Three days into the Pacific Northwest have taught me a few things. Oregon is full of life, culture, great food and amazing sustainable efforts. It’s also full of rain. Lots of rain. Day 2 Portland State University, Farmer’s Market, University of Portland, Lewis & Clark College Portland State University College in the middle of a… Read More Pacific Northwest Tour – Portland State, University of Portland, Lewis & Clark, Reed
Polar opposites here! We couldn’t have chosen two more different institutions to explore. Had we come a day earlier our flight would have been cancelled all thanks to a random snow storm, but lucky for us we landed smoothly and were off to a wintery wonderland just in time for the holidays. On our first… Read More Pacific Northwest Tour – Oregon State & Linfield College
This week kicked off in Fairfax Virginia with a tour of George Mason University. Noted as a tier 1 research institution, this newer college (in the world of colleges that is) is something to be reckoned with. George Mason boasts top programs including Computer Engineering, Criminology and Law, Cyber Security, Visual/Performing Arts and an Honors… Read More Touring George Mason University
The true beauty of exploring a state is exploring it through its colleges. All you need is a rental van, a map (or let’s be honest…GPS) and you’re good to go! Oh let’s not forget the ever important coffee…remember to get coffee. We began our Ohio college tour with Ohio State University and ended about… Read More Ohio College Tour – 5 Schools, 1 Day
If you’re a senior and considering out-of-state options and are looking for some more schools to consider or if you are a student interested in learning more about colleges, please make sure to check out the Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE). WUE is a group of participating colleges and universities that offer a reduced tuition price for out-of-state students… Read More Affordable Out-of-State Options
New York University is not solely bound to its urban neighborhood in New York. It’s all over…Within the College of Arts & Sciences students can go to London, Florence, Abu Dahbi, Paris, New York and Washington D.C. I experienced life as an undergraduate student attending the D.C. site in the Liberal Studies Core and Global Studies… Read More NYU in D.C.
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On Monday, May 16th a few counselors and I took a one day tour to San Francisco and back home. Yes, one day. And we managed to visit 5 schools, walk just about 8 and a half miles AND eat at some local spots, that left us quite full as we boarded the plan. 8:30… Read More San Francisco college tour in a day
As I sit on the bus heading out of Oxford I reflect on my experience for the past day and a half at the University of Miami, Oxford Ohio. Lush trees, large red brick buildings and students buzzing around. If you ask most of my students they have never heard of Miami. But as we… Read More University of Miami, Oxford Ohio College Tour
This post is a little delayed, however I felt compelled to share so here it goes! A couple weeks ago I attended a luncheon with the University of Kansas. Often-times the midwest gets the “fly-over” state reputation so I was excited to hear about a college I know of, but not much more than a competitive… Read More University of Kansas