Choosing A Dorm – What to Look For
Feb05

Choosing A Dorm – What to Look For

Once you’ve made the decision to live on campus, you still have to decide on a dorm. Even though the dorms are all on the same college campus, it’s possible they can be very different from each other.

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Gap Year: Should those words strike fear in your heart?
Jan30

Gap Year: Should those words strike fear in your heart?

Several Ivy League colleges, like Harvard and Princeton, encourage a gap year and in return they gain students who are more focused and are more likely to complete their college education within 5 years.

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Choosing a College is a lot like Choosing a Favorite Firework

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Western Michigan University – A College Visit Story
Apr20

Western Michigan University – A College Visit Story

A new installment in our Parent-to-Parent series The idea of college and our first college visit seemed to be a bit more exciting to me than it did to my sleepy high school junior as we set off at 5am for the three and one-half hour drive to Kalamazoo, Michigan and Western Michigan University (WMU).  Having a friend along seemed to perk him up and having another mom on the long drive was great for me.   The program we...

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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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