diploma and gap

What Will a 4 Year College Degree Give You vs. Just a High School Diploma?

About $1M more dollars in salary over your lifetime A Longer Life Expectancy More Savings as an Adult The Ability to Move From Job to Job and City to City if You Want to Better Decisions on What You Buy More Hobbies & Leisure Activities Better Health More Job Security Feeling More Optimistic About the […]

Options for College Visits

Which type of visit would be best for you: Open Houses, Autumn Preview Days, specific Major or Honors College tours, Personalized Visits, an Overnight Visit, or a regular tour? Many times families are constrained by the calendar, but it may be worth finding out about your alternatives. Larger colleges have open houses while smaller schools […]

Visiting Colleges

Planning Plan your college visit ahead of time and see a number of suitable colleges in the same geographic area. You can use the website GoSeeCampus.com, and click on Trip Planner which can show you routing from one university to another, as well as nearby hotels. Also, when you input each college on the list it usually gives you links […]

Questions to Ask on a College Visit

Finding the right college fit requires matching multiple key characteristics. College visits are an important part of a well-rounded college research strategy. During a campus tour, it is easy to get overwhelmed by the many buildings, programs and information that is given. Take a copy of this college visit questionnaire with you on your next campus tour and make the […]