Valuable insights from Lynn O’Shaughnessy
a nationally recognized college expert.
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April 9, 2012
Which College Should This NY Teenager Attend?
This is the month when high school seniors must decide where they will attend college. It’s not surprising then that I’ve been getting emails from families agonizing about their choices. Here is one of those notes from a mom named Carmen: I would appreciate your professional advice in the following matter: My son has narrowed down his choice to two...
September 8, 2010
Finding the Success Rate of Applying Early Decision
Should you apply early decision? I got an email last night from a psychologist who asked if his daughter should apply early decision to The College of New Jersey, which is a public liberal arts college. Last month, I wrote about the early decision dilemma that a mom from Minnesota was facing regarding her daughter’s desire to apply early decision...
June 8, 2010
Top 50 Colleges That Produce Science PhD's
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 jeopardizing her chances of going to graduate school if she went to an obscure...