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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. ...
The Dos and Don’ts of Being Deferred
While being deferred from your first-choice early action or early decision application can be upsetting, take heart. These do’s and don’ts will help the deferred student.
Parent College Coach Tip #41: Be the Voice of Reason
Without strong parenting and some tough love, your student might make some illogical college choices: going after a name, following a boyfriend/girlfriend, or choosing a college because it’s a party school. Be strong and remember that you are the parent…
Thankfully Yours from Smart College Visit
Do you love Thanksgiving? I do. Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. Authorized in 1863 by President Lincoln as a national holiday, it’s the one day set aside on the US calendar officially noted as a day of giving thanks. Although as a tradition, Thanksgiving dates all the way back to 1621 which means that people in our country (even before we were a country) have been saying “thank you” to those who have helped them learn and grow, survive and prosper, for a really long time. In honor of...
Scholarship Searches Don’t Take a Holiday
As the holidays approach, students everywhere are looking forward to kicking back, sleeping in, and basically taking it easy. Although it may be tempting, this is not a good idea if you’re hoping to win college scholarship money.
Avoiding College Scholarship Scams
Unfortunately, many scholarship pages listed on a scholarship search are click-bait by companies whose main goal is to get as much information as possible from unsuspecting students. Learn how to spot a shady scholarship with these tips.
5 College Scholarships with December Deadlines
Don’t let the holiday rush keep you from applying for these five college scholarships with December deadlines. Students can devote some of their holiday break to the task.
Scholarships – Free College Money
Does free college money sound good to you? Try the Sallie Mae Scholarship Search.
What is ZeeMee? Everything You Need to Know About The Admissions-Friendly Social Media
ZeeMee is a college admissions specific social media tool, allowing a student to create a multimedia profile about themselves to be viewed by counselors. At this writing, over 220 colleges and universities and 15,000 high schools partner with ZeeMee, so there’s a good chance you or your student already is, or about to be, on the ZeeMee bandwagon. Find out more …