Does college location matter?

Does college location matter?

College location is one of the first things we notice about a school. If you’re able to go on a tour of campus, you’re likely to be swayed subconsciously by how pretty it is, or what kind of weather it is that day (more on that later). But how much does a school’s...
What should I do on my college visit?

What should I do on my college visit?

Why should I visit potential colleges? Will it help me get in? College tours and visits can be an incredibly valuable resource for gaining an understanding of a college. There are many other factors that determine a student’s success and happiness in college. It is...
How do I choose a college?

How do I choose a college?

It’s tempting to attend the most well-known school that accepted you, but it’s just as easy to be miserable at an Ivy League if it’s not the right fit for you. Most people know to some extent that the best school varies based on the individual; a pre-law student may...
How can I evaluate campus mental health when choosing a college?

How can I evaluate campus mental health when choosing a college?

College brochures, tour guides, and online resources can tell you seemingly anything about a given school – from student body diversity, student:teacher ratios, and financial aid statistics down to the dining hall menu. However, the most important information...
Should I tell people where I got accepted into college?

Should I tell people where I got accepted into college?

If you get into one of your top schools, your first instinct can be to share your good news with the world. However, there are many factors that may cause you to hesitate. You may worry that your pride in your accomplishment will come across as bragging. This worry...