Thinking About College | John Raftrey And Lori McCormick | Palo Alto Online |

Local Blogs

Thinking About College
Thinking About College

By John Raftrey And Lori McCormick

E-mail John Raftrey And Lori McCormick | Follow this Blog

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)

Sort by: Most Recent | Most Popular

My Pet Peeves
Feb 17, 2020 11:20 pm
Comments: 7 | Views: 3,542

Written by John Raftrey

Well juniors, it’s time to start getting serious about applying to college. To get started, here are my pet peeves that are designed... More
STEM and the Humanities
May 26, 2019 2:30 pm
Comments: 1 | Views: 3,485

(written by Lori McCormick)

Last week I attended a college counseling conference. Over the course of the week, I visited college campuses and attended a variety... More
Colleges still accepting applications
May 5, 2020 9:50 am
Comments: 0 | Views: 3,203

(Written by Lori McCormick)

Did you apply to college and are not satisfied with your outcomes?

Did you have a change of heart and decide you want to apply... More
Thank Your Counselors. It's National School Counseling Week
Feb 3, 2020 8:17 pm
Comments: 0 | Views: 3,098

Written by John Raftrey

Today kicks off National School Counseling Week in the United States.

Please, everybody, do two things this week:
1) Stop by your... More
Finding Your Calling
Feb 24, 2020 1:58 pm
Comments: 1 | Views: 2,891

(Written by Lori McCormick)

My father passed away a few months ago. Sitting in the funeral home’s office waiting to meet our Funeral Director, Erin Arteaga,... More
<< < 18 19 20 21 22 > >>
Page 20 of 22

ARCHIVES


Get fact-based reporting on the COVID-19 crisis sent to your inbox daily.

A tea house, a speakeasy, a beloved restaurant: The Van's in Belmont has closed for good
By Elena Kadvany | 6 comments | 8,332 views

Everything’s relative in life, and yesterday will not be tomorrow
By Diana Diamond | 16 comments | 2,548 views

Premarital and Couples: Taking Breaks (Fallow Time)
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,645 views

We are testing geoengineering, and that is a good thing
By Sherry Listgarten | 8 comments | 1,638 views

A Book Connecting the Generations
By Cheryl Bac | 1 comment | 1,369 views

 

Who is your local hero?

Whether they're grocery shopping for a neighbor or volunteering for a nonprofit, you can spread the joy and support our journalism efforts by giving them a shout-out.

Learn More