“What’s Elon?” Many local parents asked a few years back…now it’s on many college lists. “I never heard of Williams.” Maybe you haven’t, yet College Data notes it as “Most Difficult” in acceptance, with nearly 7,000 applicants and only 1,230 students accepted. University of Dayton makes Princeton Review's "Students Love these Colleges," Happiest Students," and "Everyone Plays Intramural Sports" lists.The point? Don’t rule out schools you’ve never heard of before investigating
From an article published in Cappex by financial aid specialist Lynn O'Shaughnessy, some questions to ask colleges about academics. 1. What is the average class size of introductory classes? 2. What is the average class size of upper-division courses? 3. How widely are teaching assistants used? 4. How easy or difficult is it to enroll in the courses you need?
5. How much interaction, if any, will the typical undergrad have with tenured professors and will it largely be conf