No Day but Today: Get Involved in Extracurricular Activities
Jan24

No Day but Today: Get Involved in Extracurricular Activities

“What else is there to do here?” This is often a question on the minds of college-bound students when they visit a college campus. Our advice — Don’t hesitate to ask about extracurricular activities. Ask questions during the information session and also ask the students you meet on campus if they’re involved in any student clubs or organizations. For Adam Britten, a senior at Syracuse University, and...

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Takeaway Tweets & Transcript from #CampusChat with Adam Britten

Many thanks to all of the participants in last night's CampusChat and especially to guest co-host, Syracuse University senior, Adam Britten, who has taken advantage of all the opportunities being involved in student clubs and organizations can offer. It was fun to learn about the wide variety of student-run clubs that exist on college campuses and to learn about some of the unexpected benefits that come from being  part of...

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CampusChat Tonight with College Senior: Adam Britten
Jan19

CampusChat Tonight with College Senior: Adam Britten

Students in high school are encouraged to become involved in extracurricular activities, but what about when they get to college? How important is it to take part in clubs or organizations then? For Syracuse senior, Adam Britten, it was not only a carry-over from his high school days, but a priority for getting the most from his college education.  Adam's short list of extracurriculars includes: Assistant Director of Pubic...

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Smart Learning at the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University

A business school after Aristotle’s heart “What we have to learn to do, we learn by doing,” said Aristotle (384-322 BC). If the Greek philosopher chose to study business today, he’d feel right at home as an undergraduate at Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management.  Experiential learning, aka “learning by doing,” is at the core of  Whitman’s bachelor of science programs in accounting, entrepreneurship and...

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Making the most of Climate Change on College Tours
Sep08

Making the most of Climate Change on College Tours

I posted a query asking parents to share their stories about how extreme weather impacted college tours. Below, Marianne O'Hare shares what it was like to tour Syracuse University during a snow event and brave the elements with her daughter in our Parent-to-Parent series. –ZKQ I grew up in Rochester, New York – where winter was part of the culture. My daughter, however, grew up in Connecticut where winter was...

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Plan a College Visit to these Top 25 Entrepreneurial Colleges
Mar18

Plan a College Visit to these Top 25 Entrepreneurial Colleges

Teens who see themselves on the road to becoming a business founder or owner may want to plan a college visit to one or more of these schools on Entrepreneur's list of top 25 undergraduate entrepreneurial colleges. Babson College Visit University of Houston Visit University of Arizona Visit Baylor University Visit Temple University Visit Drexel University Visit University of Dayton Visit DePaul University Visit City University of...

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