Our nanny is a Michigan alum and is already indoctrinating Franco in the Wolverine way. It makes my heart swell to look at these pictures because Michigan is a great school. I’d be so proud if Franco went to Michigan or Cal or Stanford, but that is his decision to make and not mine. What
Did you see the news today that Obama plans to rank schools and tie federal aid to the ranking? Hell yes! The better the schools, the more financial aid they get. Hallelujah, now someone’s thinking! Why should poorly-ranked schools (schools that have high drop out rates, high post-graduate unemployment rates) get funding? It’s akin to
You know how they say that breakfast is the most important meal? It makes sense, right? You load up on all the eggy and starchy goodness early in the morning to sustain you for the rest of the day. It forms the basis of your nutrition. Analogously, if you think college is your entree into
I have been wanting to write about college for quite some time. Not about my own college experience, but whether it is even worth it to send our kids to college these days. It’s a pretty loaded question and a debate that obviously needs to be covered in several posts. Hence, the new college series.