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Tour of Western Colleges

on September 22, 2009 in College Visits
Tour of Western Colleges

The Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) is a program for students who are residents of WICHE states (Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wyoming ) that offers enrollment in reduced-tuition programs at participating colleges outside of a student’s home state. After receiving increased requests for […]

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Alternatives to Campus Visits

on June 20, 2009 in Campus Visits, College Visits

Campus Video Tours are increasingly available to families through a variety of sources including YOUniversity and YouTube. You can listen to lectures and tour campuses to get a feel for life on campus. Many students use these unbiased, third-party tours to explore schools on their list, saving time and money. Videos are increasingly available to […]

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June 2009 Visits

on June 20, 2009 in College Visits
June 2009 Visits

This spring, I had the pleasure of attending counselor tours of St. Andrews University and University of Edinburgh in Scotland. Students from the US looking for an adventurous and unique international experience with students from around the world often consider these schools. UK universities require students to take responsibility for their learning, take the initiative […]

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Spring 2009 Visits & News

on March 4, 2009 in College Visits, Summer Programs
Spring 2009 Visits & News

Changes to Standardized Test Score Reporting The College Board recently announced that it will offer Score Choice (similar to the current ACT policy) for all tests beginning in March 2009. Rather than sending your colleges a cumulative report showing all test results, you will soon have the option to select only specific test date results […]

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