Colleges That Change Lives
40 Schools You Should Know about Even If You're Not a Straight-A Student
By Loren Pope
(Penguin Books, Paperback, 9780140296167, 320pp.)
Publication Date: July 1, 2000
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Included in the profiles are:
-- Evaluations of each school's program and "personality"
-- Interviews with undergraduates, professors, and deans
-- Information on what happens to the graduates and what they think of their college experience.
Loren Pope was education editor of the New York Times in the 1950s. In 1965 he opened the College Placement Bureau in Washington, D.C., to help families of college--bound students make informed choices. He is the author of Looking Beyond the Ivy League and has written numerous articles about the college application proc