Valuable insights from Lynn O’Shaughnessy
a nationally recognized college expert.
Texas Christian University
January 12, 2012
Snobs, Pushy Relatives and Misinformed Teachers
If you didn’t read my college blog post yesterday, I hope you do because it focused on a lot of hot-button issues for parents and teenagers trying to navigate the college process. The post, which was actually an email from the mom of a high school senior, touched upon such issues as: Brand name snob appeal Pushy relatives Mistrust of...
January 11, 2012
California Teen Getting Grief for Liking Southern Universities
I received an email yesterday from a mom in Southern California, whose daughter Nicole is getting grief about the Southern universities that she has applied to. Karen’s email raises a lot of interesting issues including preconceived notions about schools, the tendency of some parent(s) to push kids to attend their alma mater or state schools and a lack of understanding...