Choosing College

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.

Choosing College

Choosing College

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.

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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 Colleges
Language: en
Pages: 174
Authors: Patricia M. McDonough
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997-11-13 - Publisher: SUNY Press

Examines the everyday experiences of high school seniors as they choose their colleges and demonstrates that college choice is a more complex social and organizational reality than has been previously understood.
Choosing Colleges
Language: en
Pages: 174
Authors: Patricia M. McDonough
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997-01-01 - Publisher: SUNY Press

Examines the everyday experiences of high school seniors as they choose their colleges and demonstrates that college choice is a more complex social and organizational reality than has been previously understood.
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 Secrets of Picking a College (and Getting In!)
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Lynn F. Jacobs, Jeremy S. Hyman, Jeffrey Durso-Finley, Jonah T. Hyman
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-09-28 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

An Insider′s Look into the College Application Process The Secrets of Picking a College (and Getting In!) provides 600 tips and techniques for the college application process from people who know the system best: a former admissions officer, two college professors, and a college–bound high–school senior. Newly revised with tips

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