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Intro by Janice Caine I came across a posting today written by Joanne Wilson on her blog, Gotham Gal.  Her reflection about her recent trip to Wesleyan, where she and her husband helped their daughters get settled for the upcoming college year, echoes many of our...

Did you know Campus tours are the most influential resource in introducing students to college* College visits are the most influential factor in getting a feel for specific colleges* College tours often foster inspiration for writing the essays on college applications Many colleges gauge your...

I have been reading the book, Letting Go, by Karen Levin Coburn and Madge Lawrence Treeger. The book is a great source of information for parents who will be sending their children off to college as well as for those that have a child in...

In the five years since the Virginia Tech shootings, most colleges and universities have implemented notification solutions to alert and inform students and the campus community regarding in-progress or impending crises or natural disasters. Some institutions have acquired or built very sophisticated, multi-path (siren, Facebook,...

In most cases, the parent(s) handle the nuts and bolts logistics when it comes to planning college visits. Yes, we hope our teens will take the initiative to do the initial background research on different colleges and universities, and ultimately develop their own list of questions...