How to Plan a College Visit

Visiting a college is an important step in deciding where you want to go after high school. Getting a proper feel for where you might spend the next four years is extremely helpful. Here are a few tips when planning your college visit. Go During Academic Session While it may be appealing to plan your …

Brandname Isn’t Always Best: Colleges That Change Lives

When you’re searching for your college, it’s always recommended to do some research into the right school for you. This includes taking a close look at their majors and minors, investigating their employment rate after graduation, and checking their tuition, but it can also involves taking a trip to the university to make sure it …

College Visit: Winter Break Edition

When you read the words “college visit” what do you picture? Do you see a busy campus filled with students hurrying to classes, a couple of tour groups, and the leaves beginning to change colors? Or do you see yourself strolling around a quieter campus in a t-shirt and shorts during summer? Well, what about …

Use Winter Break to Search for Colleges

I know that the last thing you want to hear while on a break from school is that you should do some studying for your future school, but don’t click away just yet, stick with me. During winter break, you don’t have to worry about tests or homework or school-based activities like sports or clubs. …

The Pros and Cons of a Virtual Campus Tour

Technology has come a long, long way in the last twenty years or so, and one amazing bit of technical wizardy has emerged in that time—the internet. With the world wide web, people are more connected around the globe than ever before. Information is right at your fingertips, a few keystrokes and clicks away. But …

How to De-Stress the College Search Process

Searching for colleges isn’t always an easy process, especially if you’re not sure of what you’re looking for in a school. Perhaps you don’t know whether you want to attend a private or public college, or maybe you’re caught between staying close to home and going out-of-state. No matter your dilemma, there are fun and …

Pros and Cons of Attending a College Far From Home

Choosing which college to attend is an important and often challenging decision that High School students face. A myriad of factors come into play from financial need and offered majors to extra-curricular activities and job placement. Another factor to be considered is location and how far away from home the school is. As high school …