Hey ranking people, do us all a favor and find another way to earn a living. We need a diverse set of higher education institutions to serve our nation's needs for an educated citizenry.
Where you spend four to five years of your young adult life and upwards of $200,000 is your decision -- it should matter only to you, regardless of what others, including those in the $20 billion education industry, purport.
To those of you with the prestigious admissions offers, a hearty, well-earned congratulations. But I want to offer you permission to think beyond the U.S. News & World Report rankings to make the best possible college decision for your future.
Dedicating 40 percent of a school's score to purely financial considerations seems to make a mockery of the fact that many students pursue an MBA as an avenue to higher education. Some even use that education to try and make the world a better place.
Seniors who are spending the December break dotting I's and crossing T's on college applications may not feel like the year is over, but we soon get to say goodbye to a calendar year some are convinced was 18 months long.
College advising has the same mix of art and science as running for office; use the right data the right way, and students will reach the end of senior year with an array of postsecondary choices that are just right for them, and right just for them.
The list can sway student decisions and, of course, cause controversy among our fine institutions and academic leaders. The question future freshmen and their families must ask regarding the list is: "What does it all mean?"
We can keep calling for morality, but just as arguments to share the ball don't make any sense in football, the stakes of the education game compel students and faculty and administrators to compete win in the perceived zero-sum game.
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