Politics And College Choice


One of the things I ask college admission counseling clients is their political orientation. The responses I get range from “liberal" to “conservative," although there are in-betweeners, such as “left-" or “right-of center," “moderate" and the always popular “apathetic."

Assessing a college student body's political atmosphere is something that should be part of every high school senior's college choice protocol. Today, let's take a look at some examples of left- and right-leaning schools. Perhaps you haven't given pause to consider what kinds of behaviors you'll see when you live on campus across the duration of your undergraduate years. If you haven't, you should.

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