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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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Spring Break college touring
Mar 22, 2018 5:58 pm
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(written by Lori McCormick)

Students and families might use the opportunity of Spring Break to visit colleges. Some students are visiting to decide if they will... More
Spring College Fairs
Jan 10, 2018 1:07 pm
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(written by Lori McCormick)

Spring is a perfect time for students starting to think about college to attend college fairs.

==B Why should I attend a college... More
My applications are submitted, now what?
Nov 30, 2017 1:57 pm
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(written by Lori McCormick)

I field this question frequently, so I figured it was worth sharing a few general tips to help guide you through those next steps:

1. Check... More
College Interviews
Oct 2, 2017 3:20 pm
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College interviews are a perfect opportunity for you to find out more about the college and for the college interviewer to learn more about you. I recently asked... More
The Common Application: essay advice from the source
Aug 23, 2017 3:50 pm
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(from the Common Application's Counselor's email listserve)

This year the Common Application revised and rolled out (some) new essay prompts.... More
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