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Rank the College Before the Campus Visit

It was simple really. I wanted to get a sense of what my college-bound teen thought about a particular college before we went on the campus visit. So, I came up with a simple question to get him to rank a college before the campus visit.

Get Ready to Accept an Offer of Admission

College admission offers are in and now my son is evaluating which option is the best fit. Another round of college visits is coming up.

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Visiting Colleges in Chicago? Consider a Weekend in the Windy City

Chicago is my kind of town. From the breathtaking architecture, to the fabulous shopping on the Magnificent Mile, to their infamous Chicago pizza, the city offers visitors a plethora of activities for a weekend visit. If you’re visiting any of the colleges in the Chicago area, why pass up an opportunity to spend the weekend in the Windy City?

Visit St. Lawrence University

You know that any university can look good in a brochure, which is why a campus visit is such a valuable tool in your college search. Here’s how to get the most out of your visit to St. Lawrence University.

How I Chose Coastal Carolina University

There are a ton of things to consider when picking a college. In the end, my decision came down to choosing between which opportunities I could take advantage of immediately and what the location of the school was like.

St. Lawrence University – 1st Year Experience

If you’re wondering what your 1st year experience will be like once you get into college, you’re not alone. Taking that big, next step is exciting for some and terrifying for others. Colleges know this and can help.

Visit St. Lawrence University

You know that any university can look good in a brochure, which is why a campus visit is such a valuable tool in your college search. Here’s how to get the most out of your visit to St. Lawrence University.

Top 20 Best Paying Degrees: Why Math is King

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How to Break the Financial Aid Award Letter Code

o break the financial aid award letter code, Sallie Mae — the nation’s saving, planning, and paying for college company — recommends the following tips in the infographic below. See SallieMae.com/AwardLetters for more information about paying for college.

Parent College Coach Tip #105: Be Realistic About Student Loan Debt

We are approaching May 1–the final decision deadline for college. Part of that decision is making wise financial choices. Do you or your student want to graduate with student loan debt?

Parent College Coach Tip #100: Be Prepared for the Financial Aid Award

Any time now, parents and students will be receiving their financial aid award packages. Parents wait with great anticipation for these figures; because for many, it could mean the difference between a student’s dream school and their second or third choice college that offers substantial financial aid.

Saving For your Child’s Education

Tip for our UK readers — Saving for your Child’s Education is important whether you live in the UK or the US. These tips can help fund your child’s education in cost-effective ways.

Takeaway Tweets & Transcript from #CampusChat with Leah Ingram

A very special thank you goes out to Leah Ingram, founder of Suddenly...

Smart College Price Calculators

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Welding Woman Finds Right College Fit

Finding the right college fit that combines a passion for welding and a four year degree? Here’s what sparked one high schooler to choose Penn College.

Penn College President Profile: Dr. Davie Gilmour

An interview with Penn College President: Dr. Davie Gilmour – first in our new series on college presidents on Smart College Visit

St. Lawrence University – 1st Year Experience

If you’re wondering what your 1st year experience will be like once you get into college, you’re not alone. Taking that big, next step is exciting for some and terrifying for others. Colleges know this and can help.

Visit St. Lawrence University

You know that any university can look good in a brochure, which is why a campus visit is such a valuable tool in your college search. Here’s how to get the most out of your visit to St. Lawrence University.

Smart College Visit Turns Six

It’s our birthday! Six years ago Smart College Visit launched to help college-bound teens & parents search for colleges and easily plan and book travel to visit colleges.

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