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Colleges that change lives : 40 schools that will change the way you think about colleges

by Pope, Loren.

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Offers profiles of forty-one colleges that focus on individual needs and academic standards, provides tips for choosing a school based on personality, and discusses such topics as learning disabilities and single-sex education. Full description


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Table of Contents:
  • Getting beyond the hype (or why you can relax and enjoy your college search)
  • Required reading: College myth busters
  • Taking your learning disability to college (and why you're going to love it!)
  • Northeast : Allegheny College, Meadville, Pennsylvania ; Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts ; Juniata College, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania ; Marlboro College, Marlboro, Vermont ; Ursinus College, Collegeville, Pennsylvania
  • Mid-Atlantic : Emory & Henry College, Emory, Virginia ; Goucher College, Towson, Maryland ; Lynchburg College, Lynchburg, Virginia ; McDaniel College, Westminster, Maryland
  • South : Agnes Scott College, Decatur, Georgia ; Birmingham-Southern College, Birmingham, Alabama ; Centre College, Danville, Kentucky ; Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, Florida ; Guilford College, Greensboro, North Carolina ; Hendrix College, Conway, Arkansas ; Millsaps College, Jackson, Mississippi ; New College of Florida, Sarasota, Florida ; Rhodes College, Memphis, Tennessee
  • Midwest : Beloit College, Beloit, Wisconsin ; Cornell College, Mount Vernon, Iowa ; Denison University, Granville, Ohio ; Earlham College, Richmond, Indiana ; Hillsdale College, Hillsdale, Michigan ; Hope College, Holland, Michigan ; Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, Michigan ; Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois ; Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin ; Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio ; St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota ; Wabash College, Crawfordsville, Indiana ; Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois ; College of Wooster, Wooster, Ohio
  • Southwest : Austin College, Sherman, Texas ; St. John's College, Santa Fe, New Mexico, and Annapolis, Maryland ; Southwestern University, Georgetown, Texas
  • West : University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, Washington ; Reed College, Portland, Oregon ; St. Mary's College of California, Moraga, California ; Whitman College, Walla Walla, Washington ; Willamette University, Salem, Oregon
  • Colleges' contact information.