College Visits, Campus Tours, and Infomercials

Campus tours and information sessions are a critical part of the decision-making process. Except that they sometimes aren’t. Learn why visiting campuses early and and close to home can help you get the most of these visits.

Admissions Offices and the Campus Visit

The Information Session is an integral part of the campus visit experience.  In essence, this is the “dog and pony show” of the admissions office.  Each college runs these a bit differently.  Sometimes you’ll have to sit through a slick marketing video (which is probably available off the college’s website, too).  Sometimes, a student panel […]

Yale Admissions Video–Raising the Bar in College Marketing

Well, Yale has raised the bar for new admissions videos. This is an outstanding promo video for Yale that was produced by Yale undergraduates and recent alumni. I’m sure the admissions office was delighted to assist, as well. If for no other reason you should watch it for the pure entertainment value. And thanks to […]