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Thinking About College

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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Ten Steps to Get Started with Financial Aid
Sep 14, 2014 9:09 pm
Comments: 2 | Views: 19,386

(Written by John Raftrey)
This blog inspired by a comment from a Palo Verde "Parent" posted last week!

The blog post is to get you started. I recommend... More
Why I love community college
Nov 7, 2014 10:12 pm
Comments: 11 | Views: 18,556


(Written by Lori McCormick)

Guaranteed admissions (with a GED or high school diploma), affordable tuition ($46 per unit), 112 campuses to choose from, ... More
When to start thinking about college ? Rising Seniors
Jun 21, 2014 5:07 pm
Comments: 5 | Views: 18,509

(Written by Lori McCormick)

Since this blog is titled, "Thinking About College," I figured it would be the perfect platform for addressing WHEN to start thinking... More
When to start thinking about college when you aren?t thinking about college
Aug 7, 2014 9:43 pm
Comments: 2 | Views: 18,405



(Written by Lori McCormick)


In my two previous posts, I wrote about the importance of preparing for college when students are in their last two years... More
New York College Tours
Dec 1, 2016 7:37 am
Comments: 1 | Views: 18,395

(Written by Lori McCormick)


On a recent trip to New York City, I had the pleasure of visiting colleges I had never seen before. I had a few students in mind... More
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