College Majors and Graduation Odds

The best way to make college more affordable is to enroll in my upcoming course, The College Cost Lab, that starts soon. You can learn more about the class and enroll here. Will your children graduate from college? And will they graduate with their declared academic major? These are critically important questions that families routinely […]

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3 Steps To Writing a Winning College Essay

A highly effective way to make college more affordable is to enroll in my upcoming course, The College Cost Lab. You can learn more about the class and enroll here. Lynn O’Shaughnessy Three Steps to Writing a Winning College Essay This is the time to start your college essay. That’s why I am excited to […]

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12 Things You Should Know About Private College Loans

If borrowing through federal student loans to pay for college isn’t enough, private college loans are an option. With the 2016-2017 college lending season just beginning, this is my third and final post about borrowing for college. If you missed my first two posts on college loans, here they are: The Best College Loan Two […]

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The Best College Loan

As recently as the early 1990s, most students did not take out college loans. Today roughly two out of every three students borrow to pay for college due to the runaway cost of college. The typical student borrower is now leaving school with debt of roughly $35,000. Just the outstanding federal college loan debt now […]

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Professor Ratings: Some Surprising Results

How do you know if the colleges or universities that your child is looking at would provide him or her with an excellent education? You won’t. College pricing is inching closer to transparency thanks to net price calculators and other tools,  but it’s difficult to form an educated opinion about the strength of a school’s […]

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