Scholarship Mom Tip #66: Tweet Now Regret Later
Apr03

Scholarship Mom Tip #66: Tweet Now Regret Later

This week, we take a look at some actual tweets from students. If you were awarding scholarships, would any of these make you think the money was better given to someone else?

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College Travel: Make Hotel Reservations Now
Jun04

College Travel: Make Hotel Reservations Now

— Your student’s been accepted to college and is counting down the days to fall move-in. Think all your college travel planning days are over? Not quite yet! Some key dates are on the horizon. Plan your travel early for these key events and book hotels now!

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Golf & Campus Visits: Of Course
Mar01

Golf & Campus Visits: Of Course

When planning college tours, make time for a round of golf with the family. You’ll find award-winning collegiate golf courses throughout the country! Let’s check out 8 holes…

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Student Reflections: College Tours & College Decisions
Jul28

Student Reflections: College Tours & College Decisions

  From the editor: During CampusChat on July 25, 2012, I posted the question:  If you were choosing a college to attend yourself, what would you do differently today? Zach Richards, who had joined CampusChat for the first time that evening, took the question to heart and, after some reflection, decided to launch a blog about his college journey.   Zach is entering his senior year in Sports Management at Southern New...

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College Planning with Suddenly Frugal Mom Leah Ingram
Apr10

College Planning with Suddenly Frugal Mom Leah Ingram

Leah Ingram, founder of Suddenly Frugal, approaches college planning for her kids with the same level of practicality she delivers in her books, videos, and web site.  Through every step of the college admissions process, she zeros on what's important now. In the interview below, Leah shares her approach for guiding her teen daughters through this process. SCV: When did you begin touring colleges with your kids? Leah: We...

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College Visits Break Down Barriers
Nov10

College Visits Break Down Barriers

Z. Kelly Queijo I often write about the value of visiting a college campus in person. From the tactile to the practical, the reasons to experience campus on a personal and individual level are many, but one reason I have not addressed until now is this: visiting campus is the only way to break down perceived barriers.  Did you hear that College X has terrible food? Or, that the students are apathetic and lack school...

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