Category Archives: college admission

Test-Optional Schools Grow & Now Include U of Chicago

See my post at Forbes.com: https://goo.gl/yjmZmj.

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Curating Your College List, Writing the Application Essay, College as Work, and Wondering About Colleges’ Effect On Society: New Forbes Entries

Some college application advice and some commentary. Enjoy! Continue reading

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Colleges and Politics

My latest entry at Forbes.com cautions everyone not to paint colleges and universities with too broad a political brush. Check it out at https://goo.gl/UAy2dj.

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Perspectives on College and College Admission: Some Reading

Feeling guilty about not reading “how to get into college” books? Try these related but wider-ranging books for a break. Continue reading

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College Admission Anxiety is a Systemic Problem

I haven’t posted here in a while because I’m writing for my Forbes.com blog. But my most recent entries are about how the college admission system is a major cause of anxiety and pressure in kids and families. Here’s the … Continue reading

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