Peterson’s Four Year Colleges (more of a narrative evaluation of institution; contains factual information)
Rugg’s Recommendations on the Colleges (organized by major, and then divided into Most Selective/Very Selective/Selective categories. Great for students who have an idea of what they want to study)
The Fiske Guide to Colleges (narrative evaluations of colleges with quotations from current students, great appendices, good questions at the beginning on how to find the right college and gives a list of “overlap” institution for each college.)
College Board’s College Handbook (very factual, contains information on most every college in the
Looking Beyond the Ivy League, Loren Pope
Colleges That Change Lives, Loren Pope
Playing the Selective Admissions Game, Richard Moll
How To Say It to Get Into the College of Your Choice, Linda Metcalf
The College Hook, Pam Proctor
The Groves Family Legacy Tuition Program honors Robert W. “Bobby” Groves III ’67 and his family. Bobby and his wife Anne were the first alumni parents to enroll a child at BRS. Their son Billy graduated in 1995 and their nephews Johnson and Robert Stevens were equally successful here, graduating in 2003 and 2006, respectively.
Blue Ridge is incredibly proud of this legacy and for the sterling example that Bobby and his family have set.