West Point College Visit

The U.S. Military Academy at West Point trains cadets to live honorably, lead honorably, and demonstrate excellence by following through Character, Academic, Physical, and Military programs. We [...]

Lewis and Clark College Visit

Lewis and Clark, a small liberal arts college of 2,100 undergraduate students located in Portland, Oregon offers 29 majors, 28 minors, and robust pre-professional programs. The campus feels very [...]

Reed College Visit

Reed College We were led to the information session by a student with understated pink hair, a pink dress, and pink boots.  We walked through a wood paneled ceiling chapel into an [...]

University of Washington College Visit

University of Washington We could barely see the football stadium through the fog as we drove along the tree-lined hill leading to campus. As promised the (atypical) fog lifted by late morning [...]

Become an Application Stalker

After you submit your application, you should receive a student ID from the schools to which you applied or an e-mail confirming your submission.  Be sure to follow up and make sure that all of [...]

Don’t Get Fooled by College Marketing

Written by Lisa Bleich In the world of highly competitive college admissions, it seems contradictory that colleges would spend so much time and money marketing to students when every article you [...]

Should I send it?

As the early deadlines approach, students wonder what, if any additional information should they send. Here is a great chart created by Tufts admissions that will help you decide if you should [...]

5 Tips For Planning College Visits

Below are five tips on how to plan the trips effectively and what you can do while you are there. We used #Boston University as an example.   Review the Academic Calendar All schools have a link [...]

Senior Timeline

Written by Lisa Bleich. Back to school is a busy time for everyone, especially Seniors who are applying to college. Keep a close eye on deadlines as each college and program has their own unique [...]