Category Archives: college

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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NACAC Notes, Columbus OH, 2016

Some thoughts on the latest annual conference of the National Association for College Admission Counseling. I attended several sessions, including Juan Sanchez’s talk. As usual, I saw many colleagues and had a chance to catch up, even if only on the … Continue reading

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Over at Forbes.com

Majoring in an obscure language or esoteric subject doesn’t condemn a student to itinerant professorship or garrett living. See my latest post at Forbes.com: http://tinyurl.com/hb9bn93

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Getting Here From There

Crabby is seized with a kind of nostalgia… Since I read about, talk about, and teach about college admission and the college process all the time, I am constantly flashing back to my own college experience. Hearing about the bad behavior … Continue reading

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