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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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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: 38,439

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
On Tour - The Highly Selective Liberal Arts Colleges: Occidental, Pitzer, and Scripps
Aug 21, 2014 10:22 am
Comments: 3 | Views: 35,275

Today we visit the highly selective small liberal arts colleges (SLACS) Occidental, Pitzer and Scripps. Pitzer and Scripps complete the Claremont Colleges Consortium... More
Gunn Student Posts Video on Student Deaths and Stress
Nov 5, 2014 8:36 pm
Comments: 35 | Views: 33,547

Gunn senior Martha Cabot?s YouTube video comments on the recent death of a classmate and offers insight into what makes high school stressful. Video has gone viral... More
UC extends Transfer admissions application
Nov 9, 2016 2:32 pm
Comments: 0 | Views: 33,380

Good news for Transfer students!

The UC has decided to extend the deadline to apply until January.

Here is a ... More
Juniors: Thinking About College
Dec 18, 2016 11:25 am
Comments: 3 | Views: 31,681

(written by Lori McCormick)

I have been fielding several questions from high school juniors, wondering when they should start thinking about college. My answer... More
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