Valuable insights from Lynn O’Shaughnessy
a nationally recognized college expert.
May 22, 2013
When admission reps don’t know what they are talking about
How much do college admission reps know about financial aid? Many of them know next to nothing. I was reminded of this reality this week when I was attending the annual conference of the Western Association for College Admission Counseling in Costa Mesa, CA. This is a group that represents colleges, as well as high school counselors and independent college...
October 12, 2012
What Do Admission Officers Really Know?
Is your university need blind? I once saw a couple of enthusiastic young admission reps from a pair of Catholic universities back East try to answer that question at a college conference. The reps were specifically asked whether their schools might reject some applicants if they required a lot of financial assistance. Both admission reps vigorously assured the counselor who...