Avenues To Higher Education

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Make the Most of Your College Visit by Asking the Right Questions

By Leticia Duenas on August 10, 2017

A campus tour is a great tool to help students determine whether a school is a good fit. Tours, often led by student tour guides, provide the student perspective. The experience of a college visit cannot be replicated by reading through school websites, brochures, social media and other marketing that […]

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Family Travel Provides a Great Opportunity to Visit Colleges

By Gwen Part on July 20, 2017

It’s summertime! That often means time for family travel. Why not take advantage of travel by visiting some local colleges and universities? Below is a relevant article posted by U.S. News & World Report about how families can make the most out of summer trips. The article includes a helpful link […]

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Don’t Be Scared Away by College Sticker Price

By Gwen Part on July 6, 2017

It is a common misconception among high school students and their parents and families that state universities are significantly more affordable than private schools. However, college sticker prices can be deceiving. Indeed, the tuition and fees at private colleges and universities are expensive. According to U.S. News & World Report, […]

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How College Applicants Can Improve Their Use of Social Media

By Gwen Part on May 25, 2017

Families spend considerable amounts of time and resources creating opportunities to develop their student into the strongest, most prepared candidate for college application. Students thoughtfully craft strong resumes of interesting extracurricular activities and leadership roles. They study for ACT and SAT exams online, in school groups or with private tutors. Students […]