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When You Go to College in Your Hometown.

“You’re living far away from home; and you’ve traded everything for a stone.”

– “Everything for a Stone,” The Belle Brigade

Before I get into the actual topic of this post, I’ll begin by saying I wasn’t planning on going to college near my hometown. 1,078 more words


Top 5 factors to consider while choosing a College

There are so many ways to choose a college to pursue higher education. You could choose one on the basis of the city you want to live in or where your parents or siblings studied or even join the college where your friends wish to go and get the admission through… 652 more words

And So It Begins

My oldest is a sophomore in high school. I’ve been working as an independent college counselor for 5 years and I knew it was coming, but I wasn’t ready for it. 557 more words

Choosing a College

Hello, World.

Even though we haven’t gotten to spring break yet, I wanted to share a post about picking a college! I know a lot of people are probably in the process of hearing back from schools, or anxiously awaiting the emails (or envelope) that roll in beginning around this time and continue through March. 833 more words


Preparing for Your College Tours

Visiting a school is really a 2-way street. It does send a message to a college that you are interested. It also gives you a chance to visualize being a student on that campus. 467 more words

Counseling For Visual And Performing Arts


This is definitely the most comprehensive listĀ of questions you will need when researching colleges. Whether it be for a visit or if you’re attendingĀ  college fair, use this list of questions to ask any college representative you speak to. 551 more words

Choosing A College

Students from big cities adjust to life at CMU

When Farmington Hills senior Alexis Baker came to Central Michigan University as a Multicultural Advancement Scholar, she expected its campus to be more diverse.

“I come from an area that is quite a bit diverse so coming to CMU and seeing the kind of segregation and lack of diversity was a shock,” Baker said. 1,247 more words