The problems with university rankings

Choosing a university is one of the most important decisions any 18 year-old will make. Not only does this determine where you’ll spend the next few years of your life, it also determines exactly what you study, who you study with, and it will ultimately influence your future career.
With so much riding on this decision, it makes sense to seek guidance and advice. Discussing your options with friends, family and education professionals is the best place to start. Other sources of information come in the form of university rankings, and while these seemingly impartial reports appear to be logical tools in aiding this very complex decision – they are in fact of limited use, and can be very misleading.

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