College Confidential’s “Dean,” Sally Rubenstone, put together 25 of her best tips. Get your free copy of the "25 Tips from the Dean" eBook and get helpful advice on how to choose a college, get in, and pay for it: http://goo.gl/9zDJTM
Engineering at a lot of state schools is better than Yale, according to rankings, but what does this actually mean? Does it mean that professors are worse, the courses not as tough (easy to get good marks), or because engineers at Yale can't go on to good graduate programs in engineering?
If courses are not as rigorous, would it be easier to get good marks, double major, and have a high GPA for graduate admissions?