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Colleges Think About the Future, But Families Must Think About the Now

Colleges think about the future in many ways. They invest, or divest in academic programs and facilities. They add services… Read More

Distant Revisit—Hampshire College (MA)

If you have worked as a college admissions advisor, you have probably heard a good “Hampshire College story” about a… Read More

Today I’m Proud of My Public High School Class

Forty-one years ago I graduated within one of the brightest classes in the history of my Central New Jersey public… Read More

Can You ‘Trade Up’ Through Transfer Admissions?

It’s very difficult to “trade up,” through transfer admissions into a more selective college than you entered the first time…. Read More

Will The ‘Career Course’ Hurt or Help On the Journey to College?

Back in my day, the only career courses that a college-bound student were likely to take were in accounting, computer… Read More