International U’s

Coconuts and College

I knew I was in a foreign country today when I looked outside my hotel window and saw a billboard that contained this message: Be health conscience. Eat a coconut every day. I’m in Jamaica, where I’ll be the featured (and apparently heavily promoted) speaker at a first annual college conference in Kingston. What could […]

15Sep2010 | Lynn | 0 comments | Continued
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European Universities vs. American Universities: We Win

European universities are nothing like American colleges and universities. That’s the conclusion that I drew during our family’s two-week vacation in Spain and France. We were visiting my daughter Caitlin, who has been attending the University of Barcelona for two semesters. During the vacation, I kept getting into conversations with Europeans about their universities. I […]

9Apr2010 | Lynn | 3 comments | Continued
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A College Blog RoundUp: Facebook, College Success and Free Schools

For those of you who have been visiting my college blog for awhile, you know that every weekend I link to college posts that I wrote during the week for I never got to do that this weekend because while I was in Baltimore covering an education convention my net book broke. Exquisitely bad […]

28Sep2009 | Lynn | 0 comments | Continued

Roughing It in College

Ludwig Maximilian University To cope with scary economic times are American colleges and universities going to deep six some of their amenities? This was the question that I explored in yesterday’s blog. It’s unlikely, however,  that American college students will ever experience the bare-bones, higher-ed experiences that’s prevalent Europe. With the notable exception of Great […]

24Feb2009 | Lynn | 0 comments | Continued

Saving Money by Attending College in Canada

Ever thought about heading North for college? Getting a bachelor’s degree in Canada could save you money. And there are plenty of other reasons why you might want to attend a school there. Here’s a link to a piece written by a dad, who is happy to report that he saved a ton of cash […]

26Jan2009 | Lynn | 0 comments | Continued