Now revised and expanded with new information -- the trusted guide that profiles exceptional colleges which will turn "average" high school students into achieversThe distinctive group of forty colleges profiled here is a well-kept secret in a status industry. They outdo the Ivies and research universities in producing winners. And they work their magic on B and C students as well as on A students. Loren Pope, director of the College Placement Bureau, provides essential information on schools that he has chosen for their proven ability to develop potential, values, initiative, and risk-taking in a wide range of students. Inside you'll find: -- Evaluations of each school's program and "personality" to help you decide if it's a community that's right for you -- Interviews with students that offer an insider's perspective on each college -- Professors' and deans' viewpoints on their school, their students, and their mission -- Information on what happens to the graduates and what they think of their college experienceThis new edition includes a revised group of colleges, and for the first time addresses the issues of home schooling, learning disabilities, and single-sex education.Pope, Loren is the author of 'Colleges That Change Lives 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think About Colleges', published 2006 under ISBN 9780143037361 and ISBN 0143037366.