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Parental Warning: U.S. News & World Report Releases Best Colleges Rankings

Nancy Berk, Ph.D. | Posted 11.11.2013 | College
Nancy Berk, Ph.D.

While one can appreciate the painstaking data collection and the voluminous amount of information packed into one document, the highly publicized lists can add fuel to the fire in those households already exploding with college application drama.

College Rankings

Paula Wallace | Posted 10.29.2012 | College
Paula Wallace

In a culture where college rankings hold serious sway, cases of discrepancies and outright manipulations in self-reported data are a big deal -- as well they should be.

In Defense of Rankings

David Van Zandt | Posted 06.15.2012 | College
David Van Zandt

Deriding these lists has become something of a pastime both inside and outside the world of higher education. I disagree.

The Best Value Colleges: U.S. News And World Report

Posted 11.15.2011 | College

Is your school worth its price tag? Besides ranking universities and liberal arts schools by their overall luster, U.S. News and World Report also ...

The Best Liberal Arts Colleges In America: U.S. News And World Report

Posted 11.14.2011 | College

For the second year in a row, Williams College and Amherst College are the best liberal arts schools in America, according to U.S. News and World Repo...

Guess Who Was Named America's Top Public School?

Carly Schwartz | Posted 11.13.2011 | San Francisco

Sure, college rankings might be a bunch of baloney, but we'd be lying if we said we didn't feel a twinge of excitement every fall when U.S. News And W...

U.S. News And World Report's BEST Liberal Arts Colleges 2011 (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

To determine which schools would place on its 2011 list of best liberal arts colleges, U.S. News and World Report analyzed 266 schools for reputation,...

Colleges Rebel Against U.S. News Rankings

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A handful of college presidents are declining to participate in the rituals associated with the annual U.S. News and World Report college rankings, Th...

The Academics Of March Madness

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Each year, U.S. News and World Report famously ranks the country's best colleges. They're now joining in on March Madness fun by using their ranking s...