Feature articles at TheBestSchools.org provide a window into the world of college and university education. These articles help you in figuring out how best to pursue your studies and get your degree.
Here are our most recent feature articles:
- The Fundamentalist Belief Inventory … How much do you agree with Christian Fundamentalist Principles? Take this short quiz to find out. Will you be surprised by your results, or will you get what you expect?
- The 25 Smartest Teenagers in the World Today Infographic … The scary smart teenagers on this list have, in some cases, accomplished more than many of us do in a full lifetime.
- The 50 Most Influential Scientists in the World Today … Science makes the world go round. Check out the scientists who are spinning it the fastest.
General Feature Articles:
- The World’s 50 Smartest Teenagers … When most of us look at these kids, we realize just how little we’ve accomplished in our lives.
- Jaime Escalante—A Great Teacher You Should Know … Played by Eddie Olmos in the film Stand and Deliver, Escalante took inner-city LA kids to a level of math achievement unheard of before or since.
- Six Dangerous Subjects to Debate with Your Professor … The academic world is a wonderful place that brings a lot of benefits, but it also contains pitfalls, some of which are described here.
- The 10 Highest-Paid College Professors in the U.S. … Average college and university professor salaries range from $30,000–$100,000; these professors are well out of that typical salary range.
- Top High School Athletes Seeking Scholarships: Men … Are you seeking a sports scholarship? Learn how to grab the attention of coaches at the top schools in the NCAA Division I level and possibly get a college scholarship.
- Top High School Athletes Seeking Scholarships: Women … Relatively few female athletes easily attract the attention of college coaches because of the lack of media attention. But, with the right approach, you can; here’s some tips.
- The 50 Smartest People of Faith … Contrary to the notion that most education and well-informed people are atheist, here are 50 upper echelon scholars who are also people of faith.
- Sally Satel Interview … A trenchant critic of reductive neuroscience, Satel authored Brainwashed: The Seductive Appeal of Mindless Neuroscience. In this interview, we discuss this book, its ideas, and what led her to write it.
- William Dembski Interview … A leading thinker about design in biology, Dembski discusses his varied career as a mathematician, philosopher, and theologian, offering insights about how to deal with controversy in the academy.
- Jennifer Michael Hecht … An atheist in the best humanistic tradition, Hecht displays a sensitivity and insight to the human religious impulse that’s foreign to the more strident atheists like Sam Harris.
- Greg Lukianoff Interview … President of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE), Lukianoff talks to us about the infringement upon free-speech rights of students on America’s college campuses.
- Peter J. Boettke Interview … One of the most influential Austrian economists today and economics professor at George Mason, Boettke talks to us about Austrian Theory and his book Living Economics: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow.