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Christopher Logan

Christopher Logan is a college counselor at Collegewise. His goal is to help students and parents alike by reducing their stress while being both honest and compassionate about the admissions process. He’s a champion ballroom dancer, National Merit Scholar, and two-time recipient of Yale’s Light Fellowship. And did we mention that he speaks French, Spanish, and Korean?

Summer Planning

Setting Up a Successful Summer
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By Christopher Logan
February 16, 2022 | 9 minute read

Editor's note: if you're looking for even more specific guidance on summer programs and what options to consider this summer, make sure tocheck out our Summer Planning guide.

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Life Advice for Teens

Ally Is a Verb, Not a Noun
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By Christopher Logan
June 16, 2021 | 7 minute read

Happy Pride Month, everyone! As we all race to Target to purchase every piece of their beautiful pride merch and participate in another month of rainbow capitalism, I thought it might be a...

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What Colleges Look For

Undecided Does Not Mean Uninterested
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By Christopher Logan
February 3, 2021 | 6 minute read

Some students know what they want to study in college before they even get to high school. They’ve had their sights set on engineering school since the first time they logged onto a...

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Book Recommendations

10 of the Best (and Worst) Sci-Fi Books for Students
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By Christopher Logan
October 30, 2020 | 7 minute read

Someone decided it was a good idea to let me continue ranting about books, so here we are. I’m a mathematician who only had books for friends as a kid, and my fiancé is a Mars Rover...

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Book Recommendations

Petty Prose, Written with Wit: 11 Books Full of Satire and Sarcasm
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By Christopher Logan
October 14, 2020 | 5 minute read

Welcome back to “opinions no one asked for” with Christopher Logan! In today’s episode, I’m talking about some of my favorite facetious fiction. If you’re in the market for a book and you...

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Choosing a College

Debunking Myths about HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges)
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By Christopher Logan
September 30, 2020 | 4 minute read

Yes, they are a thing. Yes, they are awesome. Every year, students ask “how about Howard?” want to hear “more about Morehouse,” or need me to “speak on Spelman.” Though I did not attend an...

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