College Tours Articles

7 Apps to Use on Your College Visits This Summer

By John Incantalupo For Are you taking to the road for college visits this summer? Each summer parents and students take to the “proverbial road” via subway,  SUV/Mini-Van, and airplane to tour colleges. Visits help (when recorded!) in the college admissions process – admissions officers love when students are interested enough to visit. Many […]

Visiting Campus? How to Plan a College Tour

By Marcy Black For Planning a campus visit can be a logistical challenge, whether it’s a quick pass through the local community college, or a week-long tour of distant colleges and universities. Here are some questions to consider before you leave. What type of “visit” are you planning to do? The “Drive-by” When you don’t […]

College Campus Tours: Why You Should Visit Schools Before Applying

By Marcy Black For In this day of streaming video, YouTube clips, and phone apps, it may seem quaint to pack up a prospective student and physically visit college campuses. Many schools offer virtual tours on their websites. But there are some things you cannot get from a video on your computer.   College […]

Mobile College Tour Apps: How to Visit Campus, Without Visiting Campus

By Aubree Smith For As college-bound students across the country digest acceptance, rejection, and waitlist letters, the focus for the next wave of prospective students and their families is on the beginning of the hunt: the college search. And this wave of high school juniors and seniors are scouring the Internet from their laptops, […]