Colleges That Create Futures, 2nd Edition
Written by The Princeton Review and Robert Franek
Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: May 2017
ISBN: 978-0-451-48783-4 (0-451-48783-4)
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About This Book
CHOOSE A COLLEGE THAT WILL LAUNCH A CAREER!
When it comes to getting the most out of college, the experiences you have outside the classroom are just as important as what you study. Colleges That Create Futures looks beyond the usual “best of” college lists to highlight 50 schools that empower students to discover practical, real-world applications for their talents and interests. The schools in this book feature distinctive research, internship, and hands-on learning programs—all the info you need to help find a college where you can parlay your passion into a successful post-college career.
Inside, You'll Find:
• In-depth profiles covering career services, internship support, student group activity, alumni satisfaction, noteworthy facilities and programs, and more
• Candid assessments of each school’s academics from students, current faculty, and alumni
• Unique hands-on learning opportunities for students across majors
• Testimonials on career prep from alumni in business, education, law, and much more
What makes Colleges That Create Futures important? You've seen the headlines—lately the news has been full of horror stories about how the college educational system has failed many recent grads who leave school with huge debt, no job prospects, and no experience in the working world. Colleges That Create Futures identifies schools that don't fall into this trap but instead prepare students for successful careers!
How are the colleges selected? Schools are selected based on survey results on career services, grad school matriculation, internship support, student group and government activity, alumni activity and salaries, and noteworthy facilities and programs.