The Hidden Ivies: 50 Top Colleges-from Amherst to Wake Forest-That Rival the Ivy League

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Based on Howard and Matthew Greenes' years of counseling experience, as well as exclusive surveys and interviews with students, college presidents, deans of faculty, and other administrators, The Hidden Ivies presents an inside perspective of these 50 renowned academic institutions. In this fully revised and updated edition, premier educational consultants Howard and Matthew Greene go school-by-school to show ...

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The Hidden Ivies: 50 Top Colleges--from Amherst to Williams --That Rival the Ivy League

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Based on Howard and Matthew Greenes' years of counseling experience, as well as exclusive surveys and interviews with students, college presidents, deans of faculty, and other administrators, The Hidden Ivies presents an inside perspective of these 50 renowned academic institutions. In this fully revised and updated edition, premier educational consultants Howard and Matthew Greene go school-by-school to show you:

  • Why these are unique institutions of exceptional merit
  • What criteria to use in evaluating different programs
  • The admissions requirements for each selective school
  • Student perspectives on their college experiences
  • The value of pursuing a liberal arts education
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780061726729
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 9/29/2009
  • Edition description: Second
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 469
  • Sales rank: 260,573
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Howard Greene, M.A., M.Ed., is the president of Howard Greene & Associates, the nation's leading independent educational consulting company, and is a former Princeton University admissions officer and member of the Faculty Board of Advisors. Howard has counseled thousands of students for almost forty years and has been a consultant for numerous schools, colleges, and corporations. A graduate of Dartmouth College, he holds master's degrees from Harvard and New York University. He lives in Wilton, Connecticut.

Matthew W. Greene, Ph.D., is Educational Director of Howard Greene & Associates. Matthew has consulted with families for a dozen years and often writes and speaks on educational planning and college admissions issues. A graduate of Dartmouth College, Matthew has taught and advised students at the University of Colorado at Boulder, where he earned his doctorate in public policy. He lives in Wilton, Connecticut.

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