Monthly Archives: December 2013

Selectivity Does Not Equal Quality

If a college is hard to get into, it must be a very good college.  The harder it is to get into a college, the more desirable it is, hence, the better it must be. The sentiment above is prevalent among college applicants and their parents.  The harder (or the more selective) the college, the […]

The Role of Prestige

Tell me if you think this is true: 1.  In every college applicant’s college list, the most prestigious, most selective college in that list is almost always that applicant’s top choice. 2.  A college applicant will almost always attend the most prestigious, most selective college that admitted him/her. R-i-i-ghht??? Prestige and selectivity drives the college […]