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The Bush Library at SMU: A Step Back Into History

On the outskirts of the SMU campus stands the President George W. Bush Library. If you’re visiting SMU, or any of the area colleges in Dallas, Texas, you should add this to your itinerary. It’s like taking a step back into history.

Uber – Ridesharing Ramped Up

Great for college students: peer-to-peer transportation, also known as “ridesharing,” has hit the street: Uber.

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Meet SCV Intern: Hallie Holton

Why be an SCV Intern? Meet SCV Intern Hallie Holton and learn why.

Meet SCV Intern: Charlotte Tuohy

Meet Smart College Visit Intern: Charlotte Tuohy

Parent College Coach Tip #65: Don’t Forget the Pre-College Costs

When you’re thinking about paying for college tuition, books, room, board, travel, and other added costs come to mind. But did you know there are pre-college costs to consider?

Parent College Coach Tip #64: Use Facebook for College Prep

We spend an usual amount of time on Facebook. It stands to reason we should...

Parent College Coach Tip #22: With Freedom Comes Responsibility

July 4, 2014 Today is Independence Day and the very nature of the day...

Happy Mother’s Day

“There’s no way to be a perfect mother, but a million ways to be a good one.” -Jill Churchill

Scholarship Mom Tip #126: Print the Scholarship Guidelines

Is your scholarship application 100% complete? This simple tip will help you make sure your scholarship application does not get thrown out!

Scholarship Mom Tip #125: Pin for Scholarships

Check out how to use Pinterest to pin for scholarships using a A “Future Me” board to showcase your interests and how you see your future.

Scholarship Mom Tip #57: Earn Points to Win

Game-like ways to earn points to win scholarships are gaining popularity.

FAFSA – What are you waiting for?

Think you’re not eligible for financial aid? Think again! And don’t miss the FAFSA deadline!

SCV 5 Minute Guide to Study Abroad

Did you know there’s more than one way to study abroad? Check out our new 5-Minute Guide to Study Abroad and get started planning your college journey abroad.

5 Survival Tips for Taking Online College Courses

All college students should expect at least one all-online class as part of any degree program. These five tips will help you stay on track even without the personal interaction of a traditional classroom.

SCV 5 Minute Guide to Study Abroad

Did you know there’s more than one way to study abroad? Check out our new 5-Minute Guide to Study Abroad and get started planning your college journey abroad.

First Trip to China? What to know, what to do.

It’s important to know a few key things for your first trip to China. This article outlines things that will help ensure a smooth, positive experience.

SAT Test Prep Tips from Magoosh on #CampusChat

Featured guest, Magoosh, shares SAT test prep tips during #CampusChat. From practice tests to video tutoring, there’s a wealth of resources available.

Test Prep

Nothing puts anxiety in a student’s head more than standardized tests. But, love ’em or hate ’em, they are an integral part of the college admissions process. Try these five easy test prep tips, no panicking allowed!