Valuable insights from Lynn O’Shaughnessy
a nationally recognized college expert.
July 30, 2009
Getting the Most Out of A College Tour
How do you get the most out of a college tour? Here’s how: talk with professors. As I mentioned in my last post, this is what my son has been doing this week as we tour liberal arts colleges in the Pacific Northwest. Since Ben is interested in physics and a possible 3-2 engineering program, he made appointments to talk...
July 28, 2009
The Best Way to Visit Colleges
I’m halfway through a scorching college tour with my son Ben. I love visiting colleges, but the relentless weather in Oregon — the temperature reached 105 in Portland today — is insane. I’m thrilled — and I think everybody else is too — when each tour guide herds us all back to the air-conditioned admissions office. This is my second-go-round...