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Private Elites.” Another, “Honors and Career Success,” explains why a state university honors college or program might be the smartest of all options for some students.“Because of the broader student body at a public university, there’s a lot more reach in terms of the type of people you’re going to encounter,” John Willingham, the author of the book and the architect of the website, told me.
And it’s likely that at a public university’s honors college, there will be a smaller percentage of students from extremely wealthy families than at one of the most highly selective private schools.“They’re not all elite,” Willingham said, referring to honors college students, “though most are capable.
Nelson’s decision taps into a striking development in higher education.
More and more public schools are starting, expanding, refining and successfully promoting honors programs, and particularly honors colleges, that give students some of the virtues and perks of private schools without some of the drawbacks, such as exorbitant tuition and an enclave of extreme privilege.
He and his wife, Sue, also live there as part of the Faculty-In-Residence program, which places faculty and students in the same residential space.
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Although there is no formal deadline to apply to the Honors College, incoming freshmen should apply as soon as possible to facilitate registration for Honors Housing and Honors Orientation.
All eligible students who apply after the registration deadline for a semester will be admitted for the next semester.