Monthly Archives: January 2012

President Obama: Please Don’t Follow Rick Perry on University ‘Reform’

By John Willingham, Editor PublicUniversityHonors.Com In his State of the Union address last week and then again in his speech on January 27 at the University of Michigan, President Obama made it clear that he has joined the fight to … Continue reading

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Honors Residence Halls, Auburn University

Location, location, location. Most of the coed honors residence halls at Auburn are located in the “Quad,” smack in the center of campus. Not that honors students would need to fall out of bed late and need to make it … Continue reading

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Honors Residence Halls, University of Delaware

The Russell Complex at the University of Delaware features dorms with a “Z-shape” interior so that the two occupants have a diagonal separation between them for extra privacy. Russell is more or less required for freshman honors students (see official … Continue reading

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Honors Residence Halls, University of Alabama

Of course, parents and prospective students are concerned about the honors curriculum, the quality of instruction, and the success rate of graduates—but let’s don’t forget that at the end of the day, literally, what may matter most is where we … Continue reading

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Leaders in ‘All Scholars’ Awards

The “All Scholars” term refers to the number of prestigious undergraduate and postgraduate awards won by students at the Fifty universities. Students at some of the Fifty excel in earning prestigious postgraduate scholarships (Rhodes, Marshall, Fulbright, Truman, Gates), while students … Continue reading

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A Sample of Average Admission Test Scores, GPAs

On a separate page (Universities, by Review Category) we list actual or estimated ranges for minimum entrance requirements. For example, University A might appear in the 1300–1400 SAT range, but the actual minimum could be 1350. In this post, we … Continue reading

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