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The Self-Defeating Metaphor that Corrupts the College Search

Google the phrase “assembly line education” and you’ll see that, for decades, folks have likened our education system to an assembly line in a factory. In some ways, this is a very useful metaphor. It highlights the regimented way that we expect students to develop, setting up a fair critique of our education system as…

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Stop Overpaying for College

Have you seen the new series of ads for eBay called When You’re Over Overpaying?  Try to get through the whole ad without smiling!  It’s a simple mashup of friends looking at price tags of items in different stores and cracking up after they see the price of that same item on eBay.  There isn’t…

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