October 21, 2020

How To Look At A Big School In A College Town

Clemson University made national news these past week that rocked their college town. The Tigers soundly beat then seventh-ranked Miami in football last weekend, then lit up Georgia Tech for 73 points to maintain their number one ranking. But Clemson also has taken the lead in having the largest number […]
August 24, 2020

The Good and the Bad About Big City Colleges

George Washington University (GW), my wife’s alma mater, is the perfect example of a big city college. It has risen in popularity as admissions to more selective schools have become more competitive.  GW is often cross-shopped against other big city colleges such as Boston University, Drexel University, Fordham University, New […]
August 21, 2015

Consider Public Universities that ‘Own’ a City and a College Town

If you’re shopping for a college, you are probably getting ideas as to which cities could be a “college town.” A college town could be a community dominated by a college that is the major catalyst for the local economy. State College, Pennsylvania, home of Penn State’s main campus, fits […]