Valuable insights from Lynn O’Shaughnessy
a nationally recognized college expert.
California Lutheran University
June 3, 2014
Advice for the B Student
If your child is a “B” student, he or she may have more options than you might assume. Don’t believe me? Here is a story of a young woman – I’ll call her Katie – whose mom is a friend of mine. Katie attended a private high school in California where she earned a 3.0 GPA. She applied to these...
February 29, 2012
What Kind of Financial Aid Can a 3.0 Student Get?
I got an email the other day from a mom, whose son is brilliant. I assume he’s brilliant because he’s a freshman at the California Institute of Technology. The acceptance rate at Cal Tech is 13% and many of its student get near perfect SAT scores. This teenage boy applied to 21 schools (way overboard folks, no one should apply...