When your teens go through the college search process, they should think of the college that they ultimately choose as their home away from home. And like their home, they want that to be a place that will be comfortable for them. Comfortable in the sense that their basic needs are taken care of, but comfortable also as a place where they will feel confident enough to explore and discover new knowledge about themselves and the community around them
Blog: College Search
What’s in The Box? Campus Curiosity
When we first set out to visit colleges with our daughter fifteen years ago, I’ll admit that some of those first visits were unorganized, rushed, and unproductive. That changed eleven years ago. That’s when we started Custom College Visits and built a process that has been proven over and over to ensure families that their investment in their teen’s college experience will be based on a solid foundation.
Helping Your Teen Find The Right College Fit
So much of what parents and students seem to be focused on during the college search these days is the reputation of the school. That might not be right!
NACAC Fall College Fairs
The National Association of College Admissions Counselor (NACAC) offers free virtual college fairs for students and their parents.
Campus Safety: Will Your Teen Be Safe on Campus?
Campus Safety 2021 Colleges have implemented Emergency Notification Systems In the fifteen years since the Virginia Tech shootings, most colleges...
College bound | Read those emails the college sent you!
Not every email needs to be critiqued, and not every email, text or marketing piece gives hints of what a college admissions officer is looking for, but if you don’t read them you’ll never know.
Simple Student Visa Application Process & New Policies
In order for a foreign-national to come to the United States a visa is required. This may be an immigrant visa or a non-immigrant visa for a temporary stay. Although the children of certain non-immigrant visa holders (E-1/2, L-1, H-1 etc.) may attend school or college in the United States, they are generally only permitted to remain in the U.S. as dependents until they reach the age of 21.
Making New Friends Your First Week on Campus
17 Tips for Creating a Great First Impression and Making New Friends Your First Week on Campus
There’s Light at the End of the Tunnel
Planning College Visits As We Return To “Normal”. See how to plan before colleges start welcoming visitors back to campus. Great bonus tips available for both patents and teenagers!