Tweets to Virginia Tech from New Hokies!
Mar22

Tweets to Virginia Tech from New Hokies!

— Admission offers are out! Congrats to the Virginia Tech class of 2018!

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Smart College Visit: 1-Stop Shop
Feb02

Smart College Visit: 1-Stop Shop

When it comes to how we serve college-bound teens and their parents, this video pretty much says it all. We’re a 1-stop shop.       Credits: Created by Nick Gagianas, Virginia Tech, 2011 Recorded at Pictograph Records Studio August, 2011 Engineer/Programming Kenneth Francis Musician: Mark M. Horwtiz Recorded using Apple Logic Software Post Production Rick King Owner/Engineer KING SOUND STUDIO...

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Choosing which Colleges to Visit: The 5-Hour Drive Limit
Nov28

Choosing which Colleges to Visit: The 5-Hour Drive Limit

Academics. Extracurriculars. Costs. Any of these are important factors to consider when deciding which college makes the list of schools to visit, but often even that is not enough –  a 5-hour drive limit can save time and money. We talked with Celeste, mom of a high school junior, about the other factors that influenced the college selection process for her son. Check out what made this family’s list, then tell us,...

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Will You Pick Which Colleges to Visit Based on Cost?
Nov06

Will You Pick Which Colleges to Visit Based on Cost?

By Abigail Seldin, co-founder of CollegeAbacus.com A junior in high school, Sarah* has always been good at math and science. Her mom has offered to take her on a college visit trip to see engineering schools, but doesn’t want Sarah to get her heart set on a school that they can’t afford. Sarah’s top choices are Carnegie Mellon, Virginia Tech and Georgia Tech. Sarah’s mom thinks that visiting Carnegie Mellon is a waste of time, as the...

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Visit Virginia Tech Mobile App Available for Android & iPhone
Jul12

Visit Virginia Tech Mobile App Available for Android & iPhone

Smart College Visit releases:  Visit VT The Visit Virginia Tech Guide to Campus is designed for prospective students, their families, friends, and anyone planning a visit to Virginia Tech’s beautiful campus nestled in the New River Valley in Blacksburg, Virginia. The goal: to create a positive visitor experience making it easy for visitors to plan, book travel, and navigate the Virginia Tech Campus. Visit Virginia Tech is available...

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College Visits and the Decision Making Process of Teens
Mar18

College Visits and the Decision Making Process of Teens

College Visit – College Smidget! You may be shocked to learn that for some students visiting a lot of colleges is not a top priority during the college selection process. In fact, going on a traditional campus tour and sitting in an hour-long information session is just not that important–at least, that’s what three University Honor Students at Virginia Tech conveyed to me at recent dinner event. There I was, sitting...

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