College Spotlight

Spotlight on Colleges – Blogs by students, staff, and other contributors

A Visit to the College of St. Scholastica

CAMPUS The College of St. Scholastica has a warm, inviting campus with an old fashioned feel set on 180 forested acres overlooking Lake Superior. Students enjoy hundreds of miles of biking and hiking. Located in Duluth, MN, a great college town known for it's vibrant music scene, nightlife and cheap restaurants. The Duluth area is inhabited by 25,000 college students (1/5 of the area's population)...
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A Visit to Florida State University

Florida State University Overall Tallahassee, Florida Beautiful, sprawling campus, lots of huge tees, downtown Tallahassee Tallahassee is the capital, students can walk right into the downtown area Lots of convenient internships 31,000 undergraduate, only 9% from out of state Sports oriented, Florida State Seminoles an ACC powerhouse Lots of fun traditions Great athletic faci...
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A Visit to Flagler College

Flagler College 74 King Street St. Augustine, Florida 32084 904-829-6481 Wonderful location in a tourist town, four miles from the beach Students can walk to all the charming shops and restaurants 2500 students Good teacher education program, specially deaf education Great sports management Only freshman live on campus, the other students live around the campus or on near the bea...
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A Visit to Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, commonly known as Florida A&M or FAMU, is the nation's largest historically black university by enrollment,[3] is located in Tallahassee, the Florida state capital, and is one of eleven member institutions of the State University System of Florida. FAMU is also one of Florida's land grant universities. Overview Founded on October 3, 1887, Fl...
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College Spotlight on Northeastern University

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...
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A Visit to Hamilton

After our visit to St. Lawrence, Tom and I drove down to the beautiful Finger Lakes area in central New York. We made our way to Mirbeau Inn & Spa named "Best for Romance, Cuisine & Yoga!" This inn became our home for three days as we explored the surrounding areas and colleges. Here are my notes and observations about Hamilton College, in Clinton, New York. Clinton Centrally loc...
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A Visit to Bard College

Bard College is located on the Hudson River in the tiny village of Annandale-on-Hudson in New York.  This is a beautiful area, with lots of outdoor opportunities, and still close to New York City. Campus has varied architecture with an upper and lower campus.  The buildings are spread out with lots of green spaces in between. Impressive science building. The humanities buil...
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Sue’s Announcement – College Spotlight

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...
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