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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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March Madness for Seniors
Feb 28, 2021 7:21 pm
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This blog post was written by John Raftrey

Every March is always a tense month for seniors as they await their admission decisions.
This will be the most gut-wrenching... More
Judge Rules UC's Cannot use SAT/ACT in Admissions This Year
Sep 1, 2020 4:57 pm
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Alameda Superior Court Judge Brad Seligman today issued a preliminary injunction preventing the UC's from using test scores in determining admission or scholarship... More
Common Application and COVID-19
May 13, 2020 2:14 pm
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(written by Lori McCormick)

The Common Application, which is used by over 800 colleges, is adding a new question to their 2020-2021 application this upcoming... More
Colleges still accepting applications
May 5, 2020 9:50 am
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(Written by Lori McCormick)

Did you apply to college and are not satisfied with your outcomes?

Did you have a change of heart and decide you want to apply... More
Decision Day during a global health pandemic
May 1, 2020 12:20 pm
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(written by Lori McCormick)

National Decision Day is today. This means that high school students across the country have until the end of the business day commit... More
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