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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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College Visit: Lehigh and Lafayette
May 17, 2015 10:37 pm
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The following blog was written by my friend and colleague Christine Lee who is an independent college counselor in Kenwood, CA.- JR

My recent tours of Lehigh... More
Visiting Bucknell, Dickinson, Franklin and Marshall, Gettysburg, and Ursinus
May 8, 2015 2:14 pm
Comments: 9 | Views: 2,426

(Written by John Raftrey)
Recently I visited colleges in Central Pennsylvania and Philadelphia with members of the Higher Education Consultants Association, the... More
Are you taking a Gap Year?
Apr 20, 2015 4:13 pm
Comments: 12 | Views: 3,192

(Written by Lori McCormick)


Have you considered taking a gap year? This isn't a question posed often to students but perhaps should be.

Often, students... More
Understanding Financial Aid packages
Apr 6, 2015 10:16 pm
Comments: 0 | Views: 2,910

(Written by Lori McCormick)

College acceptances are in! Which college will you choose?

The national deadline to commit to your campus of choice is May 1st.... More
The Verdicts Are In
Mar 31, 2015 2:02 pm
Comments: 6 | Views: 3,658

(Written by John Raftrey)

At 2 pm (PT) today (Tuesday) the Ivies released their decisions after all the other schools had released theirs and the college acceptance... More
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