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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
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
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
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