Free Planning-for-College Resources Help Families Make the Most of College Visits
Aug07

Free Planning-for-College Resources Help Families Make the Most of College Visits

To make the most of college visits, Sallie Mae – the nation’s saving, planning, and paying for college company – has five essential tips for families.

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Rank the College Before the Campus Visit
Apr06

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.

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Get Ready to Accept an Offer of Admission
Mar13

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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Find a Hotel Near Campus
Jan30

Find a Hotel Near Campus

It’s easy to find a hotel near campus! Search by either name of the college or university, or enter the name of the city you plan to visit.  ...

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Travel Planning Resources
Jan27

Travel Planning Resources

If you read our blog or visit our site often, then you already know that at SmartCollegeVisit.com, you can: search for colleges get directions to campus find hotels closest to campus explore restaurants near campus and, track your college visits However, we recognize that you may want more…more options, more travel resources and more travel tools to choose from, so here’s a list of sites we like. Unless stated, none of...

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The Perks of Performing Arts Centers
Dec26

The Perks of Performing Arts Centers

You may think that university arts centers are only for music and theater majors, but you’d be wrong. They are so much more and performing arts centers can, and should be, an important part of college life.

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