Scholarship Mom Tip #92: College Visit Scholarship Questions
Oct02

Scholarship Mom Tip #92: College Visit Scholarship Questions

College visit scholarship questions — When you’re already on campus is the perfect time to ask for and get straight info from staff and current students.

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Summer College Visits – Plan Ahead
Jun29

Summer College Visits – Plan Ahead

Are summer college visits worth the trip? If you go in prepared, informed, and ready for a different atmosphere, then yes!

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Takeaway Tweets & Transcript from #CampusChat: Equine Studies
Mar08

Takeaway Tweets & Transcript from #CampusChat: Equine Studies

A big thanks to Randi Heathman, founder of Equestrian College Advisor for sharing her insights on equine studies, college riding programs, and what to do if you want to bring your horse to college with you on #CampusChat!  Here are some of the Takeaway Tweets from Randi Heathman, @collegeriding: The IHSA has grown every year since it was formed in 1967; nearly 10000 #college riders in the US & Canada. #campuschat I did a search on #Collegeboard and found over 2000 (!) colleges that have some form of equine program. #campuschat There are only 23 #NCAA #equestrian programs (DI & DII) that offer scholarships. #campuschat The average #collegebound horse owner is more concerned w/the horse's accommodations than their own. :) #campuschat @jeannieborin I tell 90% of my future #equine pros to get a business degree b/c they already have #horse experience. #campuschat Read the entire transcript for more great info, college admissions advice on equine studies, campus visit tips, and some really funny horse puns (from "foaling" around to "night-mares" to Mr. Ed references): #CampusChat Transcript: Equine Studies with Randi Heathman, March 7/2012...

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The Visitor Parking Pass
Nov05

The Visitor Parking Pass

Most schools request that you obtain a visitor parking pass when arriving on campus. Parking spaces are valuable real estate on a college campus, and at many colleges you’ll need a visitor parking pass to claim yours. Parking passes are typically available at the Welcome or Visitor Center, Parking Services, or the Admissions Office.     It’s best to be prepared before stepping up to the counter to register your car. You may be asked the make, model and color of the car as well as the license plate number. Taking and saving a cell phone picture of your tag will keep you from running back outside for the number. Or you can enter the number into your phone’s note or memo field. It’s so much neater than writing on your hand. The Visitor Center attendant should be able to provide a wealth of information including campus maps, best bets for parking availability, and directions to the admissions office. The visitor parking pass is usually free, though this may vary from college to college. If the school you’re visiting has a parking garage, the fee may be waived for admissions visitors. To find out about each specific school’s parking policy, check the admissions office web site or search on the term “visitor parking” to jump right to that section. More on visiting colleges: Four times ‘Gilmore Girls’ Lorelai Made Rory’s College Career Harder Rank the College Before the Campus...

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