College Visits: Find Out If Class Size Matters
Feb28

College Visits: Find Out If Class Size Matters

  How large are the classes? This is one of the most common questions a parent or student will ask when visiting a college campus. If you  attend a  small school, then it's a good guess that the classes will be small. Likewise, a larger school typically means larger classes, but don't be surprised if your guide's answer to your question goes something like this: "The larger classes tend to be...

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Top 10 of 2010 on Smart College Visit
Dec30

Top 10 of 2010 on Smart College Visit

From college visits to college movies, the most-read stories on Smart College Visit in  2010 cover the life-cycle of the college bound: visit, apply, move-in, and morph into a thriving college student.  Student-to-Student: Questions to ask on a College Visit Top 10 Tips for Dressing Smart for your College Admissions Interview What NOT to Bring to College 5 Move-in Mistakes That Rob You of Space Where'd They Go To...

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Goodbye, Summer – Hello, Fall College Tours
Aug31

Goodbye, Summer – Hello, Fall College Tours

As we wave goodbye to Summer, we turn to embrace the coming explosion of Fall colors, the excitement of college football, and the insight that college tour travel will bring.  Whether you're a high school junior with a lengthy list of colleges to visit, or a senior intent on narrowing the list down to just those schools where you will apply, it's worthwhile to plan ahead so you arrive on campus ready to ask the right...

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Travel Planning Resources for Your College Visit
Apr07

Travel Planning Resources for Your College Visit

Planning to visit a college campus? Unsure where to begin? Use SmartCollegeVisit.com to search for colleges and book your trip. Our goal is to make campus visit planning effortless and to provide the tools you and your family need to make smart college choices. Search for colleges by name, location, major or other key words, then select the school you want to know more about from the list on the results page. Book your travel using...

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Travel Planning Resources

SmartCollegeVisit Travel Tips & Tools Find the Perfect Hotel Smart Fuel Calculator Smart College Evaluation Form College Visit Planning Articles Top 10 Tips for Dressing Smart for your College Admissions Interview Dos and Don’ts on a College Visit Keeping Track of College Visits December on College Campuses The Visitor Parking Pass Travel Related Links FAA: Flight Delay Information State Transportation Web Sites The Weather...

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Dos and Don’ts on a College Visit
Dec22

Dos and Don’ts on a College Visit

The following list of travel tips was compiled from comments made by various admissions directors and staff from colleges and universities across the U.S. DO check the weather conditions at your destination before leaving home. Allow extra time or consider changing plans if severe weather is forecast. DON’T blame the admissions staff if the weather created travel delays or affected your mood. Try to make the best of things. DO...

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