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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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Why Having The Right Mentor Matters
Mar 23, 2016 7:08 pm
Comments: 4 | Views: 2,560

(written by John Raftrey)

One of my mentors died on Monday. Andy Grove, the former CEO of Intel, was mentor to thousands of people some famous, others, like me,... More
Once Again, UC’s Confuse and Disappoint Top Seniors
Mar 19, 2016 2:03 pm
Comments: 24 | Views: 6,857

(Written by John Raftrey)

The UC’s are once again giving out confusing results to frustrated high school seniors. Davis must have one long wait list. I’ve... More
Middle College
Feb 20, 2016 9:09 pm
Comments: 1 | Views: 3,290

(Written by Lori McCormick)

High school isn’t for everyone. Fortunately, there are alternative academic options for “non-traditional” students.... More
It's Never Too Late
Feb 17, 2016 6:04 pm
Comments: 1 | Views: 3,074

(Written by Lori McCormick)

While the statistics tend to vary depending on the organization conducting the research, between 38% - 44% of post-secondary students... More
Planning your Summer
Jan 19, 2016 11:19 am
Comments: 0 | Views: 5,910

(Written by Lori McCormick)

Last year I wrote a blog post about summer planning that you can read ... More
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