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The Last Autumn: A Novel of a Princeton University Senior

I have not reviewed a book here for some time, but last week I finished The Last Autumn, a timely… Read More

What Makes Princeton University Special Among Selective Schools?

Over the past couple of weeks I have spent almost a full day at Princeton University, only six miles from… Read More

Fourteen Small Universities That Change Lives

Last week I wrote about liberal arts colleges that should probably be considered among the Colleges That Change Lives, but… Read More

Colleges That Should Be Colleges That Change Lives

More than 40 colleges have been called┬áColleges That Change Lives since 1996.┬áThe late Loren Pope, former education editor for the… Read More

You Applied Early Decision and You’re ‘In’. Now What Do You Do?

In the coming weeks college-bound students who applied Early Decision (aka ‘ED’) to their first-choice school should be receiving notice:… Read More