- Paperback: 352 pages
- Publisher: Penguin Books; Revised edition (August 28, 2012)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0143122304
- ISBN-13: 978-0143122302
- Product Dimensions: 5 x 0.6 x 7.7 inches
- Shipping Weight: 10.4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 194 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #7,470 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think About Colleges Revised Edition
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About the Author
Loren Pope (1910-2008) was education editor of the New York Times in the 1950s. In 1965 he opened the College Placement Bureau in Washington, D.C., to help families of college-bound students make informed choices. He was also the author of Looking Beyond the Ivy League and wrote numerous articles about the college application process.
Hilary Masell Oswald lives in Denver, Colorado, where she writes about education, architecture and design, and public policy. Her work has appeared in Newsday, the Chicago Tribune, Edutopia, and other publications and websites.
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The only drawback was that I wish there was a way to list more schools than the 40 that are included or that it provided a better summary and means for quickly comparing the different schools' offerings.
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Well reasoned information regarding the college selection process.
Good suggestions regarding real schools.
Up to date.