Fully revised since the first edition, Cool Colleges covers the most exciting schools in the U.S. and Canada, with a new chapter on eco schools, an update on tuition-free schools, and the total low-down on the so-called top-ranked schools.
"Worth a look, if you're headed for college or getting ready to apply."—San Diego Union Tribune
Are you hyper-intelligent? Self-directed? A late-bloomer? Or just different? Then you need a great school that will challenge, nurture, inspire, and motivate you-and Cool Colleges has got 'em. It will also give you the scoop on:
• What the Ivy league is and what it really wants
• Totally free schools, including one where financial need is a requirement for admission
• Universities that don't give grades
• Schools that don't want your SAT scores
• Data on the highest (and lowest) paying majors
• The schools that graduate the most millionaires
• Men's, women's, and minority-focused colleges
• Schools where you can design your own degree program
• A college where you can hike and camp your way to a degree
• A college that runs its own ranch on an 80-square-mile campus
• Science and engineering schools where undergrads get their own labs
• The most competitive colleges, including one that rejects 95% of applicants
• Campuses where students love to study, even on Saturday nights
• Schools that offer programs in computer game studies, comedy, auctioneering, special-effects makeup, and more
Plus a link to the Web addresses for every college and university in the United States and Canada.
Cool Colleges is the resource for finding your dream school-and gives you the edge you'll need to get accepted.
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About the Author
Career consultant DONALD ASHER is a featured speaker at more than 100 colleges and universities every year, coast to coast. A columnist for MSN Encarta and contributor to the Wall Street Journal's CareerJournal.com and CollegeJournal.com, he divides his time between Nevada and San Francisco.