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The 20 most selective colleges in the U.S. (and why selectivity can be misleading) (USA Today)

A college’s selectivity is measured by dividing the number of accepted students by the number of applicants. You would think this could be an easy way to measure a college’s popularity and exclusivity.

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Identifying The Worst Colleges In America (NPR)

For years,Washington Monthly has been rating and ranking the nation’s colleges. But for its 2014 edition, the magazine has done something new. It has put out a list of what it says are the nation’s worst colleges.

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Here are the US colleges whose students have the toughest time paying back loans

University students who take out loans are essentially betting that the education they’re financing with debt will help them get a decent job—and that the job, in turn, will help them repay the loan. 433 more words

50 Colleges and Universities with the Happiest Freshmen (Collegechoice.net)

Going to college is one of the most significant experiences of your life. In fact, college is as much an experience as it is an education.

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5 Things to Know When Deciding Between a Private School and a State University (College Candy)

With college applications hitting mailboxes nationwide, many high school seniors panic when deciding which type of university is the right fit for them. As a transfer student, I have had the opportunity to experience two, polar opposite colleges.

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