This smaller and less expensive version of Barron's Profiles of American Colleges has been updated for the 2000-2001 school year. It describes approximately 400(?) colleges across the United States in profiles adapted from the larger book. The Compact Guide to Colleges mainly profiles schools that fall within Barron's top three categories on the academic competitiveness scale: Most Competitive, Highly Competitive, and Very Competitive.
Taken directly from the brand-new full-size 27th edition of Barron's Profiles of American Colleges, this shorter, up-to-date directory is designed for students who restrict their choice of schools to the northeastern United States. It presents complete profiles of all accredited four-year schools in Connecticut, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York State, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont
More than 180 ABA-approved laws schools across the United States are described, with information on admission requirements, degree requirements, tuition and fees, sources of financial aid, and career placement services. The book also features 20 pages in table form listing each law school with statistics on its median LSAT (Law School Admission Test) scores and other admission requirements, thus enabling candidates to estimate in advance their chances of admission to each school. Also helpful are a general overview of law school curricula and a brief description of selected non-ABA-approved schools. A sample LSAT is included with answers and explanations.
Offering complete, up-to-date profiles of ABA-approved law schools across America, plus profiles of non-ABA-approved schools, this book also provides the latest information on admissions requirements, degree requirements, tuition and fees, available financial aid sources, career placement services, and more. Includes a sample LSAT with answers and explanations.