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Colleen Buyers and Jordan Goldman started creating the Students’ Guide when they were freshmen at Wesleyan University. Recent graduates, they live in New Jersey and British Columbia, respectively. Student's Guide to Colleges is their first book.
It is so refreshing to read such an organized, thoughtful, honest, and unique perspective!
This book has lessened the stress of applying to college immensely, and I recommend it wholeheartedly to anyone starting out on the Great College Search.
As a prospective college student, I have to tell you how much I appreciate Students' Guide to Colleges.
I think this book was very helpful for 1-2 years after it was published but it is important to take note that this book was published in 2005. Read morePublished 23 days ago by BB9
I am glad I purchased the book for reference. It adds a bit of humor to the college search, I only wish it was current (2005 edition).Published 12 months ago by Virginia Noble
College education has become an enormous investment: four years of a person's life, along with a price of $250,000 at some private colleges. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Alan Houston
Although now 6 years old and covering only 100 colleges I found this guide fun and useful - far more so than "The Insider's guide to the Colleges" which appeared to be written by a... Read morePublished on June 2, 2012 by nzrose
With three million new freshmen every year applying to college, this is no longer a cottage industry. Read morePublished on April 23, 2011 by Richard of Connecticut
I bought this for my high school sophomore granddaughter after she had advised me not to. However, she wrote me a thank you note that was a rave review, saying that it was both... Read morePublished on April 23, 2008 by J. Fleming
This book is so amazing (and I can justifiably say that because I am a prospective college student). Read morePublished on October 16, 2007 by College student
If you are going to get more than one college guide, I highly recommend this volume. For each of the top 100 colleges, it contains three long essays by students who attend. Read morePublished on August 16, 2007 by Ebb Galvin
My biggest problem is that most of the students were from the same state that the school is located it. Therefore, not very helpful for people out of state which we are. Read morePublished on March 12, 2007 by C. A. Gordon