How To Narrow Down Your College List

By: Susanna Cerasuolo, M.Ed.   Narrowing down your college list is by far one of the hardest parts of the entire admissions process. Really, after you decide on your colleges, the whole process gets much easier.  Here are some tried and true methods that you can use to conquer this beast and move on:   […]

Great Colleges for Students with Learning Disabilities

By: Susanna Cerasuolo, M.Ed.   Most colleges and universities offer some sort of support services to students with learning disabilities, but some colleges clearly stand out from the pack in terms of the levels and types of support available. Whether students come to college in need of help with dyslexia, a hearing impairment, Asperger’s Syndrome […]

12 Bike Friendly Campuses

By: Mia Myklebust   Many schools today are encouraging students to bike rather than drive. Bikes are a great way to get to and from campus as well from class to class once you are there. Almost all campuses have bike racks where you can lock your ride, and some schools, like San Diego State […]

Foodie Friendly Colleges

By Susanna Cerasuolo, M.Ed. and Mia Myklebust   There are many aspects to consider when applying to college: school size, location, programs, and campus culture, to name a few. However, one often overlooked, but very important, factor to consider when choosing a college is the food. Now, I’m sure some of you are thinking, “Food, really? […]

How to Visit a College Campus [VLOG]

  By: Susanna Cerasuolo, M.Ed.   Visiting a college campus is an exhilarating experience. Although looking at pictures of a school is great, there is nothing quite like physically being on campus. It gives you a sense of the campus culture in a way that no description, photo or video can. Here are our tips […]

17 Top Treehugger Colleges

By: Susanna Cerasuolo, M.Ed.   These colleges are making terrific strides toward cultivating eco-friendly campuses. From buildings to food to water bottles (or lack thereof), institutions of higher learning are doing their part to lead the way in sustainability and conservation efforts. Here are some notable campuses:   Oberlin College, OH Warren Wilson College, NC […]

The Truth Behind College Rankings

1. They are not accurate 2. They make colleges panic and behave badly 3. They make students choose the wrong schools for them 4. They don’t mean anything 5. The data can be false 6. They encourage parents to fixate on the same few schools 7. They tempt you not to feel super proud of […]

Top 7 Sunniest Places to go to College

By: Mia Myklebust   If sunshine is your preferred wake-up call, then head to one of the top sunny states in the US for college!  Four years in the sun is sure to increase both your cheer and your productivity. Just make sure you can drag yourself into the library at least a few days […]