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The Importance of Campus Visits

I visited Lake Forest College for the first time recently.

I had never been to campus before; despite having grown up in the Chicago area, my exposure to the North Shore was limited to listening to the melodic tunes of Norah Jones at Ravinia. 352 more words

Upper School

Parent alert: Millions start college but don’t finish (Examiner)

Over the past two decades, more than 31 million students started college but failed to graduate according to Signature Report 7 from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center in conjunction with the University of Indiana’s Project on Academic Success.

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College Planning

College Fair is TONIGHT!

Reminder!  The College Fair is tonight at FMCC, from 6:30-8:00.  Hope to see our juniors and seniors there!

Guidance News

Advice From a High School Student On Creating A College List (College Mapper)

Selecting a college to put on your list can be hard. Choosing what city or what state can be even harder. I would know. I just went through the college selection and…

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College Planning

Featured College: SUNY Potsdam

A representative from SUNY Potsdam will be visiting Fort Plain High School on Tuesday, October 21.  Interested students should stop in to the guidance office to sign up. 84 more words

College Admissions

How to Ace Your College Interview

I gave a presentation at Beverly Hills High School yesterday to seniors applying to a pretty tough list of colleges!  Most of the 60 students to whom I presented already had interviews lined up within the next few weeks.  234 more words

More Ways To Get Inspired

Fall has definitely arrived. My front doorstep is beginning to pile high with leaves, and my inbox is overflowing with emails from colleges and universities. The change in season seems to kick-start the collegiate lecture and workshop circuit, just when I’m looking for some artistic inspiration and am ready to spend more time indoors. 176 more words