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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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Visiting Bucknell, Dickinson, Franklin and Marshall, Gettysburg, and Ursinus
May 8, 2015 2:14 pm
Comments: 11 | Views: 30,249

(Written by John Raftrey)
Recently I visited colleges in Central Pennsylvania and Philadelphia with members of the Higher Education Consultants Association, the... More
UC extends Transfer admissions application
Nov 9, 2016 2:32 pm
Comments: 0 | Views: 29,395

Good news for Transfer students!

The UC has decided to extend the deadline to apply until January.

Here is a ... More
Gunn Student Posts Video on Student Deaths and Stress
Nov 5, 2014 8:36 pm
Comments: 35 | Views: 28,162

Gunn senior Martha Cabot?s YouTube video comments on the recent death of a classmate and offers insight into what makes high school stressful. Video has gone viral... More
On Tour - The Highly Selective Liberal Arts Colleges: Occidental, Pitzer, and Scripps
Aug 21, 2014 10:22 am
Comments: 3 | Views: 27,510

Today we visit the highly selective small liberal arts colleges (SLACS) Occidental, Pitzer and Scripps. Pitzer and Scripps complete the Claremont Colleges Consortium... More
Juniors: Thinking About College
Dec 18, 2016 11:25 am
Comments: 3 | Views: 27,327

(written by Lori McCormick)

I have been fielding several questions from high school juniors, wondering when they should start thinking about college. My answer... More
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