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Oct 17, 2012, 08:10 ET

The Alumni Factor: U.S. Air Force Academy alumni are most conservative -- Oregon's Reed College are most liberal in ranking of top schools in U.S.

 The U.S. Air Force Academy and Reed College in Oregon may both be excellent academic institutions but when it comes to social and political...

Sep 10, 2012, 09:59 ET

Launch of The Alumni Factor Shakes Up Traditional College Rankings With New Contenders Cracking the Top Ten

New Ranking System is First to Rely on Alumni Feedback, Empowers Students and Parents to Make Informed Decisions on Higher Education Return on...