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Offline MakeItRain

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Re: #1 college town
« Reply #75 on: March 05, 2019, 01:31:56 AM »
It seems like they're meaning "college town" in the sense that a lot of the community's identity comes from the fact that a particular college is located there. This would automatically exclude larger cities with identities that would overshadow any particular colleges in them.

They most definitely are not.
Portland, ME
Lawton, OK
Rexburg, ID
Metarie, LA
Bellingham, WA
Rochester, MN
None of these towns have an identity with a university at all. In the case of Rexburg, the school was a community commerce until 2001. The dude said he only used census data and BLS statistics.

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« Reply #76 on: March 05, 2019, 08:59:22 AM »
Maybe the list should actually be titled more like, “biggest towns in each state where you’re probably gonna end up working at the nearby university if you live there or graduate from the school”?

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« Reply #77 on: March 05, 2019, 10:46:32 AM »
Maybe the list should actually be titled more like, “biggest towns in each state where you’re probably gonna end up working at the nearby university if you live there or graduate from the school”?

That’s catchy. I like it.