NEW YORK — There are more than 2,200 four-year colleges in the United States. This year, seven Michigan schools have been included in the resource that millions of parents, counselors, and college-bound students have turned to for more than 25 years — the Fiske Guide to Colleges.
Compiled by former New York Times education editor Edward B. Fiske, the top independent voice in college admissions, Fiske Guide to Colleges 2013 (ISBN: 9781402209635; July 2012; $23.99 U.S.; College Guide/Reference; Trade Paper) is a selective, subjective, and systematic look at more than 300 colleges and universities in the U.S., Canada, and Great Britain.
Michigan schools featured in Fiske 2013 include:
* Albion College
* Alma College
* Calvin College
* Hope College
* Kalamazoo College
* University of Michigan
* Michigan State University
The Fiske Guide to Colleges is also available as an iPad app on iTunes and a Web app on CollegeCountdown.com. Fiske Interactive ($19.99) allows you to go beyond the book and streamline your college search with the following resources and tools:
So many students approach the college selection process by limiting their sights to local institutions, the pet schools of their parents or guidance counselors, or ones they know by possibly outdated reputations. One of the most important purposes of Fiske Guide to Colleges 2013 and Fiske Interactive College Guide is to broaden students’ horizons about American higher education and help them select the right college that coincides with their particular needs, goals, interests, talents, and personalities.