Valuable insights from Lynn O’Shaughnessy
a nationally recognized college expert.
September 8, 2009
Writing Your Way Out of College
One of my most vivid memories at the University of Missouri was of the strange grade that I received on an honors term paper. The English professor gave me a “B+ +” for the final paper in my existentialist literature course. When I saw that grade I was ticked off. What the heck, I wondered, was a B + +?...
August 31, 2009
Six Questions to Ask a State University
Despite all the hype about Ivy League schools and other elite private colleges, most teenagers end up attending public universities in their own states. Too many teenagers, however, pick state schools on a whim. I rarely find teens who ask meaningful questions and instead they select schools for these sorts of lame reasons: I love the football team. It’s my...