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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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When researching, it’s worth checking out what Wikipedia has to say about schools that interest you. In looking for random schools on Wikipedia, I didn’t come up with any institutions that weren’t covered. From Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago to Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington, to Fordham University in New York City to Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina. Some of the coverage is more detailed and helpful than others.

The Wikipedia’s write-up of Fordham University, for example, runs quite a few pages. Prospective students who research Fordham through Wikipedia will learn that all the undergraduate colleges at Fordham share a liberal arts core curriculum that consists of 17 to 21 courses drawn from ...

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