Colleges sell. How good are they at it? Well, Forbes calculated the exact student population and cost of America’s top 100 colleges. Since they spell out exactly how much the colleges cost and what their student population was as of July 2013, from here we can calculate how much money each college receives. [Read more…]
I naively chose a college that was almost as expensive as Stanford, and all of my working-class parents’ savings were being spent on my college tuition. After six months I couldn’t see the value in it. I had no idea what I wanted to do with my life and no idea how college was going to help me figure it out.