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Om Choosing the Right College 2014-15
';By far the best college guide, for both its honesty and its insights.' Thomas SowellOver the past decade,Choosing the Right Collegehas established itself as the indispensable resource for studentsand parentswho want the unvarnished truth about America's top colleges and universities. It is the most in-depth, independently researched college guide on the market, using on-campus sources to turn up the bestand worstaspects of nearly 150 schools. Just as important,Choosing the Right Collegecovers the intellectual, political, and social conditions that really matter, including: The integrity and rigor of the curriculum Which courses and professors to takeand which to avoid The prevalence of politics in the classroom and the state of free speechall highlighted with ISI's unique ';traffic light' Living arrangements, safety, and other keys to student life How to get a real education at any schoolBeyond all that, this brand-new edition ofChoosing the Right Collegefeatures a host of innovations, including: ';So You're Looking For...,' top-five lists of colleges for all types of students; a quick list of each school's strengths and weaknesses; an insider's look at the pros and cons of online education; and more.This new edition ofChoosing the Right Collegealso provides the financial information families need in this age of soaring tuition. What are the most overpriced collegesand which are relatively good values? What is the average student-debt load? To cap it all off,Choosing the Right Collegeintroduces the groundbreaking feature ';Blue Collar Ivies'in-depth reports on the best affordable colleges in all fifty states.Choosing the Right College 201415will completely change the way young people make a life-altering decision.