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The College Solution: A Guide for Everyone Looking for the Right School at the Right Price by Lynn O’Shaughnessy

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College Navigator (http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/)

Suppose your child thinks she wants to be an occupational therapist but doesn’t know what universities offer this major. Or maybe she wants to be an archaeologist or an architect or a dancer and wants to find schools either nearby or perhaps across the country.

An excellent resource to find candidates is through the federal College Navigator. The data is collected by the National Center for Education Statistics, which is within the U.S. Department of Education. The Navigator provides information on more than 7,000 two- and four-year institutions, as well as career and technical schools.

You can find schools that offer a particular major within individual states or regions, such as the ...

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