Parent College Coach Tip #87: Create Your Own College Rankings
Nov06

Parent College Coach Tip #87: Create Your Own College Rankings

US News, Forbes, USA Today, Money Magazine, Princeton Review, and Niche are just a few of the many college rankings available for parents and students to review. Most college experts agree these rankings should have little weight when choosing a college.

But let’s get real for a moment, we all rank everything: from movies, to music, to restaurants, to hotels, to companies.

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#CampusChat This Week: How College Rankings Aid and Mislead Students
Nov03

#CampusChat This Week: How College Rankings Aid and Mislead Students

Do you pay attention to college rankings? Do rankings accurately predict the success of a college? Do parents and students rely on them to create a college list?  This week’s #CampusChat guest with be Alex Caffee of Niche.com. On September 28th Niche released its 2016 college rankings, which rank more than 1,100 schools nationwide based on more than 50 statistical factors and millions of student reviews. New for 2016, the...

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College Search – Where do I start?
Dec13

College Search – Where do I start?

When you realize there are more than 3,500 colleges in the U.S., not to mention great options abroad, it may seem like college rankings are the logical place to start the college search. Perhaps. Then again, perhaps not.

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College Rankings: Lists and More Lists
Sep10

College Rankings: Lists and More Lists

Which colleges and universities made the college rankings lists? Find out here with our list of lists!

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