Valuable insights from Lynn O’Shaughnessy
a nationally recognized college expert.
San Francisco State
September 13, 2013
A New College Rankings Darling
I am holding one of my rare workshops at University of California, San Diego on Oct. 5 that will focus on how to find and pay for colleges. This will probably be the last workshop that I do at UCSD because I truly hate doing the marketing for it. If you enroll in this 3.5-hour workshop, I promise you that...
June 5, 2012
Good Luck Graduating in Four Years!
Here is a scary college statistic: According to the federal government, only 36.4% of full-time students graduate from college in four years. Here is a closer look at the latest available stats: Graduating in Four Years Public universities can often be less expensive than private institutions for students who can graduate on time, but most students attending public institutions stay...
December 28, 2011
Applying to the Wrong Universities
Last night an old high school friend of my daughter’s came over for dinner. We hadn’t seen her in awhile because she now lives in Northern California so it was great catching up with her. We were almost ready for dessert when Christina mentioned that her sister was applying to colleges. I hadn’t realized that her sister, I’ll call her...