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Please Apply So We Can Reject You!

There is still time to enroll in my class for financial advisors, counselors and college consultants on shrinking college costs. Find out more here.  My class designed for parents that explains how you can cut their college costs starts Oct. 14. Find out more here. Lynn O’Shaughnessy High-achieving students who apply every year to the [...]

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How College Rankings Can Hurt You

Yesterday, in writing about the latest college rankings scandal on my college blog, I mentioned that the institutional pursuit of college rankings glory, has hurt millions of students in ways they can’t even imagine. Today I want to elaborate on that observation. If you missed yesterday’s post, here it is: Colleges and Universities That Cheat [...]

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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 [...]

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