Admissions decisions lead to feeling of disappointment

High school students are often asked, “Where do you want to go to college?” That question then becomes “Where are you going to college?” In an ideal world, all answers should be acceptable, but beneath all the questions and answers hides a stigma of students being expected to attend a “prestigious school.” Continue reading Admissions decisions lead to feeling of disappointment

Maximize college visits with friends, family

Most students feel that actually spending time on a college campus, taking a tour and meeting current students is important to understanding if a college could be a good fit. However, there are different options on how to visit a prospective college or university including staying with a friend who is already at that college or visiting with parents. Continue reading Maximize college visits with friends, family