four-year colleges and universities, and 1,700 two-year community colleges and technical schools. With its clearly laid-out entries and more than 40 indexes, the College Handbook 2017 is also the fastest, easiest way for students to narrow a college search and compare the schools that they're interested in.-comprehensive listings of admission requirements, majors, sports, on-campus activities and campus computing-targeted information for home-schooled students and students considering community college as an option-useful features for black and Hispanic students-tables of early decision and wait-list outcomes show information that can't be found in any other guide-planning calendar and worksheets help students organize their applications and stay on track-updated annually by a team of editors who verify information with each college, making the College Handbook 2017 the best college reference guide available

The Best 382 Colleges 2018

The Best 382 Colleges  2018 Author Princeton Review
ISBN-10 9781524710224
Year 2017-08
Pages 880
Language en
Publisher Princeton Review
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A survey of life on the nation's campuses offers detailed profiles of the best colleges and rankings of colleges in sixty-two different categories, along with a wealth of information and applications tips.

Admission Matters

Admission Matters Author Sally P. Springer
ISBN-10 9781119329893
Year 2017-03-29
Pages 416
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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Make sense of college admissions and prepare a successful application Admission Matters offers comprehensive, expert, and practical advice for parents and students to guide them through the college admissions process. From building a college list, to understanding standardized tests, to obtaining financial aid, to crafting personal statements, to making a final decision, this book guides you every step of the way with clear, sensible advice and practical tips. This new fourth edition has been completely updated to reflect the latest changes in college admissions. including new developments in standardized testing, applications, financial aid and more. Questionnaires, interactive forms, checklists, and other tools help you stay focused and organized throughout the process.. With the answers you need and a down-to-earth perspective, this book provides an invaluable resource for stressed-out students and parents everywhere. Applying to college can be competitive and complex. Admission Matters offers real-world expert advice for all students, whether you're aiming an Ivy or the state school close to home. It also includes much needed guidance for students with special circumstances, including students with disabilities, international students, and transfer students. In addition, athletes, artists and performers, and homeschoolers will find valuable guidance as they plan for and apply to college. Understand how the admissions process works and what you can and cannot control Learn how to build a strong list of good-fit colleges Craft a strong application package with a compelling personal statement Get expert advice on early admissions, financial aid, standardized testing, and much more Make a final decision that is the right one for you Whether you think you've got applying to college under control or don't even know where to begin, Admission Matters is your expert guide throughout the college admissions process.

The K W Guide to Colleges for Students with Learning Differences 13th Edition

The K W Guide to Colleges for Students with Learning Differences  13th Edition Author Princeton Review
ISBN-10 9781101920381
Year 2016-09-13
Pages 848
Language en
Publisher Princeton Review
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FIND THE RIGHT SCHOOL FOR YOUR SPECIFIC NEEDS. Hundreds of thousands of students with ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, or other learning differences head to college every year. This comprehensive guide makes it easy for those students and their families and guidance counselors to tackle the daunting process of finding the school that fits their needs best. This indispensable resource book for students, parents, and professionals includes: * 353 school profiles with targeted information on services, admissions, and support at each school * Advice from learning specialists on making an effective transition to college * Services available to learning-disabled students at each college: tutors, note-takers, oral exams, extended test time, and more * Policies and procedures regarding course waivers or substitutions * Strategies to help students find the best match for their needs The 13th edition of The K&W Guide also includes a Quick Contact Reference List with essential program information for another 1,000 schools, as well as an addendum with other transition options for students who may not be college-bound, but who want to continue to pursue independent living skills and education beyond high school.