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Competitive Colleges (440 Colleges for Top Students)

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Published by Peterson""s .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Test Prep,
  • Reference,
  • Institutions Of Higher Education,
  • Study Aids,
  • Universities and colleges,
  • United States,
  • College Guides,
  • Study Aids / College Guides,
  • Directories,
  • Higher,
  • Admission,
  • Entrance requirements

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages532
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9476163M
    ISBN 100768917530
    ISBN 109780768917536
    OCLC/WorldCa59714739


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The Most Competitive Colleges Amherst College Barnard College Boston College Bowdoin College Brandeis University Brown University California Institute of Techonology Carleton College Carnegie Mellon University Case Western Reserve University Claremont McKenna College Colby College Colgate University College of New Jersey, The College of the Holy Cross College of William.

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How Competitive Is College Admissions. More Stanford University in Palo Alto, California, accepted 5 percent of college applicants inaccording to U.S. News data. And last year, many college-bound students decided to hedge their bets and apply to as many schools as possible to secure sufficient offers of admission.

Inthe Washington Post reported that seniors at a New Jersey high school applied to, on average, 45 colleges each, with one student applying to as many as 70 schools.

The most competitive colleges set a high bar because their school is desirable. With many fine students competing for a limited number of spots, the top universities admit the top students.

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