Educated Quest College Insights
Educated Quest is the rare college admissions site that addresses perceptions of “sacred cows” in the college search. These college insights separate fiction from the truth. They help students and parents consider and compare colleges best fit to their interests and needs.
Educated Quest college insights are quite unique to Web sites that offer college admissions advise or college profiles. You will not find these college insights in college rankings books or the guides that you find on the shelves at your nearest bookstore. You will find them only here at Educated Quest.
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March 19, 2019
If you have worked as a college admissions advisor, you have probably heard a good “Hampshire College story” about a student or alumnus who has made good. A friend in the college advising world, Laird Durley, told me of a Hampshire graduate who worked on a dairy farm while she was […]
March 13, 2019
Forty-one years ago I graduated within one of the brightest classes in the history of my Central New Jersey public high school. As I read about yesterday’s unraveling news and Federal indictment around Rick Singer, Edge College and Career Network, the Key Worldwide Foundation, coaches who were bribed to endorse […]
March 4, 2019
Back in my day, the only career courses that a college-bound student were likely to take were in accounting, computer programming, foods and personal typing. These courses were electives. I knew several bright classmates who suffered in typing. I join them in being thankful for computers and spell-check. Forty years […]
February 18, 2019
This past week NCAA president Mark Emmert addressed his annual convention and asked his audience a rhetorical question: Should the NCAA regulate college video game competition, aka varsity college esports? As of today 128 colleges, small, mid-sized and large, belong to the National Association for College Esports (NACE). With few […]
February 7, 2019
If someone was to use Poets and Quants to compare business school opportunities she could literally drown in information
January 30, 2019
Last spring former NFL Hall of Fame player and Super Bowl champion coach Mike Ditka was a featured speaker at a dinner to try to save a college that was closing. It was not his alma mater, the University of Pittsburgh, but St. Joseph’s College (IN) where the Chicago Bears […]
January 23, 2019
Yesterday I updated a list of test-optional small universities that change lives that I started last month. Before writing my update, I had received comments on that post asking why some deserving schools were excluded. The main reason was that there were test mandatory. But test scores are not an obstacle […]
January 15, 2019
For 16 years I have lived near Princeton University as a shopper or tourist. Being one has certain privileges, especially when you can get a taste of what it means to be a Princeton Tiger. You get to attend amazing reunions Five and a half years ago, I “snuck into” […]
January 8, 2019
Many high school student-athletes aspire to continue in their sport in college. But most are not likely to qualify for athletic scholarships. According to the NCAA nearly 450 four-year colleges compete in Division III sports and they offer no athletic scholarships at all. But among the vast majority of the […]
December 11, 2018
Over the past couple of weeks I have spent almost a full day at Princeton University, only six miles from home. I have walked through the campus for 16 years, but never reviewed the university for this site. It’s really silly to cover Princeton as I would a lesser known […]