My son and I used this book as our primary resource in selecting a college for him.
As someone who studied engineering as an undergraduate, there is no way that a pure liberal arts environment would have satisfied my needs.
I think Mr. Pope's information about these small colleges is useful, and my son may very well choose one of these schools.
Excellent resource for all parents starting their search for colleges to apply to. This was eye opening for someone like me who has always believed the large universities offered... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Cynthia
Pope guides the high school student through the maze of finding the correct college for him.
He is a big believer in the liberal arts education as a preparation for all the... Read more
Mr. Pope understands that there is no such thing as "The Best College". He says each student must pick the "best" college for him or her. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Alan Houston
The best selling books on college admissions are loaded with statistics about the colleges. This one covers more important ground such as which ones have the best professors, the... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Lou Howort
I am a parent of two college students, who both attend the same smaller Midwestern University, and am starting the search with our third son. Read morePublished on May 20, 2012 by Ron Zhiss
Speaking as an ivy-league grad myself, I can tell you this book says some untrue things. That being said, my brother, an attendant of a bush-league institution (Duke, pusha... Read morePublished on January 16, 2012 by Robert Phel
(this review will also be found at the other Loren Pope book "Colleges That Change Lives")These are excellent guides to a college search--- for some people. Read morePublished on October 18, 2010 by wldurley
We read the book, chose a school, and then the Board announced at the end of my son's freshman year that the school would be closed. Read morePublished on September 28, 2010 by R. J. Geckle
As the father of teenagers who is starting to think about colleges and how to give advice to my kids, this book had a great deal of good information to consider. Read morePublished on August 17, 2010 by S. Newland