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By John Raftrey And Lori McCormick

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About this blog: We are writing this blog to give practical advice to students and parents, to reflect on issues affecting college admissions, and to provide a platform for a robust community discussion on post-secondary choices. We occasionally f...  (More)

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New York College Tours
Dec 1, 2016 7:37 am
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(Written by Lori McCormick)


On a recent trip to New York City, I had the pleasure of visiting colleges I had never seen before. I had a few students in mind... More
UC extends Transfer admissions application
Nov 9, 2016 2:32 pm
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Good news for Transfer students!

The UC has decided to extend the deadline to apply until January.

Here is a ... More
Preparing for college interviews
Sep 28, 2016 10:00 pm
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(Written by Lori McCormick)


College representatives offer interviews to students prior to submitting their applications. For those of you who are preparing... More
Tackling Test Anxiety
Sep 8, 2016 10:03 pm
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(Written by Guest Blogger, Rhonda Racine, Founder of Lydian Academy in Menlo Park)

Are you a good test­-taker?

Are your test grades an accurate reflection... More
Revisiting UCSB
Aug 15, 2016 6:52 pm
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(Written by Lori McCormick)

Happy back-to-school! I took a short break this summer to spend time with my family and visit a couple of colleges along the way.... More
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