College Visit Don’ts
Mar10

College Visit Don’ts

— Visiting college is such an important step, and it is time consuming and expensive. No pressure, right?

It’s o.k. — visiting colleges also can create some of your best travel memories ever. Just be sure not to fall into any of these potholes on your journey! Avoid these common mistakes when you visit campus! Starting with how you manage your time.

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College Visits and the Decision Making Process of Teens
Mar18

College Visits and the Decision Making Process of Teens

College Visit – College Smidget! You may be shocked to learn that for some students visiting a lot of colleges is not a top priority during the college selection process. In fact, going on a traditional campus tour and sitting in an hour-long information session is just not that important–at least, that’s what three University Honor Students at Virginia Tech conveyed to me at recent dinner event. There I was, sitting...

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Smart College Visit on Move-in & Dorm Rooms
Aug22

Smart College Visit on Move-in & Dorm Rooms

  It's move-in time and if you're planning to visit a college and go on a campus tour, you may want to push back your visit date by a couple of days. We covered this topic earlier in our post: 3 Reasons Not to Visit a College Campus on Move-In Day. For those who are moving-in, here's our collection of helpful posts for managing your time and space:  5 Move-in Mistakes That Rob You of Space Take Control of...

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On the Go in Pennsylvania with Goby Travel App
May22

On the Go in Pennsylvania with Goby Travel App

  Checking out the dorms. Meeting with college reps. Touring the campus. Maybe even attending a mixer or other social hour for prospective students. There’s so much to do and see when you’re visiting a college or university. But in the frenzy of squeezing it all in, it can be easy to forget to schedule in some down-time for you and your college student in-the-making. What’s more, while it’s important to check out a prospective...

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College Visits: Find Out If Class Size Matters
Feb28

College Visits: Find Out If Class Size Matters

  How large are the classes? Class size matters. “What’s the average class size?” is one of the most common questions a parent or student will ask when visiting a college campus. If you  attend a  small school, then it’s a good guess that the classes will be small. Likewise, a larger school typically means larger classes, but don’t be surprised if your guide’s answer to your question goes...

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Business Tops the List of Undergraduate Degrees Awarded
Jan30

Business Tops the List of Undergraduate Degrees Awarded

Business Tops the List of Undergraduate Degrees Awarded Still trying to decide what to major in when you go to college?  Of the 1,563,000 bachelor's degrees conferred in 2007–08, the greatest number of degrees (335,000) were awarded in the field of business.  Curious about majors? Consider asking these questions while on your campus visit: What's the most popular major or degree program? How often do students...

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