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Smart College Visit — the educated way to visit campus Everything you need to easily search for a college and make plans to visit that school is here. Our mission is to help you maximize your time and give you tools for successful visits and college outcomes. Smart College Visit’s planning tools, expert advice, and stories from those who’ve traveled the road before you, will give you strategies, tips, and advice to keep you on course.


Prospective college students are encouraged to create a user account in order to take advantage of the registration, college tracker, and travel planning tools.  Simply, click on the blue box at the top of the screen to get started.  Once you’ve done this, you’ll be able to take use the free travel planner to keep track of the schools you want to visit.

Should you decide to register for a tour or request information from a school, you’ll be asked to complete a student profile form so we can pass your info along to the colleges that interest you. That’s the only time we share your information with anyone — when you tell us to.

Newsletter Sign-up–Our free newsletter keeps you up-to-date with new articles and special college admissions planning material. We won’t bombard you with unnecessary contact, just the essentials to give you the edge on mastering college visits and application success. You can also unsubscribe at any time.


All of our blog content, past and present can be accessed here. Our featured post appears as the lead story with other content linked under either We have published a wealth of information over the past years related to college admissions planning and we invite your to use the Search tool at the top of the page to find articles specific to your interests. If you already have in mind the college you want to visit, use the big search box above the featured blog post to get details and directions.

College Profile Page

From here, you can explore the smart facts about each college, request information be sent to you from the school, or add the school to MY FAVORITES so you can keep track of the schools that interest you. We’ve made it easy to plan travel, book hotels near campus, book flights, rent a car, get directions to the school and even calculate fuel costs.

If you have any questions or comments, please get in touch. We want to hear from you!