Tag: college rankings

How to Use Lists and Rankings in Your College Search

CollegeXpress Student Writer

Here's how to use college lists and rankings to your benefit when you start your college search. read more

Do College Rankings Matter?

Freelance Writer

While students love seeing which schools are "the best" in a given area, do rankings reflect the real experience you'll get at a college--or the real worth of a degree from a school? read more

5 Tips for Picking the College That's Right for You

Director of Career Services, Northwood University

Set yourself up for college success and happiness with these five expert tips! read more

How to Research Colleges if You're an International Student

Managing Editor, Peterson's & EssayEdge

In order to pick your school, you'll need to rely on open house seminars conducted in your area, feedback from friends and acquaintances who have attended the school, and the Internet. But how do you know that the information is reliable? read more

College Rankings and the Admission Decision


The hotly debated "college rankings" you've seen (or will likely see, if you haven't already) aren't the end-all, be-all arbiters of college success. One passionate higher education professions explores the reasons why. read more