Join me, Jeannie Burlowski, for episode 2 of the Launch Your Teens podcast, and you’ll learn 6 jaw-dropping, research-backed facts that just might make you think, “Wow—maybe the Ivy League isn’t such a great idea after all.”
You’ll also learn why “for profit” colleges should be avoided like the plague, and which great colleges are likely to be far better bargains than your local state university.
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Poll: Prestigious Colleges Won’t Make You Happier in Life or Work by NPR’s Anya Kamenetz
That Local State University May Not Be Your Bargain Option by Jeannie Burlowski
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At Launch Your Teens, parents of kids ages 12–26 learn how to set their kids up to graduate college completely debt-free, ready to jump directly into careers they excel at and love—even if they don’t get a single scholarship. If you’re new to Launch Your Teens, be sure to listen to all of episode 1 as soon as you can. It’s just 23 minutes long, and it gives you all the most important foundation you need for this journey.
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Jeannie is a full-time academic strategist, podcast host, and sought-after speaker for students ages 12–26, their parents, and the professionals who serve them. Her writing, speaking, and podcasting help parents set their kids up to graduate college debt-free, ready to move directly into careers they excel at and love. Her work has been featured in publications such as The Huffington Post, USA Today, Parents Magazine, and US News and World Report, and on CBS News.