Valuable insights from Lynn O’Shaughnessy
a nationally recognized college expert.
September 6, 2013
Beware of the College Red Carpet
I received an email yesterday from a friend of mine whose son is a brilliant high school senior. She wanted to know what they should think about invitations her son has received to apply to colleges through VIP or priority applications. Here is her question: My son has received approximately 10+ email/print invitations from schools to complete their priority applications....
April 24, 2013
The Admissions Arms Race: 6 Ways Colleges Game Their Numbers
I’m sharing this excellent story today from ProPublica, a public service organization that produces excellent journalism which is freely shares with other media outlets. A friend of mine used to be an editor at ProPublica and she earned a Pulitizer Prize there. I hope you find the piece eye opening and that you never loose sight of the fact that...