Valuable insights from Lynn O’Shaughnessy
a nationally recognized college expert.
Harvey Mudd College
September 2, 2014
Applying to College Early Decision
This is the time of year when high school seniors aiming for prestigious colleges and universities contemplate applying Early Decision. When students apply early decision, they promise that they will attend if the institution accepts them. Students must make this commitment before they know what kind of financial aid or merit awards the school might provide. Because students are supposed...
October 3, 2012
50 Schools That Produce the Most Science and Engineering PhD’s
Note: I ran this college blog post last year, but it’s equally relevant today… I got an email this week from a California mother who was happy that her child would be a attending St. Mary’s College of Maryland, a wonderful public liberal arts college, in the fall. Her husband, however, remained skeptical. He worried that his daughter would be...