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Beware of College Rankings Without Context

Jonathan M. Brand | Posted 02.01.2016 | College
Jonathan M. Brand

When the U.S. Department of Education released its first College Scorecard in September, the media narrative was that college rankings would become more reliable, because they could take advantage of large amounts of federally verified data.

When It Comes to Experiential Learning, One Course at a Time Trumps College Location

Jonathan M. Brand | Posted 07.23.2016 | College
Jonathan M. Brand

Location may not matter. Cornell College faculty lead classes and our students hold internships around the globe every month of the academic year. We are located in Mount Vernon, Iowa, a town of about 4,600 residents. How do we do it?

Embracing a Different Way to Learn

Jonathan M. Brand | Posted 04.04.2014 | College
Jonathan M. Brand

During a recent dinner, a Cornell College mathematics faculty member recounted a moment when he knew that our One Course At A Time curriculum --where...

Resolving Higher Education's Challenges

Jonathan M. Brand | Posted 04.28.2014 | College
Jonathan M. Brand

However valid aspects of some of these criticisms may be, they do not speak to the reality of a vast majority of colleges and universities that are doing a lot to meet the needs of their students.

The 13 Colleges With The Best Financial Aid

Posted 10.14.2011 | College

As college tuition rapidly becomes more expensive, a good financial aid package is an imperative part of the collegiate decision making process. ...