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Insights Into Class Size, Degrees, And Financial Aid - College Admissions

Ishan Puri | Posted 06.29.2016 | Education
Ishan Puri

Many students and parents are interested in the classroom experience beyond the name of a brand-name university. Changes in degrees issued also gives ...

College Counseling: Public vs. Private School - Which One Is Right For Me?

Ishan Puri | Posted 06.02.2016 | College
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Ishan Puri

Students change, so colleges are instead looking for dynamic individuals that are open-minded, capable of learning, and able to contribute back to their community. These traits can be show at either a private or public school.

These Are 2017 Best Graduate Schools Ranked

U.S. News & World Report | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 02.02.2017 | College

Almost 1 million people are expected to earn graduate degrees this school year, and for many of them it will be worth the late nights of studying. Ful...

Top Universities Allow Students To Buy Cigarettes With Campus Debit Cards

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.08.2015 | College

A new study shows that just over one-tenth of the U.S. News & World Report's top 100 universities allow students to purchase tobacco using campus debi...

10 Colleges Where The Most Alumni Donate

us news | Devon Haynie | Posted 01.23.2015 | College

The U.S. News Short List, separate from our overall rankings, is a regular series that magnifies individual data points in hopes of providing students...

The 10 Universities With The Largest Student Populations

us news | Susannah Snider | Posted 09.29.2014 | College

The U.S. News Short List, separate from our overall rankings, is a regular series that magnifies individual data points in hopes of providing students...

The Top 14 Up And Coming Colleges

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Svokos | Posted 09.23.2014 | College

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County topped this year's list of Up and Coming Schools from U.S. News. U.S. News determines these schools b...

U.S. News Best Universities Ranking Released For 2015

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 09.09.2014 | College

Surprise! The Ivy League universities are really good schools. So are Duke University, the University of Chicago, Massachusetts Institute of Technolog...

Tyler Kingkade

Should U.S. News' College Rankings Include Campus Safety? | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.11.2014 | College

A group of lawmakers sent a letter to U.S. News & World Report this week urging the magazine to include information about campus safety in its highly ...

College Admissions: All Over But the Waiting

Linda Flanagan | Posted 06.03.2014 | College
Linda Flanagan

Being put on the wait list is not unlike being told by your prom-date hopeful, "I think you're great, and if Sally tells me no, you're it!" To be wait listed is to be second string, the understudy, a B-list invite.

Colleges With The Most Students In Sororities

Posted 04.03.2014 | College

If you don't join a sorority as a student at Washington & Lee University in Virginia, you're in the minority. The same is true at Welch College in Ten...

Students Don't Really Care About Your Dumb College Rankings

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.25.2014 | College

Although college rankings play a significant role in the decisions that colleges and universities make, few students actually pay attention to them, a...

The 2015 Ranking Of Best Law Schools

Posted 03.17.2014 | College

Yale, Harvard and Stanford are once again named the best law schools in the country by U.S. News & World Report. There was no big shakeup in top 10...

The Real Reason Why Colleges Hate Party School Rankings

| Jon Marcus | Posted 01.25.2014 | College

Being named a top party school by the Princeton Review could cost a university an 8 to 9 percent decline in the percentage of out-of-state students wh...

RANKED: The Colleges With The Most Students

Posted 12.09.2013 | College

College can feel like a big place. Even more so if you're someone who went from a small town with a few hundred total high school students to a state ...

The 10 Best Colleges For Veterans

Posted 11.11.2013 | College

Penn State University is the best institute of higher education for military veterans, according to a new ranking by U.S. News & World Report. The...

Hey, High School Senior: Dartmouth Wants YOU!

Linda Flanagan | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Linda Flanagan

Just two of the 14 kids who applied to Dartmouth from Jeff's high school last year were accepted. So why is Dartmouth beckoning him with bi-weekly emails and come-hither glossy fliers?

Why A Historic University Fell In The Best Colleges Rankings

us news | Bob Morse | Posted 10.09.2013 | College

This article comes to us courtesy of U.S. News & World Report, where it was originally published. Sidney A. Ribeau, president of Howard University ...

US News Rankings Czar Responds To Criticism

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 09.12.2013 | College

U.S. News & World Report released their annual college rankings this week. Some parents, students and school officials were no doubt thrilled to see h...

RANKED: The Best Liberal Arts Colleges

Posted 09.10.2013 | College

A new ranking says the best liberal arts colleges are concentrated in the Northeast, still. U.S. News & World Report's 2014 ranking for the best n...

Academic Study Validates U.S. News Business School Rankings

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.01.2013 | College

U.S. News & World Report is the preferred outlet for business school rankings, a peer-reviewed study found. Graduates from business schools ranked ...

U.S. News Unranks Two More Colleges For Submitting Faulty Data

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.15.2013 | College

U.S. News & World Report announced Tuesday it was moving two colleges to the "unranked" category Robert Morse, director of data research for U.S. N...

The 11 Best Colleges For 'B Students'

Posted 02.01.2013 | College

If you're looking for a solid college but have less than perfect grades, these schools are great bets, according to U.S. News & World Report. "The...

The 11 Best Online Bachelor's Programs

Posted 01.16.2013 | College

Getting a higher education online continues to grow in populartiy. A recent Babson Survey Research Group report found 6.7 million students took an onl...

12 Best Colleges For Undergraduates

Posted 01.16.2013 | College

American universities are known for innovations and world-class research, but much of that takes place at the graduate level. So which ones are all-st...