The colleges with the best classes

College classes are important, so we hope most people are in class more than they party. Thus, a great classroom experience should really shape your college selection, the Huffington Post reports. Using thousands of student reviews, the Princeton Review recently ranked the colleges with the greatest classroom experiences. Swarthmore College claimed the number one spot, although the list was dominated by small liberal arts colleges…

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America’s highest rated college professors

Ever have one of those really awesome professors? The kind that make you interested in a major when you only wanted to take their class to knock out a requirement? The professor who stays long hours after class, makes lectures interesting, and always responds to your emails in the most helpful way they can? The Princeton Review teamed up with RateMyProfessor.com to figure out the 300 best college professors in the country…

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What’s the best college for video game design?

So you want to design the next Halo or Final Fantasy? Maybe the idea of having the same job as the main character of Grandma’s Boy is your dream career, says the Huffington Post. Well, we can help you figure out how to get there. The Princeton Review has compiled, for the third year in a row, to name the 10 best undergraduate colleges for studying video game design…

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Princeton Review: The 10 best value public colleges in 2012

Everybody wants to get the best bang for their buck in higher education–but what colleges really are the best value? Asks the Huffington Post. The Princeton Review recently rated the best value public colleges for 2012. UNC Chapel Hill topped this list with UVA coming in second. The 2012 Best Value Colleges lists feature 150 schools in 37 states, many of them in California–19 colleges in the state made the rankings–but none of the Golden State’s schools made the list as one of the 10 best values, where in-state tuition is starting to top $10,000 for public universities…

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The 13 colleges with the best financial aid

As college tuition rapidly becomes more expensive, a good financial aid package is an imperative part of the collegiate decision making process, the Huffington Post reports. To that end, Princeton Review named the colleges with the best financial aid. Pennsylvania liberal arts college Swarthmore topped the list, with ivy league Princeton University coming in second…

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The top places to study video game design–for credit

Are you a high school student who dreams of inventing the next Wii or Kinect sensation, or the next “Call of Duty”? For the second year in a row, Princeton Review and GamePro Media, the publisher of GamePro magazine, a video-gamers’ bible, have joined forces to handicap what they consider the “Top 10” undergraduate and graduate programs in video game design, reports the Choice…

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Online college for union members in the works

Education experts say more web-based colleges are needed to meet growing demand.
Education experts say more web-based colleges are needed to meet growing demand.

The National Labor College will make about 20 online courses available for the AFL-CIO’s 11.5 million members next fall in an effort to help workers adapt to a job market that increasingly requires higher education.

The online school, tentatively named the College for Working Families, will be built with resources from the Princeton Review, a national educational support services provider, said William Scheuerman, president of the Silver Spring, Md.-based National Labor College.

The Labor College and the AFL-CIO will distribute a questionnaire in the coming weeks that will gauge members’ interest in which classes will be available in the fall.…Read More