An up-close view of the floats from my trip to the Rex Den!
What university ranks in the top 50 and offers a rich cultural experience in the South? Read Caroline’s freshman year update on Tulane University.
"Hope College is situated in Holland, Michigan, the cutest town straight out of a Hallmark movie and 14 minutes from the beaches of Lake Michigan, ”writes our latest College Spotlight contributor. Read about the sense of community and tradition that drew Kylie to this midwest college.
Interested in STEM, a small campus surrounded by 4 accessible colleges in southern California? Check out our College Spotlight on Harvey Mudd College.
My roommates and I (the third roommate is behind the camera) attended Corgi Beach Day on Huntington Beach!
Did you know University of Manitoba has reciprocity with Minnesota? Read this Spotlight to learn more about how affordable it is to attend this university just 7 hours north of the Twin Cities.
Interested in studying International Relations, Political Science, Pre-Law, or Communications and be at the heart of our nation’s capital? Read this College Spotlight on American University located in Washington, D.C. to get a freshman’s perspective on life at the Capital. Read More
Get a glimpse of what it’s like being a freshman at Notre Dame in this College Spotlight detailing the academic and campus experiences that make this institution a top ranking university in the US. Click here to read the College Spotlight. Read More
"Imagine waking up every morning to sunshine, a gentle breeze, and a view of all of LA from atop a bluff." - Kaitlyn, a freshman at LMU. Thinking about going to college in CA? Read Kaitlyn's sunny perspective on LMU.
On May 18, 2015, admissions representatives from five of the Top 20 national liberal arts colleges made a special stop in the Twin Cities as part of the traveling Five Colleges Program. The staff of College Expert was present to collect and pass along pearls of information about Bowdoin College, Carleton College, Davidson College, Haverford College, and Vassar College. These highly regarded small... Read More
Exploring Educational Excellence -- a symposium hosted by Brown University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Rice University, and University of Chicago – recently stopped at the Radisson Blu in downtown Minneapolis. For the admissions representatives, it was a five-day, five-state tour originating in Chicago and ending in Detroit. These particular universities joined forces to reach a broa... Read More
Admissions representatives from five of the Top 20 national universities in the U.S. – Dartmouth College, Northwestern University, Princeton University, UC Berkeley, and Vanderbilt University – recently came to Minneapolis as part of the Coast to Coast College Tour. Although geographically diverse, what these institutions have in common is a holistic admissions process in a highly selective enviro... Read More
A former student of mine, now a sophomore at Northeastern University in Boston, wrote a wonderful piece entitled "Why I’m glad I chose Northeastern" for his former high school newspaper. I've posted it in my College Spotlight series College Spotlight on Northeastern University on my website with his permission.
For those of you interested in colleges that offer co-op/internship opportunities... Read More
Dear Students, Parents and to everyone interested in the College Journey,
I decided to take my website more into the realm of 2011 and feature my first blog, and it was not too long ago when I didn't know what a blog was! Through my years as a College Counselor, I have found so many opportunities to share experience and insight and now finally have a place to put it. I intend this blog to fea... Read More