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Category: Pennsylvania

MUHLENBERG COLLEGE – ALLENTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA

Muhlenberg College – Allentown, Pennsylvania   Muhlenberg is one of the highly regarded colleges that offer admission to roughly fifty percent of applicants – slightly more in some years and slightly fewer in others. That level of selectivity puts Muhlenberg near the highly selective colleges that are not profiled in this book. I include Muhlenberg because it remains a distinctly…

Allegheny College – Meadville, Pennsylvania

From America’s Best Kept College Secrets – “Outside of the classroom, Allegheny is also unique.  Although the college draws heavily from its region (Western Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Western New York), it is the college of quality in its region and attracts ambitious, interesting, focused students.  One student characterized his classmates as “Rust Belt Intellectuals,” and while that contention cannot be…

Juniata College – Huntingdon, Pennsylvania

From America’s Best Kept College Secrets – “Juniata is another of the colleges that counselors adore and another college that is still under the radar on many college searches.  Juniata’s lack of flash, or, rather, its genuine modesty comes from a set of principles that are all about substance and conviction. Don’t worry.  Juniata is a real college with real…