Fiske Guide to Colleges 2009

Fiske Guide to Colleges 2009

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Sourcebooks Inc
For more than 20 years, this leading guide to more than 300 colleges and universities has been an indispensable source of information for college-bound students and their parents. Hip, 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 U.S., plus Canada and Great Britain. Includes:-- Fiske's exclusive academic, social and quality-of-life ratings-- The 40+ schools that deliver the best education at the most reasonable costs-- Lists of each school's strongest majors and programs-- Candid tips from each school's current students-- A self-quiz to help understand which college is right for a student-- Vital information on how to apply-- “Overlap” listings to help students expand their options-- Selectivity statistics and SAT and ACT ranges

Baker & Taylor
An updated college handbook includes helpful tips from current students, ratings on the social scene and quality-of-life of schools, a list of each school's strongest majors, and a self-quiz to aid in picking the right school, including schools from the U.S., Canada, and Great Britain. Original.

Baker
& Taylor

Draws on interviews with administrators and students to furnish data on three hundred of the country's most prominent colleges.

Sourcebooks Inc.
"The best college guide you can buy."--USA Today
"The best college guide you can buy."--USA Today

Hip, 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 U.S., plus Canada and Great Britain.

For more than 20 years, this leading guide to more than 300 colleges and universities has been an indispensable source of information for college-bound students and their parents. Hip, 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 U.S., plus Canada and Great Britain.

The Fiske Guide to Colleges 2009 is a tool to help you make the most intelligent educational investment you can. With The Fiske Guide to Colleges 2009, you'll get:

  • The #1 Bestselling College Guide
  • The guide that is most trusted by guidance counselors, students, and parents
  • A book packed with tips from current students about the ins and outs of their schools Fiske's exclusive academic, social, and quality-of-life ratings for each school

"I happen to prefer the Fiske Guide for its combination of compressive facts and figures and personal anecdotes and descriptions of each campus. They may take a bit longer to read than a quick reference guide, but each entry leaves you with an indelible impression of the academic and social life at the college in question."

- Excerpt from The Truth About Getting In, by Katherine Cohen, founder of IvyWise

The Fiske Guide to Colleges 2009 also includes:

  • Fiske's exclusive academic, social and quality-of-life ratings
  • The 40+ schools that deliver the best education at the most reasonable costs
  • Lists of each school's strongest majors and programs
  • Candid tips from each school's current students
  • A self-quiz to help understand which college is right for a student
  • Vital information on how to apply
  • "Overlap" listings to help students expand their options
  • Selectivity statistics and SAT and ACT ranges


Publisher: Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks, [2009]
Edition: Twenty-fifth edition
Copyright Date: ©2009
ISBN: 9781402222610
1402222610
Branch Call Number: EBOOK
Characteristics: xxxv, 782 pages ; 27 cm
Additional Contributors: Logue, Robert
Alternative Title: Guide to colleges 2009
Notes: Includes index

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