If you’re planning on applying to college, you need to get smart about the SAT, ACT, and college admission testing. Why? Because understanding college testing allows you to make the right choices about which tests to take, how to prepare for them, or if you should even take the tests at all. Read More
This week we’re looking at the average amount of instructional expenses per student. In some ways, you can consider it a monetary form of the student-faculty ratio. Theoretically, the more money spent on instruction, the better for the student. Read More
Free College Admissions Resources You Should Know About: Guides for Athletes and Students with Disabilities
It’s easy to spend a lot of money on books and services to help with the college admissions process. The problem is that families often don’t know enough to know which questions to ask to find the best resources for them. Fortunately, there are a variety of free college guides available that can serve as a place to begin the search. Read More
Over half of all college students attend schools less than 100 miles from home. Seventy-five percent are within 233 miles of home. This pretty matches the preferences expressed by far too many parents and students of wanting to be close enough for them to come home on the weekends if they want to or in case of emergencies. Yeah, I have a problem with that. Read More
One of the problems with college rankings is that much of the rankings are based on inputs. How good are the students who go to the school, how much money does the school spend on students and faculty. It’s kind of weird when you think about it. If we ranked hospitals by their inputs, the ones who admitted the healthiest patients would come out on top. Is it any surprise that the most highly ranked colleges are the ones that are the most selective? Read More
Do you know what you’re in for if you end up playing college baseball? Sure, you’ve talked to the coach multiple times and have done your overnight with the player. And you probably know about being able to do three things in college, study, play ball, and party but athletes only get to pick two. But do you really think you know what it’s going to be like?