Yep, it is that time again! Time to get your March Madness bracket together and see how well you fare against your friends and co-workers. Although the nation’s best men’s college basketball teams will meet for their chance at championship glory, only one will demonstrate its superiority in the end. Their name will be hung… Read More


We here at ClassesAndCareer.com are fond of discounting the much-hyped practice of issuing annual college rankings, as if one might need such rankings to put together their own roster of fantasy colleges. We have adamantly insisted that no rankings can tell you what college or university you should attend. We stand by the idea that… Read More


Historically, college rankings have been based largely on the prestige of the university and the relative overall quality of education that a prospective student could expect to receive. But with the cost of college education rising, there’s a new trend toward ranking colleges based on value, helping students and parents ensure that they get the… Read More


Princeton Review, U.S. News & World Report, and Forbes Magazine are just a few of the organizations currently offering college ranking lists. And while the jury’s still out on which ranking system is superior, one thing is clear: college rankings do matter to students. According to a recent poll conducted by the website Art &… Read More


A recent article on NYTimes.com warns that the job market is still a tough place for law school graduates. With a shortage of positions for new attorneys, the decision of where to attend law school may be more important than ever. If you’re considering earning your JD, you may want to check out the US… Read More


It is no secret that student debt is on the rise. Not only are colleges charging more in tuition bucks, but many former students are also struggling to pay hefty monthly loan payments after graduating. According to a recent article on Bloomberg.com, Americans owe an astonishing $1.2 trillion in student-loan debt. With college degrees more… Read More


Yep, it is that time again. Time for the U.S. News and World Report to release this year’s list of the best colleges and universities, based on such factors as retention and graduation rates. In a non-surprising moves, they scored Princeton and Harvard in the top two and Yale in its perennial number-three spot. But… Read More


First off, before we proceed any further, we want to go on record as saying that college rankings do not matter. Yep, we said it. Never, under any circumstances, should you base your decision on which college or university to attend on the annual college rankings released by U.S. News, Princeton Review, or any other… Read More