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US News and World Report Rankings vs. NACAC

US News and World Report’s widely disseminated ranking of American colleges came under assault in a recently released report by the National Association of College Admissions Counselors (NACAC). The report’s critiques of US News and World Report’s ranking formula and the rebuttal follow. 1. Should Standardized Test Scores Be Included in Rankings? The NACAC report […]

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The Top Ten National Universities and National Liberal Arts Colleges Hot Off the Ticker

US News and World Report has just released its widely distributed annual listing of the top national universities and liberal arts colleges in the country. Its evaluative criteria include academic reputation, retention rates, faculty resources, selectivity, financial resources, graduation rates, and alumni giving rates. The top ten lists of colleges ranked is below: The Top […]

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US News and World Report College Rankings, Exclusive New Release

The US News and World Report have just released their newest installment of the College Rankings. Here’s a preview of the rankings, but be sure to check them out in your local bookstore. So, again Harvard received the No. 1 spot on U.S. News & World Report’s 2012 rankings of top U.S. academic research institutions; […]

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Creative Ways to Reach Prospective Applicants and College Alumni

Game-Like College Micro-Sites for Recruiting and Alumni Outreach At the Cutting Edge In the highly competitive world of college recruiting and fund-raising, a few colleges have pioneered new off-beat web-sites to solicit information from prospective students and alumni. Here are ways a couple colleges are reaching students and college alumni… The College of St Mary […]

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The Best Engineering Undergraduate Programs: Official Ranking

Here’s some information on rankings of engineering undergrad programs… Lists of majors offering the most opportunities and the best pay in the job market invariably include engineering. For students who are strong in the sciences and math, what are the best engineering programs in the country? US News and World Report’s peer assessment survey using […]

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How Much Can You Earn Over A Lifetime With Your Degree?

A recently released study by Georgetown University’s Center on Education and The Work-Force traces median life-time earnings by highest educational attainment. Results of this study follow. Median Life-Time Earnings by Highest Educational Attainment: Less Than High School $973,000 High School Diploma $1,304,000 Some College/No Degree $1,547,000 Associates Degree $1,727,000 Bachelor’s Degree $2,268,000 Masters Degree $2,671,000 […]

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Colleges With the Best Teaching: Ranking of the top classrooms

A Ranking of Best Classroom Experience across All Colleges: Based on student assessment of professor’s teaching abilities and recognition in their fields, the integration of new practices in the curricula, and the intellectual level of their classes. 1. US Military Academy, West Point, NY 2. Stanford University, Stanford, CA 3. Franklin W. Olin College of […]

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The Top 10 Graduation Rates for America’s Most Competitive Colleges and Universities

A recent American Enterprise Institute study identified the highest and lowest graduation rates for America’s institutions of higher learning. It’s “most competitive college” category consisted of colleges requiring “high school rank in the top 10-20 percent, grade point averages of a B+ to an A, and median test scores between 655-800 on the SAT and […]

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American College Freshman Rate Themselves Highly…of course.

According to a national study conducted by UCLA’s Higher Education Research Institute this past academic year, American college freshman have a favorable view of their academic and social skills. Their confidence falters only in a few select areas. Student Self-Assessments Students rated self as “Highest 10%” or “Above Average” as compared with the average person […]

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Top Ten College Programs in Video Game Design and Computer Engineering

Games Pro Media, the publisher of GamePro magazine has identified the top ten undergraduate programs in video game design. Their selections are based on surveys of administrators at 150 colleges that offer video game courses. The results follow… The Top Ten Programs for Video Game Design / Computer Engineering: 1. University of Southern California, Los […]

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