Valuable insights from Lynn O’Shaughnessy
a nationally recognized college expert.
March 7, 2013
A Look at Where 15,600 Liberal Arts Grads Got Jobs
Today I’m sharing a post written by David Kochanek, who is the publisher of LiberalArtsColleges.com, a site dedicated to providing students and parents with the information they need to make intelligent college decisions. In his post he examines the the beauty of pursuing a liberal arts degree from the perspective of Williams College, an elite institution, which has tracked where...
September 13, 2011
College Rankings: A Weird Beauty Contest
As many of you know, I’m not a fan of US News and World Report’s college rankings even though I write a college blog for the magazine. The methodology is flawed and the rankings sponsor does not try to measure what kind of education students receive at their schools. What I find even more troubling is the fact that college...
June 22, 2010
College Case Study: Great Colleges for a Smart Girl
In my last post, I shared two case studies of high school seniors who are wondering what colleges they should apply to in a few months. Here’s my previous post: 2 College Case Studies: Where Should These Teens Go to College? Today, I want to share some of the issues that Lucienne and her parents face. I don’t think any...