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The Hidden Ivies: 50 Top Colleges—from Amherst to Williams —That Rival the Ivy League

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Based on Howard and Matthew Greenes' years of counseling experience, as well as exclusive surveys and interviews with students, college presidents, deans of faculty, and other administrators, The Hidden Ivies presents an inside perspective of these 50 renowned academic institutions. In this fully revised and updated edition, premier educational consultants Howard and Matth ...more
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Published May 11th 2010 by Collins Reference (first published August 1st 2000)
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Hong Deng
This book is an extremely resourceful book. Students, especially juniors and seniors would find it absoutely handy when they want to learn more about the means of higher education. I was engaged in the detailed explainations of the components in which liberal arts colleges posses. I learned a great deal about what makes an Ivy Ivy. In addition, the book provides insightful descriptions of the 13 hidden Ives that it proposed. By reading through the descriptions of the academic criteria, students' ...more
Dec 07, 2008 Christina rated it 3 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
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An in depth take of thirty colleges the Greenes feel comprise the "hidden ivies" of the American higher education system, one of which I wound up applying to one: Washington University in St. Louis. My brother's applying to Reed College, another one included in this guide.

The Hidden Ivies gives a great deal of information, and I particularly liked the student perspective about each college the best. The "ideal student" and "what the college stands for" sections were both a close second.
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