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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 … Continue reading

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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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Colleges and Politics

My latest entry at Forbes.com cautions everyone not to paint colleges and universities with too broad a political brush. Check it out at https://goo.gl/UAy2dj.

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See My Latest Entry at Forbes.com: One Big Mistake to Avoid

Don’t try to conform to colleges; make them conform to you. See my latest entry HERE.      

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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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Try an “Experience Surrogate” When Researching Colleges

My latest Forbes.com piece riffs on a NY Times article downplaying the campus tour in favor of using “experience surrogates” when trying to learn about a college. Could be good…It’s not “Handmaid’s Tale” surrogacy, but you can get a good … Continue reading

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College Admission Anxiety is a Systemic Problem

I haven’t posted here in a while because I’m writing for my Forbes.com blog. But my most recent entries are about how the college admission system is a major cause of anxiety and pressure in kids and families. Here’s the … Continue reading

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