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Category: Iowa

Cornell College – Mount Vernon, Iowa

  Cornell’s entire campus is included in the National Register of Historical Places and is set squarely in the midst of Mount Vernon, Iowa, a charming small town, recently cited as on of America’s Coolest Small Towns. That designation came as a writer for Budget Magazine wrote, “Every now and then you stumble on a town that’s got everything right…

Coe College – Cedar Rapids, Iowa

From America’s Best Kept College Secrets – “Coe is an academic school and its students study hard; they also have plans for the future.  A clear commitment to preparation for the world of work is reflected in the provisions of the Coe Plan.  The “Coe Plan” obviously assumes that college graduates may want to be employable – a delicious hypothesis.…