Finding the right school is made easier with this exceptionally detailed guide for minority studentsApplying to college is an exciting, challenging, and sometimes confusing process. African-American hopefuls face additional concerns that ordinary guides often fail to address. Based on a national survey and interviews with students and recent graduates, this updated and revised edition profiles social and academic environments for minorities at the top 100 American colleges.In an accessible style, The 100 Best Colleges for African-American Students alphabetizes and categorizes the colleges state by state. Basic information regarding tuition fees, SAT score averages, and the availability of scholarships is provided, as well as profiles on topics such as: -- Racial composition of faculties and student bodies-- African-American fraternities and sororities and other campus organizations-- Student comments on what campus life is like-- The amount of campus security available to students-- Accessibility of computers and on-line services-- The availability of child care services.The 100 Best Colleges for African-American Students is an invaluable resource for high school students planning on applying to college as well as those who wish to resume their educations, whether on a full or part-time basis.
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Erlene B. Wilson has written and produced literature about colleges for 10 years, including an advice column for college women as associate editor at Glamour magazine. She also co-founded Creative Planners, a college marketing firm that published and distributed an activities calendar for black students. She lives in Randallstown, Maryland.
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Book Description Plume, 1998. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0452279542
Book Description Plume, 1998. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. Revised. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0452279542