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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 wizardry has emerged in that time—the internet. With the worldwide web, people are more connected around the globe than ever before. Information is right at your fingertips, a few keystrokes and clicks away. But anyone …
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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 …
choosing a college far from home
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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 …
There are some do's and don'ts of college fairs
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Do’s and Don’ts: College Fairs

College fairs are a great way to explore schools you’re interested in, or learn more information about them. We’ve already stressed the importance of attending college fairs in another post, but this time around let’s talk about what you should do (or not do) while attending. DO: Research Which Schools are Attending Before the fair, …
A college fair is a great place to learn more about certain colleges
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Why You Should Attend a College Fair as a High School Student

Like a job fair, a college fair is a collection of different colleges that have a table or booth and present information about their school. They are a great place to learn more about specific colleges you may be interested in. Typically they will have hand-outs, presentations, and representatives that can answer any questions you …
Here's a list of schools with great disability resources
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Schools with Great Resources for Students with Special Needs

Students with special needs might not have considered continuing into post-secondary education after high school. College can be a daunting process for any student, and it can also be tough to figure out how to advocate for yourself to ensure your needs are met. Luckily, disability resources on campuses help students with various physical, intellectual, …
How to find a college for visually impaired students
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How to Find the Perfect College as a Visually Impaired Student

Unlike with wheelchair-accessible colleges, you might not be able to Google which college campuses are the most suitable for visually impaired students. Because of the spectrum for those with visual impairments—visually impaired, legally blind, and totally blind—there is likely no surefire thing universities can do about their campuses being easily navigable. In addition, each student …
You should consider attending a medium sized college
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Why a Medium-Sized College Might be Right For You

Without visiting college campuses, it’s hard to get a feel for how a college’s size will influence your experience as a student. But trust me on this: a medium sized college is the ideal fit. What is a medium sized college? College websites offer their various definitions, but the consensus generally falls in the 2,000 …
Finding a wheelchair accessible and friendly campus is important to many students.
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Best Wheelchair Accessible Colleges

Students focus on different things when deciding what colleges or universities to attend. Things like the majors that it offers, the academic programs, the dorms, the sports team, and many others are aspects most students find out before deciding. But what if you are a wheelchair student? You’ll have to look for wheelchair accessible campuses …