Valuable insights from Lynn O’Shaughnessy
a nationally recognized college expert.
October 27, 2009
Cut College Costs: Be a Resident Assistant
Want to lower the cost of college? How does eliminating all your child’s room and board costs sound? It’s possible if your child becomes a resident assistant. A resident assistant serves as a surrogate mother hen to the kids in the dorms. RAs help settle disputes and make sure kids aren’t doing dumb things like hauling beer kegs into their...
December 12, 2008
College Students Who Work
With today’s economy drawing comparisons to the Great Depression, plenty of students will be working longer hours to underwrite the costs of their degrees. But how many hours can a student work without jeopardizing his or her grades? In an analysis of studies on this question, the American Council on Education determined that college students who work more than 15...