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By Heaja Kim, Independent College Admissions Consultant, KKM College Consulting

 
A couple of years ago, I read about an interesting study that attributed the difference in how peoples of the East and the West think to the labor requirements …

Group Tours: Providing Access

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I know campus tours can be a great tool for access. Every year more students than I can count write about the moment they arrived at a college campus and suddenly realized that they had found the place for them. …

By Pamela Baker, Independent Admissions Consultant, Right College Choice

On the first day of my son’s freshman year I reported to a classroom full of parents by following instructions on the card I received in the mail.  I was glad …

Students and educators are invited to attend the San Francisco STEM College and Career Fair to be held on Sunday, November 6 at the South San Francisco Conference Center 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.  As economic projections point out a …

By Gabrielle Dorsey

In 2012, President Obama created a program known as DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals), which promised to change the game for undocumented students. While there are several qualifications and restrictions for the program, generally speaking, it …

Presidential Pontifications

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By Ed Devine

White House Reach Higher Initiative – California Style
Unprecedented Partnership Will Drive the Mission

First Lady, Michelle Obama, created the Reach Higher Initiative to encourage every student in America to take charge of their post-secondary education plans.  …

The fifth and final installment in a series of posts dedicated to a deeper-than-usual dive into the college admissions process.

By Jenny Umhofer

Many pixels have been parsed over the subject of “the future of college admissions.”  These forward-looking conversations …

By Curtis Morisaki

The Journey

McCloud, California may not be a highly populated place but it’s the hometown of a higher education and social justice trailblazer. Valerie Bordeaux, Director of University Outreach and School Relations at California State University, Long …

Guest blog by Laura Holguin, M.A., P.P.S., counselor at Leadership Public Schools: Hayward

“What is it that you are looking for in a college?” a question I often ask students on a daily basis. Their responses vary: a specific major …