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Contents Preface: Why a Second Edition Acknowledgments Introduction Chapter 1 Twenty-one Myths That Can Jinx Your College Choice Chapter 2 Looking Beyond the Ivy League, Where the Buyer's Market Is Chapter 3 Why Small Is Best Chapter 4 Is the Teaching Better in the Good Small College? Chapter 5 H Is for Harvard and Hypocrisy, I Is for "Ivy League Education" Chapter 6 Poison Ivy Chapter 7 The Good College Experience: Growth Chapter 8 Select, Don't Settle Chapter 9 There Are New Ground Rules on What College Can Do Chapter 10 What Are You Going For, Really? Chapter 11 Sample and Test the Merchandise Chapter 12 Judging Yourself as an Applicant Chapter 13 Should Parents Let Him/Her Take a Year Off? Chapter 14 A Good Application = Open Sesame Chapter 15 The Interview? Relax! Chapter 16 Some Truths About Financial Aid Chapter 17 If You've Made a Mistake, You Can Save Yourself Chapter 18 Should You Hire a Private Counselor? Chapter 19 A Few Favorites Afterword (Read It!) Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
College choice -- United States.
Universities and colleges -- United States -- Evaluation.