Top Tier Universities are Over-rated

March 9, 2007

A campus official and mother of three discusses applicant attitudes toward the "best" and "the rest," in this week's Christian Science Monitor. She has seen kids that excelled in high school flounder in the competitive environment found at many "top" schools, and believes that many would thrive in smaller colleges.  This is one in a trend of articles lately that reflect an interest in finding the right campus and program fit for individual students, rather than simply buying an Ivey-league brand name.  The Christian Science Monitor