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Great Colleges Featured in the 2008 Weekly Spotlights

The Best Colleges May Be Ones You Haven't Heard of Yet


Top Picks: Universities | Public Universities | Liberal Arts Colleges | Engineering | Business | Women's | Most Selective | Hidden Gems

Every week I spotlight a great school that might be off the radar of college applicants. Many of these colleges were recommended by readers via email or in the College Admission Forum. Others I chose based on my research or experiences. In the list below, you'll find links to each college's profile, blog spotlight, and discussion forum. Also be sure to check out the 2009 spotlights.

If you'd like to recommend a college for a future spotlight, you can do so here in the forum.

32. Moravian College

Moravian College
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31. Furman University

Furman University
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30. Millsaps College

Millsaps College
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29. The College of Wooster

College of Wooster
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28. The College of New Jersey

The College of New Jersey
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27. St. Lawrence University

St. Lawrence University
Photo Credit: SLU Photographer Tara Freeman

26. Spelman College

Spelman College
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25. Ripon College

Ripon College, Smith Hall
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24. Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

Rose Hulman Institute of Technology
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23. University of Mary Washington

University of Mary Washington
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