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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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10 Tips For This Year’s Common App
Oct 7, 2014 1:54 pm
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(written by John Raftrey)

Early decision and early action applications start becoming due at the end of the month. To make sure your Common App is in good shape,... More
Congratulations To Grads (Parents, Please Step To The Back)
May 27, 2014 9:41 pm
Comments: 7 | Views: 6,309

This blog was written by John and is his first blog post!

It's that time of year again when Palo Alto parents of high school graduates congratulate each other... More
Harvard drops the requirement for SAT Subjects Tests. What you should do for Harvard and other schools, too.
Jun 11, 2014 2:01 pm
Comments: 7 | Views: 6,172

Harvard made college news last month when they announced that SAT Subject Tests would no longer be required. If you are a low income or first... More
Touring the Southern California “Ivies:” Pomona and Cal Tech
Aug 16, 2014 12:14 pm
Comments: 6 | Views: 5,478

(written by John Raftrey) The first in a series.

I survived 5 nights sleeping in an LMU dorm room on disposable paper sheets, eating fancy dorm food and enduring... More
When to start thinking about college – Rising Seniors
Jun 21, 2014 5:07 pm
Comments: 5 | Views: 5,103

(Written by Lori McCormick)

Since this blog is titled, "Thinking About College," I figured it would be the perfect platform for addressing WHEN to start thinking... More
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Flirtation
By Chandrama Anderson | 4 comments | 1,550 views

Standardized Test Prep: When to Start and Whom to Hire?
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 0 comments | 768 views