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Making sense of the numbers: College rankings in perspective

Research suggests rankings have a significant impact on where students apply to college, regardless of whether they fully understand what each ranking system measures. But the rankings don’t tell the whole story about any school, and they’re often based on arbitrary, biased or unreliable factors.