Category Archives: high school

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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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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What Colleges Could Do About College Admission, Part 3

Most of the changes being advocated regarding college admission focus on students, families, schools, and organizations changing their ways. “Relax!” say colleges. “Do your best and don’t worry about the results.” Students are enjoined to be “nicer” and more sincere … Continue reading

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The College Process as Existential Crisis

Students going through the college process may be experiencing an existential crisis before they’re ready for it. Continue reading

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