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Thinking About College

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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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Revisiting UCSB
Aug 15, 2016 6:52 pm
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(Written by Lori McCormick)

Happy back-to-school! I took a short break this summer to spend time with my family and visit a couple of colleges along the way.... More
Changes to the 2017-2018 FAFSA
May 31, 2016 11:23 am
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written by Lori McCormick)


A recent Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) update was circulated by the College Board to college counselors, and I... More
College Openings 2016
May 13, 2016 7:06 am
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If you are having second thoughts about not finishing your college applications last fall, or aren't wildly excited about any of the colleges you were accepted to,... More
National College Decision Day
Apr 21, 2016 11:11 am
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(Written by Lori McCormick)

National College Decision Day is on May 1st. What this means is that a student must officially send their intent to register forms... More
UC’s Change Application Essay Prompts
Mar 26, 2016 3:50 pm
Comments: 14 | Views: 16,159

(written by John Raftrey)

The University of California announced this week it is eliminating the two essay prompts in their current application and replacing... More
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