Looking Beyond the Ivy League Finding the College That's Right for You

ISBN-10: 0143112821
ISBN-13: 9780143112822
Edition: 2007 (Revised)
Authors: Loren Pope
List price: $16.00
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Description: This unique book gives students and their parents an assurance no other does: that for the 97% who don't get into Ivy League schools or their clones, there are plenty of good colleges that will do as much or more to start them on successful lives.  More...

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List price: $16.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 12/18/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.50" wide x 7.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

This unique book gives students and their parents an assurance no other does: that for the 97% who don't get into Ivy League schools or their clones, there are plenty of good colleges that will do as much or more to start them on successful lives. College Placement Bureau director, Loren Pope shows you how to find the colleges that produce achievers--and how to avoid the pitfalls of the college selection process.

Twenty-one Myths That Can Jinx Your College Choice
Looking Beyond the Ivy League: Where the Buyer's Market Is
Why Small Is Best
Is the Teaching Better in the Good Small College?
H Is for Harvard and Hypocrisy, I Is for "Ivy League Education"
Poison Ivy
The Good College Experience: Growth
Select, Don't Settle
There Are New Ground Rules on What College Can Do
What Are You Going For, Really?
Sample and Test the Merchandise
Judging Yourself as an Applicant
Should Parents Let Their Child Take a Year Off?
A Good Application = Open Sesame
The Interview? Relax!
Some Truths about Financial Aid
If You've Made a Mistake, You Can Save Yourself
Should You Hire a Private Counselor?
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