4 Times ‘Gilmore Girls’ Lorelai Made Rory’s College Career Harder
Nov06

4 Times ‘Gilmore Girls’ Lorelai Made Rory’s College Career Harder

As long-time superfans of this show, we couldn’t be happier about a new Gilmore Girls! But as college admissions experts, they had us cringing at Lorelai and her attitude surrounding Rory’s college search process. Don’t get us wrong: We love Lorelai! Coffee coffee coffee! But a lot of her choices during Rory’s final Chilton years and how she supports (or doesn’t support) Rory’s decision-making process is a parent’s college search nightmare…

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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

Travel planning? It’s what we do! Take a look at these resources to take your planning to the next level.

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