Getting into and selecting a college is an increasingly difficult task. But should it be? And what sort of education are (especially conservative) parents shelling out $100,000-200,000 for?
Editor of The Weekly Standard Andrew Ferguson has written a book (Crazy U) of his own family's experiences surrounding his son's move from high school to college two years ago. I highly recommend the book, but in case you don't have time to read...I know we're in the middle of American Idol season...here's an interview Ferguson gave to Peter Robinson of Uncommon Knowledge:
This is an important topic and important book for parents with kids reaching that stage of life where they leave home for higher education.
Here are my own thoughts from Education Debate at Online Schools.