Often touted as the "land of opportunity," the United States offers an abundance of possibilities not only for individual advancement, but also for obtaining an education that fits a student's needs and can be tailored to his or her ambitions.
"Which college do you think I'd like?" asked my neighbor the other day. He's good at math, likes history, and thinks he wants to study engineering. He also plays soccer and trumpet and volunteers in the community. What he wants most from college is to study in an exciting environment that will prepare him for his future--wherever it may lead.