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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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College Visit: Lehigh and Lafayette
May 17, 2015 10:37 pm
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The following blog was written by my friend and colleague Christine Lee who is an independent college counselor in Kenwood, CA.- JR

My recent tours of Lehigh... More
Road Trip to Oregon Colleges
Jul 2, 2014 6:35 pm
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(Written by John Raftrey)

A few weeks ago I spent time touring five Oregon colleges with a busload of independent college counselors with the Higher Education... More
College Freshmen: Avoiding the Pitfalls
Aug 29, 2014 2:44 pm
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(Written by Lori McCormick)

It is Back to School season! College freshmen and their families are checking off their "to do" lists before loading up the... More
New York City College Tours, Part Two: NYU, CUNY Baruch, and NYIT
Jan 19, 2015 9:30 am
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(Written by Lori McCormick)

Several weeks ago I wrote an article on New York City college tours. In case you missed part one, ... More
New York City College Tours - Part One (Pace University and St. John?s)
Dec 4, 2014 9:43 am
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(written by Lori McCormick)

I spent three days touring New York City colleges this past October. In those three days, I visited five colleges: Pace University,... More
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