Dr. John M. Morrison's Favourite Colleges and Universities Page

Ye who enter the raucous marketplace of institutions of higher education, beware that only one rule applies uniformly: Caveat emptor! That is right! Cyberspace and the media verily teem with schools whose paid barkers extol the virtues of their university or college whilst sweeping the foibles and faults under the proverbial rug. Misconceptions about quality schools abound and the resemblance between reputation and reality is sometimes quite faint. This is unsurprising, and it makes the search for a college is a a most unhappy one for the faint-hearted. Here are some myths about colleges; each is paired with a reality busting that myth.

Here are some useful tips for picking a school.

On the left are the lists of schools. Remember that these lists reflect my personal preferences and prejudices!