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What Parents Should Do During A Campus Visit

W. Kent Barnds | Posted 07.01.2016 | Education
W. Kent Barnds

Parents are important partners in the college search process, so I wish more parents would ask what they should do during a campus visit. I suspect th...

8 Strategies to Make the Most of a Spring Break College Tour

Hélène Tragos Stelian | Posted 01.05.2017 | College
Hélène Tragos Stelian

Thinking about taking your high school junior on a college tour this spring? The timing is usually ideal, with students starting to engage more seriously in the college discussion and ready to get a firsthand look at promising schools.

How to Make the Most of "Admitted Student" Days

Chuck Cohn | Posted 06.28.2015 | College
Chuck Cohn

Consider bringing a camera to Admitted Student Days in order to document the campus. Some great photos can help you remember both the advantages and disadvantages of each school once you return home.

6 Ingenious Ways to Save Money on College Applications

Gianna Sen-Gupta | Posted 11.18.2014 | College
Gianna Sen-Gupta

Paying for college doesn't just begin in your first semester freshman year. Rather, prospective college students can expect to start funding their higher education in high school--when they send in their college applications.

College Visits Can Make a Real Difference; "Do It" if You Can!

Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz | Posted 11.12.2012 | College
Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz

Few experiences can give you a better feel for whether or not a college is a good fit for you than actually visiting a school. Here are some ways to get the most out of your college visits.


The Huffington Post | Alyssa Creamer | Posted 08.06.2012 | College

As more colleges feature virtual campus tours online, prospective students can explore a school's grounds without ever setting foot on campus. It's...

9 Questions You Should Ask On College Tours

By Jessenia Martinez Jessenia is a senior at Benito Juarez High School. She’s a reporter for The Mash, a weekly teen publication distributed to C...

5 Ways To Ruin A College Visit (Hint: Leave Your BFFs At Home!)

| Kayla Riley | Posted 01.31.2012 | Home

You've finally narrowed down a few of your favorite colleges, and after stacking your desk high with college brochures, you're ready to take the next ...

Cloudy Days Make Campuses More Appealing: Study

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A University of Pennsylvania professor has discovered that prospective students who visit college campuses on overcast days are 9 percent more likely ...