All Posts Tagged With: “College blog”

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eBook Giveaway: What Do You Want to Know About College?

I’ve been cranking out college blog posts for the past two years. (It makes me tired just thinking about it.) During this time, I’ve been pretty much picking college topics to write about that interest me as a mom and journalist. I hope that the topics that I’ve chosen, including scholarships, college costs,  financial aid, […]

22Sep2010 | Lynn | 14 comments | Continued
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My First College Blog Video

It took me all afternoon, but I finally figured out how to record a video and post it on YouTube. You have no idea how long it took just to figure out how to insert a title. I’m hoping that I can now get the darn thing on my own college blog. It’s my first […]

31Aug2010 | Lynn | 3 comments | Continued

Top 10 Best College Websites

What are the best college websites in the country? I tried to answer that question earlier this week when I wrote my first college blog post for US News & World Report. In the post, I nominated my own favorite college websites which can be invaluable for finding colleges, researching schools, pinpointing the generosity of […]

19Jun2010 | Lynn | 0 comments | Continued

Are School Counselors the Weakest Link?

I heard from some high school counselors yesterday, who were furious with me. I wrote a post for my other college blog at CBSMoneyWatch about a new study that suggests that plenty of school counselors would flunk out if they were graded like their students. In the Public Agenda survey, which was funded by the […]

4Mar2010 | Lynn | 3 comments | Continued
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Favorite College Blog Posts of 2009

Every weekend I share the college blog posts that I wrote during the past week for CBSMoneyWatch. Since it was the last week of 2009, I used the posts as a way to highlight what I’ve written since CBSMoneyWatch launched during past summer. Favorite Blog Posts for 2009 In this post, you’ll find some of […]

3Jan2010 | Lynn | 0 comments | Continued
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10 Great College Tips for 2010

Happy New Year. I want to usher in 2010 by sharing 10 of my college blog posts from last year that I think will help you: Cut the cost of college. Find scholarships. Snag better financial aid packages. Locate great schools. Cutting the cost of college with better grades How to Negotiate for a Better […]

1Jan2010 | Lynn | 1 comment | Continued

Partnering With The Campus Buzz

If you can’t get enough news about college, The Campus Buzz should keep you satisfied. The website provides daily links to college-related blog posts and articles from across the country. This week, The College Buzz began carrying my own college blog posts. The Campus Buzz breaks news down into such categories as: Admissions, Money, Sports […]

22Dec2009 | Lynn | 0 comments | Continued
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Why You Might Not Get a College Scholarship This Year

Will colleges hand out more college scholarships and financial aid for the latest crop of high school seniors? Last year private colleges and universities, in particular, dug deeper and increased the amount of money they awarded through college financial aid and merit scholarships. Last time I checked, the financial misery index is still alarming, but […]

1Dec2009 | Lynn | 2 comments | Continued

College Blog Roundup: Are Colleges Discriminating Against Girls?

When my daughter Caitlin was exploring colleges a few years ago, I worried that she would have to be more accomplished than the boys she was competing against to boost her college admission chances. As you’ll read in my college blog post for, Are Colleges Discriminating Against Girls, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights […]

8Nov2009 | Lynn | 0 comments | Continued
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The Nation’s Most Expensive Colleges

What is the most expensive college in America? Sarah Lawrence College grabs the dishonors this year for having the highest price tag. Sarah Lawrence’s sticker price is $54,410. What I find most alarming about the price of Sarah Lawrence, however, is that dozens of other colleges and universities are charging nearly as much. It was […]

4Nov2009 | Lynn | 0 comments | Continued