“The Best College Guide You Can Buy.”—USA Today Fiske Guide to Colleges 2014 Includes Babson College

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Babson College is listed in the Fiske 2014 Guide to Colleges. For 30 years, millions of students, parents, and guidance counselors have relied on the Fiske Guide to Colleges to present the “best and most interesting” schools during their college search.

Compiled by former New York Times education editor Edward B. Fiske, the top independent voice in college admissions, Fiske Guide to Colleges 2014 is a selective, subjective, and systematic look at 300+ colleges and universities in the U.S., Canada, and Great Britain.

Readers will be able to get a glimpse of Babson College based on a broad range of subjects, including student body, academics, social life, financial aid, campus setting, housing, food, and extracurricular activities.

Other features of the Fiske Guide to Colleges include:

• Overlap school suggestions based on which colleges share the most common applications

• A list of schools where ACT and SAT scores are optional

• A pre-professional guide that outlines the best schools based on majors or course of study

• A Sizing-Yourself-Up questionnaire that will help you figure out what kind of school is best for you


About Babson College

Babson College is the educator, convener, and thought leader for Entrepreneurship of All Kinds™. The College is a dynamic living and learning laboratory, where students, faculty, and staff work together to address the real-world problems of business and society -- while at the same time evolving our methods and advancing our programs. We shape the leaders our world needs most: those with strong functional knowledge and the skills and vision to navigate change, accommodate ambiguity, surmount complexity, and motivate teams in a common purpose to create economic and social value. As we have for nearly a half-century, Babson continues to advance Entrepreneurial Thought and Action® as the most positive force on the planet for generating sustainable economic and social value. For information, visit

About The Fiske Guide to Colleges

The Fiske Guide to Colleges is the most trusted source of information for college-bound students and their parents. For more than 25 years, students, parents, and guidance counselors have relied on its unbiased, straightforward reviews of the 320+ best and most interesting colleges and universities. Fully updated and expanded every year, the Fiske Guide has all the information you need to choose a college that's right for you. Careful research as well as testimonials from real students from each college provides helpful, honest information about the academic climates and courses, along with the important social and extracurricular scenes at great schools in the United States, plus Canada and Great Britain.

About Edward Fiske

Edward Fiske served for 17 years as education editor of the New York Times, where he realized that college-bound students and their families needed better information on which to base their educational choices. He is also the author of the Fiske Guide to Getting into the Right College.

By Hilary Katulak,, 781-239-0723 | 07/10/2013 07:00