Robert Honigman has studied and written about higher education for more than 25 years. He is the author of University Secrets. In Choosing a College he’ll tell you things you won’t learn in a classroom.
? Chapter One gives 50 key questions to ask in selecting a college.
? Chapter Two presents a critical history of American university.
? Chapter Three discusses why a liberal education is important.
? Chapter Four suggests why you shouldn’t go to elite research universities like Harvard or Berkeley, even if admitted.
? Chapter Five describes how major universities are sorting us into “winners” and “losers”.
? Chapter Six offers some final advice on education and choosing a college.
? Appendices A-D present thumbnail sketches of Harvard, Michigan, Berkeley, and Texas A&M.
? A final appendix makes proposals for university reform.
To get the best college education you can, read Choosing a College.
Published: 13th April 2004