Choosing College

Author: Michael B. Horn
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119570115
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Cut through the noise and make better college and career choices This book is about addressing the college-choosing problem. The rankings, metrics, analytics, college visits, and advice that we use today to help us make these decisions are out of step with the progress individual students are trying to make. They don't give students and families the information and context they need to make such a high-stakes decision about whether and where to get an education. Choosing College strips away the noise to help you understand why you’re going to school. What's driving you? What are you trying to accomplish? Once you know why, the book will help you make better choices. The research in this book illustrates that choosing a school is complicated. By constructing more than 200 mini-documentaries of how students chose different postsecondary educational experiences, the authors explore the motivations for how and why people make the decisions that they do at a much deeper, causal level. By the end, you’ll know why you’re going and what you’re really chasing. The book: Identifies the five different Jobs for which students hire postsecondary education Allows you to see your true options for what’s next Offers guidance for how to successfully choose your pathway Illuminates how colleges and entrepreneurs can build better experiences for each Job The authors help readers understand not what job students want out of college, but what "Job" students are hiring college to do for them.
Choosing College
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Michael B. Horn, Bob Moesta
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-09-11 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Cut through the noise and make better college and career choices This book is about addressing the college-choosing problem. The rankings, metrics, analytics, college visits, and advice that we use today to help us make these decisions are out of step with the progress individual students are trying to make.
Choosing a College
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Norah Piehl
Categories: Young Adult Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-04-06 - Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing LLC

More than ten compelling essays debate the issues surrounding choosing a college. Readers will evaluate topics such as whether paid admission consultants are useful, and whether students should consider taking a year off between high school and college. Essay sources include the Philadelphia Inquirer Editorial Staff, Natalia Maldonado, Peter Vartanian,
Coping with Choosing a College
Language: en
Pages: 133
Authors: M. W. Buckalew, Linda Mason Hall
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1990 - Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group

Explains how to select a college to suit individual needs, examining two or four-year schools, large universities and small private colleges, academic programs, financial aid, and admission requirements and procedures
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Choosing a College Major
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Randall S. Hansen, PhD
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-10-02 - Publisher: Penguin

How to figure out what you want out of college - and life. Choosing a college major is the biggest decision of one's college experience, and there are many factors to consider. Here, you will discover which majors will give the best chances of finding employment, which majors are most
Choosing a College
Language: en
Pages: 298
Authors: John C. Hoy
Categories: College, Choice
Type: BOOK - Published: 1967 - Publisher:

Tells how the student should assess the college and how the college assesses the student. Evaluates the faculty, campus, curriculum, library, and students; indicates the importance of high school grades, tests, the interviews, references, and extracurricular activities; and examines special problems and considerations.