Shrinking the Cost of College

Merit scholarships, tuition discounts, enrollment management and colleges/universities offering strong educational “values” were popular topics at the Spring 2012 HECA (Higher Education Consulting Association) and IECA (Independent Educational Consulting Association) conferences.

At the June 2012 HECA conference, admissions and aid expert Lynn O’Shaughnessy shared ways that students, parents and consultants can explore schools both academically and financially.   For a limited time, the second edition of Lynn’s book, The College Solution: A Guide for Everyone Looking for the Right School at the Right Price (2nd Edition) is available as a FREE Kindle download at Amazon.

A financial journalist specializing in higher education, O’Shaughnessy has written, or been interviewed about college, for Money Magazine, Bloomberg Businessweek, The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Fox Business News, Huffington Post, Parade Magazine, CBS This Morning, USA Today, and US News & World Report.

The College Solution shares helping insights on how to find money to pay for college, and provides excellent advice on such topics as financial aid, merit scholarships, athletic scholarships, admissions “hooks,” college rankings, student loans, and the latest online resources to help for evaluate the potential generosity of schools.

The book offers practical advice to help you to figure out how to get the most for your education dollar, and how to choose a school where your child will thrive.

The book is also available in print form: The College Solution: A Guide for Everyone Looking for the Right School at the Right Price (2nd Edition)

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