I marched in Chicago this past Saturday.

I marched in Chicago this past Saturday…It was a moving and powerful experience. https://goo.gl/oJFLoC

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A new book adds little to the college ad

A new book adds little to the college admission debate over standardized testing. See my new Forbes entry at https://goo.gl/CVSifg.

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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

Hello Friends– As you might have noticed, I haven’t been writing as much here as I have in the past. A lot of my writing energy and research about college admission have gone into my Forbes.com blog, which I write five times a month. So I’ve neglected this one.

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I’m going to get back to College Counseling Culture soon. In the meantime, here are a few Forbes.com entries you might be interested in:

“Curate” Your College List: https://goo.gl/7ycpWm

You Are What You Write: https://goo.gl/BxY4mK

College Is Work, Not Play: https://goo.gl/p1taUG

Political Divisions Loom Over Colleges: https://goo.gl/RyvfdL

So, some advice, some commentary. I hope you’ll visit me over at Forbes.com and I promise to get back here soon. Thanks for reading!

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DOJ’s Investigation Into College “Reverse Discrimination” Likely to Backfire

My latest post at Forbes.com suggests that the Dept. of Justice’s look at supposed discriminatory behavior at “elite” colleges and universities will only create a worse situation. Also, hasn’t the Supreme Court already spoken on this issue?

Let me know what you think: https://goo.gl/oqy1yd

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Using 529 Accounts to Pay for College

My latest entry at Forbes.com: https://goo.gl/89eCqf.

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