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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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Accepted or Rejected Let's All Be Supportive During Decision Month
Mar 4, 2020 8:41 pm
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Written by John Raftrey

This post is for both students and parents.

For the student:

This is going to be a tough month.
Almost every senior will get a... More
National Decision Day
Mar 1, 2020 8:07 am
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(Written by Lori McCormick)

March tends to be a busy month for students (and families!) anxiously waiting for the final round of college acceptance notifications.... More
National Decision Day
Mar 1, 2020 8:07 am
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(Written by Lori McCormick)

March tends to be a busy month for students (and families!) anxiously waiting for the final round of college acceptance notifications.... More
Finding Your Calling
Feb 24, 2020 1:58 pm
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(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
My Pet Peeves
Feb 17, 2020 11:20 pm
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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
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