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Barron’s Guide to the Most Competitive Colleges – Barron’s Guide to Colleges PDF, Guides to Colleges Free Online

Barron’s Educational Series Staff, eds.
Barron’s Educational Series 2011

80 of America’s Most Competitive Colleges described in Detail. Includes insiders’ assessments of campus environment, social life, and off-campus activities. Provides info on admission requirements, academic programs, tuitions and fees, application procedures, etc. Barron’s guide to colleges pdf.


Getting In: The Zinch Guide to College Admissions & Financial Aid in the Digital Age – Guides to US Colleges Free, University Guides PDF

Cohen, Steve et al.
Wiley 2011

Zinch.com is the largest online social network connecting students with colleges and scholarship opportunities. With 2.5 million student profiles and more than 800 universities—from Yale to Stanford, and American University to community colleges—Zinch offers students an efficient, relevant, and effective way to find the “right- fit” school, how to get in, and how to pay for it.
Getting In: The Zinch Guide to College Admissions & Financial Aid in the Digital Age is your college admissions how-to guide, written by experts with insider guidance to the entire college admission process. Leveraging the power of Zinch.com, it covers every aspect of the college application process, from choosing the right (vs.best) schools, visiting campuses, improving your odds with a dynamic application strategy, meeting with a college advisor, working with athletic recruiting, applying for financial aid, knowing what to do if you are on a wait list, and much more.


College Handbook 2017 – Best Colleges Books, College Guides Online

College Board
Holt 2016

This is the only guide that contains objective information on every accredited college in the United States–2,150 four-year colleges and universities, and 1,650 two-year community colleges and technical schools. With its clearly laid-out entries and more than 40 indexes, the College Handbook is also the fastest, easiest way for students to narrow a college search and compare the schools that they’re interested in. Tables of Early-Decision and wait-list outcomes show information that can’t be found in any other guide. A planning calendar and worksheets help students organize their applications and keep on track.


Getting Financial Aid 2017 – How to Get College Financial Aid PDF, College Financial Aid Guide

College Entrance Examination Board
College Board 2016

“Describes the financial aid opportunities at over three thousand two- and four-year colleges, universities, and technical schools, accompanied by worksheets, tables, and step-by-step directions. The ultimate goal of this book is to connect students to colleges that match both their needs and their means.”


Fiske Guide to Colleges 2017 PDF – Fiske Guide to Colleges PDF, Guides to US Colleges Free

Fiske, Edward B.
Sourcebooks 2015

For more than 30 years, the Fiske Guide to Colleges has been the leading guide to 320+ four-year schools, including quotes from real students and information you won’t find on colleges’ websites. Fiske Guide to Colleges PDF.


Peterson’s Four-year Colleges 2016 – Guides to US Colleges PDF, Peterson’s Guide to Colleges PDF

Peterson’s Co.
Peterson’s 2015

Guide for financial aid, student life, and athletic programs info on more than 2,500 four-year colleges. Peterson Guide to Colleges PDF, Peterson college guide.


Peterson’s Applying to Colleges and Universities in the United States: The International Student Guide – Peterson Guides to US Colleges PDF, University Guides PDF Download Free

Peterson’s
Peterson’s 2007

Find the right school for you, with updated facts and figures on more than 2,100 two- and four-year colleges. Learn all about the application process, etc. Discover which schools offer financial aid to international students and how to apply for it. Peterson Guide to Colleges PDF, Peterson college guide.


The Ultimate Guide to America’s Best Colleges – University Guides PDF, Best Colleges Books

Tanabe, Gen and Kelly
Sourcebooks 2017

The only college guide that gives you detailed profiles of the 300+ best colleges, plus the most statistics and admissions information, to help you select and get into the perfect school. Ultimate Guide to Colleges PDF.


Book of Majors 2017 – Books about Colleges PDF, Guides to Colleges Free Online

College Entrance Examination Board
College Board 2016

The Book of Majors 2017 helps students answer these questions: What’s the major for me? Where can I study it? What can I do with it after graduation? Revised and refreshed every year, this book is the most comprehensive guide to college majors on the market. ln-depth descriptions of 200 of the most popular majors are followed by complete listings of every major offered at more than 3,800 colleges, including four-year and two-year colleges and technical schools. The 2017 edition covers every college major identified by the U.S. Department of Education – over 1,200 majors are listed in all. This is also the only guide that shows what degree levels each college offers in a major, whether a certificate, associate, bachelor’s, master’s or doctorate. –Publisher


Princeton Review Guide to College Majors – Princeton Guides to US Colleges PDF, University Guides PDF

Princeton Review
Random House 2008

Provides information on over four hundred common college majors, from accounting to zoology, including related fields, prior high school subjects, possible courses of study, and career and salary prospects for graduates. Princeton Guide to Colleges PDF.


The K & W Guide to Colleges for Students with Learning Disabilities or Attention Deficit Disorder – College Guide Books PDF, Guides to US Colleges Free

Kravets, Marybeth and Wax, Imy F.
Random House 2014

Hundreds of thousands of students with learning disabilities head to college every year. The challenges seem endless. Aside from coping with difficulties in learning, students and their families face the daunting process of seeking out the right school for their specific needs.
This indispensable resource includes:
-Advice from specialists in the field of learning disabilities
-Learning-disabled programs’ admission requirements and graduation policies
-Services available to learining disabled students at each college: tutors, note-takers, oral exams, extended test time, and more
-Policies and procedures regarding course waivers or substitutions
-Names, phone numbers, and email addresses of program administrators at each school
-Strategies for finding the right program for each student’s needs
In addition to the 350 schools profiled, a Quick Contact Reference List provides essential program information for another 1,000 schools.


The Insider’s Guide to the Colleges PDF – Insiders Guides to US Colleges PDF, University Guides PDF

Yale Daily News Staff, eds.
St. Martin’s Griffin 2014

The Insider’s Guide to the Colleges has been the most relied-upon resource for high school students looking for honest reports on colleges straight from the college students themselves. Insider’s Guide to Colleges PDF.


The Gatekeepers: Inside the Admissions Process of a Premier College – College Admission Exam Books PDF, Colleges Entrance Exams

Steinberg, Jacques
Penguin 2003 Dewey Dec. 378.1

From the fall of 1999 to the spring of 2000, New York Times education reporter Jacques Steinberg was given unparalleled access to an entire admissions season at Wesleyan University in Connecticut. In that time, he discovered just how difficult it could be to winnow down a list of nearly seven thousand applicants to seven hundred freshmen for the class of 2004. Steinberg follows an admissions officer and his eight counterparts through the daunting task of recruiting students nationwide, reading through each of their applications, and meeting behind closed doors for a week in March to finalize the incoming class. He also recounts the personal experiences of a half dozen high school seniors of various ethnic and economic backgrounds as they struggle through the often byzantine selection process.


Admissions Confidential: An Insider’s Account of the Elite College Selection Process – College Admission Exam Guides PDF, Admissions Book

Toor, Rachel
St. Martin’s 2001 Dewey Dec. 378.1

There are hundreds of books available that coach kids on writing college application essays, improving SAT scores and trying to beat the admissions system. Admissions Confidential is a definitive look at why those books don’t work. Toor lifts the veil on a process that anxious parents and high school students have never had decoded before. And they may be shocked to find out:
–that elite colleges spend thousands of dollars recruiting students they will never admit
–why some students at the bottom of their high school classes are admitted to top schools when the valedictorians are rejected
–how pricey independent college counselors can hurt an applicant’s chances
–why admission to a top school depends on who reads your application
–why the top of the class at a high-performing high school may end up at their second and third choice
Written in engaging first-person and covering the entire admissions process–from recruiting to enrollment–Admissions Confidential is a year in the life of a college admissions officer.


BOOK COLLECTIONS – Books about Colleges PDF

Directories to U.S. Universities & Colleges – Collection – Guides to US Colleges PDF

About 200 free Directories for U.S. Universities & Colleges, sorted by ‘Date Published’. Some books: Lovejoy’s College Guide, Choosing the Right College, American Universities and Colleges, America’s Best Colleges for B Students, College Handbook, Princeton Review The Best Colleges, Fiske Guide to Colleges, Barron’s Best Buys in College Education, Guide to the Most Competitive Colleges, National Review College Guide, Complete Book of Colleges, Catholic Colleges, International Student Handbook, Christian Colleges & Universities, 2 Year Colleges, Rugg’s Recommendations on the Colleges, Four-Year Colleges, Colleges with a Conscience, Cool Colleges 101, College Degrees through Home Study, African American Student’s College Guide, Higher Education Directory, Choosing a Catholic College, America’s Lowest Cost Colleges, America’s Best Colleges, Complete Book of Distance Learning Schools, many more. U.S. higher education books, university guides, student guides to colleges, Fiske college guide.

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College Guides PDF – Collection – Guides to US Colleges PDF, Guides to Colleges Free

About 120 College Guides from the Internet Archive. Some books: Applying to Colleges and Universities, Colleges in the South, Insider’s Guide to the Colleges, College Handbook, College Match, College Guide for LGBT Students, Colleges in New England, Scholarship Handbook, College Catalog, Profiles of American Colleges, College Cost and Financial Aid Handbook, Colleges for Top Students, Best Northeastern Colleges, Find the Perfect College, Admission Matters, Career Colleges, Study Abroad, College Planning and Career Exploration, Get Into Any College, Colleges in the West, Hillel Guide to Jewish Life on Campus, Adults College, Guide to Distance Learning Programs, Nursing Programs, Colleges and Universities for Christians, Guide to Earning Degrees non-traditionally, many more. Students guide to colleges, guide to American colleges, university guides.

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Universities & Colleges Books – Collection – University Guides PDF Download Free, Guides to Colleges Free

About 5,400 free online books at the Internet Archive, resulting from a search for books on “Universities & Colleges”. You may wish to use the search box at the top left column of the results page to refine your search. Some books: Getting into College, Guide to American Graduate Schools, Get into Graduate School, 440 Great Colleges, Guide to Graduate Schools, Graduate Programs in the Humanities Arts & Social Sciences, Index of Majors & Graduate Degrees, Index of Majors, Inside the College Admissions Process, International Student Handbook, Graduate and Professional Programs: an overview. Books on universities and colleges, university guides, students guide to colleges.

Topic Search in Universities and Colleges

Try searching for books by topic within this large collection. In the search bar in this link you can replace the capitalized word “TOPIC” with your search term. Single-word searches work best. Save books you like to your Internet Archive account by clicking “Favorite” while logged in.


College Entrance Exams for U.S. Colleges

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Barron’s A.C.T. – College Admission Exam Books

Ehrenhaft, George et al.
Barron’s 2016

This test prep manual for college-bound students presents detailed review of all ACT test topics–English, math, reading, science reasoning–and guidance in responding to the optional essay. All subject review sections include additional practice questions, study tips, and test-taking strategies. The book also offers a diagnostic test and three full-length ACT practice exams with all questions answered and explained.


Barron’s S.A.T. – College Admission Exam Books PDF

Green, Sharon W. and Wolf, Ira K.
Barron’s 2016

Here is a collection of Barron’s NEW SAT handbooks, mostly published in 2014 to 2016. They include the Pass Key to the SAT, Math Workbook, Reading Workbook, SAT Subject Tests for Math, U.S. History, World History, Biology, Chemistry and Literature, SAT 1600, and 6 Practice Tests for the New SAT.


BOOK COLLECTIONS – University Entrance Exams

Barron’s S.A.T. – College Admission Exam Books PDF, University Entrance Exams

Green, Sharon W. and Wolf, Ira K.
Barron’s 2016

Here is a collection of Barron’s NEW SAT handbooks, mostly published in 2014 to 2016. They include the Pass Key to the SAT, Math Workbook, Reading Workbook, SAT Subject Tests for Math, U.S. History, World History, Biology, Chemistry and Literature, SAT 1600, and 6 Practice Tests for the New SAT.

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SAT Study Guides – Collection – College Admission Exam Books PDF, University Entrance Exams, Colleges Entrance Exams

About 600 study guides by various publishers for the SAT test, originally called the Scholastic Aptitude Test. The standardized test is intended to measures university applicants’ readiness for college, and is widely required by American colleges and universities for admission.
Many of the study guides in this collection are focused on specific subjects for “SAT Subject Tests”. However, the use of SAT Subject Tests and SAT Essays for admission was discontinued by the College Board, which sets SAT standards, in 2021. Prospective applicants should check admissions requirements for universities at which they are applying. SAT Test prep book, SAT exam preparation books, SAT study guide pdf.

Books on College Entrance Achievement Tests – Collection – College Admission Exam Books PDF, University Entrance Exams, Colleges Entrance Exams

About 400 free books on College Entrance Achievement Tests. Free PDF books to read online or download. Some books: TEAS V Prep, CBAT Math, Biology Builder for Admission & Standardized Tests, How to Prepare for the SAT II Math, Let’s Review: Chemistry, College Board Achievement Test: chemistry, Prepare for the SAT II: chemistry, SAT Subject Test, AP Chemistry Advanced Placement Examination, Cracking the SAT II, Cracking the AP U.S. History Exam, How to Prepare for College Board Achievement Tests, SAT Subject Test: U.S. History, Kaplan AP U.S. Government and Politics, Barron’s How to Prepare for the SAT. SAT Test prep book, SAT exam preparation books, SAT study guide pdf.

Nursing School Entrance Exam Guides – Collection – University Entrance Exams, Colleges Entrance Exams, Entrance Exam in University

About 24 guides for entrance exams for Nursing schools. Some titles: ATI TEAS Crash Course, Nursing School Entrance Exams, TEAS V Study Guide, Master the Nursing School and Allied Health Entrance Exams, 5 TEAS Practice Tests, Study manual for the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS).

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