I know there are plenty of those hyped up “top schools of ultimate bestness” lists out there, though most people (should) know that  The New Yorker: What college rankings really mean with different needs and aspirations. Obviously, if you get into a highly ranked school that doesn’t have the program you want, you may not end up too happy.

Check out this US News ranking of the top law schools for Environmental Law. #1 of their top 10 is Vermont Law School, while Stanford (nationally ranked between 1–3 in any given year) comes in tied at 8th with Tulane and U of Oregon.

Law is on my mind, so you may see a few of these kinds of posts in the near future.