LEE SHULMAN BIERER My campus visit mantra is: “It is worth more than two hours of your time if you might spend four years of your life there.” I am a strong advocate for visiting colleges early and often. Nothing validates a student’s research more than getting...

LEE SHULMAN BIERER Photo courtesy of Davidson College Until now, college visits haven’t changed much over the last several decades. Chatty students walk backward through campus, sharing fun facts, folklore and campus traditions. Been there, done that – they all start to sound the same. But it’s 2017,...

Families are about to load up their mini-vans and head for the airports and highways this week and next for the annual spring break campus visit blitz. Some last minute tips to help you make the most of your travels: Allow extra time. Some campuses are so...

If this spring break is going to be your first stroll on a college campus since your own graduation day, here are four tips to avoid some rookie-parent campus visit mistakes. Remember, this is about your kids, not you. Your priorities for safety, class size, spacious...

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