So you want to go to college! : Professor Pinkerton's guide for high school students to help answer questions such as: are you ready, what to study, where to go, where to live, how to successfully get your degree and what happens after commencement / Richard LaDoyt Pinkerton.
Author: Pinkerton, Richard L.
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher: New York : Vantage Press, c2011.
ISBN: 9780533163465 (pbk.)
Description: xv, 108 p. ; 22 cm.
Subject: Universities and colleges United States Admission.
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Contents: Are you ready, able, and willing to go to college? -- What do you want to study? -- Selecting the right school for you: where do you pursue your dream and how do you finance it? -- Sources for college profiles, evaluations, ratings, scholarships, and financing -- Where do you live? -- The cast of "characters" you will meet -- How to survive college -- Commencement and what's the next step, work or graduate school? -- A short list of suggested readings for student counselors, administrators, and serious parents.
Summary: Based on his 45-year career as a business school educator, administrator, and textbook author, Pinkerton provides a fast, easy, well-documented resource book to help students determine when or where they should go to college.