12 Days of Christmas 2016: Day 4

(I’m taking a break from regular blogging and newsletters during the holidays. Hope you enjoy the DIY College Rankings version of the 12 Days of Christmas. The following contains affiliate links.)

On the fourth day of Christmas, DIY College Rankings wrote to me:

4 Easy Steps to Find 254 Colleges for Potential Merit Scholarships

An average net price of over $30,000 suggests that regardless of the amount of aid being awarded, the school is still likely to be expensive.

4 College Recruiting Mistakes to Avoid When You’re the Best Player on Your Team

It’s easy to fall into the trap of believing that you can judge your ability because you have played other teams and haven’t seen anyone as good as you.


Suggestion to help take control of the college admissions process

Where You Go Is Not Who You’ll Be: An Antidote to the College Admissions Mania

I’m reading this book right now and one of the most interesting things so far has been how much the media goes out of its way to not mention colleges other than Harvard, Yale, Stanford, et al. Another much needed ranking antidote.

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