Learn How to Cut the Cost of College

The College Cost Lab, my online course that will teach you how to make college more affordable, will launch in mid July 2017.
If you enroll now, however, you can start the class immediately!
The College Cost Lab will provide you with the ultimate road map on affording college that can potentially save you tens of thousands of dollars.
When you finish  The College Cost Lab (at your own pace), you should know more about how to make college more affordable than at least 99% of parents.

This course will be ideal for you if you will have a child in high school in the fall. It's definitely NOT too early to enroll if your child will be in 9th or 10th grade.

 The College Cost Lab is also a popular  and invaluable resource for high school counselors and college consultants.

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What You Will Get...

When you enroll, you'll receive LIFETIME ACCESS to the class. that officially begins mid July 2017. If you enroll now, you'll get instant access to the classroom.

Because you'll have access to the course for as long as you need it, you don't need to worry if you feel you don't have enough time to spend on it right now.

Here's what you'll receive inside the online class:

What Others Are Saying...

Lynn is a genius. She saved us $80,000 with our first son. No other financial aid advice has made me or saved me anywhere near six figures.
Susan Lyon
 Managing director, Marketing firm, Del Mar, CA

Lynn is absolutely fabulous! She is so knowledgeable and thorough. The amount of information that I walked away with after The College Cost Lab was incredible. This course has enabled me to counsel my clients so much more effectively. Can't say enough!
Carolyn Cohen
College consultant, Greater New York City


Lynn is unique in combining breadth of financial understanding with deep insights for researching schools to assess fit. She shares insights in a friendly and accessible way that come naturally to her as a parent who has sat in our seats.
  Ron Zhiss
Marketing consultant, Chicago

Lynn's course is a MUST! The depth of information in this course is astounding. Lynn has a way of presenting information so it's easy to understand, and her course filled in the gaps in my financial aid knowledge. This information has been invaluable to me as a college consultant. I highly recommend it!
Nicole Horseman
College consultant, San Francisco Bay area

Lynn's class has been utterly transformative in the way we approach the college search. I'm excited because I feel there's a whole new vista ahead with many more promising schools than I had originally thought.
Elizabeth Rosenblum
Professor of clinical medicine, University of California, San Diego

Become a Smart College Shopper!

Colleges and universities are businesses that are focused on their own bottom line.  These schools aren't interested in revealing what families really need to know to make informed college decisions.

You don't, however, have to be the victim of the information blackout.

The College Cost Lab will help you level the playing field with schools. The course's No. 1 goal is to empower parents with teenagers, as well as college consultants and school counselors who advice them,  on how to make college more affordable.

Most of the parents who take this course believe they won’t qualify for financial aid and are looking for merit scholarships. This course, however, is equally valuable for families seeking financial aid.

Lynn O'Shaughnessy Can Help You!

A nationally recognized college expert, Lynn (that's me) is the author of an Amazon college bestseller, and the creator of TheCollegeSolution.com, which attracts more than a million visitors a year.

For many years, I was also the college columnist for CBS MoneyWatch. I've written or been interviewed about college for leading publications such as U.S. News & World Report, The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Money Magazine, Los Angeles Times and the BBC.

Here is what's more important about me:  As a financial and higher-ed journalist, I've pulled back the curtain on the hidden financial aid and scholarship practices of  the nation's colleges and universities. I share their secrets with you.