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The Best 371 Colleges, 2010 Edition
     

The Best 371 Colleges, 2010 Edition

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by Princeton Review Staff
 
What makes The Best 371 Colleges the most popular college guide?

The Best 371 Colleges is a comprehensive college guide written for any student or parent mystified by the confusing college admissions process. This essential college-planning guide, from the experts at The Princeton Review, provides the facts about the best schools in the

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What makes The Best 371 Colleges the most popular college guide?

The Best 371 Colleges is a comprehensive college guide written for any student or parent mystified by the confusing college admissions process. This essential college-planning guide, from the experts at The Princeton Review, provides the facts about the best schools in the country, popular college ranking lists, and the information needed to make a smart decision about which schools to consider.

Revealing answers from college students cover each school’s unique character and give you extensive insight into their classes, financial aid, social life, and everything in between. Students are the experts, after all, and we talked to 122,000 of them!

•One-of-a-kind college rankings reveal the top colleges in 62 categories based on how students at the schools–the real experts! –rated their colleges. The ranking lists include:
-Top Professors  
-Best Financial Aid
-Best Career/Job Placement Services
-Best Classroom Experiences
-Top Party Schools
-Dorms Like Palaces 
-Best Athletic Facilities 
-Best Campus Food
-Most Politically Active Students
-Most Diverse Student Population
-Class Discussions Encouraged
-Best College Newspaper 
-…and many more!    

•Learn what you can do in high school to prepare yourself for admission to a selective college  
•Get all the application essentials–tuition, admissions criteria, deadlines, phone numbers, addresses, demographics, student/faculty ratios, and most popular majors–for quick reference and easy comparison when you’re narrowing down your choices
•Green college ratings help readers find out if schools are environmentally friendly
•Special section on great colleges for the 15 most popular majors
•An Index of Schools by Cost allows you to search all colleges in the book by price  

 What the media is saying about The Best 371 Colleges from The Princeton Review: 

“The offbeat indexes, along with the chattily written descriptions of each school, provide a colorful picture of each campus.”–The New York Times

“The most efficient of the college guidebooks. Has entertaining profiles larded with quotes from students.”–Rolling Stone

“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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780375429385
Publisher:
Random House Information Group
Publication date:
07/28/2009
Series:
College Admissions Guides
Edition description:
Original
Pages:
832
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 10.24(h) x 1.72(d)

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Sample Ranking from the Princeton Review's The Best 371 Colleges

Dorms Like Palaces:
Based on students' rating of dorm comfort

1. Smith College
2. Loyola University Maryland
3. Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering
4. Scripps College
5. Bennington College
6. Bryn Mawr College
7. Bowdoin College
8. The George Washington University
9. Harvard College
10. Washington University in St. Louis
11. Claremont McKenna College
12. Trinity University
13. Mount Holyoke College
14. Pomona College
15. Skidmore College
16. Thomas Aquinas College
17. Wellesley College
18. Pepperdine University
19. Williams College
20. Stanford University

Professors Get High Marks
Are your instructors good teachers?

1. Davidson College
2. Wellesley College
3. Sweet Briar College
4. Middlebury College
5. Reed College
6. Kenyon College
7. Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering
8. College of William and Mary
9. Whitman College
10. New College of Florida
11. Hampden-Sydney College
12. Sarah Lawrence College
13. Claremont McKenna College
14. Carleton College
15. Harvey Mudd College
16. Wabash College
17. Marlboro College
18. Swarthmore College
19. Wittenberg University
20. Oglethorpe University

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The Best 371 Colleges, 2010 Edition 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The most useful and easy to use format and information of any of the college guides I've seen.