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The Sixth Floor Museum in Dallas: An Assassin’s Lair

A visit to Dallas area colleges would not be complete without a visit to the Sixth Floor Museum in the Texas Book Depository. This is the building where Lee Harvey Oswald shot President John F. Kennedy.

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.

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Lodging Reservation Tools for Colleges

Our goal is to make it easy for families to plan and book travel to visit every campus. Here’s how we’re helping colleges and universities do just that.

Scholarship Mom Tip #131: Tweet Smart

Does your teen tweet smart? They should. Scholarship judges may be watching and reading your teen’s tweets!

Scholarship Mom Tip #130: The Scholarship Essay-Read Before You Write

College scholarship seekers–learn how to write a stronger and more compelling scholarship essay.

Scholarship Mom Tip #129: ID Your Scholarship Application Pages

An easy scholarship application tip to prevent your app from getting lost in the shuffle.

Smart College Visit: 1-Stop Shop

When it comes to how we serve college-bound teens and their parents, this...

SCV Programmer/Web Developer – Job Requirements

Smart College Visit, Inc. (SCV) is  is seeking a part-time programmer/web...

Smart College Visit Marketing/Communications Internship Opportunity

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Smart See, Smart Do: Bridgewater College Equestrian Center

by Su Clauson-Wicker Most students ask "Can I bring my car to...

Smart See, Smart Do: Channeling Bing Crosby at Gonzaga University

Everybody, join in: “I’m dreaming of a white Christmas, just like the …

Smart See, Smart Do: Liberty University’s Snowflex

I’m dreaming of a white… well, anytime of the year, really. When...

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.

The Dos and Don’ts of Being Deferred

While being deferred from your first-choice early action or early decision application can be upsetting, take heart. These do’s and don’ts will help the deferred student.

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.

How to Pack a Suitcase for Travel Abroad

Studying abroad? European vacation? Whatever your reason, you’re going to need to know how to pack a suitcase for travel abroad. We learned and so can you!