North Carolina College Road Trip: High Point University, UNC Chapel Hill, Davidson and Duke

At High Point University, Cottrell Hall includes The Flanagan Center for Student Success, which is known for experiential learning, including career and internship opportunities. As college admissions experts, we are frequently invited to multi-day, immersive campus visits to learn about new developments and better educate our clients. Our recent re-visit to High Point University in North Carolina ...

College Research: 5 Tips For Evaluating Fit

If you are a high school junior beginning your college search, you have probably perused a guide book such as The Fiske Guide To Colleges, visited college websites and maybe even logged into a popular college review site such as College Niche or Unigo. If you find that many of the college descriptions are starting to sound similar and you aren’t sure what to look for, you are not alone. Here are ...

Is a Women’s College Right for You?

By Margaret Nilson One often-overlooked option for college-bound women is a women’s college. While some young people may think such schools can be isolated from men and the “real world,” they actually can provide some of the finest undergraduate experiences as well as superior preparation for life after college. Many of this country’s women’s colleges are associated with coed institutions, ...

New Tools for the College Search

It is almost impossible to keep up with all the apps, books, search engines and websites about college. Here is a round up of some recent, noteworthy resources: YouVisit Video Tours offers the highest quality walking campus video tours I have seen. I watched the one for Indiana University in Bloomington since I will be visiting campus in April and wanted a preview. It felt very similar to a ...

College Research: Five Tips For Evaluating Fit

If you are a high school junior beginning your college search, you have probably perused a guide book such as The Fiske Guide To Colleges, visited college websites and maybe even logged into a popular college review site such as College Prowler or Unigo. If you find that many of the college descriptions are starting to sound similar and you aren’t sure what to look for, you are not alone. Here are ...

Class of 2013 Admissions: Lessons Learned

Colleges continue to make admissions decisions based on their quest for the best possible students, those who they think will actually matriculate and to some extent, those who are able to pay. Here are some lessons learned from this year’s admissions cycle: Many Applicants Accepted Early Decision. Many colleges admitted a significant percentage of the class during early decision. While many students ...

Capstone Projects Offer Real-World Experience

Many colleges and universities are now offering, and in some cases requiring, a senior project, also referred to as an independent study or a capstone project. Capstone projects have a scholarly purpose, merging the concepts students learn throughout their undergraduate career with an authentic research question. Students also learn skills that are applicable to their lives after college; working ...

Wittenberg University Reception for Students & Families

Wittenberg University is hosting an area reception in Chestnut Hill, MA for students and their families. Admitted students and all prospective Wittenberg students are encouraged to attend this event to learn more about the university. All details are below: Wittenberg Area Reception For Students and Families Tuesday, March 5, 2013 7:30-9 p.m. The Cottage Chestnut Hill 47 Boylston Street, Chestnut ...

Colleges in The Big Sky State

Top-notch skiing, hiking, football games and school spirit, strong academic offerings, less selective admissions requirements, great value. If this list caught your attention then you may want to take a look at Montana universities—University of Montana in Missoula and Montana State University—as part of your college search. I just returned from visiting these campuses so here is a brief overview ...

Early Applications Push Admissions Cycle Earlier in Junior Year

For high school juniors, college might seem like a long way off. Yet with early admissions programs continuing to report record applications (with due dates as early as November 1st of senior year), the timeline for students to begin evaluating colleges is creeping earlier into junior year. While students can visit colleges in the summer, it is not an ideal time as there are few students on campus ...
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