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Private Colleges Focus on Affordability
New campus affordability measures are helping to keep students' and families' out-of-pocket costs as low as possible. Tuition cuts and freezes, three-year degree programs, and more. Complete list
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The Value of Elite Colleges
January 3, 2012
Whether it makes sense to focus on hiring students from the most competitive, elite colleges is a perennial question for employers, and many of them vacillate back and forth about whether it is worth doing. In all the studies, the effect on one's subsequent careers of attending an elite college drops dramatically once we hold aside the fact that those students were more able -- even before they went to college. The exception is for minorities and for students from lower socio-economic backgrounds.