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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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Road Trip to Oregon Colleges
Jul 2, 2014 6:35 pm
Comments: 2 | Views: 22,674

(Written by John Raftrey)

A few weeks ago I spent time touring five Oregon colleges with a busload of independent college counselors with the Higher Education... More
When to start thinking about college ? Rising Seniors
Jun 21, 2014 5:07 pm
Comments: 5 | Views: 17,448

(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
Harvard drops the requirement for SAT Subjects Tests. What you should do for Harvard and other schools, too.
Jun 11, 2014 2:01 pm
Comments: 7 | Views: 33,840

Harvard made college news last month when they announced that SAT Subject Tests would no longer be required. If you are a low income or first... More
Choosing a Major - avoid the ?shoulda, woulda, coulda?
Jun 1, 2014 3:46 pm
Comments: 7 | Views: 14,889

This blog entry was written by Lori and is her first post!

I recently reconnected with a former student who graduated from a UC this year. A few short months... More
Congratulations To Grads (Parents, Please Step To The Back)
May 27, 2014 9:41 pm
Comments: 7 | Views: 21,623

This blog was written by John and is his first blog post!

It's that time of year again when Palo Alto parents of high school graduates congratulate each other... More
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