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Author Sweetland, Jane, author.

Title The other college guide : a roadmap to the right school for you / Jane Sweetland, Paul Glastris and the staff of Washington Monthly.

Publication Info. New York : New Press, The, 2015.


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 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    378.198 SWE    DUE 08-17-20 Billed
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 PAS La Pintoresca Branch Non-Fiction    378.198 SWE    DUE 10-19-20
Description vii, 408 pages : color illustrations, color charts ; 24 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographic references (pages 400-408).
Summary "A college degree has never been more important-or more expensive. If you're not made of money, where can you get an amazing liberal arts education without your parents having to remortgage the house or cash in their retirement fund? Which degrees will allow you to fulfill your dreams and earn a decent paycheck? What do you really need to know if you're the first in your family to go to college? How do you find good schools that offer a well-rounded campus life for black or Latino students? From the staff of Washington Monthly comes a new kind of college guide, inspired by and including the magazine's signature alternative college rankings. The Other College Guide features smartly designed, engaging chapters on finding the best-fit schools and the real deal about money, loans, and preparing for the world of work. This essential higher ed handbook also highlights information on what to look for (and watch out for) in online programs and for-profit colleges and concludes with fifty profiles of remarkable but frequently overlooked schools. All things being unequal, The Other College Guide will provide American students-and their families and school counselors-with the honest and practical information they need to make sense of the college process and carve a path to the future they imagine. "-- Provided by publisher.
Subject College choice -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Universities and colleges -- United States -- Entrance requirements -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Universities and colleges -- United States -- Admission -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Student financial aid administration -- United States.
STUDY AIDS / College Guides.
STUDY AIDS / Financial Aid.
REFERENCE / Consumer Guides.
Added Author Glastris, Paul, author.
ISBN 9781620970065 (paperback)
1620970066 (paperback)
9781620970355 (e-book)

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