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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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10 Tips For This Year?s Common App
Oct 7, 2014 1:54 pm
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(written by John Raftrey)
Early decision and early action applications start becoming due at the end of the month. To make sure your Common App is in good shape,... More
Juniors: Thinking About College
Dec 18, 2016 11:25 am
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(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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Benefiting local non-profits
The 36th annual Moonlight Run and Walk is Friday evening, October 2, wherever you are! Proceeds go to the Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund, benefiting local non-profits that serve families and children in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties. Join us under the light of the full Harvest Moon on a 5K walk, 5K run, 10K run or half marathon.