College Rankings: What Are They Good For?

By Bob Hildreth Despite what might have started out with good intentions, college rankings have done more harm than good. Rankings do not do what they purport to do: provide high school students with an accurate, unbiased guide to selecting the best college fit for...

Conscious Parallelism

By Bob Hildreth Conscious Parallelism is the legal term when companies post the same prices but show no evidence that they are directly colluding. That pretty much describes what colleges do resulting in very similar tuition and a narrow band for tuition increases. So...