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Acing It!

By: Oppenheimer, Erika

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Seller ID: 9781514739693

ISBN: 1514739690

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Colleges That Change Lives

By: Pope, Loren

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Publisher: 6/18/2015

Seller ID: 9780143037361

ISBN: 0143037366

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Prospective college students and their parents have been relying on Loren Pope's expertise since 1995, when he published the first edition of this indispensable guide. This new edition profiles 41 colleges--all of which outdo the Ivies and research universities in producing performers, not only among A students but also among those who get Bs and Cs. Contents include: Evaluations of each school's program and "personality"Candid assessments by students, professors, and deansInformation on the progress of graduatesThis new edition not only revisits schools listed in previous volumes to giv... View more info

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Colleges That Change Lives (2013-2014 Edition)

By: Pope, Loren/Oswald, Hilary

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Publisher: PENGUIN GROUP: 7/5/2017

Edition: 4

Seller ID: 9780143122302

ISBN: 0143122304

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The landmark college guide that introduces forty of the best colleges you've never heard of--now completely revised and updatedChoosing the right college has never been more important--or more difficult. For the latest edition of this classic college guide, Hilary Masell Oswald conducted her own tours of top schools and in-depth interviews, building on Loren Pope's original to create a totally updated, more expansive work. Organized by geographic region, every profile includes a wealth of vital information, including admissions standards, distinguishing facts about the curriculum, extrac... View more info

Beyond the University: Why Liberal Education Matters

By: Roth, Michael S.

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Publisher: YALE UNIV PR:

Seller ID: 9780300175516

ISBN: 0300175515

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American College and University: A History

By: Rudolph, Frederick

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Publisher: UNIV OF GEORGIA PR:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9780820312842

ISBN: 0820312843

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First published in 1962, Frederick Rudolph's groundbreaking study, "The American College and University," remains one of the most useful and significant works on the history of higher education in America. Bridging the chasm between educational and social history, this book was one of the first to examine developments in higher education in the context of the social, economic, and political forces that were shaping the nation at large.Surveying higher education from the colonial era through the mid-twentieth century, Rudolph explores a multitude of issues from the financing of institutions ... View more info

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Gatekeepers

By: Steinberg, Jacques

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Publisher: PENGUIN GROUP: 5/7/2012

Seller ID: 9780142003084

ISBN: 0142003085

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In the fall of 1999, "New York Times" education reporter Jacques Steinberg was given an unprecedented opportunity to observe the admissions process at prestigious Wesleyan University. Over the course of nearly a year, Steinberg accompanied admissions officer Ralph Figueroa on a tour to assess and recruit the most promising students in the country. The Gatekeepers follows a diverse group of prospective students as they compete for places in the nation's most elite colleges. The first book to reveal the college admission process in such behind-the-scenes detail, The Gatekeepers will be required ... View more info

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Gatekeepers

By: Steinberg, Jacques

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Seller ID: 9780670031351

ISBN: 0670031356

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From the fall of 1999 to the spring of 2000, "New York Times" education reporter Jacques Steinberg was given unparalleled access to an entire admissions season at Wesleyan University in Connecticut. In that time, he discovered just how difficult it could be to winnow down a list of nearly seven thousand applicants to seven hundred freshmen for the class of 2004. Steinberg follows an admissions officer and his eight counterparts through the daunting task of recruiting students nationwide, reading through each of their applications, and meeting behind closed doors for a week in March to fin... View more info

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Adult Education in the American Experience: From the Colonial Period to the Pres

By: Stubblefield, Harold W.

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Publisher: JOSSEY BASS:

Seller ID: 9780787900250

ISBN: 0787900257

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From the earliest contributions of Native Americans in the colonial period to the workforce preparation crisis in the 1980s, this book explores the patterns, themes, and changing ideologies of learning and education in adulthood. View more info

Through Time Into Healing: Discovering the Power of Regression Therapy to Erase

By: Weiss, Brian L.

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Seller ID: 9780671745288

ISBN: 067174528X

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In Defense of a Liberal Education

By: Zakaria, Fareed

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Publisher: 5/8/2016

Seller ID: 9780393352344

ISBN: 039335234X

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