Visiting Colleges in Boston? Take a Stroll Along the Freedom Trail
Jul04

Visiting Colleges in Boston? Take a Stroll Along the Freedom Trail

If you have a scheduled college visit in the Boston area this summer, or early in the fall, you can relive the events surrounding the country’s independence on the Freedom Trail.

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Campus Life with Kenneth Elmore Tonight on #CampusChat
Oct24

Campus Life with Kenneth Elmore Tonight on #CampusChat

Who: Kenneth Elmore, Dean of Students at Boston University (@DeanElmore) What: Tonight we will discuss student and residence life, specifically the importance of getting involved with your campus. When: Wednesday, October 24, 2012 – 9PM ET, 8 CT, 7 MT, 6 PT Where: On Twitter, hosted by Kelly Queijo, founder of Smart College Visit (@collegevisit) Why: Dean Elmore is a shining example of campus involvement and maintains his...

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I Think I’ll Go to Boston
Feb03

I Think I’ll Go to Boston

February 3, 2012Chelsea Merget   Looking back on my four years at Boston University, it is difficult for me to pin down exactly what drew me here.   The communications program is phenomenal.  The faculty is first-class.  Boston is a great city to be in as a college student.  But I think that what sealed the deal with Boston University was when I first visited in April of 2008. The campus had begun its...

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The Education of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Jan16

The Education of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929- 1968) – Graduated from high school at the age of 15 – Received the B. A. degree from Morehouse College (Atlanta, 1948) – Received B. D. from Crozer Theological Seminary (Pennsylvania, 1951) – Ph.D. from Boston University (Boston 1955) – Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize (1964)     Related Links: Where’d They Go to School?™ Top Tweeters Fortune 500 CEOs Stars of...

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Have Questions on Your College Tour ? Ask the Natives
Sep09

Have Questions on Your College Tour ? Ask the Natives

We asked Chelsea Merget, our public relations intern from Boston University, if students or parents touring campus ever stop and ask her questions. They do and below is Chelsea's take on her role as a BU native.  I have been approached by several students visiting the campus. I also work in an area on campus that handles a lot of visiting traffic so I have had rather lengthy conversations with parents and students about...

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Boston: A College Kid’s Playground
Jul31

Boston: A College Kid’s Playground

With population of roughly 600,000 residents with a median of 31.1 years of age, Boston is possibly one of the most young-adult-friendly cities in the country offering countless opportunities to experience real city life with a college town atmosphere.  More than 200,000 area college students thrive in the city that knows how to meet their needs for fun. Prospective students visiting a college or university in Boston may want to...

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