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Are College Rankings Good?

My posts of late have been centered on college rankings. It seems as though almost anyone who has even the most rudimentary knowledge of the college world is issuing rankings these days. I'm waiting for a new TV reality show where the participants visit colleges and then rank them. What might that show be called? Rank This! (?) You're Ranked! (?) America's Rankest Colleges (?)

Anyway, I stumbled across an interesting article on Consumerist.com the other day: 5 Reasons Why Every Single College Ranking Is a Pile of Crap. Wow. With a title like that, the author, Zac Bissonnette, could be a producer for America's Rankest Colleges.

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