Ah, college rankings. They seem to be so useful for the college-seeker, wrapping up something so complex as the choice of which college to attend into a tidy ordered list. Now, all you have to do is start at the top of the list and work your way down, right? Yeah, if you want to… Read More

why is tuition rising?

The short answer is an ugly combination of over-competitiveness and monumental inefficiency. But that is less than informative. These five factors behind the rise in college tuition are much more educational (for lack of a better word).… Read More

U.S. News and World Report released their annual “America’s Best Colleges”├é┬ácollege rankings recently, and it’s no surprise that Harvard is #1 AGAIN. Here’s the question you should ask yourself: Is Harvard REALLY the BEST college in America? While you’re at it, ask this additional question: Are these college rankings as trustworthy as some might think?… Read More