Paying for College

The $64,000 Question

Are you familiar with the term "ROI"? In the business world, it stands for Return on Investment. In the world of college admissions, ROI can play a significant role, too. Like the old TV quiz program, the $64,000 Question (which will soon be the yearly cost of elite colleges) is: Does it matter where you go to college? That's a fair--and in these days of economic hardship--pertinent query.

I posted a thread on the College Confidential discussion forum about this very issue, and it has generated some interesting comments and anecdotes. One particular comment caught my eye:

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