The Experts' Choice: Top 8 College Review Guidebooks

When counselors were asked which "subjective" guidebooks (guidebooks that have a 3- to 4-page description of colleges) were the best, these are the ones they chose. They're the experts, they must know. Read on!

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List produced by the Experts

  • 1. Fiske Guide to Colleges by Edward Fiske
  • 2. The Best Colleges by The Princeton Review
  • 3. The Insiders' Guide to The Colleges by the staff of the Yale Daily News
  • 4. Colleges The Change Lives by Loren Pope
  • 5. The College Finder by Steven Antonoff
  • 6. America's Best Colleges for B Students: A College Guide for Students Without Straight A's by Tamra B. Orr
  • 7. Profiles of American Colleges 2016 by Barron's College Division
  • 8. The Hidden Ivies, 2nd Edition: 50 Top Colleges-- From Amherst to Williams--That Rival the Ivy League by Howard Greene
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Source: College Finder research

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