While studying the Civil War, my students were surprised to discover that among its many consequences were the founding and expansion of hundreds of colleges and universities.
The Penn State scandal won’t hurt admissions. It might even help.
Despite the presence of price tags in the neighborhood of $60,000 per year, competition is alive and well in the world of higher education.
State funding levels for Penn State have dropped to less than a tenth of their 1970s levels and further cuts seems likely. Should the university “go private”?
There are good reasons to consider the binding early decision option.
The dominance of girls in liberal arts college applicant pools has led to their being judged by a more stringent set of criteria than their male counterparts.
A recently released study graded institutions of higher education by “return on investment.” But are these numbers meaningful?
Loose use of Ivy League labels is a strange and telling American habit.
the impact of the economic downturn on college admissions in the spring of 2009
applying to colleges in the spring of 2008, pre-downturn