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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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Preparing for college interviews
Sep 28, 2016 10:00 pm
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(Written by Lori McCormick)

College representatives offer interviews to students prior to submitting their applications. For those of you who are preparing... More
Tackling Test Anxiety
Sep 8, 2016 10:03 pm
Comments: 2 | Views: 2,469

(Written by Guest Blogger, Rhonda Racine, Founder of Lydian Academy in Menlo Park)

Are you a good test­-taker?

Are your test grades an accurate reflection... More
Revisiting UCSB
Aug 15, 2016 6:52 pm
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(Written by Lori McCormick)

Happy back-to-school! I took a short break this summer to spend time with my family and visit a couple of colleges along the way.... More
Changes to the 2017-2018 FAFSA
May 31, 2016 11:23 am
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written by Lori McCormick)

A recent Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) update was circulated by the College Board to college counselors, and I... More
College Openings 2016
May 13, 2016 7:07 am
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If you are having second thoughts about not finishing your college applications last fall, or aren't wildly excited about any of the colleges you were accepted to,... More
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