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Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools You Should Know About Even If You're Not a Straight-a Student (Rev. 2000 Ed.)by Loren Pope
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Now fully revisedthe perennially popular guide to choosing the right college
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 collegesall 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.
Now revised, this new edition of Pope's indispensable guide profiles 41 colleges and addresses such issues as homeschooling, learning disabilities, and single-sex education.
About the Author
'Following years as an education journalist and college administrator, Loren Pope went on to found the College Placement Bureau, which helps families make informed choices about higher education. His books include The Right College and Looking Beyond the Ivy League.'
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