Valuable insights from Lynn O’Shaughnessy
a nationally recognized college expert.
August 26, 2011
Using College Rankings to Find Great Schools
If you’re willing to cast a wider net to find colleges, where do you start? Here is one way: Look at alternative college rankings. While US News & World Report’s college rankings hog the press coverage, I much prefer the college rankings that Forbes releases every summer. The Center for College Affordability and Productivity, a nonprofit education think tank, developed...
December 2, 2010
50 Colleges With the Best and Worst Professors
Can anybody pinpoint which colleges have the best college professors and the worst professors? I doubt it, but that doesn’t mean people won’t try. Yesterday I wrote a college blog post for CBSMoneyWatch that made a stab at establishing which colleges and universities have the best and worst professors. Here are the controversial posts: 25 Colleges With the Best Professors...
August 29, 2010
Best College Rankings: No. 50 – 100
If you hadn’t already noticed, this is college rankings month. US News & World Report, the big college rankings gorilla, released its latest lists of the best liberal arts colleges and best universities earlier in August. Forbes Magazine rolled out its best college list this month too and the Washington Monthly unveiled its picks for best colleges a few days...