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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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Operation Varsity Blues
Mar 14, 2019 7:24 pm
Comments: 8 | Views: 1,650

(written by Lori McCormick)

Considering recent news around, Operation Varsity Blues, the largest college admissions scandal ever prosecuted by the Department... More
Harvard changes Advanced Standing program
Mar 1, 2019 11:00 am
Comments: 0 | Views: 1,701


Farewell, AP and IB college credit.

Starting in fall 2020, Harvard University will no longer recognize pre-matriculated credits from student's high school... More
College Tours
Feb 18, 2019 9:26 am
Comments: 0 | Views: 1,837

(Written by Lori McCormick)

With spring break college tour planning underway, parents and students, here are some questions commonly addressed during college... More
Summer Programs – the Pros and Cons
Jan 31, 2019 3:16 pm
Comments: 0 | Views: 1,963

(Written by Lori McCormick, Marc Thompson and Rebecca Bjorklund from College Advising Team)

Colleges across the country offer an assortment of pre-college programs... More
UCSB's CCS program
Dec 11, 2018 2:19 pm
Comments: 1 | Views: 3,958

(Written by Lori McCormick)

The University of California at Santa Barbara’s College of Creative Studies, established in 1967, is celebrating their 50th anniversary... More
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