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Barron"s in-depth guide to the Ivy League schools

Barron"s in-depth guide to the Ivy League schools

the guide which gives an inside view no college catalog can give and tells it "like it is,"

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Published by Barron"s in Woodbury, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Atlantic States
    • Subjects:
    • Universities and colleges -- Atlantic States -- Directories.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesIvy League schools.
      Statementcompiled and edited by the staff of Barron"s, in conjunction with students and college officials at the Ivy League schools. With an introd. by Jerry L. Avorn.
      ContributionsBarron"s Educational Series, inc.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsL903.A85 B3
      The Physical Object
      Paginationl v. (various pagings)
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5759900M
      ISBN 100812004078
      LC Control Number71162291
      OCLC/WorldCa209125

        If you want an Ivy League education, you could fork over $ grand or so and go to Cornell or Harvard for four years. Alternatively, you could save a ton of cash by simply reading the same books.   It may be true, as Daniel Cappello notes in the introduction to this attractive and useful book, that "schools outside the Ivy League, including the so-called 'Ivy Plus' universities (such as Stanford, Duke, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the University of Chicago), actually provide a more rigorous scholastic experience than their Ivy counterparts."Reviews:

      Since compatibility with the school is a significant factor not only in your admissions decision but also how well you’ll perform in college, we’ve decided to put together a basic guide to each Ivy League school to help you figure out which is the best for you. Brown University. Founded: Location: Providence, RI. Undergrad Enrollment.   10 Books Ivy League Professors Think Every Student Should Read. Sara Deeter Ma Adult, Book Lists, that your professors ever recommend, just stick with reading books from the following list. It’s a short, classic book list spanning a variety of subjects and authors–and it’s guaranteed to impress any college professor. 1.

        The government's $42 billion subsidy of the Ivy League schools.   Kwasi Enin and Martin Altenburg are two students who have accomplished a rare academic feat: being accepted into every Ivy League school in the US.


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Honor programs have been a great leveler. Back in the day, someone that got a great scholarship would pass it by for an Ivy league school. Fiske Guide is by far the best introduction to colleges and universities. The short articles on each school do a really good job of accurately presenting a summary of the academics, social scene, etc.

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