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Barron’s Guide to the Most Competitive Colleges – Barron’s Guide to Colleges PDF

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 – Books about Colleges 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 – Books about Colleges PDF

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 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

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 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

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 – Books about Colleges PDF

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

College Guides PDF – Collection – Guides to US Colleges PDF

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 – Guides to US Colleges PDF

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.

Admission Exam Guides 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 – Admission Exam Guides

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.

SAT Study Guides – Collection – College Admission Exam Books PDF

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

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 – College Admission Exam Guide Books PDF

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).

Higher Education

CORE BOOKS – Books about Higher Education PDF

The Student Loan Scam: The Most Oppressive Debt in U.S. History – and How We Can Fight Back

Collinge, Alan Michael
Beacon 2009

This is an exposé of the predatory nature of the $85 billion student loan industry. In this in-depth exploration, Alan Collinge argues that student loans have become the most profitable, uncompetitive, and oppressive type of debt in American history.

College: What it Was, Is, and Should Be

Delbanco, Andrew
Princeton University 2012

As the commercialization of American higher education accelerates, more and more students are coming to college with the narrow aim of obtaining a preprofessional credential. The traditional four-year college experience, an exploratory time for students to discover their passions and test ideas and values with the help of teachers and peers, is in danger of becoming a thing of the past. In this work, the author offers a trenchant defense of such an education, and warns that it is becoming a privilege reserved for the relatively rich. In arguing for what a true college education should be, he demonstrates why making it available to as many young people as possible remains central to America’s democratic promise.

Getting the Best Out of College

Feaver, Peter
Ten Speed 2008

A guide to optimizing all aspects of the undergraduate college experience, written for students by a professor, a dean, and a recent college graduate.

Higher Education?: How Colleges are Wasting our Money and Failing our Kids, and What We Can Do about It – US Higher Education Books PDF

Hacker, Andrew and Dreifus, Claudia
Time 2010 Dewey Dec. 378

What’s gone wrong at our colleges and universities—and how to get American higher education back on track
A quarter of a million dollars. It’s the going tab for four years at most top-tier universities. Why does it cost so much and is it worth it?
Renowned sociologist Andrew Hacker and New York Times writer Claudia Dreifus make an incisive case that the American way of higher education, now a $420 billion-per-year business, has lost sight of its primary mission: the education of young adults. Going behind the myths and mantras, they probe the true performance of the Ivy League, the baleful influence of tenure, an unhealthy reliance on part-time teachers, and the supersized bureaucracies which now have a life of their own.

BOOK COLLECTIONS – Books about Higher Education PDF

U.S. Higher Education Books – Collection – Books about Colleges PDF

About 700 free online books on the Internet Archive, resulting from a search for books on higher education in the United States. Some books: History of American Higher Education, Higher Education in American Society, Minorities in American Higher Education, The Closing of the American Mind, Opening of the American Mind, Depression Recovery and Higher Education, The Management Revolution in American Higher Education, Our Underachieving Colleges, The American University, many more. Books on higher education pdf.

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College Administration Books – Collection – Books about Colleges PDF

About 230 books from the Internet Archive free online on the subject of Administration in Universities and Colleges. Some books: A College Administrator’s Guide to Staying out of Court, Administration of Academic Affairs in Higher Education, College and University Business Administration, College and University Government, Some Trends and Issues in Higher Education, Governance of Colleges and Universities, What a University President has Learned, Innovative College Management, The University as an Organization, The Cluster College, many more. Higher Education administration books, books on higher education pdf

College Student Orientation Books U.S. – Collection – Books on Higher Education PDF

About 300 books about attending university. Some titles: First Year Student to First Year Success, Your College Experience, The Off-to-College Guide for Parents and Students, Step by Step to College and Career Success, Guide to College Life, Writing Successful College Applications, The Undecided College Student, Ultimate Guide to College, Life During College, How to Survive Your Freshman Year, Campus Visits and College Interviews, many more. Books on higher education pdf.

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Books on College Teaching – Collection – Books on Higher Education PDF

About 650 books on College Teaching. Some books: Teaching Tips: guidebook for the beginning college teacher, New Paradigms for College Teaching, The Aims of College Teaching, University Teaching, Education for Student Development, Effectiveness in Teaching, Reflections on Teaching – Learning in Higher Education, Teacher in America, Handbook for Postsecondary Instruction, Lecturing with More Students, Learning & Teaching in Higher Education, Resource for College Teachers, many more. Books on higher education pdf.

Adult Education Books – Collection – Books on Higher Education PDF

About 1,400 books on adult education. Some titles: Test of Adult Basic Education Level A, Organization and Administration of Adult Education Programs, Teaching Adults: a Math Resource Book, Reflective Teaching in Further, Adult and Vocational Education, Teaching Social Media, The Certificate in Education and Training, Lifelong Learning Today, etc.

Subject Search within Adult Education Books

Try searching for a more specific topic. At this link you can replace the capitalized word “TOPIC” in the search bar with a specific subject or other search term. Save books you like to your Internet Archive account by clicking “Favorite” while logged in.

Continuing Education Books – Collection – Books on Higher Education PDF

About 650 books on continuing education. Some titles: GED Math Test Tutor, Business and Finance Question Bank, Functional Skills: Maths, Learning Cities for Adult Learners, Equality and Diversity in Further Education, Teaching in Lifelong Learning, Continuing Education for Librarians, Leading the Learning Revolution, etc. Books on higher education pdf.

Books on Graduate Work – Collection – Books on Higher Education PDF

About 250 books on University graduate work. Some titles: Graduate and Professional Programs, Best Grad Schools, Guide to Graduate Urban Planning Programs, Graduate Study in Psychology. Many books for both the GRE and GMAT entrance examinations.

Vocational Education Books – Collection – US Higher Education Books PDF

About 450 free books on Vocational Education. Some titles: Lovejoy’s Career and Vocational School Guide, Vocational Education, Developing Vocational Instruction, Instructional Methods in Occupational Education, Education for Work, Philosophy and Foundations of Vocational Education, Vocational Education in Europe, Vocational and Technical Schools, Career Education, Technology Education Today, Guide to Private Trade and Technical Schools, Cooperative Educational: vocational – occupational – career, Promoting Lifelong Learning, Career College & Technology School Databook, Apprenticeship. Books on vocational education.

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