Why You Should Visit Your Top Choice College One More Time

Why You Should Visit Your Top Choice College One More Time

If you live on the east coast and your top choices are all in California, making another trip (or even a first one) might not…

Campus Beauty and Two Beasts

Campus Beauty and Two Beasts

Feeling alone as you swim through the terrifying waters known as the college admission process? Have no fear! We have several seniors blogging about ups,…

5 Things to Look for on Any College Tour

5 Things to Look for on Any College Tour

When I took my first college tour, I was scared out of my mind, and I wandered around with the tour guide listening for important…

How to Say “No” When Considering a College

How to Say “No” When Considering a College

Summer is the time to begin compiling the infamous List. The List is the pool of colleges that high school seniors draw upon for visits,…

10 Things I Wish I Asked During College Visits

10 Things I Wish I Asked During College Visits

I used to love reading about what to ask on a college tour. The lists ranged from some of the largest news sources to random…

How to Slay Your College Tour

How to Slay Your College Tour

Ah, the college tour – so often undertaken by the naïve prospective student, and so often underutilized due to poor planning, stress, and general pre-application…

4 Unexpected Things to Pay Attention to on a College Visit

4 Unexpected Things to Pay Attention to on a College Visit

It is extremely useful to go into college visits having a sense of what is important to you in a potential school since these visits…

What College Students Are Doing When You Visit Our School

What College Students Are Doing When You Visit Our School

College tours are exciting. It’s a completely novel experience, being surrounded by an entirely new environment that could be your future home in the next…

What College Tour Guides Won’t Tell You

What College Tour Guides Won’t Tell You

College tour guides: they’re the chipper, well-dressed Beatrices ready to usher you through admissions purgatory and into college heaven. They’ll show you it all –…

Which Colleges Should You Visit?

Which Colleges Should You Visit?

So you have your college list–now what? If you have more than six or seven schools it will probably be impossible for you to visit…

What To Do If You Can’t Take the “Summer College Tour”

What To Do If You Can’t Take the “Summer College Tour”

One right of passage of the college process is the summer college tour, where students and their parents scour the land for that perfect school….

The Importance of “Vibe” When Choosing Your College

The Importance of “Vibe” When Choosing Your College

In April of my junior year, I was planning on applying to the University of Pennsylvania early decision. I’d done my research: it had the…

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