Patrick Meade

How To Turn College Visits Into a Winning Essay

How To Turn College Visits Into a Winning Essay

When students sit down to write a draft of their college essay, we often suggest going back through the notes they took during their college visits to jog their memory of their first impressions of the school. What was it about the school that made you want to apply?

Different College Visit Types Defined

Different College Visit Types Defined

Planning a college visit and wondering what type of college visits are available to students?  There are several different opportunities for students (and parents) to meet with admissions staff whether it is on campus, at your local high school, or at a venue in your local area.

How to Visit a College When Campus Is Empty

How to Visit a College When Campus Is Empty

Summer is approaching and families start planning their family vacations, college visits or maybe a trip incorporating both. But the question arises, is it a waste of time visiting an empty campus?  Will my son or daughter get a real feel for the campus when school is not in session?

Top 13 Questions to Ask in Your Next College Interview

Top 13 Questions to Ask in Your Next College Interview

Top 13 Questions to Ask in Your Next College Interview. Asking a specific question makes it clear that your interest is genuine and suggests you have something to offer the university. It is an open-ended inquiry that will initiate a deeper conversation, not a simple yes or no question that you could have googled.