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Motivation and Timing in the College Search Process

The more accurate title of this post should be, “The Importance of Motivating Your Son/Daughter About College in TIME for it to Matter,” but that seemed too long. 509 more words

Brief Update

Hello everyone! I just wanted to apologize for not posting!  I have been WAY too busy to do any photography of any kind because I’ve been on the road with my family doing college visits with my brother who is a senior in high school. 271 more words


University of Vermont

University of Vermont (visited 4/15/14)

In case you were wondering, UVM comes from the Latin Universitas Viridis Montis, or University of the Green Mountains.

Located in Burlington, UVM is the state’s flagship, land-grant university. 670 more words

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Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Worcester Polytechnic Institute (visited 3/22/14)

Like other Polytechnics, WPI offers strong STEM programs, but is hardly limited to these. Why come here rather than a different polytechnic or a larger university? 957 more words

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Wesleyan University

Wesleyan University (visited 3/20/14)

Wesleyan did a great job of integrating the students’ voices into the info session. Nel, who plays woman’s varsity ice hockey and writes for newspaper, helped run the session. 950 more words

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The Great Divide: Action vs. Reflection at Today's Colleges

Yesterday, my daughter, husband, and I returned from college trip No. 2.  

E. is a rising high-school senior and in the grip of her obsessive parents, who are insisting that she visit every college to which she might apply. 839 more words

College Campus Safety - Questions to Ask

Here’s some great information from my colleague, Certified Educational Planner Julia Surtshin, addressing how to evaluate campus safety.

When visiting schools look for:
1.    The distance between residence halls, classrooms, libraries, dining commons, parking lots. 293 more words