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Don't Wait for the College Admissions Sales Pitch. Get in Front of It By Doing the Right Things on a Campus Visit

W. Kent Barnds | Posted 07.07.2015 | College
W. Kent Barnds

Parents and guardians have lots of questions and tend to dominate in the asking. But, what admissions really wants to know is what does a student want to know?

Diamonds in the Rough: Illinois' Top Ten Liberal Arts Colleges

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 04.02.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

Let's just call them the diamonds in the rough of higher education. And Illinois is home to some solid schools. We picked out the top 10 based on U.S. News and World Report's list of the top liberal arts colleges across the country.

What Are the Smartest Colleges in Illinois?

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 01.25.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

Certain colleges have prestige and rigorous admissions standards, but which colleges actually have the smartest students? Lumosity, an organization...

TOP 10: Cost of Private Colleges in Illinois

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 12.21.2013 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

Last week we tallied the total cost of attending one of Illinois' 12 public colleges. Today we do it for some of the most highly regarded private co...