College Search – Where do I start?
Dec13

College Search – Where do I start?

When you realize there are more than 3,500 colleges in the U.S., not to mention great options abroad, it may seem like college rankings are the logical place to start the college search. Perhaps. Then again, perhaps not.

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Stress-free Graduation Travel
Apr29

Stress-free Graduation Travel

This is the moment you’ve been waiting for: your son or daughter is finally graduating from college and will soon be a wage-earner! So pack your hankies and get ready for one of the most memorable trips of your lifetime: college graduation. Here are a few tips to make this weekend easy and stress-free.

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Are You A Gap Year Candidate?
Feb27

Are You A Gap Year Candidate?

According to the research, Gap Year graduates who have participated in a structured Gap Year are performing better in college (1-2 points in GPA), graduating earlier, proving more motivated in their studies, engaging more in campus activities, and are happier in their careers.

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3 Ways to Use Pinterest in your College Search
Apr03

3 Ways to Use Pinterest in your College Search

Gail Billingsley Think Pinterest is just for crafts & fashion? Think again! This new social media craze can be a useful resource for college-bound teens and parents. Here's how: Create boards for potential colleges, cool things you want to see, dorm decorating ideas, college fashions (gotta have something in school colors!) and ideas for your new life. See a photo of a college you might like? Re-Pin it on your...

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#CampusChat Discusses Equestrian College Selection This Wednesday
Mar07

#CampusChat Discusses Equestrian College Selection This Wednesday

BLACKSBURG, VA, March 7, 2012.  If you are a serious horseman or woman, SAT scores aren’t your only concern when searching for the right college. Intercollegiate riding is competitive and highly selective. Randi Heathman, founder of Equestrian College Advisor, will be available Wednesday, March 7 at 9pm EST via #CampusChat to discuss this niche sport and how it fits into a college education. The goal of...

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I Think I’ll Go to Boston
Feb03

I Think I’ll Go to Boston

February 3, 2012Chelsea Merget   Looking back on my four years at Boston University, it is difficult for me to pin down exactly what drew me here.   The communications program is phenomenal.  The faculty is first-class.  Boston is a great city to be in as a college student.  But I think that what sealed the deal with Boston University was when I first visited in April of 2008. The campus had begun its...

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