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Hidden Ivies : 63 of America's Top Liberal Arts Colleges and Universities (Paperback) (Howard R. Greene
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Completely revised and updated with a dozen new colleges and universities, the essential guide students need to help them choose and gain admission to the outstanding schools that fit them best.
Based on Howard and Matthew Greenes years of counseling experience and research,The Hidden Ivies is an invaluable, in-depth look inside sixty-two renowned academic institutions. These private colleges and universities offer students a broad liberal arts education that will help them build a strong foundation for the rest of their lives. The Greenes help families understand what makes an Ivy League college so desirable, and why these Hidden Ivies (some less well-known than others) offer an educational and personal experience to rival that found on Ivy campuses.
In this fully revised and updated editionfeaturing new institutions, including Dickinson College, Fordham University, and Southern Methodist Universitythe premier educational consultants and authors ofMaking It Into a Top College take you school-by-school, revealing:
Why these are unique institutions of exceptional merit
What criteria to use in evaluating different programs
The admissions requirements for each selective school
How to approach the selective college admissions process today
Student perspectives on their college experiences
The value of pursuing a liberal arts educationChoosing a college is one of the most important decisions every studentand their parentswill ever make. With costs rising and so many to choose fromand the competition for acceptance more intense than ever beforeThe Hidden Ivies offers invaluable insights and advice to help every student choose and apply to the right school: the place where they will thrive, academically, socially, and personally.