Counselors recommend Wake Forest as a top school

Kaplan Newsweek College Catalog 2000School guidance counselors in a new survey hand out high marks to Wake Forest University for providing individual attention, a good liberal arts education and notable study abroad programs.

The counselors also recognize Wake Forest as a “hidden treasure” attractive to academically competitive students.

The results of the national survey appear in the newly published “Kaplan Newsweek College Catalog 2000.” For the survey, the catalog contacted 4,500 guidance counselors around the country, from both public and private high schools.

The counselors recognized Wake Forest as a top school in the following categories:

  • Schools for the Academically Competitive Student
  • Schools that are “Hidden Treasures”
  • Schools Offering the Maximum Amount of Individual Academic Attention
  • Schools Providing a Good Liberal Arts Education
  • Schools with Notable Study Abroad Programs

The Kaplan Newsweek guide also offers profiles of more than 1,100 colleges and universities. In its profile of Wake Forest, it observes that the “caring faculty at Wake Forest have made a good impression on guidance counselors, who applaud the level of student/faculty interaction.” The counselors also commented on the school’s honors program and “fabulous” core curriculum, the profile states.

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