Thinking About College | John Raftrey And Lori McCormick | Almanac Online |

Local Blogs

Thinking About College
Thinking About College

By John Raftrey And Lori McCormick

E-mail John Raftrey And Lori McCormick | Follow this Blog

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)

Sort by: Most Recent | Most Popular

My Pet Peeves
Feb 17, 2020 11:20 pm
Comments: 7 | Views: 6,078

Written by John Raftrey

Well juniors, it’s time to start getting serious about applying to college. To get started, here are my pet peeves that are designed... More
Please Apply So We Can Reject You!
Feb 10, 2020 9:30 pm
Comments: 9 | Views: 7,771

This is the time of year when juniors are hit with all kinds of college marketing propaganda. Some of it makes it sound like the school is ready to admit the student.... More
Thank Your Counselors. It's National School Counseling Week
Feb 3, 2020 8:17 pm
Comments: 0 | Views: 5,562

Written by John Raftrey

Today kicks off National School Counseling Week in the United States.

Please, everybody, do two things this week:
1) Stop by your... More
Opposites Attract (Students) in New Mexico
Jan 30, 2020 11:04 pm
Comments: 3 | Views: 7,589

Written by John Raftrey

I was in New Mexico a few weeks ago and came back with some interesting ideas after visiting two schools on the opposite ends of the higher... More
UC Application Redesign
Jun 6, 2019 9:43 am
Comments: 0 | Views: 0

(written by Lori McCormick)

The University of California application is getting a new look! The outdated application is being refreshed and new technologies... More
<< < 1 2 3 4 5 > >>
Page 3 of 23

ARCHIVES

Stay informed.

Get the day's top headlines from Almanac Online sent to your inbox in the Express newsletter.

Your electric panel
By Sherry Listgarten | 8 comments | 5,788 views

Seeing stars: Peninsula restaurants shine in the 2021 Michelin Guide
By The Peninsula Foodist | 1 comment | 5,317 views

"When you make the sacrifice in marriage . . .
By Chandrama Anderson | 2 comments | 4,932 views

Democracy and our police departments
By Diana Diamond | 3 comments | 2,023 views