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College Visits: Remember Three Important Features

When I visit college and university campuses, I try to search for a few distinguishing features that will help me remember what makes this particular institution stand out from its peers.  Often I will start by asking admissions counselors–who are, after all, in the business of marketing–what they see as the three most important things […]

Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut

I had the good fortune to visit Sacred Heart University, a Catholic institution in Fairfield, Connecticut. I gleaned some “crunchy nuggets” of information to share about the school. Here they are. SHU was begun in 1963 as a commuter school. Now it is primarily residential college with 3,400 full-time undergraduates and about 1,000 part-timers. The […]