Curating Your College List, Writing the Application Essay, College as Work, and Wondering About Colleges’ Effect On Society: New Forbes Entries

Some college application advice and some commentary. Enjoy!

Perspectives on College and College Admission: Some Reading

Feeling guilty about not reading "how to get into college" books? Try these related but wider-ranging books for a break.

Needy Students Need Action, Not Reports, to Increase College Attainment

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation has published two superfluous reports on college access. They should promote action instead.

Over at Forbes.com

Majoring in an obscure language or esoteric subject doesn't condemn a student to itinerant professorship or garrett living. See my latest post at Forbes.com: http://tinyurl.com/hb9bn93