Posted on Tuesday, May 7th, 2013 under Choosing a College, College Rankings
College language programs are becoming more extensive all over the US. While most liberal arts schools will offer at least a few popular languages, some colleges invest heavily in expanding their language program, reasoning that language skills will prove invaluable to their graduates.
ULS has compiled 10 of the best college language programs out there. Take a look and see if you agree.
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Posted on Monday, March 19th, 2012 under Choosing a College, College Rankings
Many students apply only to the schools with the best college rankings, but what happens when the scores those rankings are partly based on are embellished?
Scandals involving colleges that fudged their SAT scores just to rank better should serve as a reminder not to judge schools purely based on college rankings. Instead, other traits should be taken into consideration, too.
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Posted on Friday, November 19th, 2010 under Choosing a College, College Rankings, Jobs
It’s the question on everyone’s lips when they graduate college: “How hirable am I?”
Now students have an answer — and it may not be what they expected!
A recent study reveals the schools that produce the most hirable graduates. Find out which schools made the cut and how they were chosen!
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Posted on Wednesday, August 18th, 2010 under College Rankings
Which schools top the charts in the US, and why?
Every year, the US News and World Report’s college rankings try to determine which schools are the best, based on graduation rates, test scores and opinions of college presidents.
Want to know which schools made the grade? Here’s the list of the top 25 colleges in the country according to the US News and World Report.
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Posted on Wednesday, August 4th, 2010 under Choosing a College, College Rankings
Have you been anxiously awaiting the Princeton Review’s list of the top 20 party schools of 2011? Well, it’s finally out! Check out which schools made the notorious list and see if your college is on it.
Also, find out how the list is determined and what it means to attend a school ranked for the best party scene. It may not be what you expected!
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Posted on Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010 under Choosing a College, College Rankings
America, as a nation, loves to rank things — and college rankings are no exception.
And why not? There is a certain security that comes with making a decision based on what someone else has deemed “the best.” This is particularly true when it comes to choices as grandiose as where to get a college education!
But how useful are college rankings, really? Take the time to dissect how rankings work before trusting them blindly to make important decisions.
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Posted on Friday, January 15th, 2010 under College Rankings, Paying for College
These colleges aren’t the cheapest, but they are the best value.
So says the Princeton Review and USA today, which recently released a list of the top 100 best value colleges for 2010. The list features 50 private and 50 public schools, and we’ve got the top 10 in each category.
The criteria included 30 factors in three areas: academics, costs of attendance, and financial aid. Did your college make the cut?
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Posted on Monday, December 14th, 2009 under Choosing a College, College Rankings
Students at the greenest colleges across the US are making big changes–and getting noticed!
This year’s College Sustainability Report Card ranks the greenest colleges in the country. The highest grade, an A-, went to schools who are making efforts to go green in 2009.
See who the greenest colleges are this year, and if your school made the list!
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Posted on Monday, October 19th, 2009 under Choosing a College, College Rankings
Is your college a good neighbor?
College towns are often dominated by the campus, with students making up a large part of the city’s vibe. But college neighbors can contribute a lot more to its nearby cities than that.
Take a recent list of the top 25 college neighbors: schools across the country that make an effort to help their communities.
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Posted on Friday, October 16th, 2009 under Choosing a College, College Rankings
You’ve heard of the Ivy League. But have you heard of the Public Ivy League?
Public Ivies are public universities that have many of the benefits that make the private Ivy League schools so famous – stellar academics, famous faculty, dynamic students and top-notch facilities. Get all this and more for a nice price if you’re an in-state student. So find the Public Ivy nearest you …
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Posted on Friday, August 7th, 2009 under College Rankings, Jobs, Money
Starting salaries for new college graduates vary by thousands of dollars depending on your field and major.
Where do you fit in?
What type of salary can you expect from your first job out of college?
Learn what a typical starting salary is in many different fields, from computer science to psychology to art.
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