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Inside the Top Colleges Realities of Life and Learning in America's Elite Colleges

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ISBN-10: 0060929944

ISBN-13: 9780060929947

Edition: N/A

Authors: Howard Greene, Mathew W. Greene

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The competition for admission to the best colleges keeps getting tougher. There are 12.5 million college undergraduates. Fewer than 90,000 attend the top twenty-five colleges. Ten prominent institutions -- eight Ivy League schools, Standford, and MIT -- enrolled 1 percent of all entering freshmen, representing one-third of the highest academic achievers and test-takers in the nation. There has been a substantial rise in applications to elite colleges and universities. In 1999 Harvard received 19,000 applications -- including 2,900 from high school valedictorians -- for the 1,600 spaces for the class of 2003 Stanford received more than 17,000 applications for 1,550 places; and …    
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Book details

List price: $14.99
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 8/1/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English