The Great SAT and ACT Test Debate

If your teenager bombs on the SAT or ACT, you don’t need to despair. As I’ve mentioned in previous posts on my college blog, students can get into hundreds of schools even if they withhold their SAT or ACT test scores. See links below to some of these posts. Today I want to draw your […]

11Dec2009 | Lynn | 0 comments | Continued

Getting Help with Math Homework

I’m lousy at math. As my son and daughter started venturing into analytic trigonomtry, precalculus and then calculus, I was utterly useless as a resource. For parents, whose children need help with math homework, there is now a remarkable resource available that is making math teachers across the country both excited and nervous. It’s called […]

22Jun2009 | Lynn | 0 comments | Continued

How Happy Are the Freshmen?

This is an exciting and nerve wracking time of year for high school seniors as they contemplate getting acceptance packages in the mail. Before making their final decisions, however, high schoolers should examine the freshmen retention rates of the colleges and universities remaining on their list. They should be extremely leery if any of their […]

22Jan2009 | Lynn | 1 comment | Continued

An Antidote to Part-Time Professors

In my last blog I talked about studies that illustrate the potential dangers of college students attending classes with part-time instructors. Students can suffer because adjunct professors often don’t have office hours. Once classes are over the teachers split. Often they are off to the next campus to teach elsewhere. In a school with an […]

11Nov2008 | Lynn | 0 comments | Continued