The Social Universe: Smart College Visit News
Oct04

The Social Universe: Smart College Visit News

Meetings, Mentions & Presentations Coming up: Scholarships: Tips & Resources Webinar is in the works! Sign up to be notified when this event opens for registration.  Past: Lunch & Learn: Scholarship Tips & Resources for Parents of College-bound Teens (Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce, Blacksburg VA, October 29, 2013) Feb 2013 The A-B-Cs of Applying to College – workshop for parents and teens,...

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Blacksburg Area Colleges & Universities

The following Smart College Visit posts feature colleges and universities located in the areas in or near Blacksburg, Virginia and the New River Valley. Check back for updates as you begin to plan to your college tour to a school in southwest Virginia. We have many more schools to cover! Smart See, Smart Do: Virginia Tech Student Panel Highlight of Radford Open House Related Posts Featuring Area Higher-Education Experts, Services, and...

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Choosing a College: When Only One Answer Will Do
Jul13

Choosing a College: When Only One Answer Will Do

Football – The Only Answer From Evan Silverman for First College Visit, a series of first college visit stories by business professionals sponsored by SmartCollegeVisit. Silverman (@WilliamPaid) was recently a featured guest on SmartCollegeVisit's #CampusChat: read more via...

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Colleging in Chicago (Part I) | Teen Travel Talk
Mar12

Colleging in Chicago (Part I) | Teen Travel Talk

TeenTravelTalk is a travel blog written entirely by teens. Here, teens share their take on travel adventures that include day-trips, trips with family and friends, as well as group outings. Teens talk about their likes and dislikes covering topics that range from what they ate to amusement park rides to visiting colleges. Below is an excerpt from the first part of a series written by Justine on what she calls "colleging"...

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Student then Parent: College Visits – A Seller’s Market
Feb22

Student then Parent: College Visits – A Seller’s Market

The following is an excerpt from the First College Visit series on Handshake 2.0 sponsored by SmartCollegeVisit. Dr. Manisha Singal grew up and studied in India before coming to the United States. She offers her perspective on college visits then as a student and now as a parent. Click the link below to read the post in its entirety.  A Seller's Market From Manisha Singal for First College Visit, a series of first college...

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Returning to your Roots on a College Visit
Feb03

Returning to your Roots on a College Visit

Sometimes, a college visit is like a homecoming. This proved true for Alexis Avila on his college visit–a return to Ann Arbor, Michigan. His story appeared on Handshake 2.0 as part of the continuing series of First College Visit stories by business professionals. This series is sponsored by SmartCollegeVisit. Read: A Microcosm of the World At Large by Alexis Avila  Alexis Avila is Founder, Director of Prepped and...

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