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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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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
Comments: 0 | Views: 7,760

(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
Comments: 0 | Views: 4,322

(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
Comments: 0 | Views: 253

(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
The University of California’s flexible policies during COVID-19
Apr 2, 2020 3:29 pm
Comments: 7 | Views: 6,138

(written by Lori McCormick)

Yesterday, the University of California announced that they are going to ease up on admissions requirements for the current 2020 and... More
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