7 Things Your College Tour Guide Wishes You Knew

7 Things Your College Tour Guide Wishes You Knew

I have been fortunate enough to have the experience of being a tour guide for my college. With this experience has come everything from amazing…

How to Take Advantage of Your College Tours

How to Take Advantage of Your College Tours

It’s that time of year (I’m a tour guide, I know). It’s the time when thousands of prospective and admitted students flood college campuses, wide-eyed…

7 Great On-Campus Jobs

7 Great On-Campus Jobs

On-campus jobs are great because they are flexible, they’re resume builders, you gain a lot of experience, and they might even help you figure out…

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…

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 –…

7 College Clubs That Improve Your Resume

7 College Clubs That Improve Your Resume

Congratulations! You’ve completed all of the college applications, waited those suspenseful months, and accepted an invitation to the school of your choice. You’re officially a…

Walking Backwards: The State of Mind of a College Tour Guide

Walking Backwards: The State of Mind of a College Tour Guide

For an hour and a half each week people are genuinely interested when I talk about myself. Parents are hanging on my every word, ready…

TP’s Complete Guide to Having an Awesome College Trip

TP’s Complete Guide to Having an Awesome College Trip

You can comb through the pamphlets, you can scour the website, and you can have an awkward Skype conversation with your mom’s friend’s brother who graduated from…

The Influences of Tour Guides & Weather

The Influences of Tour Guides & Weather

Believe it or not, although I applied to 17 schools, there were over 30 on my initial list. So how does someone who has almost…

Confessions of a College Tour Guide

Confessions of a College Tour Guide

The college tour is an amazing experience. You get to spend crucial time with a student who goes to the school, see all the parts…

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