Kent State University

Located on a vast 866 acre campus, Kent State University is home to over 22,000 undergraduate students. It is ranked as one of the top 75 public research universities on the Carnegie Scale. Best known for Aeronautics and Fashion Merchandising and Design, KSU serves students with varied interests with 12 colleges and schools and over… Continue reading Kent State University

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and the Indianapolis 500

Sunday marks the 97th running of the Indianapolis 500. I felt it was only appropriate to blog about my campus visit to the Rose Hulman Institute of Technology (RHIT). Perhaps you are puzzled at the connection between the “Greatest Spectacle in Racing” and this academically challenging school located one hour west of Indianapolis. Indianapolis Motor… Continue reading Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and the Indianapolis 500

The Decision – How to Make the Proper College Choice

My office is receiving daily emails from colleges reminding me to inform students that by May 1st, high school seniors must notify the college of their choice of their decision. Not only should students inform the schools of their selection, they must also send their housing deposit. If a student fails to inform a school… Continue reading The Decision – How to Make the Proper College Choice

Butler University

Butler University is located six miles from downtown Indianapolis, Indiana in the Broad Ripple Village neighborhood. The school was established in 1855 and eventually named in recognition of its founder Ovid Butler. It was the first college in Indiana and the third in the nation to admit men and women. It was named in the… Continue reading Butler University

College of Wooster

If you can play the bagpipes, the College of Wooster is the place for you! Wooster, Ohio is a community of 26,000 that is located about 55 miles southwest of Cleveland, 80 miles northeast of Columbus and 30 miles west of Akron. The town’s proximity to large metropolitan areas allows for easy access to air… Continue reading College of Wooster

CSS Profile

When thinking of a college financial aid form, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid(FAFSA) often comes to mind. The U.S. Department of Education form is mandatory at all schools to be considered for government supported financial aid. A lesser known, but equally important ‘form’ is required at many schools, the College Scholarship Service Profile… Continue reading CSS Profile

College Scorecard

Throughout his presidency, Barack Obama has highlighted the accumulating debt Americans face, especially in regards to higher education. Last Tuesday at the State of the Union Address, President Obama officially announced the creation of the College Scorecard for the 2013-14 academic year. 1. Compare Costs At Schools The College Scorecard is an interactive website that… Continue reading College Scorecard