The Real Best Colleges

College rankings are sexy and fun to read, but have you ever wondered if they are really legitimate?

If you have, I urge you to check out my latest story for CBSMoneyWatch.com that explores a variety of college rankings. In my article, I take a look at the methodology of various college rankings and then rate the rankers. My favorite college ranker is not the alpha dog — U.S. News & World Report.

Check out who is my top college ranker by reading my story. I won’t ruin the surprise here.

Lynn O’Shaughnessy is the author of  The College Solution.

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One Response to The Real Best Colleges

  1. John September 28, 2009 at 9:55 am #

    I agree that College ranking are sexy, but more and more college students want to know about lifestyle on campus and in the community. Have you checked out universityvisitorsnetwork.com it profile every four year college in the US check it out

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