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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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Are you taking a Gap Year?
Apr 20, 2015 4:13 pm
Comments: 12 | Views: 2,410

(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: 2,407

(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: 3,192

(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
Self-Sabotage
Mar 22, 2015 4:55 pm
Comments: 2 | Views: 3,401

(Written by Lori McCormick)

There comes a time in all students' college application process when they realize that things are about to get real. Really real.... More
Juniors: Time to Start the College Process!
Mar 2, 2015 10:43 am
Comments: 2 | Views: 3,527

(Written by John Raftrey)

Juniors and Juniors Parents:
For you, the future has never been closer.
Here is what you should be doing right now to start finding... More
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