Mark confronts the widespread wariness of attending colleges in the American South with an essay by Jake Bonnell, admissions counselor at Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi.
An up and coming university, Elon takes care to admit students that will be a good fit.
Mark reviews Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
As I traveled around the Deep South last week visiting colleges, I was happy to feel some of my old stereotypes melt away. To be sure, southern colleges reflect their geography and the culture of people of the region. But academically speaking, there are many fantastic schools, excellent students, talented professors, innovative programs, and beautiful campuses. […]