Where’d They Go To School: Late Night Comedians
Feb06

Where’d They Go To School: Late Night Comedians

Where did the top late night comedians go to college? They’re smart. They’re funny. They are the top late night comedians and they went to college.   Stephen Colbert Hampden-Sydney College ; transferred to Northwestern University, B.A. Theatre Arts @HSC1776 | @NorthwesternU Jimmy Fallon College of Saint Rose, B.A. Communications; Doctorate of Humane Letters @CollegeofStRos Arsenio Hall Attended Ohio University; Kent State...

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Should I Play Sports in College?
Jun12

Should I Play Sports in College?

— Are you a star athlete in high school? Thinking about playing your sport in college? Choosing whether or not to play a sport in college can be a difficult decision and plays a big role in where you decide to attend.

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What to put in your 500 Word College Application Essay
Sep05

What to put in your 500 Word College Application Essay

A guest post by Ed Weathers Your 500 Word College Application Essay should be about the real YOU. These days, most colleges require that your application essay be no more than 500 words. In that essay, colleges expect you to reveal your writing ability and, just as important, the real You, with a capital Y. Who are You? What makes You tick? What are Your hopes, expectations, fears, joys, tastes, desires, foibles, sins, and virtues?...

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Questions to ask on the Admitted Student Campus Visit
Mar27

Questions to ask on the Admitted Student Campus Visit

– The admitted student visit is an important part of the college decision process. You’ve applied, been offered admission, now it’s your turn to make a decision about which college to choose.

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Freshmen: Should I Bring My Car to Campus?
Jul09

Freshmen: Should I Bring My Car to Campus?

A question frequently asked during a college visit information session is “Can I bring my car to campus?” The answer to this is either going to be “Yes” or “No” depending on the school’s policy. “Should I?” is the question prospective students usually fail to ask. Below, Megan Wilson, Assistant Director of Admission at Western Carolina University addresses this topic as part of our...

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The Top 10 Questions to ask about Study Abroad Programs
Mar03

The Top 10 Questions to ask about Study Abroad Programs

Studying abroad is one of the most exciting experiences that you will have in college and these questions are some you should ask when meeting with a college or university off-campus director during your college visit. What types of trips are offered? Shorter trips, over spring break and summer, do not offer as many academic credits as semester-long programs but can give you an opportunity to travel to more locations. Is there a study...

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