COVID-19’s Impact on the class of 2021

COVID-19 has impacted virtually every sector of our economy and world. College admissions is facing challenges beyond anything in its history. The role of higher education will likely change significantly in the pandemic’s aftermath. Over the past few weeks, I’ve met with colleagues, college admissions directors, and students. The class of 2021 will be impacted […]

UVA Tour

UVA is a public university that holds its own with Ivy league schools and other selective schools. It’s a mid-size school with 15k undergraduates. I have to say, there aren’t many campuses I’ve visited that have left the impression that UVA has. The campus literally takes your (or just my) breath away. Thomas Jefferson’s legacy […]

Chico State

Chico State is a mid-large size school with 16,000 undergraduates, but has a small town feel. The school is located in Chico; about 90 miles north of Sacramento, close to the Sierra foothills and is a beautiful campus and setting.Almost all students at Chico are from California. Unlike some of the other Cal State schools, […]


UCLA is located in what is arguably the nicest part of LA, between Bel-Air and Beverly Hills. It’s 400+ acre campus is picturesque and beautifully landscaped. While getting around LA really does require a car, the beach, West Hollywood and Santa Monica are all easily accessible. Westwood is an ideal college hangout full of restaurants, […]

Tufts University

Tufts is a medium-sized, liberal arts research university in Medford, Massachusetts. Medford isn’t the most exciting college town I’ve visited, but there are plenty of restaurants and bars. Boston (the best college city, in my opinion in the country) is an easy subway (or T) ride away. Tufts is a selective school and draws students […]