Category Archives: College Reviews


In Atlanta, it’s been the overlooked school. But now that more and more students are looking outside the state for college, many are discovering the university that others have missed. As fans would tell you, the real USC is in Columbia, South Carolina. Jen’s Keeping Room Tips: Let these particulars help you decide if you’d like […]

A Tale of Two Colleges

Many people in the state of Georgia think Berry College is a Christian school. But the school will tell you – it is not. Many people in Georgia have never even heard of Covenant College. But the school will tell you – it is most definitely Christ-centered. Though they differ in mission, both Berry and Covenant are […]

College Exploration: AUBURN UNIVERSITY

This is Auburn. It has around 22,000 undergrad students compacted on an attractive, walkable campus. Opportunities are plentiful as there are over 140 majors, which are housed in 13 colleges and schools. Yet, the Tigers boast of small classroom sizes and the close War Eagle bond that extends to alumni worldwide. Jen’s Keeping Room Tips: […]


The big three – Air Force Academy in Colorado, West Point in New York, and Naval Academy in Annapolis – provide a college experience that isn’t really a college experience. Yes, the post-secondary education is superb, but the military lifestyle establishes these schools as a separate category from other American universities. Jen’s Keeping Room Tips: You may […]

College Exploration: SAMFORD UNIVERSITY

Not all Christian colleges are created equal (read here for more). So, when it comes to Christianity, Samford likes to describe itself as right in the middle: between a Bible college on one end of the spectrum, and a school whose Christianity is in heritage-only on the other end of the scale. And when it comes to academics, […]

College Exploration: UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA

With 32,000 undergrad students, “Bama” is doing something right. It would be sensible for both in-state and out-of-state students to consider application to this bustling university located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Jen’s Keeping Room Tips: You may want to visit University of Alabama if… A traditional college campus with a large feel is appealing. Dad wants his […]