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Ideologues at heart, we tend to obsess about big picture values, such as education and transformation, through a love of data and the story it tells. Data often reveals truth; at the very least, it reveals ambiguities.
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The gift of a supplemental essay

10/26/20 By Ryan Perry The time of year is upon us when college lists are in ...

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Great honors programs and how to spot them

(Our interview with the guy who wrote the book!) We at RCM like to dig ...

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Beyond AP and IB: What makes an education “good?”

By Leigh Moore (9/29/20) Many thanks to my long-time friend, Tracie Catlett, for joining us on ...

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You don’t have to sign up for stress/Sept ’20 newsletter

Leigh Moore 22 September 2020 Hello, friends! In an effort to supply you with resources for the ...

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Hooked on a feeling? Not this year–and maybe that’s okay

Admissions is important, and we help students navigate that journey well, but the application process ...

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Two qualities of a great college personal essay

All great stories share two qualities: detail and authenticity. I believe college admissions officers look ...

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