September 18, 2018

There are always some mixed emotions about visiting a college or university that you’ve been daydreaming about when you’re supposed to be paying attention to...

November 29, 2018
It can be difficult to evaluate whether or not a college is right for you, especially if you can’t do an in-person visit . Especially if you’re applying to a lot of colleges that are scattered around the country, it can be almost impossible, both logistically and financially, to visit all of them in-person. Luckily, most universities post tons of information on social media that can give you insights into the school’s culture.
October 17, 2018

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What Are My Visiting Options?

There are quite a few ways to go about visiting potential colleges and...

August 18, 2018

The creation of the term “Road Warrior” is often attributed to Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior. This is the movie where Mel Gibson wanders around a...

September 18, 2018

It’s hard to coax students into educational activities during a typical summer, but the warm months before senior year are especially hard, yet the most...

September 18, 2018

One of the ultimate victories for any admissions officer is when your prospects make that leap from computer screen to campus visit. They pick a...

September 18, 2018

There are honestly quite a few ways to go about visiting potential colleges and universities, so you can take advantage of as many as you...

September 18, 2018

Colleges and universities take every form you could imagine, from compact city buildings to spread-out rural campuses. Living in an entirely new environment is thrilling,...

September 17, 2018

Small colleges and universities, or institutions with 1,000 students or less, offer students a more intimate experience. Classes are small and less likely to be...

September 17, 2018

You should aim for your dreams in the undergraduate application process, but you can’t be certain of anything. It's important to apply to at least one college or...

September 17, 2018

If you're able to stay overnight at a campus you are interested in, that is a great opportunity to really imagine yourself living and studying there. Accordingly,...

September 17, 2018

A college or university tour will highlight the best things that a campus has to offer. You should ask questions beyond what’s presented in order to get...

September 14, 2018

As high school juniors and seniors begin to craft lists of colleges and universities they’d like to attend, it’s important to remember that not every...

September 13, 2018

The New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) is an association of 11 private liberal arts schools in New England, specifically Maine, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut and New...

September 13, 2018

In many ways, the East Coast and the West Coast have completely different cultures and lifestyles. New England is very different California. Even so, there...

September 13, 2018

Which of the following groups enjoys the greatest undergraduate admission advantage?

  1. Minority students
  2. Middle-income students
  3. Upper-class students

If you picked choice number three, then you...

September 13, 2018

Many potential artists pursue degrees in visual art or design at colleges or universities that offer non-related programs. Also, many schools allow students to pursue a...

September 12, 2018

The following is a short list of colleges and universities that are well known for the strength of their transfer programs. Additionally, these institutions consciously maintain...