Visiting Colleges in Chicago? Consider a Weekend in the Windy City
Mar08

Visiting Colleges in Chicago? Consider a Weekend in the Windy City

Chicago is my kind of town. From the breathtaking architecture, to the fabulous shopping on the Magnificent Mile, to their infamous Chicago pizza, the city offers visitors a plethora of activities for a weekend visit. If you’re visiting any of the colleges in the Chicago area, why pass up an opportunity to spend the weekend in the Windy City?

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Colleging in Chicago (Part I) | Teen Travel Talk
Mar12

Colleging in Chicago (Part I) | Teen Travel Talk

TeenTravelTalk is a travel blog written entirely by teens. Here, teens share their take on travel adventures that include day-trips, trips with family and friends, as well as group outings. Teens talk about their likes and dislikes covering topics that range from what they ate to amusement park rides to visiting colleges. Below is an excerpt from the first part of a series written by Justine on what she calls "colleging" about her first college visit. Colleging in Chicago (Part I)  Pardon my petite addition to the English language there, but “to college” seems a simple and appropriate verb for replacing “to visit multiple colleges of interest with one’s parent(s) on a sort of semi-vacation.” As you can probably guess, I spent my President’s Day weekend looking at some universities in the Chicago area (U. Chicago and Northwestern, specifically) and had a blast sight-seeing during my first-ever visit to the Windy City. If you ever take a similar trip, below are some suggestions that might make your stay as pleasant and entertaining as mine was. Click the link to read the full text...

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