Valuable insights from Lynn O’Shaughnessy
a nationally recognized college expert.
March 28, 2017
Should You Pay More Than $66,000 for Northeastern University?
This is the time of year when parents and teenagers stress about their college choices. Parents whose children have expensive collegiate tastes can struggle with the some variation of the following question: Should they spend obscene amounts of money so their children can attend their dream school or should they insist that their children stick with more reasonably priced alternatives?...
March 19, 2015
New York Times Columnist Weighs in on Ivy League Mania
Are you freaking out about your teenager getting into an elite college or universities? If you are, you need to read the following guest column by Frank Bruni, a New York Times Op-Ed columnist, who has created a powerful antidote for the Ivy League jitters. In his excellent book, Where You Go Is Not Who You’ll Be: An Antidote to...
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...