Annually updated and comprehensive guide to help students and parents compare colleges within a specific geographic area (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, and Wisconsin). Accredited regional colleges and universities are profiled with the latest information on financial aid, admissions, and student body statistics. Also included are detailed two-page descriptions written by admissions personnel for more than 50 colleges. In addition, articles on the college application process, successful college visits, and transferring put all the pieces of the puzzle together so that parents and students can make informed choices. Sponsors are given the opportunity to have a 100-word announcement on the subject of their choice appear with their profile.