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Thinking About College

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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Changes are coming to the SAT in 2016!
Sep 22, 2015 10:16 pm
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(written by guest blogger Patrick Hennes of AJ Tutoring, www.

The redesigned SAT will debut in March 2016 and will affect the class of 2017 and... More
Building a college list
Sep 9, 2015 8:02 am
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(written by Lori McCormick)

Students thoughtfully research colleges, attend college representative visits on their high school campuses, and gather information... More
Aug 26, 2015 7:24 am
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(written by Lori McCormick)

Transitioning to college, while certainly exciting, can also feel a bit overwhelming. Here are some tips to help make your transition... More
UC Berkeley?s new freshman admission policy
Aug 12, 2015 9:30 pm
Comments: 0 | Views: 3,512

(Written by Lori McCormick)

In April 2015, UC Berkeley adopted a new freshman admission policy.

Starting with students applying to Berkeley this fall, some... More
508 Dreams Dashed at UC Santa Cruz
Aug 11, 2015 2:22 pm
Comments: 23 | Views: 6,065

(Written by John Raftrey)

UC Santa Cruz has withdrawn their offer of admission to 508 students who were planning to attend the university this fall. The university... More
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