Who Needs U.S. News?

Every late summer, U.S. News releases its annual college rankings. Are you using them, or have you used them to make college selection decisions? If so, be careful.

The College Confidential discussion forum explodes this time every year with an avalanche of frantically defended guesses as to which schools will top the rankings' lists and which schools have “gone up" or down. It's an annual rite at CC.

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