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Overview

America's Best Value Colleges by Eric Owens

Paying for college is a formidable challenge for many students and their families. Fortunately, there are schools across the nation that combine academic excellence, reasonable tuition, and generous financial aid packages. America’s Best Value Colleges profiles 165 schools that have low to moderate tuition rates and that are likely to help students by providing financial aid, scholarships, and grants.

America’s Best Value Colleges includes:

·The real cost of college after financial aid is applied
·Information on school- and state-specific scholarships and grant aid
·Career prospects for graduates of each profiled college
·Strategies for choosing the school that best fits a student’s needs
·Tips on tackling the admissions process and getting accepted
·Snapshots of campus life

Previous editions of America’s Best Value Colleges have received national publicity including the Today Show, CNN American Morning, The New York Times, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780375765223
Publisher: Random House Information Group
Publication date: 03/28/2006
Series: College Admissions Guides Series
Pages: 544
Product dimensions: 6.96(w) x 9.04(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

The Princeton Review is the fastest growing test-preparation company in the country, with over 60 franchise offices in the nation. Each year, we help more than 2 million students prepare for college, grad school, professional licensing exams, and successful careers.

Table of Contents

CONTENTS
Introduction .................................................................................................................. 1
The Importance of Cost in the Overall Scheme of Things .......................................... 5
Nonmonetary Factors to Consider When Choosing a College .................................... 9
Getting In ................................................................................................................... 17
Paying for College 101 .............................................................................................. 25
The Incredible Soaring Tuition .................................................................................. 43
How to Use This Book ............................................................................................... 51
Top Ten TK ...............................................................................................................TK
The Schools ................................................................................................................ 65
Indexes ..................................................................................................................... 297
About the Author ..................................................................................................... 309

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