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2011-08-09 07:10:00

SAN ANTONIO, Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Best Colleges has published its first annual ranking of the 50 best colleges and universities in the United States. Princeton University in Princeton, New Jersey tops the list.

2010-09-21 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News Media Group, one of the nation's leading sources of service journalism and news, today released the third annual edition of the World's Best Universities rankings.

2010-08-24 08:15:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Unigo, the web's largest resource for student-written college reviews, today revealed their first-ever college rankings, the Top 10 for '10.

2010-08-17 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News Media Group today released the 2011 edition of Best Colleges, which includes rankings of more than 1,400 schools nationwide. Harvard University is ranked No.

2009-09-02 10:00:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As an alternative to U.S. News & World Report's much-criticized college rankings, the Washington Monthly magazine today is releasing its own annual College Guide and Rankings. Whereas U.S.

2009-08-20 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News Media Group today released the 2010 edition of America's Best Colleges, which includes rankings of more than 1,400 schools nationwide.

2008-09-21 15:00:23

If you have a child who has applied to college in recent years, or know anyone who has gone through that stressful process, you are aware that the competition for admission has increased dramatically.

2008-08-26 03:00:48

By Brown, Kevin Let's stop telling graduate students that all jobs have the same publishing expectations. We toss around the phrase "publish or perish" without thought these days, especially in the humanities.


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