In recent years, as academics have taken a back seat to social justice, the most pressing questions facing college students have to do less with whether a degree will get you a job, and more to do with whether your feelings will be properly validated.
Enter White House Adviser Valerie Jarrett, who has a bylined article up at Yahoo! Parenting listing questions women should ask when searching for a college to attend. She repeats early on in the article the myth that 1 in 5 women are sexually assaulted while in college (she, of course, doesn't point out that it's a myth), and offers advice to parents of daughters searching for colleges to attend.
Jarrett offers four questions: What sexual assault prevention programs does the college have? What are the Title IX coordinator's responsibilities? How easy is the reporting process for sexual assualt accusers? And what support services are available to those accusers? These are all fine questions for a cautious student who has been bombarded with media reports claiming that there's a "crisis" of sexual assault on college campuses.Read more on WashingtonExaminer.com