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Colleges that change lives : 40 schools you should know about even if you're not a straight-A student / Loren Pope.

By: Pope, LorenNew York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Penguin Books, 1996Description: xi, 272 pages ; 20 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0140239510; 9780140239515Subject(s): Universities and colleges -- United States -- Directories | School environment -- United States | College choice -- United States | College choice | School environment | Universities and colleges | United StatesGenre/Form: Directories.DDC classification: 378.73 LOC classification: L901 | .P58 1996
Contents:
40 colleges divided regionally by, Northeast, South, Midwest, Southwest, and Northwest.
Summary: The distinctive group of forty colleges profiled here is a well-kept secret in a status industry. They outdo the Ivies and research universities in producing winners. And they work their magic on the B and C students as well as on the A students. Loren Pope, director of the College Placement Bureau, provides essential information on schools that he has chosen for their proven ability to develop potential, values, initiative, and risk-taking in a wide range of students.Summary: Inside you'll find evaluations of each school's program and personality to help you decide if it's a community that's right for you; interviews with students that offer an insider's perspective on each college; professors' and deans' viewpoints on their school, their students, and their mission; and information on what happens to the graduates and what they think of their college experience. Loren Pope encourages you to be a hard-nosed consumer when visiting a college,Summary: Advises how to evaluate a school in terms of your own needs and strengths, and shows how the college experience can enrich the rest of your life.
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"A Penguin original"--Label on p. [4] of cover.

Includes index.

40 colleges divided regionally by, Northeast, South, Midwest, Southwest, and Northwest.

The distinctive group of forty colleges profiled here is a well-kept secret in a status industry. They outdo the Ivies and research universities in producing winners. And they work their magic on the B and C students as well as on the A students. Loren Pope, director of the College Placement Bureau, provides essential information on schools that he has chosen for their proven ability to develop potential, values, initiative, and risk-taking in a wide range of students.

Inside you'll find evaluations of each school's program and personality to help you decide if it's a community that's right for you; interviews with students that offer an insider's perspective on each college; professors' and deans' viewpoints on their school, their students, and their mission; and information on what happens to the graduates and what they think of their college experience. Loren Pope encourages you to be a hard-nosed consumer when visiting a college,

Advises how to evaluate a school in terms of your own needs and strengths, and shows how the college experience can enrich the rest of your life.