May 25, 2021

Getting to Know Elon University (NC)

Elon University gets on quite a few lists in Central New Jersey. There are good reasons why. Elon has a beautiful campus and as you will read further, it has some impressive student services. Currently, just over ten percent of Elon undergrads come from the Garden State, second only to the […]
June 12, 2020

What Do Colleges Do When They Don’t Have Space In Residence Halls?

Most recently many colleges have announced plans to reopen in the fall. Some of these plans call for residence halls to have fewer residents. Double rooms could become singles. Triples could become doubles. Quads could become doubles, too. College administrators have not faced a pandemic like COVID-19 before. But they […]
May 29, 2020

TCNJ: The Emerging State College Goes Test Optional

For seventeen years I have lived near The College of New Jersey, aka ‘TCNJ’. TCNJ is to Rutgers-New Brunswick, our flagship state university, what the College of William and Mary is to UVa. or Virginia Tech. And like William and Mary, TCNJ has just announced that it will go test […]
May 7, 2020

Ten New Jersey Public Colleges Send A Message: Please Come Home

Ten New Jersey public colleges are collectively targeting a market for transfer students: residents who went out of state. With that in mind these schools established the New Jersey Scholars Corps.  The idea has good intentions. Some appear doable, including a streamlined application process and guaranteed acceptance of credits. Others, […]