How To Find Out If A College Is a Suitcase School

A recent NY Times article  mentions that according to a 2012 end of year survey by the Higher Education Research Institute at the University of California, Los Angeles 39% of first year students at less selective campuses said they had gone home frequently. As the article indicates, this is a concern at regional campuses and is a […]

Am I Accepted, Or Not? Why You Should Read Those College Emails Carefully

Does your heart skip a beat each time you see an email in your inbox from a college you applied to? Trying to interpret if it means you have been accepted? Read these three tips to avoid confusion.

Admissions Practices Chair For Rocky Mountain Region

I am looking forward to serving the Rocky Mountain Region as the new Admissions Practices Chair! What does an Admissions Practices Chair do? Read more to find out.

A Lesson In Demonstrated Interest

How can you demonstrate interest effectively? Here are some tips straight from college admissions representatives.

University of Nevada, Reno – Hidden Surprises Around Every Corner

During a recent visit to Reno, Nevada for the “SuperACAC” Conference I had the opportunity to join other college counselors on a tour of University of Nevada, Reno.

What Kind of Student is Right for Johnson and Wales University?

During a recent visit to Johnson and Wales University I asked a couple staff members about what kind of student is the right fit for your school?

Tips for Filling Out Your Housing Application

During a recent visit to the University of Northern Colorado I asked a friend who works in their residence life office for tips to give to incoming first year students when filling out their housing application. Hear what she has to say!

Syracuse University-A College Where It’s Ok To Change Your Mind

During a recent visit to Syracuse University in Syracuse, NY Cara and her tour guide Justin talk about the importance of choosing a college where it is possible to study a variety of disciplines and where it is easy to change your mind and change your major.

Check Out Bulletin Boards On Your Next Campus Visit

The bulletin boards you find at a college give great insight into what is happening on campus. Make sure you stop to take a look during your next college visit.