Virginia College tours

Written by Lisa Bleich We spent a fabulous week touring seven Virginia Universities, six public and one private. Each school is unique and impressive in its own right. Virginia offers outstanding [...]

North Carolina State University

North Carolina State University “NC State” NC State is the second most competitive public university in North Carolina (behind UNC Chapel Hill), and has the most competitive engineering programs [...]

Duke University College Visit

For the past few years, clients that visited Duke University came back declaring their love and that they wanted to apply Early Decision.  I was eager to visit for myself to see what all the hype [...]

Furman University College Visit Review

I was excited to visit Furman University because my nephew had graduated from Furman in 2015 and I had heard great things about the school.  When I pulled into the expansive red brick, uniform [...]

Clemson University

Written by Lisa Bleich Clemson has a pretty campus with a large green mall area at its center.  They are in the midst of a huge expansion, with lots of construction around campus.  It pays to be [...]

Florida Southern College

Visited by Beth Cassie Located between Orlando and Tampa, Florida Southern College is the oldest private institution in Florida and boasts the largest collection of Frank Lloyd Wright buildings [...]

University of Tampa

Visited by Beth Cassie University of Tampa was the final college I visited on my recent tour of colleges in southern Florida. Set in the heart of downtown Tampa, UT is a self-contained campus. [...]

Eckerd College

Visited by Beth Cassie Set on acres 188 well-manicured acres on Florida’s Gulf Coast, Eckerd College’s campus draws you in at once. But Eckerd is more than just good looks—it is also one of only [...]

Emory University * update*

Admissions stressed the importance of intellectual curiosity among its applicants.  In fact, the supplemental essay question changes each year to get at how intellectually engaged students are. [...]