Author: Julia Lynn Rubin

Julia Lynn Rubin is the author of BURRO HILLS and the forthcoming young adult novel, TROUBLE GIRLS. She received her MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults from The New School in 2017, and her work has appeared in various online media publications, including Wetpaint Entertainment, Fatherly, and The Content Strategist. She lives in Brooklyn.

Who Benefits the Most From Early Decision and Why You Need to Know
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Who Benefits the Most From Early Decision and Why You Need to Know

Julia Lynn Rubin Julia Lynn Rubin- July 8, 2021 0

If a student has their heart set on one highly competitive college in particular, they may want to consider applying for Early Decision. Early Decision ... Read More

Checklist for Setting Your High School Senior Up for College Independence
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Checklist for Setting Your High School Senior Up for College Independence

Julia Lynn Rubin Julia Lynn Rubin- June 29, 2021 0

It may seem like only yesterday that your rising college freshman was beginning their high school career. My, how time flies! Now, they’re ready to ... Read More

The Difference Between CUNY and SUNY in the New York State University System
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The Difference Between CUNY and SUNY in the New York State University System

Julia Lynn Rubin Julia Lynn Rubin- May 13, 2021 0

There are two large public school systems in the state of New York, both of which provide high-quality undergraduate options. You’ve likely heard the acronyms: ... Read More

Everything You Need to Know About Applying to the California State University System
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Everything You Need to Know About Applying to the California State University System

Julia Lynn Rubin Julia Lynn Rubin- March 11, 2021 0

There are two public university systems within the state of California: the University of California (UC) and the California State University (Cal State or CSU). ... Read More

Certification Classes for Teens, High Schoolers
High school to college

Certification Classes for Teens, High Schoolers

Julia Lynn Rubin Julia Lynn Rubin- February 23, 2021 0

Whether your child is thinking about taking a few classes before college, in between semesters, or even jumping right in post high school in lieu ... Read More

Best-Selling College Guides
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Best-Selling College Guides

Julia Lynn Rubin Julia Lynn Rubin- February 12, 2021 0

With thousands of US colleges and universities to choose from, it’s no wonder students and parents alike find the application process to be daunting. There’s ... Read More

Selective Service: Its Impact on College Admissions and Financial Aid
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Selective Service: Its Impact on College Admissions and Financial Aid

Julia Lynn Rubin Julia Lynn Rubin- January 5, 2021 0

There has not been a military draft in the United States since 1973, marking the end of the Vietnam War. However, in 1980, a requirement ... Read More

The Pros and Cons of Attending a Community College Before a University
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The Pros and Cons of Attending a Community College Before a University

Julia Lynn Rubin Julia Lynn Rubin- December 15, 2020 0

When your child thinks of the typical college freshman experience, they might envision moving into a dorm room or rushing a fraternity or sorority. Yet ... Read More

What Are the Easiest and Hardest College Majors?
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What Are the Easiest and Hardest College Majors?

Julia Lynn Rubin Julia Lynn Rubin- November 6, 2020 0

No one ever said that college would be easy. For some, choosing a major is far from the most difficult part of the journey, but ... Read More

Are Colleges Giving Refunds to Students For Room & Board and Tuition?
COVID-19

Are Colleges Giving Refunds to Students For Room & Board and Tuition?

Julia Lynn Rubin Julia Lynn Rubin- May 1, 2020 0

With most of the country on lockdown due to COVID-19, high school and college students have been hit hard with school closures and an uncertain ... Read More