Rice is #1!
The Houston school ranks No. 1 nationally in the newly released edition of ‘The Best 371 Colleges.” (Houston Business Journal)
The rankings for quality of life are based on students’ assessment of food on and off-campus [...]
(The "serveries" are a great improvement over the barely edible food when I was an undergrad, to be sure.)
[...] dorm comfort [...](What the fuck? The "new" dorms must be a huge improvement over the old once for this to be true.)
[...] campus beauty, ease of getting around campus, relationship with the local community [...](What relationship?)
[...] campus safety, the surrounding area, interaction between students, friendliness and happiness of the student body and smoothness with which the school is administered.(Oh, they're smooth all right!)
Actually, I have no clue what campus life is like now, so I shouldn't be so snarky (except that I am required to do so by the terms of my Blogger license). Certainly if they had asked students who lived in the old Weiss College where I lived, they wouldn't have gotten such a positive response. But the old Weiss College was torn down in 1872 so who cares?