Syracuse University

College review by Lisa Bleich Syracuse University feels like a large, state school, with state-of-the art amenities at every turn. The indoor sports stadium is outstanding and among the four [...]

Colgate University *Updated*

College review by Lisa Bleich (1/16) We arrived on Colgate’s campus just as the snow was starting to fall. The campus was just as beautiful as I remembered and my daughter, Kayla, was also [...]

University of Pittsburgh

College review by Beth Cassie * update* The University of Pittsburgh campus is concentrated within a quarter square mile of the Oakland neighborhood of Pittsburgh. Oakland is the educational, [...]

Penn State

Written by Beth Cassie * Update* I spent two days on Penn State’s main campus, primarily touring the athletic facilities. I arrived on Friday morning, the day before the first home football game. [...]


Recently I visited Hofstra University, which is located 25 miles east of Manhattan in Hempstead, Long Island. Hofstra is a midsize university with approximately 7,000 undergraduate students. [...]

University of Maryland

The quad at the University of Maryland is beautiful and mirrors the quintessential American university campus portrayed in Hollywood movies. Brick academic buildings line the perimeter, an [...]

Harvard University

College review by Lisa Bleich  It was a beautiful late summer afternoon when we toured Harvard Yard.  Incoming freshmen clustered together in circles during freshman orientation.  [...]

Sierra Nevada College

College review by Lisa BleichIn one of the most beautiful locations in the world set among glorious mountains and a glistening lake, sits Sierra Nevada College, a small liberal arts college.  It [...]

University of New Hampshire

College review by Beth Cassie I recently visited University of New Hampshire in Durham, NH. This mid-sized, primarily undergraduate (12,800 UG) public university is a real gem, located less than [...]