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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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Harvard changes Advanced Standing program
Mar 1, 2019 11:00 am
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Farewell, AP and IB college credit.

Starting in fall 2020, Harvard University will no longer recognize pre-matriculated credits from student's high school... More
College Tours
Feb 18, 2019 9:26 am
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(Written by Lori McCormick)

With spring break college tour planning underway, parents and students, here are some questions commonly addressed during college... More
Summer Programs – the Pros and Cons
Jan 31, 2019 3:16 pm
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(Written by Lori McCormick, Marc Thompson and Rebecca Bjorklund from College Advising Team)

Colleges across the country offer an assortment of pre-college programs... More
UCSB's CCS program
Dec 11, 2018 2:19 pm
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(Written by Lori McCormick)

The University of California at Santa Barbara’s College of Creative Studies, established in 1967, is celebrating their 50th anniversary... More
Honesty is the Best Policy
Oct 31, 2018 1:58 pm
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Many students are applying to their early application colleges this week. When it comes to essays, my job as an independent admissions counselor is to help students... More
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