Posts by Kelly M. Rawlings

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‘Test Optional’ Equals ‘Extra Credit Possible’

Many, if not most, colleges are enacting “test optional” policies for applicants for the 2020 (and in some cases 2021)...

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In Defense of the Mediocre High School Schedule

After a nearly two decade college admissions stint, I took a step away from the full-time rat race last year....

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Considering Online High School: 8 Questions to Ask

A month or so ago many of us were still dreaming of August Back to School shopping. I love images...

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Online High School: When ‘Logging In’ Is a Better Fit Than ‘Going To’

Do you have a kid who thrived with online learning during the big COVID closure? Is the idea of going...

COVID College Search: Tours, Student Panels, and Fairs In Your PJs

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, rising high school seniors would likely be spending some time during the summer and fall visiting...