The Ultimate Guide to America's Best Colleges 2016

The Ultimate Guide to America's Best Colleges 2016

by Gen Tanabe, Kelly Tanabe

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The only guidebook of its kind to combine extensive narrative college profiles with detailed data and statistics on each institution, this tome reports on more than 300 colleges and universities, addressing their academics, majors, student life, athletics, student body, distinguished alumni, admissions/financial aid, and postgraduation success. Tips on each college’s admission process and student quotes from a national survey accompany each description to provide an honest and thorough appraisal of each college’s strengths and weaknesses. To guide students by the numbers, this book includes extensive statistics for each school, with figures on the student composition, class sizes, most popular majors, admissions rates, required standardized tests, deadlines, college costs, and financial aid. A must-have, go-to resource for any college-bound student, their parents, or guidance and career counselors, readers will also find a ranking of the 100 best college values.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781617600821
Publisher: SuperCollege LLC
Publication date: 07/14/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 976
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Gen and Kelly Tanabe are the authors of 14 books including The Ultimate Guide to America's Best Colleges, The Ultimate Scholarship Book, and How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay. They tour the country as speakers on college planning and live in Northern California.

Table of Contents

Section One
Chapter One: The Most Honest Guide to Helping You Choose the Right College
Chapter Two: How This Book Came to Be
Chapter Three: About the Profiles and Data

Section Two
How To Guides
Chapter Four: How to Pick the Perfect College
Chapter Five: 18 Tips and Tricks to Getting into College
Chapter Six: Five Steps to Getting the Most Financial Aid You Deserve

Section Three
The Rankings
Colleges with Popular Programs in Specific Majors
The Top 100 Best College Values
Public Colleges by Price
Private Colleges by Price

Section Four
Colleges Profiles

Section Five
Colleges by Name
Colleges by Location
Section Six

Customer Reviews