College Visit Highlights

Marquette University

By on June 17, 2014 in College Visit Highlights
Marquette University

Why would a Californian go to college in Milwaukee, Wisconsin? One good reason is Marquette University’s ABET accredited biomedical engineering program, which combines a Jesuit core of common studies with a hands-on, multidisciplinary, biomedical engineering program. And by the way, they also have a brand new engineering building. The Jesuit Model Jesuit universities encourage inquiry, […]

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The College of Wooster: Making Undergraduate Research a Priority

The College of Wooster: Making Undergraduate Research a Priority

Last week I visited the College of Wooster, a liberal arts college with 2,000 students, located in Wooster Ohio. I walked away very impressed by the college’s sense of community and the opportunities for undergraduate research. The college’s campus is pretty and very well maintained, and the students are friendly and engaged. Downtown Wooster, which […]

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It May Be Time to Expand Your College Search: A Look at Midwestern College Options

By on April 21, 2014 in College Visit Highlights

Did you know that there are over 4,000 colleges in the United States? Yet the majority of Californians focus on a few West Coast colleges. When they do decide to look outside that area, they tend to think of a smattering of highly selective East Coast universities. With dropping acceptance rates at the University of […]

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Visiting the California Institute of Technology – A Lesson in the Importance of College Visits

By on April 10, 2014 in College Visit Highlights
Visiting the  California Institute of  Technology –  A Lesson in the Importance of College Visits

California Institute of Technology – Visit November 2013 Visiting Cal Tech this past November reminded me once again that visiting colleges is a key part of researching the colleges on your list. Of course I knew there would be smart students, lots of math and science classes and interesting cutting edge research at Cal Tech. […]

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