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College Tours During the New Orleans IECA Conference

on February 23, 2017 in College Visits
College Tours During the New Orleans IECA Conference

Louisiana College Visits The IECA Conference in New Orleans was the perfect launching spot for tours throughout Louisiana. It turns out it was Parents Weekend at Tulane, Voodoo Music Fest, Halloween, and a Seahawks vs Saints game—a big weekend in NOLA! Before the conference kicked into gear, several colleges hosted counselor tours of their campuses, […]

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Arizona College Tours

on December 21, 2015 in College Visits
Arizona College Tours

I recently returned from the IECA tour of Arizona colleges and universities and had a chance to dig into the academics and environment of several choices popular with Seattle students. Touring colleges with a group of experienced counselors means that in addition to hearing from the admissions office, knowledge is compounded with anecdotes from counselors […]

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From the Hudson Valley to the Midwest

on May 29, 2015 in College Visits
From the Hudson Valley to the Midwest

April was busy, with lots of college visits on the agenda. My visits started in New York’s beautiful Hudson Valley at Bard College. This rural campus is 90 miles north of New York City and has a strong sense of community with faculty living nearby and engaging in activities on campus. Most students live on […]

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Florida College Tours and IECA Conference

on December 16, 2014 in College Visits
Florida College Tours and IECA Conference

I recently returned from the IECA conference in Orlando, Florida. The first three days included tours of seven colleges and universities, followed by conference sessions and a college fair for IECA consultants. Our first visit was to Emby-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona, a high-powered, modern, all-things-aeronautical university offering programs such as flight training, engineering, security, […]

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