College Blog Weekend RoundUp: Cheating With Texting, Collegiate Lending and Harvard Secrets

Here are this week’s round up of the posts that I wrote for CBSMoneyWatch.com. Hope you enjoy them….

The Latest Way Kids Cheat on Exams

Teenagers are ingenious so I guess it’s no wonder that they are adept at high-tech cheating.  An alarming survey shows just how prevalent cheating with cell phones is in schools.

Lending Money to Hot Shot Professors

Some universities have gotten into the mortgage banking business. They are lending money to star professors to keep them happy or to lure them from other campuses. As I mention in my post, it seems scandalous that students are stuck with unattractive college loans while professors are getting sweetheart deals.

How to Get Into Harvard

Here’s your chance to hear what it takes to get into Harvard from William R. Fitzsimmons, who has served as the university’s dean of admissions and financial for more than two decades.

Lynn O’Shaughnessy is the author of The College Solution, which is an Amazon.com bestseller.

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