Tag Archives: HigherEducation

Should you go to the best school you can get into?

Students ask me this question a lot, usually about graduate programs, and sometimes I get asked about it with regard to choosing an undergraduate program as well. Especially in these days of astronomical tuition costs and uncertain job market potential, … Continue reading

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A Reality Check for College Students (and their parents)

According to a survey I took on the first day of class in my modern European history lecture course in the spring of 2011, 90% of students in my two sections were at least considering going to grad school. The … Continue reading

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