Colleges That Create Futures, 2nd Edition

50 Schools That Launch Careers by Going Beyond the Classroom

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

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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.
The experts at The Princeton Review have been helping students, parents, and educators achieve the best results at every stage of the education process since 1981. The Princeton Review has helped millions succeed on standardized tests and provides expert advice and instruction to help parents, teachers, students, and schools navigate the complexities of school admission. In addition to classroom courses in over 40 states and 20 countries, The Princeton Review also offers online and school-based courses, one-to-one and small-group tutoring, as well as online services in both admission counseling and academic homework help. View titles by The Princeton Review
Robert J Franek is a graduate of Drew University and has been a member of The Princeton Review Staff since 1999. He has an extensive admissions background at Wagner College in Staten Island, NY. In addition, he owns his own tour company, which offers walking tours of his hometown of New York City.

Eric Owens attended Cornell University, and is a recent graduate of Loyola Chicago School of Law. He teaches and writes for The Princeton Review, and is the voice of Joe Bloggs on a CD-ROM.

Tom Meltzer is a graduate of Columbia University. He has taught for The Princeton Review since 1986 and is the author or co-author of seven TPR titles, the most recent of which is Illustrated Word Smart, which Tom co-wrote with his wife, Lisa. He is also a professional musician and songwriter. View titles by Robert Franek

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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

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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.

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The experts at The Princeton Review have been helping students, parents, and educators achieve the best results at every stage of the education process since 1981. The Princeton Review has helped millions succeed on standardized tests and provides expert advice and instruction to help parents, teachers, students, and schools navigate the complexities of school admission. In addition to classroom courses in over 40 states and 20 countries, The Princeton Review also offers online and school-based courses, one-to-one and small-group tutoring, as well as online services in both admission counseling and academic homework help. View titles by The Princeton Review
Robert J Franek is a graduate of Drew University and has been a member of The Princeton Review Staff since 1999. He has an extensive admissions background at Wagner College in Staten Island, NY. In addition, he owns his own tour company, which offers walking tours of his hometown of New York City.

Eric Owens attended Cornell University, and is a recent graduate of Loyola Chicago School of Law. He teaches and writes for The Princeton Review, and is the voice of Joe Bloggs on a CD-ROM.

Tom Meltzer is a graduate of Columbia University. He has taught for The Princeton Review since 1986 and is the author or co-author of seven TPR titles, the most recent of which is Illustrated Word Smart, which Tom co-wrote with his wife, Lisa. He is also a professional musician and songwriter. View titles by Robert Franek

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