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Robert Franek
Rob Franek, Senior Vice President-Publisher at The Princeton Review, is the company's chief expert on education and college issues. Over his 22-year career, he has served as a college admissions administrator, test prep teacher, author, and lecturer. Follow Rob and The Princeton Review on Twitter to share your admissions stories, or find out if he’s speaking in a town near you: @RobFranek & @ThePrincetonRev

Entries by Robert Franek

What You Need to Know About the Princeton Review's College Rankings

(1) Comments | Posted August 6, 2015 | 4:29 PM


The 24th edition of The Princeton Review's Best 380 Colleges is out, including our 62 top-20 ranking lists. These lists are based on survey responses from true experts in on-campus life--the students at these colleges. Every one of these academically outstanding...

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16 & Pregnant: The College Edition

(5) Comments | Posted December 22, 2010 | 9:47 AM

Don't watch 16 & Pregnant? I know I didn't. It just wasn't my thing, my demographic ... I'm not even expecting! That said, if you're anything like me (teaching, parenting or working with college-bound students) my plea herein is for a reconsideration of this show.

Full disclosure: I was...

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College Rankings Fatigue or Just Bad College Rankings Fatigue?

(0) Comments | Posted September 8, 2010 | 6:12 PM

Simply put, as head of content for the Princeton Review and author of our book The Best 373 Colleges, I'm a self-diagnosed rankings snob. Why? The reason is singular: I despise a hierarchical ranking list. Lists of one to 413 colleges, or others from one to 713 colleges or still...

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