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There’s no better way to know what it’s like to go to a college than to actually go to the college! Take a college tour and see first hand how you’ll fit…and how the college will fit you!

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Bryn Mawr College

Steeped in tradition, Bryn Mawr College is about 20 minutes outside of Center City Philadelphia, a few minutes’ walk from the SEPTA commuter train’s Bryn Mawr station.  One of the original “Seven Sister” colleges, Bryn Mawr is a women’s liberal arts college with about 1300 undergraduate students. There are a few things that make the […]

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Stetson University

When you visit Stetson University, Florida’s first private university, you’ll be greeted by palm trees, an outdoor pool, rocking chairs and hammocks.  Located in DeLand, central Florida, less than an hour from Orlando and 30 minutes from Daytona Beach, Stetson students enjoy a graciously comfortable 178-acre campus which is designated by the National Register of Historic […]

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University of Miami

The University of Miami, home of the Hurricanes, and better known as “the U,” is located south of Miami in the historic enclave of Coral Gables. This private university of 11,000 undergrads and 5,000 graduate students is a gorgeous spread of manicured green lawns and spacious sidewalks, banyan trees, palms, and lush, deep green vegetation. […]

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University of Colorado, Boulder

With about 25,000 undergrads, the University of Colorado at Boulder is a tier one research university that heavily encourages research at the undergraduate level – not just in the sciences, but also in the humanities.  Boulder has a strong, hands-on engineering programs with project-based learning, as well as work experience through co-ops. Despite its size, […]

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Arizona State University

A school of 90,000 students sounds daunting, to say the least.  However, the number starts to sound a lot less intimidating when you account for Arizona State University’s processes – technological and human methods – that keep students from being lost in the numbers.  For example, ASU provides an electronic Major map and the E-Advisor […]

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Georgia Tech

Georgia Tech is a surprisingly large and urban campus embedded into midtown Atlanta.  Known for its very strong engineering programs, Georgia Tech attracts students who are interested in making a difference in the world through science and technology in many different fields, including business, public policy and the health sciences.  “Our students view the world […]

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Christopher Newport University

Christopher Newport University makes it to our list of Hidden Gems!  It’s a liberal arts school, but it’s larger than most with just under 5,000 undergraduates.   The beautifully-manicured campus is in Newport News, Virginia, a little over an hour southeast of the capital city of Richmond, and about half an hour from the historic colonial […]

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Virginia Commonwealth University

Virginia Commonwealth University is a diverse, urban public research university located in Virginia’s capital city of Richmond.  With 24,000 undergraduate and another 7,000 graduate students, VCU has over two hundred academic programs in over a dozen areas of study.  Sixty percent of undergraduates major in the College of Humanities and Sciences, and all VCU students […]

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Old Dominion University

Founded as a campus of the prestigious College of William & Mary, Old Dominion University became independent in 1959 and now has a multicultural mix of 25,000 students. ODU has seven academic colleges, and offers 75 undergraduate majors.  Students may also design their own major, and the Center for Major Exploration helps students who are […]

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Bentley University

Founded in 1917 as an all-male business college, Bentley University has grown to a mid-sized co-ed university in which 60% of the 4300 undergraduates major in some type of business discipline.  Bentley students take courses in three categories:  general education requirements, the general business core, and specialized courses in their major.  Students here are not […]

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