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Beginning College Visits with My Son

And, we’re off! College visits have begun and I’m learning how quickly the process has to be adapted to fit the college-bound student.

Visiting Colleges in NYC: Consider a Weekend in the “City That Never Sleeps”

If your campus tour plans include visiting colleges in NYC, why not combine your college search with a weekend in the city?

5 Tips on Using Pinterest to Plan Your Campus Visit

Pinterest’s new map tool makes it easy to plan your campus visit! Parents and students can use it together to collaborate on what to see and do while visiting each college campus.

The Java Break: A Sip and a Glimpse of Lawrence, Kansas

If you’re a student at KU, what do you do when you run out of K-cups?

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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.

Parent College Coach Tip #78: College Prep is More Than College Prep

College prep, in the purest sense, is preparing your student for everything they will face in college. It’s more than tests, applications, and essays.

Parent College Coach Tip #77: Don’t Be Afraid to Ask Questions

Sometimes the hardest thing to do is ask for help. For some, it is the ultimate confession of failure and helplessness. But parents of college-bound teens can’t afford to be afraid to ask questions.

Parent College Coach #76: Expect the Unexpected

If you’re a Big Brother fan you know the line: expect the unexpected. When it comes to parenting a college bound teen, it is the perfect sentiment.

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

Who best knows what's happening on campus? The college students,...

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.

How to Plan Ahead for Study Abroad with CIMBA Italy on this week’s #CampusChat

Is your student considering study abroad next year? Do you wonder how she should prepare and what she should take (or not take)?

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.