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Looking Beyond the Ivy League: Finding the College That's Right for You
Looking Beyond the Ivy League Finding the College That's Right for You
Author: Loren Pope
This unique book gives students and 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 ...  more »

  • An annotated selection of more than 200 schools, including many less familiar colleges that will accept "B" and "C" students
  • Step-by-step guidance through the selection and application process, including advice on what makes a good application and a good applicant
  • A checklist of specific, incisive questions to ask when visiting a college
  • Twenty myths that can jinx a student's college choice
  • Advice on what students can do while still in high school to prepare for the college experience and what a good college experience should be
  • A completely revised chapter on financial aid -- how to get the best deal possible, and what the schools will do for you
ISBN-13: 9780140239522
ISBN-10: 0140239529
Publication Date: 9/1/1995
Pages: 288
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Publisher: Penguin Books
Book Type: Paperback
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Very helpful for high school students, gives good summaries of colleges that are unique.
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CLASSIC BOOK--
The Essential Guie to Choosing the RIGHT school

In this unique book, College Placement Bureau Director Loren Pope 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.

Loren Pope shows you how to find the colleges that produce achievers--and how to avoid the pitfalls of the college selection process.
"The best thing written about admissions in the last twenty years" ~ David A. Dudley, former admissions director at Columbia University and at the Illinois Institute of Technology.


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