Best Colleges 2019

Find the Best Colleges for You!

Author: U. S. News and World U.S. News and World Report

Publisher: Best Colleges

ISBN: 9781931469913

Category: Education

Page: 348

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U.S. News & World Report's annual Best Colleges book is the longest-running and most quoted guide to undergraduate study in the United States -- with exclusive in-depth rankings; expert advice on choosing, getting into, and paying for college; and a directory of nearly 1,600 schools.
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Best Colleges 2018

Author: U. S. Report

Publisher: Best Colleges

ISBN: 9781931469876

Category: Education

Page: 336

View: 9726

U.S. News & World Report's annual Best Colleges book is the longest-running and most quoted guide to undergraduate study in the United States -- with exclusive in-depth rankings; expert advice on choosing, getting into, and paying for college; and a directory of over 1,600 schools.
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Best Colleges 2017

Author: U.s. News & World Report

Publisher: Best Colleges

ISBN: 9781931469784

Category: Education

Page: 347

View: 2239

U.S. News & World Report's annual Best Colleges book is the longest-running and most quoted guide to undergraduate study in the United States -- with exclusive in-depth rankings; expert advice on choosing, getting into, and paying for college; and a directory of nearly 1,600 schools.
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Colleges that Change Lives

40 Schools that Will Change the Way You Think about Colleges

Author: Loren Pope

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0143122304

Category: EDUCATION

Page: 340

View: 312

Offers profiles of forty-one colleges that focus on individual needs and academic standards, provides tips for choosing a school based on personality, and discusses such topics as learning disabilities and single-sex education.
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The Ultimate Guide to America's Best Colleges 2017

Author: Gen Tanabe,Kelly Tanabe

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781617600937

Category: College and universities

Page: 976

View: 2976

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.
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Colleges That Create Futures

50 Schools That Launch Careers By Going Beyond the Classroom

Author: Princeton Review

Publisher: Princeton Review

ISBN: 0804126399

Category: Education

Page: 336

View: 7130

KICK-START YOUR CAREER WITH THE RIGHT ON-CAMPUS EXPERIENCE! When it comes to getting the most out of college, the experiences you have outside the classroom are just as important as what you study. Colleges That Create Futures looks beyond the usual “best of” college lists to highlight 50 schools that empower students to discover practical, real-world applications for their talents and interests. The schools in this book feature distinctive research, internship, and hands-on learning programs—all the info you need to help find a college where you can parlay your passion into a successful post-college career. Inside, You'll Find: • In-depth profiles covering career services, internship support, student group activity, alumni satisfaction, noteworthy facilities and programs, and more • Candid assessments of each school’s academics from students, current faculty, and alumni • Unique hands-on learning opportunities for students across majors • Testimonials on career prep from alumni in business, education, law, and much more *************************** What makes Colleges That Create Futures important? You've seen the headlines—lately the news has been full of horror stories about how the college educational system has failed many recent grads who leave school with huge debt, no job prospects, and no experience in the working world. Colleges That Create Futures identifies schools that don't fall into this trap but instead prepare students for successful careers! How are the colleges selected? Schools are selected based on survey results on career services, grad school matriculation, internship support, student group and government activity, alumni activity and salaries, and noteworthy facilities and programs.
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Colleges That Pay You Back, 2018 Edition

Author: Princeton Review,Robert Franek

Publisher: Princeton Review

ISBN: 1524757837

Category: Education

Page: 480

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DISCOVER COLLEGES THAT OFFER EXCEPTIONAL RETURN ON INVESTMENT! This guide brings you 200 schools that offer a great education--with great career prospects--at a great price! College is a major financial investment, and one that too many students enter into blindly. The Princeton Review erases that uncertainty with this guide to colleges and universities where students get the best return on their tuition investment. These schools offer generous financial aid, excellent academics, and valuable career-building experiences for a successful post-college outcome! Help Finding Colleges That Will Pay You Back. * Our top-value picks--chosen based on 40+ data points, including academics, cost of attendance, financial aid, and post-grad salary figures * Profiles of 200 schools that offer fantastic value, with insight into their career services offerings 7 Unique Ranking Lists. * The top 25 schools with the Best Alumni Network, Best Career Placement, Top Financial Aid, and more * The highest-paying majors and great schools that offer them Valuable Career Information from PayScale.com. * Starting and mid-career salary information for graduates of each school * Percentages of alumni who report having meaningful jobs and who majored in science/technology/engineering/math (STEM) fields
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The College Solution

A Guide for Everyone Looking for the Right School at the Right Price

Author: Lynn O'Shaughnessy

Publisher: FT Press

ISBN: 0132944693

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 288

View: 8690

This bestseller has been completely updated to provide you with the answers that you need to find wonderful colleges and universities at more affordable prices. The second edition of The College Solution, which contains approximately 90% new material, is aimed at helping parents and teenagers become empowered consumers as they navigate through the college process. Billions of dollars are available to pay for college, but not everybody gets their share. It's not always the families with the brightest students or the parents who are struggling financially who receive the most money. The College Solution shares the secrets of how you can capture some of this money for your own family. The book provides advice on such topics as financial aid, merit scholarships, athletic scholarships, admission hooks, the important differences between colleges and universities, college rankings, the best student loans and the latest online tools to evaluate the generosity of schools. O’Shaughnessy presents an easy-to-use, proven road map for getting past the ratings, and finding the right schools at the right price. No other book offers this much practical guidance on choosing and paying for college now – and no other book will save you as much money!
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Colleges That Pay You Back, 2017 Edition

The 200 Schools That Give You the Best Bang for Your Tuition Buck

Author: Princeton Review,Robert Franek

Publisher: Princeton Review

ISBN: 0451487494

Category: College choice

Page: 480

View: 3382

"Discover colleges that offer exceptional return on investment: a great education at a great price with great career prospects!"--Cover.
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Complete Book of Colleges

Author: Princeton Review

Publisher: Princeton Review

ISBN: 1101919809

Category: Universities and colleges

Page: 1152

View: 6283

The MEGA-GUIDE to 1,355 COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES! No one knows colleges better than The Princeton Review! Inside The Complete Book of Colleges, 2017 Edition, you'll find meticulously researched information that will help you narrow the search for the best college for you! Each of the 1,355 user-friendly profiles answers your questions, including: * How much are tuition and other student fees and costs? * What types of financial aid are available, and when are the applications due? * What do admissions officers most look for in test scores and recommendations? * Which majors are the most popular and have the highest enrollment? * What is the housing like, and how accessible is technology on campus? * What are the key campus organizations, athletics, and student activities? * How selective is the school? * Plus! Indexes based on cost, selectivity, and size that will help you narrow your search. Get a leg up on your college search with this easy-to-use, comprehensive, and savvy guidebook from the experts at The Princeton Review.
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Fiske Guide to Colleges 2018

Author: Edward Fiske

Publisher: Sourcebooks

ISBN: 9781402260681

Category: Study Aids

Page: 880

View: 9722

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.
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What the Best College Teachers Do

Author: Ken Bain

Publisher: Harvard University Press

ISBN: 0674065549

Category: Education

Page: 224

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Winner of the Virginia and Warren Stone Prize awarded annually by Harvard University Press for an outstanding book on education and society What makes a great teacher great? Who are the professors students remember long after graduation? This book, the conclusion of a fifteen-year study of nearly one hundred college teachers in a wide variety of fields and universities, offers valuable answers for all educators. The short answer is—it's not what teachers do, it's what they understand. Lesson plans and lecture notes matter less than the special way teachers comprehend the subject and value human learning. Whether historians or physicists, in El Paso or St. Paul, the best teachers know their subjects inside and out—but they also know how to engage and challenge students and to provoke impassioned responses. Most of all, they believe two things fervently: that teaching matters and that students can learn.
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Paying for College

Practical, Creative Strategies

Author: Barbara Gottfried Hollander

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 9781448800711

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 80

View: 5392

This guide will help readers overcome one of the greatest barriers related to higher education today—paying for it. A college education is more expensive than ever, but today’s high school students and their families do have options. With an optimistic and encouraging tone, the text helps readers understand and navigate the different options for college financing, including grants, scholarships, loans, working, and strategic school choices.
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Best Graduate Schools 2018

Author: U. S. Report,Anne McGrath

Publisher: Best Graduate Schools

ISBN: 9781931469852

Category: Education

Page: 296

View: 418

U.S. News & World Report's annual Best Graduate Schools book is the -gold standard- guide to U.S. grad schools, with in-depth rankings, information on careers and trends, and a 160-page directory of MBA programs, medical schools, law schools, and grad programs in Engineering, Nursing, and Education.
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Book of Majors 2017

Author: The College Board

Publisher: College Board

ISBN: 9781457307744

Category: Study Aids

Page: 1400

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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.
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Best Business Schools 2019

Author: U. S. News and World Report

Publisher: Best Business Schools

ISBN: 9781931469890

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 204

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From the publisher that invented data-driven college rankings comes U.S. News' Best Business Schools 2019 guidebook, a comprehensive guide to undergraduate, graduate, and online business education. In addition to U.S. News' exclusive rankings, the guidebook features advice, trends, and analyses to help prospective students find the best business program for their professional and educational development. Leading education journalists and experts created chapters designed to meet the needs of everyone from college-bound high school students to mid-career professionals. Topics include: -MBA versus non-MBA graduate programs. Includes a look at data analytics and other hot non-MBA fields. -Best ways to finance a degree. And a listing of top MBA programs where students graduate with the least debt. -The online option: It's now possible to get an MBA or other graduate business degree from a great school while studying at home. Characteristics to look for in a great program. -B school-lite: Top schools now offer specialized online certificate programs and mini MBAs. Here's a look at some of the best - and advice on how to determine which fits your career needs. -Your international options: Close-ups of top international schools that are attracting U.S. students. Plus, U.S. schools are building international campuses and partnering with overseas schools as part of a trend toward more globally focused education. -The executive option: How top executive MBA programs work - and how they can put you on the fast track to upper management. -The accelerated option: Is there a one-year MBA program that's right for you? -The pros and cons of part-time programs -Admissions advice, including examples of two admissions essays that worked, with commentary from admissions officers. Plus GMAT and GRE tips. -Getting hired: Tips from leaders at JP Morgan Chase, EY, Johnson & Johnson, AT&T, and Top 20 MBA programs on how grad students can impress prospective employers. -Rankings: U.S. News's extensive rankings of full-time graduate business programs, Online MBAs, Online non-MBA graduate business programs, part-time MBAs, Executive MBAs, and undergraduate business programs. -Extensive directories of brick-and-mortar U.S. MBA programs and of online graduate business programs
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The Last Lecture

Author: Randy Pausch

Publisher: Hachette Books

ISBN: 1401395511

Category: Self-Help

Page: 224

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"We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand."---Randy Pausch A lot of professors give talks titled "The Last Lecture." Professors are asked to consider their demise and to ruminate on what matters most to them. And while they speak, audiences can't help but mull the same question: What wisdom would we impart to the world if we knew it was our last chance? If we had to vanish tomorrow, what would we want as our legacy? When Randy Pausch, a computer science professor at Carnegie Mellon, was asked to give such a lecture, he didn't have to imagine it as his last, since he had recently been diagnosed with terminal cancer. But the lecture he gave--"Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams"--wasn't about dying. It was about the importance of overcoming obstacles, of enabling the dreams of others, of seizing every moment (because "time is all you have...and you may find one day that you have less than you think"). It was a summation of everything Randy had come to believe. It was about living. In this book, Randy Pausch has combined the humor, inspiration and intelligence that made his lecture such a phenomenon and given it an indelible form. It is a book that will be shared for generations to come.
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A New U

Faster + Cheaper Alternatives to College

Author: Ryan Craig

Publisher: Benbella Books

ISBN: 9781946885470

Category: Education

Page: 270

View: 6903

Education expert offers accessible and much-needed book exploring the evolving alternatives to the traditional four-year degree.
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The Best 378 Colleges

Author: Robert Franek,Princeton Review (Firm)

Publisher: Princeton Review

ISBN: 0307946053

Category: Study Aids

Page: 829

View: 7152

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.
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Best Colleges 2018

Author: U. S. Report

Publisher: Best Colleges

ISBN: 9781931469876

Category: Education

Page: 336

View: 5016

U.S. News & World Report's annual Best Colleges book is the longest-running and most quoted guide to undergraduate study in the United States -- with exclusive in-depth rankings; expert advice on choosing, getting into, and paying for college; and a directory of over 1,600 schools.
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