The Best 382 Colleges, 2018 Edition

Author: Princeton Review,Robert Franek

Publisher: Princeton Review

ISBN: 1524710342

Category: Study Aids

Page: 880

View: 4950

NO ONE KNOWS COLLEGES LIKE THE PRINCETON REVIEW! The Princeton Review's college rankings started in 1992 with surveys from 30,000 students. Over 25 years and more than a million student surveys later, we stand by our claim that there is no single “best” college, only the best college for you… and that this is the book that will help you find it! What Makes THE BEST 382 COLLEGES the Most Popular College Guide? STRAIGHT FROM STUDENTS TO YOU · 382 in-depth school profiles based on candid feedback from 137,000 students, covering academics, administration, campus life, and financial aid · Insights on unique college character, social scene, and more RANKING LISTS & RATINGS SCORES · Lists of the top 20 colleges in 62 categories based on students' opinions of academics, campus life, facilities, and much more · Ratings for every school on Financial Aid, Selectivity, and Quality of Life · Bonus list of the 200 "best-value" schools featured in Colleges That Pay You Back DETAILED ADMISSIONS INFORMATION · The "Inside Word" on competitive applications, test scores, tuition, and average indebtedness · Comprehensive information on selectivity, freshman profiles, and application deadlines at each school What the media is saying about The Princeton Review's Best Colleges guide: “The most efficient of the college guidebooks. Has entertaining profiles larded with quotes from students.”–Rolling Stone “The offbeat indexes, along with the chattily written descriptions of each school, provide a colorful picture of each campus.” –The New York Times “A great book.... It’s a bargain.” –CNN “Our favorite college guidebook.” –Seventeen “Provides the kind of feedback students would get from other students in a campus visit.” –USA Today

Colleges That Pay You Back

The 200 Best Value Colleges and What It Takes to Get In

Author: Princeton Review

Publisher: Princeton Review

ISBN: 0804125899

Category: Study Aids

Page: 480

View: 3104

YOU NEED A GREAT RETURN ON YOUR COLLEGE INVESTMENT. College costs more than ever these days. That's why we at The Princeton Review have worked to expand our wildly popular "Best Value Colleges" list into this comprehensive guidebook! Inside, you'll find detailed profiles of the 200 best-value schools and learn what it takes to get into them. Great Education at a Great Price • 200 schools that offer average grants of over $22,600—plus 9 tuition-free schools • Top-value picks based on 40+ data points, including academics, cost of attendance, financial aid, and post-grad salary figures Unique Ranking Lists • Lists of the top 20 schools with the Best Alumni Network, Best Career Placement, Top Financial Aid, and more • Unique return-on-education rating for each school, with the Top 50 ranked by rating • Lists of 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 • Job satisfaction ratings from college alumni—and whether they would recommend their alma mater With the 2015 edition of Colleges That Pay You Back, you'll get everything you need to find a school with quality academics, reasonable tuition, and great financial aid. Remember: No one knows colleges like The Princeton Review!

Admission Matters

What Students and Parents Need to Know About Getting into College

Author: Sally P. Springer,Jon Reider,Joyce Vining Morgan

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119329892

Category: Education

Page: 416

View: 9088

Make sense of college admissions and prepare a successful application Admission Matters offers comprehensive, expert, and practical advice for parents and students to guide them through the college admissions process. From building a college list, to understanding standardized tests, to obtaining financial aid, to crafting personal statements, to making a final decision, this book guides you every step of the way with clear, sensible advice and practical tips. This new fourth edition has been completely updated to reflect the latest changes in college admissions. including new developments in standardized testing, applications, financial aid and more. Questionnaires, interactive forms, checklists, and other tools help you stay focused and organized throughout the process.. With the answers you need and a down-to-earth perspective, this book provides an invaluable resource for stressed-out students and parents everywhere. Applying to college can be competitive and complex. Admission Matters offers real-world expert advice for all students, whether you're aiming an Ivy or the state school close to home. It also includes much needed guidance for students with special circumstances, including students with disabilities, international students, and transfer students. In addition, athletes, artists and performers, and homeschoolers will find valuable guidance as they plan for and apply to college. Understand how the admissions process works and what you can and cannot control Learn how to build a strong list of good-fit colleges Craft a strong application package with a compelling personal statement Get expert advice on early admissions, financial aid, standardized testing, and much more Make a final decision that is the right one for you Whether you think you've got applying to college under control or don't even know where to begin, Admission Matters is your expert guide throughout the college admissions process.

The Best 378 Colleges

Author: Robert Franek,Princeton Review (Firm)

Publisher: Princeton Review

ISBN: 0307946053

Category: Study Aids

Page: 829

View: 4018

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.

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: 5912

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

The Enlightened College Applicant

A New Approach to the Search and Admissions Process

Author: Andrew Belasco,Dave Bergman

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1475826923

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 252

View: 6212

The Enlightened College Applicant presents a no-nonsense account of how students should approach the college search and admissions process. Instead of providing recycled entrance statistics or anecdotal generalizations about campus life, authors Belasco and Bergman incorporate cutting-edge data and research to pull back the curtain on critical topics.

The Gatekeepers

Inside the Admissions Process of a Premier College

Author: Jacques Steinberg

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101200316

Category: Education

Page: 336

View: 535

In the fall of 1999, New York Times education reporter Jacques Steinberg was given an unprecedented opportunity to observe the admissions process at prestigious Wesleyan University. Over the course of nearly a year, Steinberg accompanied admissions officer Ralph Figueroa on a tour to assess and recruit the most promising students in the country. The Gatekeepers follows a diverse group of prospective students as they compete for places in the nation's most elite colleges. The first book to reveal the college admission process in such behind-the-scenes detail, The Gatekeepers will be required reading for every parent of a high school-age child and for every student facing the arduous and anxious task of applying to college. "[The Gatekeepers] provides the deep insight that is missing from the myriad how-to books on admissions that try to identify the formula for getting into the best colleges...I really didn't want the book to end." —The New York Times

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: 5415

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.

Fiske Guide to Colleges 2017

Author: Edward Fiske

Publisher: Sourcebooks

ISBN: 9781402260674

Category: Study Aids

Page: 880

View: 7005

"The best college guide you can buy."-USA Today Every college and university has a story, and no one tells those stories like former New York Times education editor Edward B. Fiske. That's why, for more than 30 years, the Fiske Guide to Colleges has been the leading guide to 320+ four-year schools, including quotes from real students and information you won't find on colleges' websites. Fully updatedand expanded every year, Fiske is the most authoritative source of information for college-bound students and their parents. Helpful, honest, and straightforward, theFiske Guide to Collegesdelivers an insider's look at what it's really like to be a student at the "best and most interesting" schools in the United States, plus Canada, Great Britain, and Ireland—so you can find the best fits for you. In addition to detailed and candid storieson each school, you will find: *A self-quiz to help you understand what you are really looking for in a college *Lists of strong programs and popular majors at each college *"Overlap" listings to help you expand your options *Indexes that break down schools by state, price, and average debt *Vital information on how to apply, including deadlines, fees, and test requirements *Exclusive academic, social, and quality-of-life ratings *All the basics, including financial aid stats, SAT/ACT scores, and acceptance rates Plus a special section highlighting the 44 public and private Best Buy schools—colleges that provide the best educational value "I send students to Fiske before I send them anywhere else." —Director of College Counseling, Los Olivos, CA

The Best 300 Professors

Learn from the Best

Author: Robert Franek,Princeton Review

Publisher: Princeton Review

ISBN: 0375427589

Category: Study Aids

Page: 448

View: 9331

The Princeton Review partners with RateMyProfessors.com to provide profiles of 300 stellar college professors, including quotes about the professors from real students and key information, such as were and what the instructors teach. Original.

The Fiske Guide to Colleges 2000

Author: Edward B. Fiske

Publisher: Three Rivers Press (CA)

ISBN: 9780812931716

Category: Study Aids

Page: 749

View: 7945

Draws on interviews with administrators and students to furnish data on three hundred of the country's most prominent colleges.

Paying for College Without Going Broke, 2017 Edition

How to Pay Less for College

Author: Princeton Review,Kalman Chany

Publisher: Princeton Review

ISBN: 1101920432

Category: Study Aids

Page: 352

View: 9609

The only annual college financial aid guide with line-by-line instructions for completing the FAFSA and CSS PROFILE aid forms! As seen in USA Today, the Wall Street Journal, Money, and the Los Angeles Times, Paying for College Without Going Broke will help you: • Navigate the recent changes to the FAFSA • Use line-by-line strategies for filling out the FAFSA and CSS PROFILE to maximum effect • Increase your chances of receiving aid • Compare aid offers and learn how to appeal if needed • Calculate the actual costs of college • Plan strategically as an independent student or a divorced or single parent • Avoid costly mistakes when applying Paying for College Without Going Broke includes a foreword by Bill Clinton as well as in-depth line-by-line strategies for filling out 2017-2018 aid forms, including the required federal FAFSA form. Praise for PAYING FOR COLLEGE WITHOUT GOING BROKE: "Get this book, and don't just read it. Study it." —Chicago Tribune "Can save thousands in college bills." —John Wasik, Forbes "A first-rate guide through the financial aid maze." —Lynn Brenner, Newsday "...Kalman Chany’s Paying For College Without Going Broke [is] a must-read now. It’s loaded with tips that can save you thousands on college bills...when I got to the section on financial aid, my eyes lit up." —John Wasik, Forbes.com "One of my favorite financial-advice books." —Eric Tyson, author of Investing for Dummies and Personal Finance for Dummies

Milady Standard Barbering

Author: Milady

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305100557

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 829

View: 7895

Milady Standard Barbering, 6th edition, continues to be the leading resource in barbering education, providing students with the foundational principles and techniques needed to be successful while in school, pass their licensing exam, and launch them into a thriving career. Incorporating new photography, artwork and overall layout, the look and feel of this edition has been transformed, resulting in a sleek and clean design to engage and inspire today’s student. Content has been updated within each chapter with a major focus on the procedures, infection control, life skills and business chapters, just to name a few. In addition, classic techniques have been paired with contemporary looks to ensure success both while in school and beyond to employment. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Best 380 Colleges, 2017 Edition

Author: Princeton Review

Publisher: Princeton Review

ISBN: 1101920068

Category: Universities and colleges

Page: 880

View: 6442

Selects three hundred and eighty one of the best schools in the United States based on student feedback, and provides information on tuition, financial aid, housing, admission requirements, and similar statistics.

The Best 380 Colleges 2016

Author: Princeton Review (Firm)

Publisher: Princeton Review

ISBN: 0804126305

Category: Education

Page: 864

View: 9472

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.

Yun

The Illustrated Story of Brother Yun, the Heavenly Man

Author: Brother Yun,Paul Hattaway

Publisher: Monarch Books

ISBN: 9781854247445

Category: Brothers (Religions)

Page: 126

View: 9475

This volume tells the story of how God took a young, half-starved boy from a poor village in Henan Province in China and used him mightily to preach the gospel despite horrific opposition.

Paying for College Without Going Broke, 2018 Edition

How to Pay Less for College

Author: Princeton Review,Kalman Chany

Publisher: Princeton Review

ISBN: 1524710857

Category: Study Aids

Page: 352

View: 2018

Take control of your college financial aid experience with this essential guide—the only annual guidebook with line-by-line instructions for completing the FAFSA and CSS PROFILE aid forms! The filing date for the FAFSA has moved up—and since many colleges disburse financial aid on a first-come, first-served basis, it's essential that you get your paperwork filled quickly and accurately. As seen in USA Today, the Wall Street Journal, Money, and the Los Angeles Times, Paying for College Without Going Broke will help you do just that, plus ... • Navigate the most recent changes to the FAFSA • Use line-by-line strategies for filling out the FAFSA and CSS PROFILE to maximum effect • Calculate the actual costs of college • Increase your chances of receiving aid • Avoid costly mistakes when applying for assistance • Compare aid offers and learn how to appeal if necessary • Plan strategically as a separated/divorced parent, blended family, or independent student Paying for College Without Going Broke also includes a foreword by former president Bill Clinton.

Book of Majors 2017

Author: The College Board

Publisher: College Board

ISBN: 9781457307744

Category: Study Aids

Page: 1400

View: 338

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.

Kissing Ass

The Art of Office Politics

Author: Clyde D'Souza

Publisher: Random House India

ISBN: 818400172X

Category: Humor

Page: 264

View: 4997

Some people can kiss ass naturally, some can’t do it to save their lives, and many just don’t know how! Kissing Ass: The Art of Office Politics is a no-bullshit, jargon-free, non-sloppy guide that breaks down typical workplace situations and offers you not textbook advice but real sucking-up solutions to them. From nervous first days to elated farewell mails, Kissing Ass gives you tips and tricks on how to act, react, or play dumb as per the scenario. Learn different types of ego massage techniques, what to say to the CEO in the loo, how to reply to work emails over weekends, and, yes, even how to deal with sex at work! So polish your corporate lips, pucker up, and get ready to kiss your way to success.

9 Practice Tests for the SAT, 2018 Edition

Author: Princeton Review

Publisher: Princeton Review

ISBN: 0451487648

Category: Study Aids

Page: 864

View: 1398

Presents sample questions and answers for nine full-length SAT practice tests.