Book Description

Review In his book,?Where You Go Is Not Who You'll Be: An Antidote to the College Admission Mania,??New York Times columnist?Bruni includes the book in his 'Suggested Reading' section, writing that '...honors colleges at state universities have much to recommend them and warrant serious consideration. This straightforward analysis of the best ones gives them the spotlight they deserve.'About the previoius edition, NY Times Columnist Frank Bruni, the author of Where You Go Is Not Who You'll Be: An Antidote to the College Admissions Mania, advised his readers that 'they'd be wise to consult a website and book that, surprisingly, fly somewhat under the radar in an era when applicants and their parents are hungrier than ever for any college-admissions resource that might help. 'The book could use a title snappier and sexier than the one it has, 'A Review of Fifty Public University Honors Programs.' It was first published in 2012 and updated [in 2014]. It's linked to, which began in 2011 and, like the book, provides thorough appraisals of individual honors colleges and programs and intelligent thoughts on how they fit into the higher-education landscape.' Read more