Presbyterian College included in Fiske Guide to Colleges 2018

Presbyterian College included in Fiske Guide to Colleges 2018

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The “Fiske Guide to Colleges” represents the “best and most interesting schools.” Graphic courtesy of Sourcebooks

Presbyterian College has been featured in “Fiske Guide to Colleges 2018.” Compiled by former “New York Times” education editor Edward B. Fiske, among the top independent voices in college admissions, “Fiske Guide to Colleges 2018 is a selective, subjective, and systematic look at three-hundred-plus colleges and universities in the United States, Canada, and the UK.”

The “Fiske Guide to Colleges,” which publishes detailed profiles, including interviews with students, is fully updated and expanded every year. According to “USA Today,” the “Fiske Guide” is the most authoritative source of information for college-bound students and their parents.

The guide’s profile on PC opens by stating that “Presbyterian College students live up to the motto ‘Dum Vivimus Servimus,’” and then explains that approximately 70 percent of the students on campus participate in community service while at PC.

Throughout its profile, the guide repeatedly references the College’s strong academics, commitment to service, and faculty-student relationships. One student in the profile is quoted as saying, “This is obviously not a school for apathetic college students. PC students are hard workers.”

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



Presbyterian College is located on a striking 240-acre campus in Clinton, between Columbia and Greenville, S.C. Offering challenging academics and a culture of honor, ethics, and service that prepares students to be leaders in communities, PC offers its students the benefit of engaging with an exceptional faculty who take individual interest in their students’ well-being, both personally and in the classroom. The Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy is dedicated to the ideals of leadership, honor to the profession, and service to the community. For more information about Presbyterian College, visit