NEW YORK -- On a Sunday morning in late May, Taylor left her Harlem apartment and boarded a train for Greenwich, Conn.
She planned on spending the day with a man she had met online, but not in person.
What we like the most about Admittedly is how they compare to other college search sites like Zinch, Cappex, and even Naviance.
These sites (you may or may not know) make money by selling student data to colleges, so schools can decide which students to follow-up with and market to.
An increasing number, according to the owners of websites that broker such hook-ups, have taken to the web in search of online suitors or wealthy benefactors who, in exchange for sex, companionship, or both, might help with the bills.
The past few years have taken an especially brutal toll on the plans and expectations of 20-somethings.
How students go about this matching process depends upon their resources and family/community support.
At one end of the spectrum, families hire private counselors to work one on one with their child, while at the opposite end students get support from community based programs.
But for Admittedly, students are the true customers and finding them the “best fit” college is the ultimate goal.
Admittedly plans to add modules to help with test prep, essays, financial aid, and college visits.
It’s goal is to be the #1 resource to help students improve their chances at every step of the college planning process.
As unemployment rates tick steadily higher, starting salaries have plummeted.
Meanwhile, according to Jeffrey Jensen Arnett, a professor of psychology at Clark University, about 85 percent of the class of 2011 will likely move back in with their parents during some period of their post-college years, compared with 40 percent a decade ago.