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The Insider's Guide to the Colleges, 2010

Students on Campus Tell You What You Really Want to Know

St. Martin's Griffin

The Straight-Talking Student’s Guide to the Best Colleges

For more than thirty-five years, The Insider’s Guide to the Colleges has been the favorite resource of high school students across the country because it is the only comprehensive college reference written and researched by students for students.

In interviews with hundreds of peers on campuses from New York to Hawaii and Florida to Alaska, our writers have gotten the inside scoop on every school on topics ranging from professors and campus life to dorms and student activities.

This thirty-sixth edition has been completely revised and updated to stay on top of campus trends and attitudes. Each school profile in The Insider’s Guide cuts through the veneer of brochures and common stereotypes to reveal colleges as they’re seen through the eyes of their students.

This comprehensive guide includes:

- Revealing profiles of more than 330 top schools in the United States and Canada

- Essential statistics for every school, from acceptance rates to the most popular majors

- An insider’s packing list detailing what every college student really needs to bring

- A college quiz that helps students find the type of school that is right for them

- FYI sections with candid student opinions and outrageous advice

The Straight-Talking Student’s Guide to the Best Colleges

For more than thirty-five years, The Insider’s Guide to the Colleges has been the favorite resource of high school students across the country because it is the only comprehensive college reference written and researched by students for students.

In interviews with hundreds of peers on campuses from New York to Hawaii and Florida to Alaska, our writers have gotten the inside scoop on every school on topics ranging from professors and campus life to dorms and student activities.

This thirty-sixth edition has been completely revised and updated to stay on top of campus trends and attitudes. Each school profile in The Insider’s Guide cuts through the veneer of brochures and common stereotypes to reveal colleges as they’re seen through the eyes of their students.

This comprehensive guide includes:

- Revealing profiles of more than 330 top schools in the United States and Canada

- Essential statistics for every school, from acceptance rates to the most popular majors

- An insider’s packing list detailing what every college student really needs to bring

- A college quiz that helps students find the type of school that is right for them

- FYI sections with candid student opinions and outrageous advice

BOOK EXCERPTS

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Alabama

Less than an hour’s drive east of Montgomery, the plains of Alabama give rise to Auburn University. The school, whose athletics department has produced stars like Charles Barkley and Bo Jackson, boasts some of the region’s top veterinary and engineering programs. But it is the student body that will most likely catch the eye of a passerby, especially if he or she hails from more northern lands. "Southern hospitality is alive and well here," students declare, and this charm mixed with fun and academics keeps Auburn students smiling.

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REVIEWS

Praise for The Insider's Guide to the Colleges, 2010

“As intimate as a late-night chat in a dorm room.”
The Atlantic Monthly

“Savvy parents and students hold this book to be a must-read.”
New York Daily News

“Invaluable in choosing and getting into a college.”
Chicago Tribune

“Student-written profiles in The Insider’s Guide…are lively and informative and strike the tone of a college pal offering advice.”
Rolling Stone

“Who better to tell prospective students about life at college than current students?”
Boston Herald

“As intimate as a late-night chat in a dorm room.”
The Atlantic Monthly

“Savvy parents and students hold this book to be a must-read.”
New York Daily News

“Invaluable in choosing and getting into a college.”
Chicago Tribune

“Student-written profiles in The Insider’s Guide…are lively and informative and strike the tone of a college pal offering advice.”
Rolling Stone

“Who better to tell prospective students about life at college than current students?”
Boston Herald

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • The Yale Daily News is produced by undergraduate students at Yale University. It is based in New Haven, Connecticut.
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The Insider's Guide to the Colleges, 2010

Students on Campus Tell You What You Really Want to Know

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