Finding the College That's Right for You!

Paperback | July 9, 2004

byJohn Palladino

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While every parent would like to see his or her child head off to Harvard,Princeton, Yale or Columbia, the reality is that very few students are IvyLeague material. Many parents overestimate or simply neglect to evaluate their child's academic qualifications. 150 Great Colleges for Mid-Range Students is designed to help parents and their children realistically assess the child's scholastic ability and select the most suitable college. The book: Defines just who the average or mid-range student is Uses clear criteria for the selection of the 150 best mid-range colleges Provides detailed descriptions of all the featured colleges Bad matches between colleges and students have led to a 30 percent freshman dropout rate and an even higher percentage of transfers and delayed graduations. 150 Great Colleges for Everyday Students equips parents and students with the information they need to make the right decision.

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While every parent would like to see his or her child head off to Harvard,Princeton, Yale or Columbia, the reality is that very few students are IvyLeague material. Many parents overestimate or simply neglect to evaluate their child's academic qualifications. 150 Great Colleges for Mid-Range Students is designed to help parents and the...

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Make the Right Choice of College--the First Time Around! Parents dream of sending their child to an Ivy League school--the best "name brand" in education. But the vast majority of students don't have the grades for these institutions. Instead hey must set their sights on midrange colleges. And truth be known, in many cases midrange sch...

John Palladino, Ed.D. (New York, NY) has served as a faculty member and administrator at New York City Metro area colleges and universities for the last two decades.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 9.06 × 7.2 × 1 inPublished:July 9, 2004Publisher:McGraw-HillLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071423060

ISBN - 13:9780071423069

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Table of Contents

Introduction vii

Acknowledgments ix

CHAPTER 1 WHO ARE MIDRANGE STUDENTS? 1

CHAPTER 2 WHAT ARE THE MAJOR CHARACTERISTICS OF GREAT COLLEGES FOR MIDRANGE STUDENTS? 2

CHAPTER 3 INDIVIDUAL PROFILES OF THE 150 GREAT COLLEGES FOR MIDRANGE STUDENTS 12

Explanatory Notes 12

Profiles 14

INDEXES INFORMATION ON THE 150 GREAT COLLEGES ORGANIZED BY: 351

Geographical Location 352

State Location 354

Applications Invited from Home-Schooled Students 356

Size of Undergraduate Population 356

Level of Admission Difficulty 358

Accommodations for Students with Learning Disabilities 360