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College Fairs: An Awesome (and possibly overwhelming) Resource

Many high schools host college fairs in the fall and spring to introduce their students to colleges and visiting admissions staff members, and most high school college fairs have somewhere between 25 and 100 colleges represented.  But each spring and fall, the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) hosts regional college fairs in major […]

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Advice From U Nevada-Reno Students

I visited the University of Nevada, Reno last week and had a few opportunities to ask students what advice they would give to high school students as they prepare to begin their college experience. Here’s Terrance Bynum, soon-to-become Editor-in-Chief of the Nevada Sagebrush (the student newspaper), offering his advice about how to get involved on […]

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Tour Guide Talks About College Feeling Like “Home”

I toured Michigan State University this week (yes, in February, and YES, I can confirm for you that it’s MIGHTY COLD in Michigan in February!) and my tour guide Katlyn did an excellent job of talking about how the feeling she got when she first visited Michigan State was the top factor in her decision […]

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On The Road Again….

I spent all of last week in Oregon, visiting colleges that are small, under 1,500 students, and huge, over 20,000, and everywhere in between.  When I visit colleges, I take pictures, talk to students, and write up my impressions of each school. I’m leaving tonight for North Carolina, where I’ll visit the schools you’ve heard […]

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